Under the general direction of the Deputy Chief ofHuman Resources, assumes primary responsibility for the overall maintenance,development, coordination, design and implementation of the Cook County Health &Hospitals System's (CCHHS) job classification and compensation department. This department is responsible for creatingand maintaining all job descriptions (clinical & non-clinical) as well ascompleting market compensation analysis for various positions in accordancewith negotiated and other wage and salary decisions affecting over 6,300 employeesincluding non-union, union, leadership, professional, clinical and non-clinical personnel.
The incumbent will work closely with Recruiting,Finance and management to ensure job descriptions accurately reflect theposition qualifications in addition to compensation related performancemanagement activities. Will also workwith appropriate staff from the Cook County Bureau of Human Resources to ensurecompliance with Federal, State, and County laws, regulations and ordinances areadhered to.
This position is exempt from CareerService under the CCHHS Personnel Rules.
Responsiblefor drafting and managing CCHHS Job Descriptions for both Clinical andNon-Clinical positions to identify grade, typical duties, minimum &preferred qualifications as well as Knowledge Skills and Abilities.
Coordinatesfinal review and drafting of recommendations regarding job audits,classification studies and salary schedules of County positions
ManagesClassification and Compensation Analysts in auditing CCHHS positions andincumbents; reviews and analyzes job data; directs related job surveys of othergovernment jurisdictions.
Consultswith Bureau Chief, Deputies, Labor Division and other CCHHS Managers to reviewand formulate County strategy in pay and classification matters and tocoordinate job studies to obtain essential information.
Providesassistance to the Bureau Chief on special projects and reports; advises andrecommends options on matters of classification and compensation policies.
Providesguidance and assistance to the Bureau Chief and Deputy Bureau Chief indeveloping job descriptions for newly created job titles.
Performsother duties as assigned.
Participatesin highly confidential meetings and discussions regarding wage settlements,employee re-classes and upgrades, the creation of job titles and their impacton the CCHHS budget, and the selections and employment processes
Providesexpertise and recommendations in all matters of policy related to the above
Assumessupervisory responsibilities over all Human Resources staff engaged in deskaudits salary surveys, job description creation / management, market analysis,FLSA review and ensures County, EmploymentPlan and Human Resources policies, guidelines, and regulations are being enforced
Consultsregularly with CCHHS' Labor team, department heads and Human Resources leadership.
Ahigh school diploma or G.E.D. certificate is required. (Must provide proof at time of interview)ANDEight(8) years of recent (within the last ten (10) years) full-time work experiencein a Human Resources Department with five (5) years in the areas of Classificationand/or compensation including job analysis, writing job descriptions, salarysurvey participation, pay scale development, analyzing, interpreting andreporting job data and compensation administration is required.
Graduationfrom an accredited college or university with a Bachelor's or higher leveldegree. (Must provide official transcripts at time of interview) AND five (5)years of recent (within the last seven (7) years) full-time work experience ina Human Resource Department in the areas of job analysis, positionclassification, development of job descriptions, salary survey participation,pay scale development, and or compensation administration is required.
Two (2) years' supervisory, managerial or project management experience is required.
Previous work experience in a healthcare, hospital, and/or medical setting is preferred.
Five(5) years' experience working with laws and regulations impacting compensationsuch as Equal Pay Act, Fair Labor Standards (FLSA), Americans with DisabilitiesACT (ADA), etc. is preferred.
Previous work experience in a unionenvironment is preferred
Previous work experience in afast-paced environment with a high volume of work is preferred.
Certified Compensation Professional(CCP) or current enrollment in CCP certification program is preferred.
PHR or SPH certification is preferred.
MUST MEET ALL REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AT TIME OF APPLICATION FILING
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Ability to plan and administer complexadministrative systems and processes
Ability to understand organizationneeds and goals, and to make appropriate compensation recommendations
Knowledge of job classification, the groupingand classifying of jobs according to recognizable prerequisites, function knowledgeskills and abilities
Ability to assume responsibility forthe overall coordination of large job classification and compensation systemcovering thousands of employees in hundreds of job titles
Knowledge of methodologies in developingsurveys and questionnaires
Skill in the interpretation, organizationand presentation of data
Ability to supervise professionalHuman Resources Staff engaged in related duties
Ability to formulate and recommendpolicy positions in area of expertise
Ability to conduct interviews, salarysurveys and elicit information from others
Excellent skills relative tointerpreting and organizing budgetary data, making computations in matters of pay,cost analysis and projection
Excellent analytical, research,problem solving and critical thinking skills
Ability to make administrative andprocedural decisions and judgments on sensitive, confidential issues and projects in a fast-pacedenvironment
Ability to communicate effectivelywith employees at all levels of the organization with diplomacy, and respect.Sensitivity and respect in serving culturally diverse applicants and employees
Ability to work in a rapidly changinghealthcare environment
Strong interpersonal skills
Excellent written and verbalcommunication skills to work with all levels of individuals internally andexternally
Strong project management skills
Ability to work independently and collaboratively
Enthusiastic, self- motivated, and ateam player
Excellent administrative, organizationaland time management skills
Ability to set priorities and followthrough in a timely manner
Must be able to travel to and from andor out of any of the CCHHS facilities, including the Cook County Bureau of HumanResources in a timely manner
When applying for employment with the Cook County Health & Hospitals System, preference is given to honorably discharged Veterans who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States for not less than 6 months of continuous service
To take advantage of this preference a Veteran must:
·Meet the minimum qualifications for the position.
·Identify self as a Veteran on the employment application by answering yes to the question by answering yes to the question, "Are you a Military Veteran?"
·Attach a copy of their DD 214, DD 215 or NGB 22 (Notice of Separation at time of application filing. Please note: If you have multiple DD214s, 215s, or NGB 22S, Please submit the one with the latest date. Coast Guard must submit a certified copy of the military separation from either the Department of Transportation (Before 9/11) or the Department of Homeland Security (After 9/11). Discharge papers must list and Honorable Discharge Status. Discharge papers not listing an Honorable Discharge Status are not acceptable
A copy of a valid State ID Card or Driver's License which identifies the holder of the ID as a Veteran, may also be attached to the application at time of filing.
If items are not attached, you will not be eligible for Veteran Preference
VETERANS MUST PROVIDE ORIGINAL APPLICABLE DISCHARGE PAPERS OR APPLICABLE STATE ID CARD OR DRIVER'S LICENSE AT TIME OF INTERVIEW.
Degrees awarded outside of the United States with the exception of those awarded in one of the United States' territories and Canada must be credentialed by an approved U.S. credential evaluation service belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluators (AICE). Original credentialing documents must be presented at time of interview
*Please note all offers of Employment are contingent upon thefollowing conditions: satisfactory professional & employment references,healthcare and criminal background checks, appropriate licensure/certificationsand the successful completion of a physical and pre-employment drug screen.
*CCHHS is strictlyprohibitedfromconditioning,basingorknowinglyprejudicingoraffectinganytermoraspectofCountyemploymentorhiringuponorbecauseofanypoliticalreasonorfactor.
COOK COUNTY HEALTH AND HOSPITALS SYSTEM IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
As one of the largest public health systems in the country, the Cook County Health and Hospitals System (CCHHS) cares for more than 300,000 individuals resulting in over 1 million patient visits each year. Our mission to care for all, regardless of their ability to pay, dates back to 1835. In that time, we have cared for millions of patients and trained thousands of doctors, nurses and health pro...fessionals. We conduct important research making substantial contributions to current practices. With a patient-centric focus, we look to our teams to provide a commitment to leading edge practices and approaches, collegial relationships and the CCHHS mission.