Classification and Compensation Manager

Classification and Compensation Manager

Classification and Compensation Manager

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Accentuate Staffing is currently recruiting for a hybrid Classification and Compensation Manager for a healthcare organization in the RTP,NC area. The classification and compensation manager is responsible for managing the classification & compensation function for the organization. The compensation manager plans, develops and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to align with the organization’s goals and competitive practices. This position is also responsible for ensuring that company compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with internal policies and government regulations.


  • Manage the Classification/Compensation Plan
  • Manage the classifications and class schedule to ensure class specifications are up to date
  • Manage the administration of the compensation system to ensure consistent and equitable compensation among positions, monitor the effectiveness of existing compensation practices and recommend changes that are cost-effective and consistent with compensation trends and organization objectives
  • Lead compensation studies and salary surveys to ensure accurate and timely information is shared and recommendations are in line with organization objectives
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and local compensation laws, regulations, and contracts
  • Conduct salary reviews to ensure the organization is competitive with market trends
  • Collaborate with Department leadership on creation of new jobs and departmental structure changes
  • Assist leaders with the development of job descriptions for each job in the organization ensuring descriptions accurately reflect the work being performed by incumbents
  • Conduct job analysis to determine FLSA classification and grade level
  • Ensure jobs are classified appropriately based on the specifications of the job
  • Advise staff on pay decisions, policy interpretations, and job evaluations
  • Designs creative solutions to specific compensation-related programs and incentive plans
  • Assist with the development and maintenance of compensation policies and procedures
  • Analyze and refine desk procedures and workflows to improve department operations
  • Work with the Director of Human Resources to recruit and retain a highly qualified and well-trained class/comp workforce
  • Ensure staff are well trained in and comply with all organization and department policies, procedures, and business processes
  • Organize workflows and ensure staff understand their roles and responsibilities
  • Ensure the department has the needed tools and resources to achieve organizational goals and to support employees and ensure compliance with licensure, regulatory, and accreditation requirements
  • Actively establish and promote a positive, diverse, and inclusive working environment that builds trust
  • Ensure all staff are treated with respect and dignity
  • Ensure standards are transparent and applied consistently, impartially, and ethically for all team members
  • Work to resolve conflicts and disputes, ensuring that all participants are given a voice
  • Set goals for performance and deadlines in line with organization goals and vision
  • Effectively communicate feedback and provide ongoing coaching and mentoring to staff and support a learning environment to advance team skills and professional development
  • Cultivate and encourage efforts to expand cross-team collaboration and partnership
  • Manage the maintenance of the organizational chart to ensure accurate and up to date information is available
  • Manage HR records according to area of responsibility by ensuring files are updated,  accurate and properly documented in accordance with record keeping requirements
  • Ensure employees and leaders have appropriate training and materials to assist with processes related to area of responsibility
  • Assist in developing, implementing, and administering relevant HR programs and initiatives that meet current needs while also anticipating future business and talent trends


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • (4) years of experience in Human Resources with a primary focus on classification and compensation. Experience creating and maintaining job descriptions, managing a compensation program and leading compensation studies and reviews.
  • Preferred Management experience and experience working in Human Resources for State or Local Government in North Carolina strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of classification and compensation practices
  • Knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations
  • Knowledge of Human Capital Management systems
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and delegate tasks when appropriate
  • Interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Microsoft Office Suite

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