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Director, Compensation in Fort Worth at Cook Children's Health Care System

Date Posted: 10/22/2018

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    Fort Worth
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Job Description

Promise. It's a strong word that everyone understands, especially kids.

At Cook Children's, we've made a promise to improve the health of every child in our region. All of our employees come to work every day with that promise in mind, guiding them as they help our patients and their families get better and stay healthy. We know that team members come in all shapes and sizes. That's why we search for employees who know that being a true team player means never being too big to listen to the smallest member of the team.

Cook Children's is seeking a Director of Compensation who will develop, recommend, implement and administer all the compensation programs for CCHCS designed to attract, retain and motivate talent.

As an HR Leader, the Director of Compensation, you will:

• Analyze workforce statistics and trends

• Provide information and recommendations to management for continuous improvement and competitive strategies

• Designs programs utilizing industry best practices, benchmarking and collaboration focused on rewarding, retaining and attracting a talented workforce

You will be a leader who collaborates with other members of the Cook Children's HR Leadership team in the implementation and execution of compensation programs, supporting the team through the creation of streamlined processes and procedures. Additionally, you will track and measure financial impact of compensation programs including adoption and usage of plans/programs.


• Bachelor's degree in Business, Finance, Human Resources, or related area is required

• MHRM or MBA preferred

• Minimum of 7 years of Human Resources or Finance experience with at least 3 years in a compensation leadership role

• 3 years of executive compensation experience is preferred

• Broad based knowledge of HR and payroll operations best practices and compliance

• Action oriented and adept at working in a fast-paced, growing organization

• Strong project management experience with knowledge of full project life cycle, including business process design, documentation, execution and change management

• Demonstrated experience building strong client relationships. Demonstrated focus on excellent customer service skills

• Demonstrated consultative skills and experience influencing business decisions. Ability to work collaboratively across cultures and organization; ability to work independently and within a team environment

• Strong ability to identify, analyze, and solve problems, analyze complex ideas and data and translate into recommendations and presentations. Excellent analytical skills with ability to synthesize and analyze complex data to develop recommendations based on fact and logic

• Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions

• Ability to select, develop, coach, counsel and motivate others

• Advanced MS Excel skills

• Demonstrated financial acumen

• Ability to cost out recommendations and comply with budgets

Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:

• PHR, CEBS or CCP preferred

Cook Children's is an EOE/AA - Minority/Females/Disability/Vet