Welcome to Compensation & Classification

The Compensation and Classification Office is responsible for developing compensation programs, policies, and approaches that meet the unique needs of our academic and business units as they attract, retain, motivate, develop, classify and organize their diverse work forces. As partners with Staff Human Resources, we have extensive and specialized experience in developing innovative solutions in any of the following areas:

  • Facilitating the organization's leadership in developing and/or revising compensation and rewards philosophies
  • Labor market trends and analysis
  • Participating in various compensation surveys
  • Delivering up-to-date decision support research, analysis, data, tools and structures related to compensation and classification
  • On-going development of the organization's competency in compensation and classification related matters
  • Auditing for legal, fair and equitable compensation practices
  • Salary program administration, including merit pay program planning and analysis
  • Maintaining the University's classification structures
  • We believe it is critical that dynamic organizations pay attention to their broad-based employee pay and incentive approaches to ensure they are working in concert with their human resources and organizational strategies.