Compensation Analyst

Saint Mary’s College of California

Moraga, CA

ID: 7089290 (Ref.No. 2642451)
Posted: November 16, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Type: Temporary
Job Number: 2015-1603193
Location: CA 94556, CA
Department: Vice Pres, Admin/Finance
Closing: 12/5/2021 11:59 PM Pacific


Founded in 1863, Saint Mary's is a residential campus nestled 20 miles east of San Francisco in the picturesque Moraga Valley. Based in the Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts traditions, Saint Mary's currently enrolls more than 4,000 students from diverse backgrounds in undergraduate and graduate programs. The De La Salle Christian Brothers, the largest teaching order of the Roman Catholic Church, guide the spiritual and academic character of the College.

As a comprehensive and independent institution, Saint Mary's offers undergraduate and graduate programs integrating liberal and professional education. Saint Mary's reputation for excellence, innovation, and responsiveness in education stems from its vibrant heritage as a Catholic, Lasallian and Liberal Arts institution. An outstanding, committed faculty and staff that value shared inquiry, integrative learning, and student interaction bring these traditions to life in the 21st century. The College is committed to the educational benefits of diversity.


Telecommute option is available. Must work within California.

Immediate temporary Compensation Analyst needed to assist with compensation projects and tactical, daily compensation requests.

  • Conduct job analysis to determine appropriate job classifications and corresponding salary levels.
  • Process compensation actions; salary increases, stipend requests, FLSA adjustments.
  • Evaluate position and individual placements across the College.
  • Make recommendations to salary adjustments/increases within budget limitations in consultation with team members.
  • Utilize thorough knowledge of State and Federal wage & hours laws, FLSA, Senate and Assembly bills, etc. Applying regulations where needed.
  • Provide administrative and operational support of the compensation services within the human resources department.
  • Analyze position source documents ensuring that they accurately reflect the work being performed by incumbents and provide salary or grade recommendations
  • Assist in completion and submission of salary surveys including AICCU, Lasallian Survey, CUPA-HR, IPEDS, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) and others as needed.
  • Prepare reports and conduct internal/external benchmarking analysis for various positions as requested.

Experience and Qualifications





Experience in Higher Education is strongly preferred, coupled with a strong knowledge of compensation and classification practices.

  • Excellent customer service.
  • Ability to liaise / consult / collaborate with multiple departments and various types of employees.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and prioritize multiple time sensitive tasks.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices and standards of human resource administration and a detailed knowledge in California compensation practices.
  • Skill in performing accurate data entry.
  • Skill in both verbal and written communication. Skill in problem solving and decision making. Ability to demonstrate close attention to detail.
  • Experience with Neoed and Colleague products is highly desired.

Licenses & Certifications:



Supplemental Information
Application Instructions: Please apply online at
Include a cover letter that specifically addresses how you meet the qualifications and are prepared to support the mission of the College
  1. A resume
  2. The name and contact information for three (3) professional references.
  3. In applying for a position, candidates sign a consent authorizing a broader inquiry which may include reference checks, a motor vehicle check, and a third party background check.

Saint Mary's is an equal employment opportunity employer. We support inclusive excellence and are committed to creating a safe and welcoming community for all.

College policy prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, gender stereotyping, and gender identity, taking a protected leave (e.g. family medical or pregnancy leave), or on any other basis protected by applicable laws.

Saint Mary's College annually collects information about campus crimes and other reportable incidents in accordance with the federal Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act. To view the Saint Mary's College Report, please go to the Public Safety website at To request a paper copy please call Public Safety at (925) 631-4284. The report includes the type of crime, venue, and number of occurrences.

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We envision a community that goes beyond tolerance of differences to one guided by social justice, cultural competence and engaged citizenship. We know we can reach greater heights of excellence by learning from diverse people.