HR Compensation Specialist

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Jan 24, 2024
Full time Human Resources & Affirmative Action

Job Description


HR Compensation Specialist

Job ID: 267304
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University


Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912



College/Department Information

Our mission in the Human Resources Division of Augusta University is to serve as a strategic resource for making Augusta University a top-tier university that is a destination of choice for education, health care, discovery, creativity and innovation. We enable and enhance the effectiveness of the organization by delivering reliable and creative HR services and solutions that support our customers and advance the university mission, vision and values. We provide HR expertise, strategic and timely support, creative and competent advice, meaningful and courteous service, and efficient and reliable processes.


Job Summary

This position provides support to the Classification, Compensation and Information System section of Human Resources. This position will be responsible for assisting with general and specific compensation and classification related duties of the HR Classification and Compensation and Information Systems section.



The duties include, but not limited to:


Answer questions concerning related matters within the section related to interpretation of policies, rules and processes in accordance with Compensation and Classification. Answering calls and emails for triaging and directing them to the appropriate staff member or section.

Perform general administrative functions for the Classification & Compensation section of CC&IS. Create and maintain non-person profiles in the OneUSG Connect system. Responsible for accurate and timely data entry into the OneUSG Connect for minor routine classification actions.

Assist with specific projects and assignments to include, but not limited to data collection and compilation, organization and interpretation of information of data formatting of excel spreadsheets, etc.


Provides assistance with form creations and revisions for section. Provide assistance with websites that are connected to the CC&IS section of Human Resources for updates and/or revision to be given to the appropriate staff for updating.

Provides highest level of customer service to campus employees, department managers, and other AU business units.


Performs other duties as assigned.


Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Associate degree from an accredited college or university and a minimum of two years HR experience


High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent from a State or Federal accrediting organization and three - five years related experience


Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in applicable field and one year of HR experience.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities



Ability to maintain confidentiality.


Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication



Shift: Days/M-F, Work outside of the normal business hours may be required


Pay Grade: 15


Salary: Minimum $38,913 - $45,723


Salary to be commensurate with qualifications of the selected candidate within the established range (generally minimum midpoint) of the position.


Recruitment Period: 1/8/24 - Until Filled


Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees.


Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optional Retirement Plan), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays.


Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!


Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.



All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."


Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicant from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


How To Apply

Consider applying with us today!


Select University Faculty & Staff > External Applicants if you are a candidate from outside the university.


Select University Faculty & Staff > Internal Applicants if you are a current university employee.


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