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Director, Compensation and Classification
Auburn University

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2022
Title Director, Compensation and Classification
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Compensation*
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Human Resources
Auburn University's Department of Human Resources seeks candidates for the position of Director, Compensation and Classification to join our dynamic, diverse, and collaborative team!

Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources, the Director, Compensation and Classification directs the administration and maintenance of competitive compensation programs for all non-instructional staff. Ensures content validity throughout position and pay action processes through effective classification and well-informed pay decision. Collaborates with AU Human Resources leadership team and campus leadership and designated HR liaisons regarding alignment of compensation management programs with AU’s current and future workforce requirements. Recommends and drafts compensation policies and procedures consistent with the sustainable maintenance of the university’s compensation programs. Responsible for monitoring organizational pay practices and making recommendations for adjustments as needed to ensure equity. Recommends program and process changes, participates in the development, implementation and maintenance of new projects and programs. Works closely with the Office of Budgets and Business Operations regarding the university’s competitive position with external talent markets. Advises management on compensation and classification practices; providing guidance and assistance, training, and policy interpretation to executives, supervisors, and employees.

About Auburn:
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship, and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Why employees choose Auburn: Auburn University was named by Forbes Magazine as one of the state of Alabama’s best employers, with employees staying an average of ten years. Employees enjoy competitive benefits that include top-notch health insurance, generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and dependents, flexible spending accounts, and more!

It’s a Lifestyle: The Auburn/Opelika area is a page right out of Southern Living magazine with an idyllic small-town feel, perfecting a unique balance between a close-knit community and driving consistent growth and development. Paralleling the exponential growth of Auburn University, the Auburn/Opelika area boasts services and amenities that cater to any interest. We’re proud of our top school systems, city services, award-winning restaurants, and the infectious spirit of life in a college town. You can find us nestled halfway between the beach and the mountains in a lower-cost-of-living area, two hours outside of Atlanta or Birmingham. If you’re new to Auburn, we’d love to introduce you. If you’re already acquainted with Auburn, we’ll keep it simple: it’s time to come home! Relocation assistance is available!

Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

Our Commitment: Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.

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