Director, Compensation & Benefits

Rider University

Lawrenceville, NJ

Job posting number: #7092848 (Ref:22J400030)

Posted: January 26, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Position Description

Rider University invites applications for the Director of Compensation & Benefits.  Reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources, this individual will serve as a strategic advisor to senior management by managing and supervising the University’s employee benefits program, workers compensation and executive benefits for a $12MM fringe budget. 
Specifically, the individual will be responsible for:
  •  maintaining all government compliance of federal and state laws and preparing required documentation;
  • providing insightful input and strategic participation with management in the development  of competitive benefits programs for all classifications of employees;
  • administering the salary administration program for the University’s non-bargaining employees; and
  • conducting and developing programs to educate and orient employees on aspects of employee benefits.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field
  • 7+ years of experience working with benefits vendors administering benefits programs, preferably in a higher ed or similar environment
  • Background managing compensation programs for both exempt and non-exempt employees
  • Ability to set priorities, work independently and set initiatives
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Should have an orientation for both global analysis of impact of benefits and compensation changes and ability to manage details

Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience

  • Relevant advance degree and/or HR (SHRM) certificate

About Rider University

The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds. 

Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success. 

Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.

Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.

Rider University has been included as one of the nation’s best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its “Best 387 Colleges” in the nation. Both publications have ranked the University favorably in their respective surveys for more than a decade.

Rider University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity.  

Special Instructions to Applicants

Rider University is committed to diversity. Please provide a statement of your commitment to diversity.

The completion of a background check is required for all new hires.

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Job posting number:#7092848 (Ref:22J400030)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Rider University
Lawrenceville,New Jersey
United States
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