30 days old

Senior Compensation Analyst

Jefferson Lab (Jefferson Science Associates)
Newport News, Virginia 23606
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift

SALARY RANGE:  $84,600 - $127,000 (SA III)
Jefferson Science Associates LLC (JSA), the Management and Operations contractor for the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (TJNAF) is recruiting for a critical member of the Human Resources team. TJNAF is a world-leading nuclear physics research center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) with an annual operating budget in excess of $100M and 740 employees working on a modern 160 acre research campus in Newport News, Virginia.

The Senior Compensation Analyst manages, designs, and administers the Jefferson Science Associates (JSA) compensation program in alignment with Jefferson Lab's Strategic goals. This critical role provides analysis, advice, guidance and recommendations to all levels of the organization, including senior management.

Responsibilities include all aspects of compensation:

  • Policy development and interpretation
  • Compliance (DOE, DOL & OFCCP)
  • Equity analysis
  • Annual compensation plan design and program modifications
  • Leads the salary administration and promotion process
  • Classification and promotion determinations
  • Market analysis and compensation surveys
  • Study labor market to determine compensation trends and advise senior management
  • Reports and all other compensation issues
  • Review existing compensation policies, program, reporting, and other initiatives, make recommendations, and implement best in class solutions.

Additionally, the incumbent is expected to become a subject matter expert on the Human Resources aspects of the contract with the Department of Energy (DOE) as well as other applicable regulations, orders and directives. 

This role must successfully partner with other key Lab functions including Recruitment, Benefits, Payroll, MIS, as well as line management.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field and a minimum of 10 years of progressive experience directly related to compensation
  • Significant experience in the management and administration of compensation programs
  • CCP certification preferred
  • Experience in the use of HRIS, and other Human Resources related databases
  • Experience in a research and development environment as well as government contracting is a plus

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Thorough knowledge of compensation principles and theory
  • Thorough knowledge of the Fair Labor Standards Act and other applicable compensation related laws and regulations
  • Excellent analytic and quantitative skills
  • Excellent writing, communication and negotiation skills
  • Highly skilled in the use of MS Excel



• Ability to comprehend and follow instructions
• Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, reports and other documents
• Ability to understand, remember, and communicate information and make decisions
• Ability to understand complex problems and to collaborate, explore and implement alternative solutions
• Ability to prioritize, organize and complete complex and varied tasks
• Ability to think analytically

• Ability to get across various locations on the laboratory site and access work areas
• Ability to work at a computer for extended periods
• Ability to lift up to 10 pounds frequently and 25 pounds occasionally
• Ability to open files and cabinet drawers, stoop and bend
• Visual capabilities sufficient to use computer workstations, read documents, and see safety alarms
• Auditory capabilities to hear safety alarms

Jefferson Science Associates, LLC (JSA) manages and operates the Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab). JSA/Jefferson Lab is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, or veteran status or on any other basis prohibited by federal, state, or local law. As part of the Lab's equal employment opportunity policy, we also take affirmative action as called for by applicable laws and Executive Orders to ensure that minority group individuals, females, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, other protected veterans, Armed Forces, and qualified disabled persons are introduced into our workforce and considered for promotional opportunities.

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