The University of Texas Medical Branch Compensation Manager - Human Resource Services in Galveston, Texas

Min Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in related field and 6 years of directly-related exempt level experience with 3 years of supervisory experience.

Job Description:

Assists the Director of Compensation by providing oversight and management of Compensation's operations within Human Resources, as well as provide expert level consultation, guidance and direction to other human resources professionals, institutional leadership and customers. The Manager of Compensation provides in-depth content expertise and project management in the design, development and implementation of plans, programs, projects, and policies and practices. Readily assumes leadership responsibilities and functions autonomously in leadership role with institutional leadership, customers, and within the HR department.

Salary Range

$110,700.00 to $140,220.00, actual salary depends on experience.

Band Code: CS31

Specific Job Related Duties

  • Coaches and supervises staff including analyzing workload, determining work priority, assigning duties, overseeing work progress and staff development. Translates strategy into operational direction and performs complex analysis and administration. Performs annual staff performance evaluations and develops criteria for hiring and discipline situations

  • Extensive experience with Comp Analyst

  • Manages the compensation program including the salary planning process. Collaborates with other departments to design and administer a Total Rewards philosophy.

  • Provides leadership, guidance and recommendations to executive management, department consultants and institutional leaders regarding compensation initiatives.

  • Designs and presents various compensation topics as needed internal or external to the institution.

  • Manages the development and preparation of the annual UT System reports based on System’s schedule.

  • Manages and administers employee/salary approval process as required by UT System; and interfaces with UT System and various other UT component counterparts for all compensation related issues.

  • Provides strategic recommendations for Compensation initiatives at the institutional level and assists in certain components of executive compensation.

  • Provides advanced business solutions to HR Consultants/Customers including advanced data analysis related to market and/or internal equity as well as consultative services to evaluate, analyze, recommends, and implement positions, job descriptions, and career ladders.

  • Provides advanced technical and analytical support in the market pricing and salary survey processes to ensure market competitiveness and stewardship of resources as well as reliable job evaluation methodology.

  • Manages and participates in the implementation, testing and support of compensation computer applications to streamline and automate work processes.

  • Coordinates special projects and provides leadership in identifying and resolving compensation issues.

  • Participates in institutional task forces focused on compensation program initiatives and communications.

  • Ensures that all compensation programs and practices are in compliance with all federal and state regulatory requirements and agencies. Directs corrective action where appropriate.

  • Adheres to internal controls and reporting structure.


  • Advanced knowledge of relevant laws/statues impacting employee compensation.

  • Working organizational design knowledge.

  • Strong partnership and in-depth understanding of the customer’s business and current issues.

  • Strong communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills’

  • Ability to translate strategies into operational and tactical goals and track performance.

  • Leadership consulting and coaching skills.

  • High level of ability in dealing with challenging customer demands to gain consensus.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with ability to provide two or more options for problem-solving and to provide strategic problem-solving direction to other HR professionals and customers.

  • Proficient use of personal computers and general office applications, including Word,

  • Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook (working knowledge of Access preferred).

  • Supervisory/leadership experience.

  • Strong project management skills across multiple customer groups.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex projects and prioritize work.

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday, 8AM to 5PM.

Preferred Work Experience

Compensation experience in Healthcare. Academic Medical Center experience preferred.

Strong understanding of the unique requirements of market pricing healthcare jobs.

Closing Statement


Equal Employment Opportunity

UTMB Health strives to provide equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or veteran status. As a VEVRAA Federal Contractor, UTMB Health takes affirmative action to hire and advance women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Title: Compensation Manager - Human Resource Services

Job ID: 53789

Location: Galveston

Business Unit: HRSRV