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Compensation Analyst @ Dana-Farber

  • Tuesday, October 08, 2019 2:58 PM
    Message # 7923354
    Steven Lee (Administrator)

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    Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.

    The Compensation Analyst has the role of ensuring the competitiveness and ongoing viability of compensation tools, programs and processes at DFCI. This position assists with overseeing the daily operations of compensation to maintain the highest level of customer service standards, regulatory compliance, accuracy and data integrity.


    • Research and analyze competitive compensation practices in the job market and work with Compensation leaders to ensure that our programs and practices are current, applicable, and flexible.
    • Perform job analysis and benchmark positions to the market, including salaried, hourly, and executive positions. Produces benchmark pay recommendations.
    • Participate in external compensation surveys.
    • Assist and collaborate in the planning, coordination, facilitation, administration, and reporting of the annual salary review program for all employees.
    • Work with the Director of Benefits & Total Rewards to develop and execute a clear and comprehensive communication plan for all compensation activities.
    • Serve as a partner to HR Business Partners and Institute leaders by providing guidance, education and coaching on compensation processes, guidelines, job descriptions, position evaluation and regulatory issues and compliance.
    • Develop and maintain standardized job descriptions and job families, determining appropriate exemption status under FLSA guidelines. Accurately record information and assign codings to create new job codes.
    • Partner with HRIS to improve effectiveness of compensation administration and analysis. Ensures data integrity and accurate and timely use of information for management review.
    • Assist in the development and updating operating policies, guidelines, and procedures.
    • Actively look for and recommend other compensation tools to assist in meeting business needs.
    • Serve on project teams such as performance management and bonus planning teams.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned. 


    • B.A. or B.S. and minimum of 1 to 2 years of varied compensation/total rewards experience.
    • Knowledge of standard compensation principles. 
    • Skilled in analyzing and evaluating job content and writing accurate job descriptions. 
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills, and exceptional research, analytical, evaluation, and negotiation skill
    • Ability to plan, coordinate, and administer complex administrative systems and processes. 
    • Knowledge of FLSA and Massachusetts Pay Equity regulations and basic employment law.
    • Knowledge of computerized information systems used in human resources applications. 
    • Advanced Excel, PowerPoint and database skills including the development of complex spreadsheets and presentations, and experience preparing, documenting and presenting narrative reports and statistical analyses

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.

    Last modified: Tuesday, October 08, 2019 2:58 PM | Steven Lee (Administrator)
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