The University of Kansas Hospital - HR Careers

Director - Total Rewards Job

Facility: Broadmoor Administrative Offices


Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours: 8am - 5pm

For the 10th consecutive year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has ranked The University of Kansas Hospital among the nation's best.

Are you interested in working at The University of Kansas Hospital, named Best Companies to Work For: 2016 by Ingram's. This recognition is based on compensation and benefits packages, exceptional workplace culture and attributes, well?defined goals and internal processes that help those employees achieve them.

  • Can you create and provide vision and thought leadership in regards to compensation and benefits plans that speaks to an evolving heath care system allowing equity, equality, and competitive total rewards offerings for a highly engaged employee population?
  • Are you unwavering with your commitment to always do the right thing; operating from a constant level of integrity?
  • Do you find great job satisfaction from creating equitable compensation and benefits platforms for a growing and dynamic employee population?
  • Are you deeply connected to continuously evaluating and improving direct and indirect benefits that the health system is able to offer to some of the brightest, dedicated, and committed health care professionals?
  • Do you seek to understand the business operations in order to have a deep rooted understanding of the hiring mangers needs, barriers, and strategic plans and can you connect a team of Total Rewards team members to that same business standard?
  • Are you dedicated to regularly assessing compensation strategies to ensure they remain competitive within the market, and on a national level while aligning those plans to the overall business objectives?
  • Do you have the ability to quickly access the Total Rewards processes, procedures, and deliverables resulting in improved outcomes?
  • Are you relentless about offering a high touch, service oriented experience for internal business partners who rely on your forethought in regards to compensation guidance and benefits consultation?
  • Do you have a passion for working in health care and committed to always putting the patient first?

If you answered yes to these questions, please apply to the Director of Total Rewards position today!


Brief Overview of Responsibilities

Provide strategic leadership and hands-on development and implementation for total rewards initiatives for the University of Kansas Hospital. A proactive and innovative approach will be critical in ensuring that our rewards are competitive, and are understood and valued by our people managers and employees.

Note: These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities. Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit. Other duties may be assigned as required.

  • Design and manage base pay, bonus, and equity programs for executives and broad-based employees
  • Lead the comprehensive strategy for total rewards, further developing compelling and innovative compensation and benefits programs aimed at attracting and retaining a highly talented workforce in a competitive environment
  • Continuously evaluate rewards programs to ensure they are aligned with business and talent strategies
  • Perform market analysis to design the salary grade structure, recommend base increase budgets and base pay increase guidelines
  • Responsible for the administration, financial management and compliance related activities of the Hospital's mandatory and voluntary retirement savings plans and the state of Kansas KPERS program for employed participants
  • Capacity to transform, align and inspire others to pursue a new direction

Job Type: Full-time/Exempt


Bachelor's degree required

MBA or advanced degree preferred

10+ years of experience in broad-based compensation, executive, and incentive plan strategy, design, and administration

PHR, SPHR, or SHRM-CP/SHRM-SCP preferred

Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) strongly preferred

Certified Workers' Compensation Professional (CWCP) preferred

Prior experience working in Health Care is strongly preferred

If you are qualified and interested,please contact:

Kay Linder

Partner, ThinkingAhead ExecutiveSearch

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