The Total Compensation Manager is responsible for the compensation and employee health and benefit programs for the Colorado Judicial Department. The Manager develops and implements new and revised compensation programs, policies and procedures to respond to the Branch's needs and competitive/external practices. He/she assures that the Branch's compensation programs are administered within internal policies, personnel rules and government regulations. The Manager also oversees the administration of employee health and benefit plans and record maintenance.
This classification is distinguished from other classifications due to the required concentration on compensation and the added responsibility of supervising the Total Compensation Specialist.
Monitors the effectiveness of existing compensation policies, guidelines and procedures. Revises existing plans and develops new plans that coincide with compensation trends and branch objectives.
Prepares job descriptions and determines compensation based on complexity of job and internal and external influences.
Performs salary analysis and oversees preparation of salary surveys to ensure that compensation objectives are achieved.
Completes classification and compensation studies as needed. Makes recommendation for changes.
Develops and distributes communications related to the Branch's benefits and compensation programs.
Keeps apprised of federal, state and local compensation laws and regulations in order to ensure compliance. Acts as the FLSA expert for the judicial department.
Oversees health and benefit programs for the judicial department to include medical, dental, life, AD&D, STD/LTD, FMLA and COBRA.
Attends departmental and special meetings and trainings, as required.
Participates in special projects and other duties, as assigned.
Has responsibility for direct supervision of the Total Compensation Specialist. May provide direction to others including problem solving, providing on the job training and reviewing work of others.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
Must have knowledge of FLSA, ERISA, COBRA, FMLA, retirement plans and related state and federal regulations.
Must have good written and oral communication skills and be able to present information to large and/or diverse groups.
Must demonstrate strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Must demonstrate proficiency in Windows based programs and have exposure to HRIS systems.
Must maintain confidentiality and demonstrate employee goodwill and a professional image.
Bachelor's degree in human resources, business, public, or court administration from a four year college or university and four years of experience in Human Resources which has included at least one year of supervisory experience. Additional related work experience may be substituted on a year for year basis for the required formal education.
Material and Equipment Directly Used:
Personal computer, calculator, telephone, copier, filing and storage systems.