Compensation Partner

Orlando, Florida
$64,518.00 to Negotiable
Dec 09, 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:

The Compensation Partner, under limited supervision, serves as a subject matter expert in compensation to staff and management. The Compensation Partner will engage in a broad range of activities that supports the university's ability to compete for talent and maintain a competitive edge as it relates to talent rewards.


  • Serving as a senior analyst and strategic partner, this role provides consultation to various institutional units regarding compensation decisions and workforce plans. This includes the ongoing analysis, and subsequent recommendations related to job establishment, job classification and maintenance, job slotting, and department reorganizations.

  • Responsible for the development and maintenance of various data models aimed at ensuring the university is approaching incumbent pay decisions in an equitable manner. Generates ad hoc and regularly scheduled reports related to compensation and classification. Leads the participation in various salary surveys.

  • Serves as a principal analyst to assigned units on matters concerning employee compensation, which includes providing recommendations on internal equity and parity inquiries, market adjustment requests, and various incentive/pay strategies.

  • Provides interpretation of university policy, bargaining agreements, guidelines, and practices related to compensation to campus stakeholders and partners. Provides input into the development and revision of university salary administration guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will have the following skills:

  • Knowledge of best practices in Human Resources.

  • Industry certification such as (S)PHR/SHRM-(S)CP is preferred.

  • Knowledge of best practices in Classification and Compensation.

  • Industry certification 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.

  • Understanding and application of applicable rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

Special Instructions to the Applicants: 

These positions have the potential to be fully remote or have a hybrid work schedule.

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.




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