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Senior Director of Total Rewards

VCU Health System
Richmond, Virginia
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

VCU Health System's Human Resources department is seeking a full time Senior Director of Total Rewards. Oversees all elements of compensation and benefits for the Health System, ensuring alignment with the overall HR strategy and EVP. Leads the development and implementation of Total Rewards philosophy, strategies, programs and practices for the Health System.



  • Develops the overall Total Rewards philosophy aligned with Health System's values, vision, and business objectives
  • Designs and leads compensation and benefits strategies and programs that align with business objectives and support business success, and lead the Compensation and Benefits teams to deliver on those strategies
  • Ensures all elements of the Total Rewards portfolio are market competitive and fiscally sound
  • Partners with Health System Leadership to design, analyze and implement executive and broad –based compensation programs
  • Assesses compensation and benefits plans of acquisition targets, determine transition needs and lead the integration of those plans
  • Ensures all plans and processes comply with applicable regulations and requirements, including reporting, required disclosure and testing
  • Ensures effective tools are in place to manage Total Rewards planning and administration, including vendor selection and management
  • Partners with HR Communications team to develop and implement a comprehensive communications strategy for Total Rewards programs
  • Partners with stakeholders to ensure accurate forecasts and calculations of expenditures for budgeting, reporting and other analytics  





  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Accounting or other related field.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience in HR/Compensation/Benefits specialist and leadership roles.
  • Employee development and performance management skills
  • Leadership as demonstrated by decisiveness, critical thinking, and the ability to inspire others in pursuit of common goals
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community
    • Demonstrated exceptional written and spoken communication abilities
    • Demonstrated analytical skills
    • Extensive knowledge of compensation and benefit plans including base salary, merit increase programs, short and long term incentives, equity programs, health and wellness plans, retirement plans and recognition programs
    • Expertise in the design and implementation of compensation and benefits programs in a health system
    • Supports and prepares the Health System CEO and executive leadership for quarterly Evaluation and Compensation Committee reporting, including working with the Committee’s outside consultants as needed
    • Contributes to HR and Health System leadership forums to integrate Total Rewards into strategic management practices



  • HR, benefits, or compensation certification preferred, such as CEBS, MCCP, A/CCP, CBP, CECP, PHR, or SHRM-CP
  • Master's degree in business management, finance, accounting, human resources or related field.


At VCU Health System, our most important assets are not bricks and mortar; they are our team members … all 12,000+ of them. Our workforce is diverse, dedicated and talented. Our team members continue to earn local, regional and national awards and accolades, which is an indicator that they are happy and feel supported working here. And our culture of STAR Service focuses on our common purpose – “Our Caring Service Begins With Me.” – in the provision of the highest level of customer service, which encourages diversity and inclusion.

If you have been looking to take your career to the next level, we have been looking for you. We offer more than 400 work/life benefits including competitive pay, generous benefits, flexible work options, prepaid tuition, on-site child and elder care and much, much more.

Or, for a full position description and to apply visit: www.vcuhealth.org/careers    

EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled. VCUHS appreciates diversity and encourages women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.


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