Assistant Director of HR/Classification and Compensation

DEPARTMENT: Human Resources
SUPERVISOR: Director of Human Resources
HOURS: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday through Friday

The Assistant Director is responsible for supporting the HR enterprise with particular focus on staff classification and compensation. He or she is responsible for the overall administration of the College's staff/administrator compensation programs. Including; conducting job analyses to determine proper classification of positions; conducting and completing salary surveys; evaluating requests for new positions and recommending the appropriate job title, salary range and Fair Labor Standards Act exemption status; managing the performance evaluation process and the annual review and updating of the salary structure. Backs up other HR functions as needed. 


  • Serves as Molloy's Classification & Compensation subject matter expert, trusted advisor and primary contact for policy interpretation, compliance, best practices and process requirements for position creation and updates, promotions, transfers, performance evaluation, market pay, FLSA, compensatory-time, position classifications and other topics related to compensation
  • Determines the proper classification of new and existing positions and documents results of position audits. Reviews requests for internal promotions and transfers. Interprets and applies Fair Labor Standards Act criteria in analysis of positions. . Recommends and contributes to development of annual salary program, including; making recommendations for salary structure changes on an annual basis to reflect appropriate market change; and reviewing market changes at the position level to ensure pay competitiveness.
  • Oversee annual compensation reporting including: AAUP, CUPA and other salary related reporting requirements
  • Oversees and generates employment contracts and salary letters for faculty, staff and administration.
  • Communicates with employees, managers, and users both electronically, via the website and in person regarding HR events and initiatives, to solve and prevent problems, answers complex, non-routine questions, and provides policy interpretation regarding position classification and the operation of college compensation policies and procedures. On an as needed basis, represents HR on College wide search committees


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3-5 years of human resources experience handling classification and compensation responsibilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate a commitment to confidentiality, diversity, inclusion and cultural awareness through actions, interactions and communications with others.
  • Microsoft Office
  • PHR or SPHR preferred

Desktop computer, including spreadsheet and word processing software; copy machine; fax machine, printers, and scanners.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; use hands and fingers to operate, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderately quiet.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Molloy College, an independent, Catholic college, rooted in the Dominican tradition of study, spirituality, service and community, is committed to academic excellence with respect for each person. Through transformative education, Molloy promotes a lifelong search for truth and the development of ethical leadership.

All Molloy College employees are expected to display an understanding of and a commitment to the College's mission and core values; foster relationships with a spirit of inclusivity, compassion and respect; appreciate and celebrate differences and support a welcoming and hospitable environment that is responsive and helpful to all members of the Molloy community and beyond.

TO APPLY: Email resume and cover letter to or mail to:
Office of Human Resources, Molloy College
1000 Hempstead Ave.
Rockville Centre, NY 11571-5002

Women, minorities, persons with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply