Project Consultant (Classification and Compensation)

  • CPS HR Consulting
  • Austin, Texas
  • Mar 17, 2020
Part Time Administrative Analysis and Research Human Resources and Personnel Other Mid to Senior Level
  • Salary: 25.00 USD Hourly
  • Salary Top: 45.00
  • Phone: 916-471-3346
  • Apply By: Oct 14, 2019


The key components of this position will be research, development, and analysis of classification and compensation studies. The project consultant will analyze and make recommendations for classifications, salary ranges, and competitive market pay rates.

Work is predominately virtual/telecommute; some travel to client locations may be required. Incumbents in the position will exhibit expertise with the following skills;

  • Knowledge of Salary Surveys, Class Consolidation, Job Analysis, and Salary Range
  • Evaluate job positions, determining classification, exempt or non-exempt status, and salary.
  • Ensure company compliance with federal and state laws, including reporting requirements.
  • Prepare occupational classifications, job descriptions, and salary scales.
  • Provide advice on the resolution of classification and salary complaints.
  • Research job and worker requirements, structural and functional relationships among jobs and occupations, and occupational trends.
  • Provide labor market analysis data
  • Technical writing experience and quality written communication preferred
  • Classification and compensation experience related to the education industry desired
  • Must have personal computer with Microsoft Office Products
  • No geographical requirements; preference provided to candidates who reside in surrounding areas of Dallas, Houston, Austin - TX

Job Description

Serve as human resources technical writer; analyze position information questionnaires; communicate with field consultants to assure proper classification definition and role; develop and write job descriptions in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and contemporary human resources language and terminology; assure appropriate reporting relationships, physical demands, education requirements and other applicable qualifications. Generate, maintain, update and submit allocation listings and reports to the President; participate in the allocation of employees to appropriate classifications; identify potential modifications and discrepancies; assure the accuracy of classification titles and employee data. Conduct salary and benefits surveys of assigned school districts, county offices of education, cities, colleges and other governmental and non-governmental entities; research and obtain salary, benefit, stipend and other compensatory data for specified benchmark classifications; communicate with survey participants and clients to resolve discrepancies and incomplete data; generate basic measures of central tendency for salary data as required. Conduct individual or group client employee meetings to discuss position information, clarify questionnaire content and discuss classification issues and concerns; take and transcribe meeting notes in the development of job descriptions. Identify and maintain current knowledge of laws, pending legislation, rules, regulations, policies and procedures pertaining to human resources functions; conduct research and provide analysis to the President regarding new laws and legislation and their applicability to company functions. Prepare and maintain a variety of narrative and statistical reports, records and files related to assigned activities. Communicate with personnel, clients and outside organizations to coordinate activities and programs, resolve issues and conflicts and exchange information.

Job Requirements

Classification and compensation experience - 5+ years

Preferably at state level; local government; and/or federal exp.

Geographically located w/in 60 miles of Austin, TX

Available to work on site or virtually up 10-20 (more is available) hrs per week

Job Address

Austin, Texas United States View Map