Compensation Analyst - University of Puget Sound - Tacoma, WA

Thursday, August 15, 2019 2:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The University of Puget Sound seeks a Compensation Analyst to join the HR team!

The compensation analyst has direct responsibility for administering a comprehensive staff compensation program for staff. Working with HR partners, this positon integrates rewards of work to attract and retain talent in the most cost effective and efficient manner possible, providing analytical, policy and support services university-wide. Responsibilities include salary administration, survey administration, modeling, developing recommendations, communication and education, compliance with applicable laws and regulations, budgeting, internal reporting, and partnering with internal and external colleagues on work related to staff compensation. 

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and three to five years’ increasingly responsible compensation experience required
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification preferred
  • PeopleSoft and Tableau experience preferred
  • Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data
  • Commitment to liberal arts education and cultural diversity
  • Demonstrated customer service orientation 
  • Interpersonal and communication skills that foster harmonious relations with constituents
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills  
  • Ability to respectfully work, communicate and provide leadership within a diverse campus community

Apply: To review the full job announcement, and apply online, please visit

Application Deadline: Review of application materials will begin immediately. 

About University of Puget Sound: 

The University of Puget Sound is an independent, predominantly residential undergraduate liberal arts college in Tacoma, Washington. The university, as a community of learning, maintains a strong commitment to teaching excellence, scholarly engagement, and fruitful student-faculty interaction. The mission of the university is to develop students’ capacities for critical analysis, aesthetic appreciation, sound judgment, and apt expression that will sustain a lifetime of intellectual curiosity, active inquiry, and reasoned independence

We believe employment benefits are essential to recruiting, retaining, and engaging the talented and diverse faculty and staff needed to serve University of Puget Sound students. Our comprehensive and competitive benefits package represents a substantial addition to regular salary for Puget Sound’s faculty and staff. The benefits program offers meaningful and flexible choices to meet the changing needs of a diverse community of faculty and staff members, structured around a core set of benefits including health care, retirement savings plan, paid leave, and education benefits. In addition, Puget Sound supplements this comprehensive benefits package with campus-based professional development opportunities; reduced-cost or free admission to a wide variety of athletics events, art exhibits, lectures, and performances; and access to convenient and high-quality dining venues, a campus library with print and electronic resources, and recreational facilities.

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff.

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The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.


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