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Compensation Specialist III


The Compensation Specialist III provides professional support in designing, implementing, and administering the university’s classification and compensation system.

Examples of Work

  • Manages classification and compensation functions or programs.
  • Communicates and interprets human resources policies and procedures for managers and employees.
  • Analyzes position and compensation requests, ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Assists in developing occupational classifications, job descriptions, and compensation practices.
  • Provides advice and guidance on classification and compensation matters.
  • Conducts data analysis and prepares reports for management.
  • May provide training and development services to enhance workforce competence.
  • May oversee the work of lower-level human resources personnel.

Education and Experience

A bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two year of appropriate experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Licensure and Certification

Preferred: SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP), HRCI Professional of Human Resources (PHR), or HRCI Senior Professional of Human Resources (SPHR).


This position may have supervisory responsibility.


To see common career pathways for each position at the University of Florida please visit the Career Paths section of the UFHR website.