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Compensation Analyst

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Position Information

Position Title Compensation Analyst
Who We Are
At BCIT, putting people at the core of everything we do is paramount. This idea is the foundation of BCIT’s People Vision, which describes the Institute’s goals and priorities in respect to our people. In a complex and uncertain world, it’s vital our people feel valued, supported and connected. BCIT champions a culture of innovation and global progress through people’s imagination and creativity. With a competitive compensation package, great work-life balance, and career advancement opportunities, see why we’ve earned the title of one of BC’s Top Employers for over ten years running.
Position Summary
BCIT’s Human Resources department is seeking a temporary, full time (1.0 FTE) Compensation Analyst who will support the delivery of compensation programs and services, with an emphasis on carrying out a wide range of compensation-related data analysis. Performs job analysis, conducts preliminary job evaluation assessments and participates in salary surveys. Assists with annual salary review/adjustment processes and administration. Supports the implementation and maintenance of an electronic and records management for the Compensation department. Carries out updates to job status information in human resources information system (HRIS).

Resumes will be reviewed starting April 17, 2024
Duties & Responsibilities

  • Carries out job analysis assessments for support staff positions, involving collection and analysis of job content information, reviewing job descriptions, applying job evaluation methodology, and documenting findings and recommendations.
  • Completes external salary surveys by matching internal jobs to survey benchmarks and providing corresponding compensation information. Designs and conducts ad-hoc salary surveys and research to gather comparator data for internal jobs.
  • Supports Compensation Committee work by gathering information, reviewing employee information, conducting analysis, and preparing summaries/materials to support Committee decisions. Communicates Committee decisions and responds to related inquiries.
  • Carries out a wide range of compensation-related data, job structure and costing analysis. Documents findings, summarizes information and makes recommendations upon which compensation decisions will be based.
  • Assists in implementing bargained compensation and job related revisions to collective agreements.
  • Assists with annual performance-based salary review and adjustment processes and related implementation activities.
  • Implements and maintains electronic and other records management for the Compensation department, including documentation related to organizational charts, job descriptions, job identifications and job evaluations.
  • Provides information and responds to queries regarding compensation policies, processes, and the application of compensation language in the collective agreement.
  • Carries out designated tasks to support the department, such as drafting training or communication materials relating to compensation programs and changes.
  • Researches best practices in compensation. Provides input into development and streamlining of compensation policy and processes. Engages in a variety of compensation initiatives, carrying out project elements as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources;
  • Enrolment in compensation-related coursework leading to a professional designation (e.g., CCP) would be an asset.
  • Minimum three years’ experience in human resources, including involvement in or supporting the compensation functional activities.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Knowledge of the concepts, theories, principles and practices of compensation, with an emphasis on job evaluation, salary surveys, and job hierarchy structures.
  • Solid research and analysis skills with demonstrated ability to carry out cost analysis.
  • Strong communication skills with ability to articulate matters such as job design impacts, compensation policies and processes, and on compensation-related topics.
  • Strong excel skills to be able to compile, analyse and summarize data.
  • Strong analytical skills to be able to review and investigate job related data, information and changes.
  • Solid business writing skills with ability to develop and relay clear, concise and accurate information.
  • Familiarity with collective agreements, with an aptitude to understand and explain language pertaining to compensation.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with demonstrated ability to plan and execute assignments independently.
  • Proficiency with standard HRIS systems and applications, with emphasis on the ability to understand process and dataflow interconnectivities.
Additional Information
Benefits – Why you’d love working with us

  • Competitive pay
  • Minimum of twenty-five days of vacation
  • Competitive employer-paid extended health and dental plan – take a look at our benefit plans!
  • Defined benefit pension plan with employer contributions
  • Flexible hybrid work arrangements available
  • Professional Development funds and resources
  • Access to most BCIT Flexible Learning courses free of charge
  • Wellness and Employee Assistance programs
  • Complimentary membership with free access to the Fitness Centre, Gymnasium, and more

BCIT values diverse experiences, ideas, cultures and perspectives and is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage applications from members of all groups experiencing barriers to equity. If you require accessibility accommodations during any part of the application or hiring process, please contact so we can best support you. Please note that all applications must be submitted via the careers page portal, email applications will not be accepted.

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Position Details

Posting Category Management
Salary Range $73,593 - $101,191, with a control point of $91,992 per annum
Additional Salary Information
The Compensation Range is the span between the minimum and the maximum base salary for a position. The control point of the range represents an employee that possesses full job knowledge, qualifications, and experience for the position. In the normal course, employees will be hired, transferred, or promoted between the minimum and the control point of the salary range for a job, taking internal equity into account. Salaries above the control point may be considered for extenuating circumstances and must be approved by an external governing body.
School/Service Area HR Total Compensation
Campus Location Burnaby campus
Bargaining Unit Management
Job Status Temporary
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Start Date 05/01/2024
Anticipated End Date 03/31/2026
Competition Information

Competition Number 24M135
Competition Open Date 04/03/2024
Competition Close Date
Open Until Filled? Yes
Quicklink for Posting

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Certificate
    • Diploma
    • Associates Degree
    • Bachelors Degree
    • Masters Degree
    • PHD
  2. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-2
    • 3-5
    • 6-9
    • 10+
  3. * This position is temporary with an anticipated end date. At the time of posting, there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date.
    • I acknowledge that there is no guarantee of extension past the anticipated end date of this temporary position.
  4. * All positions at BCIT require on campus presence at the applicable campus location(s). This means the successful candidate must be able to and willing to relocate to the Lower Mainland. Please select from the following that best describes your situation:
    • I currently reside in the Lower Mainland
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland, however I am willing and able to relocate if found to be the successful candidate
    • I do not currently reside in the Lower Mainland and I am unwilling to relocate
  5. * Given the posted salary range for this position, please indicate your salary expectation should you be the successful candidate for this position.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents