Senior Compensation Analyst

  • NorthShore University Health System
  • Evanston, IL, USA
  • Nov 18, 2022
Full time Accounting Finance Health Care Human Resources

Job Description

As the Senior Compensation Analyst, you will have the opportunity to design, implement, and evaluate compensation programs throughout our growing organization. You will be working with a team to carry out practices that support the attraction, engagement, and retention of top talent. In this role, you will be able to manage larger scale system-wide projects related to compensation.

Position Highlights:

  • Position: Senior Compensation Analyst
  • Location: Hybrid - Work from home and in office at Evanston, IL or Warrenville, IL 
  • Full Time/Part Time: Full-time
  • Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm

What you will need:

  • Education:  Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Accounting, or other related field (Required)
  • Experience: Five or more years of progressively more responsible compensation administration, finance or consulting experience in large, complex organizations
  • Certification: Certified Compensation Professional (CCP), preferred
  • Skills:
    • Advanced proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio. Ability to create dynamic tools and models to interpret and analyze data.
    • Demonstrated proficiency in communicating with others (verbally and in writing) to capture and interpret complex messages and communicate in a manner that can be actionable by users
    • Action-oriented, self-starter and the ability to operate independently
    • Demonstrated proficiency in project management and the ability to prioritize and manage expectations of leaders and HR colleagues.
    • Strong analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to interpret data and make meaningful recommendations.

What you will do:

  • Manages larger scale system-wide projects related to Compensation strategic initiatives (e.g. Position Management)
  • Support the administration of Reward programs such as annual Merit Increases, Short-Term Incentive (STI) plan payouts, Spot Awards, Long-Term Incentive (LTI) plan payouts, etc. as required
  • Consult with HR Business Partners on the appropriate classification of positions, job analysis, salary structures, and the determination of compensation level and salary ranges, and the analysis of new and/or ongoing compensation related initiatives. 
  • Support the day to day administration and management of Compensation data, processes and analysis.
  • Conduct compensation analyses converting data into useful insights and reports; formulating and implementing recommendations to address root cause issues.
  • Manage and maintains the job analysis and evaluation processes
  • Manage and coordinates projects, as assigned.  Implements and maintains work products at the project’s conclusion as necessary.
  • Assist with survey portfolio management – i.e. survey submissions, benchmark job matching, vendor management as applicable.
  • Assist in continuous improvement activities of compensation services and processes. Research, review, and analyze the effectiveness and efficiency of existing processes and develop strategies for enhancing or further leveraging these processes.
  • Assist in the preparation of compensation-related communications and training material

NorthShore University HealthSystem (NorthShore) is an integrated healthcare delivery system consistently ranked as a Top 15 Teaching Hospital in the U.S. The NorthShore system, headquartered in Evanston, Ill., includes six award-winning hospitals – EvanstonGlenbrookHighland ParkNorthwest Community  Skokie, and Swedish. NorthShore comprises three exemplary physician networks, totaling more than 4,250 doctors across immediate, primary, specialty and complex care; and 170+ office locations and 35+ immediate care centers. NorthShore has an established reputation with more than 17,000 team members system-wide.

NorthShore is committed to excellence in its academic mission and supports teaching and research as the principal teaching affiliate of the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine.

NorthShore was the first health system in Illinois to receive Magnet® designation—the highest, most prestigious honor that demonstrates excellence in nursing and high standards in patient care. The system earned Magnet re-designation in 2019. When you work for NorthShore, you will be part of an organization that encourages its employees to achieve career goals and maximize their professional potential.

At NorthShore University HealthSystem, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of our mission to support our team members and patients - irrespective of race, ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation or socioeconomic status. We believe that by recognizing and embracing our differences we create an organization that welcomes all to contribute and grow.

We invite all candidates to our team, as we continue to build on the incredible value our diverse talent brings to our organization, our community and our patients.

Please explore our website ( to better understand how NorthShore delivers on its mission "to preserve and improve human life" through superior clinical care, academic excellence and innovative research.

NorthShore is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. Please refer to the main career page for more information.