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University of Rochester Sr. Compensation Assistant - 232008 in Rochester, New York

Sr. Compensation Assistant Job ID 232008

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 008 Total Rewards-Compensation



Supports the University’s Compensation programs by providing varied administrative and reporting support including, but not limited to, conducting compliance training on federal and state labor laws, University policies, practices and procedures; monitoring and reconciling compliance issues; responding to compensation-related inquiries and needs; and supporting Compensation staff in the administration of day-to-day functions and special projects.


  • Conducts and coordinates staff training on labor laws and University policies and procedures; and oversees training logistics.

  • Reviews and responds to verbal and written requests for assistance and information and/or directs to appropriate staff for further review.

  • Conducts audits to determine the extent of compliance within applicable University policies and practices, as well as federal and state labor laws. Resolves or makes recommendations to resolve and coordinates reconciliation of potential compliance issues.

  • Responds to salary and wage rate surveys comparing the University’s rates and relevant data with comparable employers.

  • Gathers data and information to prepare and/or assist in the preparation of reports and presentations.

  • Maintains electronic and hard copy documents, files and record-keeping systems.

  • Supports the development and timely execution of the Annual Wage and Salary Program schedule and complies all documentation and reports throughout the process.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Associate’s degree

  • 3 years of experience in Human Resources or related field

  • General knowledge of HR principles and practices

  • Basic knowledge of data analysis techniques

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Follow compliance and company regulations when working with sensitive and confidential information.

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Zoom and Microsoft Teams.

  • Ability to conduct basic research, compile information & data and present findings

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with people across diverse backgrounds and cultures

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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