Compensation and Benefit Specialist

June 27, 2022

Employment Requirement: Employment Requirement: Colorado Public Radio (CPR) strives to maintain a workplace that keeps employees mentally and physically safe. CPR requires employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless a medical or religious accommodation is timely requested and approved. All candidates offered a position at Colorado Public Radio will be required to comply with the COVID vaccine mandate and procedures prior to their first day of employment. 

Employee is expected to reside in Colorado.

Who We Are:

Colorado Public Radio is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that produces meaningful news, music, and cultural experiences to everyone in Colorado using the power of the human voice in all its forms. Roughly 95 percent of CPR’s funds come from the private support of listeners, businesses and foundations. For more information, visit www.cpr.org.

  • CPR News delivers in-depth, insightful and impartial news and information from around the world, across the nation and throughout Colorado, examining its relevance to our state and connecting it to our community.
  • CPR Classical takes listeners on an in-depth exploration of thoughtfully curated music – with an emphasis on Colorado’s classical community – providing context to a broad range of meaningful and compelling works from past to present.
  • Indie 102.3 takes listeners inside the world of new and independent music – exposing them to up-and-coming artists and highlighting Colorado’s local music scene.
  • Denverite is an online news source dedicated to Denver's curious and concerned.
  • KRCC is a public radio station in Colorado Springs, Colorado, serving Southern Colorado. KRCC is operated by Colorado Public Radio in partnership with Colorado College.

Our values inspire, inform and guide our everyday actions. They serve as a set of expectations and a promise we make to ourselves, our partners and audiences.

Creative • Curious • Ethical • Inclusive • Respectful

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage individuals with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team.

Colorado Public Radio (CPR) is seeking a Human Resources Compensation and Benefit Specialist.

About the Position:

The Compensation and Benefit Specialist provides strategic direction, planning, and requirements for successful The Human Resources Compensation and Benefits Specialist provides strategic planning, implementation and administration of our classification architecture, wage and salary  and benefits programs within CPR. Management of  these programs include items such as pay surveys, job evaluations, base pay analysis, compensation changes, employee benefit analysis. This role will maintain transparent, equitable and consistent application of our compensation and benefits programs with an eye toward educating and coaching management and staff. This person will also research market trends, generate analyses and find improvement opportunities for our executive leadership’s review.   

About You

Our ideal candidate will have the following qualities:

You are a strategic professional who is able to adapt to a growing organization. You are a business partner that is able You are able to adapt to a growing organization. You are able to utilize your strong subject matter expertise to take our compensation approach to the next level. You are a detail-oriented person with excellent organization and communication skills. You prioritize well, and handle multiple projects in a timely manner. You are service oriented, enjoy collaborating with others and have a passion for creating a foundation that helps organizations attract, recruit, and retrain staff.  

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5 years of relevant experience in managing and administering position and compensation practices (such as job classifications, market surveys for pay and benefits, and compensation modeling).
  • Knowledge of Human Resource management and compensation.
  • Demonstrated ability to resolve compensation and benefits-related matters, make recommendations for organizational policies and procedures.
  • Analytical skills necessary to identify and resolve compensation database problems, design methods of maintaining compensation programs, and analyze statistical reports.
  • Experience with utilizing and managing benefits and compensation in Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS).
  • Extensive knowledge of benefits and compensation programs, policies, procedures, and applicable legislation. Strong compensation and benefit subject matter expertise and skill set.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully collaborate with internal and external business partners, and other stakeholders required.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to educate, influence and motivate others is required.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop a team approach to planning and problem solving, and lead in a shared decision-making environment.
  • Ability to translate strategies and priorities into strategic and operational plans.
  • Strong organization, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Previous Human Resources  experience preferred.
  • Strong people and project management skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration, or a related field that helps understand and effectively administer compensation related matters.

Education Equivalency

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Organizational Psychology, Business Administration or a related academic professional discipline OR 5 - 7 years of relevant experience. 

Benefits:

Colorado Public Radio is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits package that reflects our culture of caring. Our employees have access to: 100 percent employer paid individual health, dental, life, and disability coverage; an outstanding paid family medical leave policy plus paid holidays and a very generous sick, vacation, and personal time off plan; voluntary offerings such as vision; a competitive retirement plan match with no waiting or vesting periods; flexible schedules; engagement and development opportunities; and a casual atmosphere.

Position Information:

Position Type: Full-time

Hiring Range: $71,900 - $95,800

Structure Title: Senior Analyst, Compensation and Benefits

Starting Pay: based on education and experience.

Application Requirements:

Click here to apply. Please upload a resume, three professional references, and answer all application questions.

Incomplete Applications will not be considered.

Application Deadline: December 21, 2022

At Colorado Public Radio we are committed to cultivating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workplace that helps us represent the voices of the communities within Colorado. We highly encourage candidates with unique contributions such as ethnicity, race, sex, gender identity, nation of origin, age, language, veteran status, color, religion, disability and sexual orientation to apply to our openings. CPR is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes everyone to our team. If you need reasonable accommodation at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.