This is a one year temporary appointment.
The Classification Specialist provides support and coordination of human resources functions with an emphasis in the areas of classification and compensation.
- Support the day-to-day operations of the College’s classification and compensation processes.
- Review position descriptions for accuracy and completeness related to current systems and processes.
- Investigate and analyze position duties and responsibilities to determine appropriate Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) classification to include exemption status, job title, and salary range.
- Benchmark positions against market surveys to determine appropriate market pricing for placing positions in range.
- Assist in the design, modification, implementation, and maintenance of compensation plans, including salary ranges, and pay policies and procedures.
- Participate in the review of proposed compensation, classification and HR information related policies.
- A Bachelor’s Degree and three (3+) or more years of experience in classification; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Experience with and knowledge of laws and regulations relating to compensation, employment, EEO/AA and FLSA.
- Knowledge of compensation and classification practices and procedures that are compliant with relevant federal and state laws.
- Experience reviewing job descriptions and conducting job analysis to assign appropriate classification levels based on classification specifications, internal and external comparisons, and compliance with FLSA standards.
- Experience in performing job analysis, including job documentation and classification.
- Strong computer proficiency.
- This position requires the ability to work with a high degree of accuracy, and the ability apply general human resources policies and procedures. The employee must be able to maintain confidentiality, and must possess strong verbal and written communication skills. Other skills required but not limited to:
- Knowledge of current trends and practices in compensation program design, wage and salary administration, and reward strategies.
- Effective listening and verbal communication skills with the ability to comprehend and respond in a flexible and professional manner and relate to complex information with clarity and accuracy to a varied audience.
- Strong writing skills with the ability to produce correspondence and complete forms and reports using accurate grammar, style and punctuation.
- Excellent time-management skills; must be well organized, detail oriented, able to prioritize, manage multiple tasks and deadlines, and adapt to change.
- Demonstrate a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.
Proficiency with the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
Master’s degree; Familiarity in higher education.
Employees of Elizabethtown College enjoy benefit perks such as educational benefits for themselves, spouses and dependent children; competitive salaries, comprehensive benefit packages that include medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage; extensive holiday, vacation and sick paid time off and an annuity retirement plan.
Interested candidates may apply to:
Located in southeastern Pennsylvania, Elizabethtown College offers its 1,900 students more than 47 academic programs in the liberal arts, sciences and professional studies. Driven by its commitment to “Educate for Service,” Elizabethtown centers learning in strong relationships, links classroom instruction with experiential learning, emphasizes international and cross-cultural perspectives and nurtures the capacity for lives of purpose and leadership as global citizens. For more information, consult www.etown.edu.
As an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, Elizabethtown College is seeking candidates who will enhance the diversity of its faculty, staff, and administration.
Location/Region: Elizabethtown, PA