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State of Massachusetts Human Resources Compensation Analyst in Boston, Massachusetts

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to review, support, and facilitate collaborative problem-solving and decision-making, regarding all classification, compensation, and performance management issues and transactions. The successful candidate will understand classification and compensation principles and have working knowledge of market competitive pay practices to provide consultative best practices. This position will play an essential role within the EOHHS Classification and Compensation Unit while partnering with the Secretariat Unit Director, Directors of Employment & Staffing, Talent Acquisition, and the twelve (12) EOHHS agencies we serve. Our applicant is an analytical problem-solver who appreciates the detailed and technical aspects of compensation and classification analysis and thinks outside of the box. The incumbent thrives in a fast-paced environment and is passionate about HR and Compensation programs. /_Duties and Responsibilities (these duties are a general summary and not all-inclusive):_/ * Manage salary administration and compensation processes as a manager within the EOHHS Classification and Compensation Unit. * Monitor assigned classification, compensation, and performance management activities. * Review hiring requests for appropriate classification and compensation information and respond to classification and compensation inquiries. * Determine salary placement for management and non-management positions. * Represent the Secretariat at Civil Service Commission hearings, attend meetings and conferences as requested, and maintain communications with management on all assigned programs. * Assist in the Employee Performance Management Review (EPRS) process for bargaining unit employees and the/MassPerform/ System for Executive Branch managers. * Develop and modify job specifications in partnership with all EOHHS agencies. * Review classification appeals. * Conduct classification and compensation market research and surveys. * Analyze classification and compensation data and metrics. * Develop and implement procedures and guidelines to meet and accomplish all program goals and objectives. * Provide on-the-job training for all staff and stakeholders, maintain, review records and prepare reports and memoranda for content, accuracy, and completeness. * Participate and provide feedback on strategies for business process redesign. /_Preferred Qualifications_:/ * Knowledge of the principles, practices, and techniques of Human Resources and compensation structures including market salary, pay surveys, job analysis, and relevant classification and compensation topics. * Understanding of the Massachusetts Equal Pay Act (MEPA). * General understanding of federal/state wage, salary laws, and regulations utilizing methods of job evaluation; Hay Guide Chart Profile method a plus. * Demonstrated experience with data analytics and maintenance; ability to see through the data and analyze it to find conclusions. * Ability to collect, analyze statistical data, and generate reports along with experience effectively and persuasively presenting data and explaining technical issues to various staff. * Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, and cross-group collaboration skills; adept at managing relationships both internally and externally. * Capacity to take initiative and lead on projects, while also being able to take direction when needed. * Professional and resourceful style with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. * Proficient with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio, and PowerPoint; Prior experience with HRCMS, (or relevant HRIS/Oracle product) and Applicant Tracking system such as Taleo. _About the Executive Office of Health and Human Services:_ The Executive Office of Health and Human Services (EOHHS) oversees expenditures of over $22 billion annually. As the largest secretariat, has approximately 22,000 employees and services almost 2 million people, one in four residents of the Commonwealth. The mission of EOHHS is to provide effective leadership and management in the development and provision of health and human services that promote health and safety, independence, and quality of life for individuals and families, and communities throughout the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. _Pre-Offer Process:_ A criminal background check will be completed on the recommended candidate as required by the regulations set forth by the Executive Office of Health and Human Services prior to the candidate being hired. For more information, please visit Education, licensure, and certifications will be verified in accordance with the Human Resources Division’s Hiring Guidelines. Education and license/certification information provided by the selected candidate(s) is subject to the Massachusetts Public Records Law and may be published on the Commonwealth’s website. If you require assistance with the application/interview process and would like to request an ADA accommodation, please click on the link and complete the Reasonable Accommodation Online Request Form For questions regarding this requisition, please contact the Executive Office of Health and Human Services Human Resources at 1-800-510-4122 Ext. #2 MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must have at least (A) four (4) years of full-time or, equivalent part-time, professional, professional internship, administrative, supervisory, or managerial experience in business administration, business management, public administration, public management, clinical administration or clinical management or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate in a relevant or related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. II. An Associate’s degree in a related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience. III. A Bachelor’s degree in a related field may be substituted for two (2) years of the required experience. IV. A Graduate degree in a related field may be substituted for three (3) years of the required experience. V. A Doctorate degree in a related field may be substituted for the required experience. *Comprehensive Benefits* When you embark on a career with the Commonwealth, you are offered an outstanding suite of employee benefits that add to the overall value of your compensation package. We take pride in providing a work experience that supports you, your loved ones, and your future. Want the specifics? Explore our Employee Benefits and Rewards! Executive Order #595:As a condition of employment, successful applicants will be required to have received COVID-19 vaccination or an approved exemption as of their start date. Details relating to demonstrating compliance with this requirement will be provided to applicants selected for employment. Applicants who receive an offer of employment who can provide documentation that the vaccine is medically contraindicated or who object to vaccination due to a sincerely held religious belief may make a request for exemption. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. The Commonwealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Research suggests that qualified women, Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) may self-select out of opportunities if they don't meet 100% of the job requirements. We encourage individuals who believe they have the skills necessary to thrive to apply for this role. Job: Human Resources* *Organization: Exec Office Of Health and Human Services *Title: *Human Resources Compensation Analyst Location: Massachusetts-Boston-600 Washington Street Requisition ID: 22000DPG