Emory University Compensation Consultant / Sr Compensation Consultant in Atlanta, Georgia


Compensation Consultant / Sr Compensation Consultant


Emory University seeks experienced compensation professionals to serve as a front-line consultant to Emory business units providing project management support for compensation practices associated with base pay and job design. Opportunities and duties that exist within these roles include:

  • Responding to internal client inquiries which may include ad-hoc market pricing requests, analysis of compensation issues, internal equity reviews, classification requests and special pay analyses.

  • Collaborating with business unit leadership and HR management to assess and understand unique business needs.

  • Advising clients on the appropriate use of Emory's classification system, such as suggesting appropriate classifications based on job content, scope and market data; determining appropriate alternatives and solutions that meet Emory policy and business unit needs, as appropriate.

  • Benchmarking compensation practices to peer institutions. May price jobs in the external labor market based on job content.

  • Managing small projects.

  • Developing materials for and leading compensation related training classes as needed.

  • Monitoring trends related to human resource management, the labor market and pay practices.

  • Participating in the development and achievement of departmental short and long-term objectives.

  • Maintaining professional development by participating in educational programs and professional organizations and by networking with other compensation and human resources professionals.

  • Performing related responsibilities as required.


  • Acts as the lead for advising Compensation staff. May serve as a back-up to the Director of Compensation, as needed.

  • Assists in developing and implementing compensation strategies at the business unit level.

  • Builds financial and costing models.

  • Independently manages complex projects. Leads the review and revision of designated policies.


  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation communication skills are a must.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Human Resources Management or a related field.

  • Sr. Compensation Consultant must have six years of professional HR experience which includes four years as a compensation analyst/consultant or equivalent role.

  • Compensation Consultant must have four years of professional HR experience which includes two years as a compensation analyst/consultant or equivalent role.

  • Higher education experience is a plus.

  • Compensation experience in a healthcare/clinical environment is a plus.

  • CCP and/or SPHR preferred.

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Job Number 28737

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division Human Resources

Department HR: Compensation Administrtn

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322