Compensation Coordinator

Rochester, NY


Supports the University’s Compensation programs by providing varied support including, but not limited to, monitoring and reconciling compliance issues, responding to compensation-related inquiries and needs and supporting Compensation staff in the administration of day-to-day functions and special projects.


  • Assists with daily transactional review of compensation-related inquires and requests. Assists with recommending, developing and implementing appropriate compensation action.

  • Reviews existing and proposed statutory requirements governing compensation administration. Conducts audits to determine the extent of compliance within applicable University policies and practices, as well as federal and state labor laws. Resolves or makes recommendations to resolve and coordinates reconciliation of potential compliance issues.

  • Responds to salary and wage rate surveys comparing the University’s rates and relevant data with comparable employers.

  • Gathers data and information to prepare and/or assist in the preparation of reports and presentations.

  • Creates, updates and maintains HRIS system with compensation related data, including job codes and pay ranges.

  • Acts as liaison and administrator for compensation survey and job description software tools. Ensures data is updated and maintained with current information.

  • Supports the development and timely execution of the Annual Wage and Salary Program schedule and compiles all documentation and reports throughout the process.

Other duties as assigned.



  • Associate’s degree

  • 3 years of relevant experience

  • or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • General knowledge of HR principles and practices

  • Basic knowledge of data analysis techniques

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Follow compliance and company regulations when working with sensitive and confidential information

  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, Zoom and Microsoft Teams

  • Ability to conduct basic research, compile information & data and present findings

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with people across diverse backgrounds and cultures

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving a culture of equity, diversity, and inclusion to advance the University’s mission to Learn, Discover, Heal, Create – and Make the World Ever Better. In support of our values and those of our society, the University is committed to not discriminating on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law. This commitment extends to the administration of our policies, admissions, employment, access, and recruitment of candidates from underrepresented populations, veterans, and persons with disabilities consistent with these values and government contractor Affirmative Action obligations.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Location: Central Administration
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Opening: Full Time 40 hours Grade 008 Total Rewards-Compensation
Schedule: 8 AM-5 PM