Compensation Analyst

Orlando, Florida
$48,722.00 to Negotiable
Dec 02, 2022
Jan 31, 2023
Education, Non-Profit
Contract Type
Full Time

Unleash YOUR Potential With Us

As a next-generation public research institute, we are an inclusive community of thinkers, doers, creators, innovators, healers, and leaders striving to shape the future and solve the world’s most challenging problems. No matter what your role is, when you join Knight Nation, you’ll play an integral role in pushing us forward to become among the most impactful universities in the country. You’ll be met with opportunities to connect and collaborate with uniquely talented faculty, staff, and students across 13 colleges and multiple campuses and regional locations. That means greater challenges to tackle, more meaningful opportunities to grow, and rewarding experiences that go beyond a paycheck. We’re seeking qualified, motivated individuals who will help UCF fulfill its mission in unleashing the potential of every individual, enriching the human experience through inclusion, discovery, and innovation; and propelling broad-based prosperity for the many communities we serve.

UCF Human Resources:

At UCF Human Resources, we make it our mission to support and advance UCF's goals by fostering a positive and engaging work environment while identifying and responding to the changing needs of our diverse community.

The Opportunity:

UCF Human Resources is seeking to fill multiple Compensation Analyst positions. The Compensation Analyst assists UCF's Compensation Center of Expertise team on various projects or other specialized compensation activities. Additionally, under direct supervision, this position assists studies, analyzes, and makes recommendations for university-wide classification and pay actions.


  • Performs compensation assessments such as position audits/reviews, job establishments, reclassifications, new hires, and organizational structure reviews. Evaluates classifications and compensation in accordance with university pay practices, guidelines, and compensation structures and systems, and make recommendations for creating new job classifications.

  • Responds to department requests for compensation information. Provides interpretation of university policies, bargaining agreements, and practices related to compensation. Assists in conducting college/division organizational staffing studies on request to assist administration with funding requests for additional staffing.

  • Assists in monitoring and providing information regarding market data and average salaries - locally, regionally, and nationally for all occupations at UCF so the university can competitively recruit and retain excellent employees.

  • Provides support for compensation systems (i.e., PayScale), the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system (i.e., PeopleSoft and/or WorkDay), HR-Compensation's role in the service center (i.e., Service Enhancement Transformation and/or Service Expertise Center) and other system or workflow support that pertains to classification and compensation actions.

  • Works on special projects assigned to HR-Compensation, such as updating Job Descriptions from the Classification and Compensation project or through periodic reviews/updates on Job Descriptions, updating pay plan as needed when Job Description changes occur, monitors projects, and providing updates for various projects assigned to HR-Compensation.

  • Generates reports and analyzes data to verify and recommend appropriate actions and/or adjustments.

  • Performs related miscellaneous duties as assigned. Other compensation-related projects will be assigned to this position as needed.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 1+ years of relevant experience in Compensation or Human Resources

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of best practices in Human Resources

  • Knowledge of best practices in Classification and Compensation

  • Industry certifications such as (SPHR; PHR; SHRM-CP; SHRM-SCP)

  • Industry certifications such as Compensation Analyst Credential (CAC) or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Ability to work on many projects simultaneously and be detail-oriented

  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams

  • Ability to exercise independent judgment and critical thinking

  • Demonstrated experience in effective time management, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills

  • Effective communication and organizational skills

  • Understand and apply applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures

Are Benefits Important to You?

Working at UCF has its perks!  In addition to helping drive change and having a positive impact by supporting our students, staff, and faculty, UCF offers:

  • Benefit packages, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Flexible Spending, and Employee Assistance Program

  • Paid time off, including annual and sick leave and paid holidays

  • Retirement savings options

  • Employee discounts, including tickets to many Orlando attractions

  • Education assistance

  • Flexible work environment

  • And more…For more benefits information, go to

Who Are We?

Founded in 1963 to fuel the region’s talent pipeline and support the growing U.S. space program, UCF is built to make a better future for our students and society. It’s one of the reasons U.S. News & World Report ranks UCF among the nation’s top 20 most innovative colleges, while Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Princeton Review rank us a best-value university. UCF is one of 14 universities nationwide designated as both a Hispanic-Serving Institution and a Research 1 university. With 13 colleges, including a fully accredited College of Medicine, UCF offers more than 220-degree programs between its main campus, downtown campus, hospitality campus, academic health sciences campus, and 11 UCF Connect centers located throughout the region. In addition, UCF extends its reach to communities in and beyond Central Florida by offering complete, online programs leading to bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, Ph.D.'s., certificates, and more.

Unless explicitly stated on the job posting, it is UCF’s expectation that an employee of UCF will reside in Florida as of the date the employment begins.

This position is eligible for a remote work schedule.




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