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Senior Compensation Analyst

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Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Human Resources

Job Title

Senior Compensation Analyst


Human Resource Services


$57,113 - $71,487; commensurate with experience

Job Summary/Basic Function

Perform advanced administrative tasks to execute assignments related to the following: Prepare administrative, professional and support staff position classification studies for existing position reviews, develop and classify new positions; conduct research both internally and externally and develop effective documentation to support conclusions and recommendations related to staffing, classification or related issues; conduct analysis and research of market data trends related to salary and compensation studies, conduct administrative and classified position job audits; Design, develop and implement pay structure methodologies for requested upward mobility/progression series in partnership with HRS and department leadership, Research peer institutions and governmental agencies' successful personnel development/advancement methods utilized to strengthen the recruitment and retention of their workforce. Respond to national, local and ad hoc salary surveys, research and resolve discrepant Banner data. Prepare effective written recommendations to articulate complex recommendations to management. Provide assistance and backup for the recruitment of classified and administrative positions.

Required Education

Bachelor's degree in human resources, business administration, or related field required. Master's preferred.

Required Related Experience

Three years of full-time progressively responsible experience in human resources or compensation.

Desirable Related Experience

Five years of full-time experience in human resources with compensation analysis in a higher education environment.

Desirable License/Registration/Certification

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification preferred.

Documents Needed to Apply

Cover Letter & Resume Required

MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:  

  • Sick Leave
  • Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
  • 13 paid University holidays
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
  • Retirement plans
  • Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
  • Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
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MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.

MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.

This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.

For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email

Application Review Date: May 28, 2024

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