Job Location:
(North America) Adelphi, MD

Global Compensation Analyst II

Office of Compensation

Exempt, Regular, Full Time, Pay Grade 2.3

Job Location: Adelphi, Maryland

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is seeking a Global Compensation Analyst II.

The Analyst will assist in developing, analyzing, implementing, and optimizing the organization’s global compensation programs. The Analyst will be responsible for compensation data and processes in Workday – ensuring data accuracy, creating reports and dashboards, and configuring the system to meet business needs. The role also supports data-driven decision making across HR by conducting research and using analytics to communicate trends and business insights. This role uses a foundation in compensation and data analytics to advance Compensation initiatives and HR data insights.


  • Day-to-day support and conduct knowledge transfer of Workday system and related processes to develop a secondary SME to technical team for configuration, enhancements, system upgrades, and issues as it relates to Compensation.

  • Conducts job analyses and market pricing to determine salary grades according to compensation guidelines and policies. Review proposed salary actions to ensure conformity with established guidelines and policies.

  • Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and management and employment records, competitors’ practices, and other sources.

  • Recommends, conducts, and participates in salary surveys in order to understand competitive compensation levels in the organization.

  • Support of day- to-day global compensation administration through an ongoing review of system configuration, investigation of system issues, and development and maintenance of integration support.

  • Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher learning.

  • Three years of relevant HR experience, including at least 1 years of direct Compensation/Analytics experience.

  • Working knowledge of compensation practices, principles, and regulatory topics. General knowledge of HR fundamentals as a discipline.

  • Proven track of working with Excel (formulas, pivot tables, charts, and lookups), preparing/analyzing data, and providing data insights. Experience with reporting and data analysis techniques.

  • Fundamental knowledge of statistics.

  • Experience with HRIS reporting and systems configuration, preferably using Workday.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to explain technical information to employees at all levels.

  • Must have the flexibility to work hours to meet a global employee base.

  • Excellent analytic ability with strong attention to detail.


  • Preferred candidates will have thorough knowledge of compensation practices, job analysis/evaluation, federal labor regulations, general HR practices and working knowledge of FLSA and other applicable local, state, and federal regulations.

  • Additionally, the ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience in Compensation. CCP Designation or working towards.



All submissions should include a cover letter and resume. UMGC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare. For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umgc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMGC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

University of Maryland Global Campus (UMGC) is committed to helping safeguard the health of its faculty, staff, students, contractors, and guests. Because vaccinations reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2-the virus that causes COVID-19-all prospective UMGC faculty (full-time and adjunct) and staff are strongly encouraged to be fully vaccinated and current with the recommended boosters. As always, operations at our military locations in Europe, Asia, and stateside will follow the guidance of the U.S. Department of Defense and local commands, and may require proof of full vaccination, unless an exception is approved as a reasonable accommodation based on disability or religion. If so, a copy of their Approved Exception Letter must be provided before the start of their employment. Failure to provide proof of vaccination or show proof of exception may result in the offer of employment being rescinded.

Workplace Accommodations:

The University of Maryland Global Campus Global Campus (UMGC) is committed to creating and maintaining a welcoming and inclusive working environment for people of all abilities. UMGC is dedicated to the principle that no qualified individual with a disability shall, based on disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefits of the services, programs, or activities of the University, or be subjected to discrimination. For information about UMGC’s Reasonable Workplace Accommodation Policy or to request an accommodation, applicants/candidates can contact Employee Accommodations via email at employee-accommodations@umgc.edu.