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Compensation Specialist

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Compensation Specialist
Requisition Number RE33846
Working Title
Department Name 3J541:Compensation
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $17.07-27.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
The physical requirements of this position will include: occasional standing and/or walking with objects up to 25lbs; and regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods with regular repetitive motions (such as typing).
Primarily Monday through Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm; however, additional hours may be required from time to time due to workload demands.
Job Summary
Under the leadership of the HR Manager/Compensation, the Compensation Specialist will collaborate with the Compensation Consultant/Hospitals and various supervisors in UK Healthcare to support the job classification process, including position updates with post, updates with no post, and new position description requests through the Integrated Employment System and the Position Review System. The Compensation Specialist must view information in SAP as needed. May be required to enter information in SAP in job classification fields.

The Compensation Specialist must communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; build and maintain positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abide by University guidelines; maintain confidentiality; prioritize and manage work effectively while maintaining a high degree of accuracy; provide exceptional customer service; report to meetings at different locations both on campus on off campus; and effectively interact with individuals from various levels throughout the university.

Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to: facilitating compensation activities in other sectors, building and running reports from the system of record, reporting data for market surveys and running custom reports, etc.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
We are seeking an individual with initiative, superior customer service focus, team oriented, excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships, and expertise in the full Microsoft Office Suite. A successful candidate will also have HR professional knowledge, the ability to multi-task with a strong emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail. Solid time management, problem solving, critical thinking, follow-through, and planning and organizational skills are all critical to the success in this position and a high level of respect for confidentiality and diversity are a must.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Bachelor’s Degree plus two or more years or equivalent experience as a staff support/administrative assistant preferred.
Experience in health care setting preferred.
Deadline to Apply 05/12/2022
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2022-05-09 Expires: 2022-06-08

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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