Compensation Manager

Job Description

About Us

Akron Children’s Hospital is one of the largest independent pediatric hospitals in the U.S., and ranked among the best children’s hospitals by U.S. News and World Report. Our dedicated staff serves nearly 900,000 patient visits per year through our 2 hospital campuses and a large network of locations offering primary and specialty care.

We are leading the way to healthier futures for children and communities through expert medical care, research, and prevention and wellness programs. As a teaching affiliate of Northeast Ohio Medical University and other universities, we train new generations of pediatricians, specialists, nurses and pharmacists every year.


  1. To treat every child as we would our own
  2. To treat others as they would like to be treated
  3. To turn no child away for any reason

We are seeking people who are committed to fostering a diverse environment in which patients, family and staff from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed, included and can thrive.


The Manager Compensation is responsible for the design, analysis and administration of all compensation programs and assures these programs are consistently administered and compliant with local/federal compensation requirements and statutes.   



  1. Supervises employees, provides direction, coaches, trains and develops, and manages performance to company goals and expectations.
  2. Manages the compensation function including, but not limited to, salary administration, job evaluation, market competitiveness, and incentive compensation.  Plans, designs, analyzes, develops, monitors, and implements compensation structure, plans, programs, policies, and procedures in order to be responsive to the company’s goals and competitive practices. 
  3. Assures programs are consistently administered, compliant with local/federal compensation requirements and statutes, and addresses any internal equity concerns.
  4. Advises, educates and supports management and HR on compensation practices, policies, programs and applicable laws.
  5. Manages, analyzes and prepares reports for management, HR and the compensation function. This includes, but is not limited to, turnover, staffing levels, internal equity review and ad hoc requests.
  6. Other duties as required.


Other information:

Technical Expertise

  1. Experience in designing and administering compensation programs is required.
  2. Knowledge on legislation affecting compensation and compliance regarding federal and state laws
  3. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
  4. Experience in quantitative analysis and modeling is required.
  5. Experience in healthcare is preferred.
  6. Proficiency in MS Office [Outlook, Excel, Word] or similar software is required. HRIS software is required. Compensation benchmarking databases/tools is required.

Education and Experience

  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field is required; Master’s degree is preferred.
  2. Certification: HR Certification [PHR, SHRM-CP, CEBS, CCP, etc.] is preferred.
  3. Years of relevant experience: 7 to 10 years is preferred.
  4. Years of experience supervising: 3 to 5 years is preferred.


Full Time


FTE: 1.000000

Akron Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

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