Compensation Administration

The Compensation Administration Department is charged with the task of developing and maintaining a comprehensive compensation and classification system in order to support the mission of the Division of Human Resources.

The Compensation Administration Department’s responsibilities include:

  • Developing compensation programs, policies, and procedures to meet the needs of the University administrators as they attract, retain, motivate, develop, and organize their diverse workforce.
  • Ensuring compliance with federal and state compensation laws, statutes, and regulations,
  • Balancing the need for internal equity while recognizing the desire to be market competitive.
  • Evaluating positions consistently and classifying them into appropriate job titles ensuring that they are internally equitable, while recognizing the need to be market competitive.
  • Developing and maintaining the classification and compensation structures.

Some of the services provided by the Compensation Administration Department include:

  • Providing compensation related information, tools and training to HR Liaisons and University Administrators.
  • Conducting salary surveys and gathering market data to assist University Administrators in making informed salary decisions.
  • Advising HR Liaisons and University Administrators in compensation matters; including establishment of new positions, promotions, transfers, demotions, reorganizations and salary increases.
  • Providing current position descriptions to administrative and staff employees.
  • Providing departments with Organizational Charts.
  • Assisting in departmental re-organizations.


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