• Human Resources Compensation Specialist III

    Tarleton State University
    Job Description
    Tarleton State University is seeking highly motivated applicants for the Human Resources Compensation Specialist III. The Human Resources Compensation Specialist III, under general supervision, provides professional level experience with the planning, developing, and implementation of new and revised compensation programs, policies, and procedures to align with the university’s goals and competitive practices. Ensures the university’s compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with internal policies and government regulations. Performs specialized complex human resources management work. Work involves administrating human resources management programs and ensuring compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. 

    Reporting directly to the Assistant Director, the Compensation Specialist works independently on special compensation projects and works as part of the Employee Services team to ensure the compensation program is administered properly. Works with employee services personnel such as position management, recruiters, benefits and leave administrators, and campus stakeholders to review and analyze payrates, pay plans, promotions, the issuance of employee contracts, and annual pay increases and affords recommendations through the analysis of compensation policies, government regulations, prevailing wages, and compression and equity.
    This is an in-office position located in Stephenville, Texas with work hours of Monday to Friday; from 8 AM to 5PM or as business needs indicate.
    Work hours may vary during peak season. Must be able to work remotely at the request of the University. The opportunity for Hybrid work is available for this position with remote and office work options available after successful completion of training period.
    No Visa Sponsorship is available for this role.

    Specific responsibilities include:
    • Develops and implements compensation strategy and tools; job descriptions, job evaluations, salary administration, compensation philosophy, policy and administrative procedures, incentive plans, and compensation surveys.
    • Performs job audits to determine the proper classification of new and existing positions and documents results. Reviews requests for internal promotions and transfers. Interprets and applies Fair Labor Standards Act criteria in analysis of positions.
    • Conducts salary surveys and job analyses to determine proper classification and recommends the appropriate job title, salary range, and Fair Labor Standards Act exemption status of new and existing positions. Participates in salary surveys conducted by other universities or organizations. Maintains salary survey files.
    • Implements and administers compensation related human resources programs to include market and internal equity adjustments, compression analysis, and organizational development.
    • Conducts studies regarding staffing needs and problems, and recommends actions. Conducts workforce analyses and executes workforce plans and strategies.
    • Assists in planning, developing, revising, and implementing human resources policies, procedures, and forms. Advises on issues, rules, policies, and regulations related to compensation and human resources management.
    • Conduct audits of compensation and human resources activities to ensure compliance with policies and procedures.
    • Develops and maintains compensation automated systems, files, and records.
    • Reviews equal employment requests to determine applicability of overtime liabilities in accordance with the FLSA.
    • Compiles and analyzes statistical information using spreadsheet and database software; Writes reports and presents the information in a variety of formats as required.
    • Performs other related duties as assigned.
    Required Education and Experience
    • Bachelor’s Degree. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate
    • Three years of related experience in HR Analytics with a focus on data analysis, data visualization, and data modeling of human resources and talent acquisition data. 
    Application packets only accepted on-line at https: www.tarleton.edu/jobs

    Documents required:
    • Complete online application
    • Cover Letter
    •  Resume/CV 
    •  Three professional references with complete contact information.
    Review of application packets will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton transforms generations by inspiring discovery, leadership and inclusion through teaching and research. Degree programs for more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, at A&M RELLIS at Bryan, and online emphasize real world learning that addresses regional needs while sustaining the values of excellence, integrity and respect.

    Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through The Texas A&M System.


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