Responsibility for Managing the Plan

Human Resources' Responsibilities

  • Administering and interpreting compensation philosophy and policies
  • Reviewing all pay adjustments based on external market studies and internal equity
  • Monitoring and evaluating compensation administration practices to ensure adherence to Federal and State laws/regulations and the University's Staff Compensation Program
  • Partnering with managers and supervisors to provide information and training to employees
  • Recommending starting salaries in consultation with the hiring department.

Supervisors' Responsibilities

  • Consulting with HR in the planning stages of organizational changes which have the potential to impact classification and/or compensation of current employees
  • Partnering with HR to provide information and training for employees concerning the University's Compensation Program
  • Ensuring that pay action requests can be supported by adequate funding
  • Recommending starting salary in consultation with HR and providing appropriate justification for other related costs such as moving, relocation or other special terms of employment
  • Recommending pay actions to management
  • Gathering and retaining information to support pay actions.

Employees' Responsibilities

  • Participating in HR training regarding compensation and classification to acquire a general knowledge of compensation administration at the University.
  • Notifying supervisor of significant changes to position duties, if supervisor is not already aware of these changes.