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Compensation Manager

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Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Professional

Position, Department: Compensation Manager, Human Resources

Type of Position: Full-time Salaried, Exempt

Work Schedule, Hours per week: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM, 40 hours per week

Pay Range:  $71,500.00-$94,000.00 and determined based on relevant years of work experience.

Opportunity for hybrid schedule: Yes 

Benefits Category: Full-time Benefits 

Position Summary: The Compensation Manager works closely with the Vice President and Director of the Human Resources Department. This position is responsible for developing and leading Johnson County Community College’s (JCCC) compensation program and initiatives. The Compensation Manager provides strategic input to the development of compensation policies and practices, offers compensation advice and support, and conducts internal and external pay analysis. The role also ensures that JCCC’s compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with internal policies and government regulations.

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, finances and/or related field.
• 5+ years of progressively responsible experience in employee compensation.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in human resources, business administration, finances and/or related field.
• 7+ years experience in compensation.
• Certified Human Resources Professional Designation (SPHR, PHR, SHRM-SCP, or SHRM-CP).
• Experience with Ellucian/Banner HRIS system.
• Experience working in a higher education environment.
• Supervisory experience

To be considered for this position we will require an application, resume, and cover letter.

*Unofficial transcripts are required for all Adjunct faculty and Faculty positions.

Position Details: Job duties include but are not limited to:

  • Manages the development, implementation and administration of JCCC’s compensation program and initiatives.
  • Partners with the Vice President and Director of the Human Resources Department to develop, implement and maintain compensation practices and procedures that are compliant, ensure equity and are consistent with the College’s culture and values. 
  • Evaluate JCCC’s compensation program to ensure the College is engaging in best practices in compensation management to help execute and/or update the College’s compensation strategy. 
  • Lead compensation reviews such as updating salary structures, conducting regulatory wage and hour compliance audits, and job description updates.
  • Conducts job evaluations. 
  • Manages the participation in salary surveys and monitors salary survey data to ensure the College’s compensation objectives are achieved. 
  • Manage the job evaluation process to ensure consistent leveling and classification across JCCC. 
  • Develops and implements education sessions for managers to ensure an accurate working knowledge of JCCC’s, pay practices, compensation policies and regulatory compliance. 
  • Works collaboratively with the Finance Department for budgetary purposes and to complete cost impact projections of compensation initiatives.
  • Build collaborative partnerships with other HR functions and the Finance Department to effectively address compensation matters. 
  • Participates, completes, and submits responses to compensation salary surveys.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

*Duties and responsibilities, as required by business necessity, may be added, deleted or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing. Scheduling, shift assignments and work location may be changed at any time, as required by business necessity.

About JCCC: Established in 1969, Johnson County Community College is dedicated to transforming lives and strengthening communities through learning. Located in Overland Park, Kansas, JCCC has enjoyed a national reputation for educational excellence and student success for more than 50 years. That's five decades dedicated to smaller class sizes, more resources and a thriving campus culture – not to mention our competitive tuition rates and extracurricular experiences that transcend the norm.

Equal Employment Opportunity: JCCC provides equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals and is an affirmative action employer.  JCCC does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, age, religion, marital status, parental status, military status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors that cannot be lawfully considered in its programs and activities, which includes employment and admissions, in accordance with Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Equal Pay Act of 1963, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Vietnam Era Veteran’s Readjustment Assistance Act, the Jobs for Veterans Act of 2002, the Kansas Acts Against Discrimination and all other applicable civil rights and nondiscrimination laws. 

Inquiries concerning JCCC's compliance with its nondiscrimination policies (including Title IX, Title VI and Section 504 inquiries) may be referred to a Title IX Coordinator (, or Director of Human Resources, or the Dean of Students and Learner Engagement at Johnson County Community College, 12345 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66210, 913-469-8500; or to Office for Civil Rights, Kansas City Office, U.S. Department of Education, One Petticoat Lane, 1010 Walnut Street, Suite 320, Kansas City, MO 64106, Telephone: 816-268-0550,Facsimile: 816-268-0559, Email to:

Disclosure:  If you need any assistance throughout the search process, please reach out to the HR Generalist for this position. In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email


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