Job Location:
CSN – Charleston Campus

The College of Southern Nevada appreciates your interest in employment at our growing institution. We want your application process to go smoothly and quickly. We ask that you keep in mind the following when completing your application:

  • Once you start the application process you cannot save your work. Please ensure you have all required attachment(s) available to complete your application before you begin the process.
  • Required attachments are listed below on the posting. Your application will not be considered without the required attachments.
  • Please note that applications must be submitted prior to the close of the recruitment. Once a recruitment has closed, applications will no longer be accepted.

If you are unable to attach the required documents to your online application or need assistance regarding the application process, please contact the Talent Acquisition team within Human Resources via email at [email protected] or call (702) 651-5800 to be directed to the appropriate Recruiter.

Job Description

*This position will be open until filled. For full consideration, all application related materials should be submitted by 3/21/2024. Application review will begin 3/23/2024.

The College of Southern Nevada is always looking to strengthen our institution by adding the best available talent to our staff. We’re seeking a Senior Compensation Analyst. This position will report directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and will conduct compensation analysis, research job requirements, and evaluate job positions to ensure the college is competitive in the areas of salaries and employee benefits. This critical role will be responsible for ensuring operational excellence.

Responsibilities of this Role:

  • Work with Talent Acquisition to maintain job descriptions for positions in the organization, and ensure descriptions accurately reflect the work being performed by incumbents. May conduct interviews and surveys of employees and managers to gather and document job, organizational, and occupational information including duties, responsibilities, and skills required by each job.

  • Assess jobs and their respective duties to determine classification as exempt or nonexempt and appropriate salary range.

  • Benchmark jobs against survey data and other market intelligence to determine competitive compensation ranges for each position.

  • Prepare and presents summary reports of job analysis and compensation analysis information.

  • Gather data from market-based compensation surveys; uses spreadsheet and data analysis techniques to assess results and market trends.

  • Research employee benefits in similar industries; based on findings, may propose recommended changes or updates to the company’s existing benefits.

  • Plan and communicate preferred methods and best practices for hiring, training, compensating, and evaluating employees.

  • In collaboration with the CHRO advise management on applicable state and federal employment regulations, human resource procedures, and collective agreements.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field from a from an accredited college or university OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 3 years of compensation analyst experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in human resources, business, or related field from an accredited college or university; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP certification.

  • Certification in compensation.

  • 4 years related professional experience.

  • History of collaborating with internal stakeholders.

  • Experience with Workday HRIS system.

  • Ability to analyze market trends, process data and turn information into various reports.

The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to perform and conduct quantitative and qualitative research.

  • Good organizational and time management skills.

  • Proficient with a variety of software, including Microsoft Office programs.

  • Knowledgeable about human resource laws, policies, and practices.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Create effective compensation surveys.

  • Predict job market trends.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of stakeholders.

  • Ability to ensure project goals and objectives are well understood while managing stakeholder expectations.

  • Show a high degree of creativity and initiative.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple data requests.

  • Well versed in state and federal labor laws and regulations to protect the organization against compliance issues.

  • Proficiency in use of a personal computer and current software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).

Salary Information:

Administrative Faculty C – The starting salary is $67,256


CSN offers a generous benefit package comprised of excellent health insurance including medical, dental, vison, pharmacy, basic life insurance, and supplemental options (long term care, short term disability, and legal).  Paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays. Comprehensive retirement plans, employee assistance program, tuition discounts at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) institutions. As well as tuition discounts for spouses, domestic partners, and dependents.  Perks encompassing on campus employee discounts, professional and personal development opportunities; and statewide employee purchase programs.  Join a dynamic team investing in our future, Students First.



Full-Time Equivalent 


Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:

  • Resume/CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email and phone number)

  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team).

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

Local Search:

Out of Area/State Candidates will not be offered travel reimbursement.


CSN employees or employees within the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) MUST use the "Find Jobs" process within Workday to find and apply for jobs at CSN and other NSHE Institutions. Once you log into Workday, type "Find Jobs" in the search box which will navigate to the internal job posting site. Locate this specific job posting by typing the requisition number in the search box. If you complete an application outside of the internal application process and apply as an external candidate, your application will no longer be considered at the time of minimum qualification review. In order to prevent the disqualification of your application, you will need to reapply as an internal candidate before 11:59 pm the day prior to the position close date.

For more details on this position, please visit our website: My Career at CSN.

CSN is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. For more information, visit http://www.csn.edu/nondiscrimination.

Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.  

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.  

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.  

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.  

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.