Senior Compensation & HRIS Analyst

K. Russo Consulting has been retained by Stamford Health to identify a Senior Compensation & HRIS Analyst.

About Stamford Health:


Stamford Health, the largest and most comprehensive health system based in Fairfield County, is among the top five in the state based on net patient revenue. Stamford Health is independent, not- for-profit. For decades the health system has responded to the unique needs of the community. Stamford Health continues to see its vision through and provides a broad range of high-quality health and wellness services.


Stamford Health is comprised of a 305-bed acute care hospital, an ambulatory network including four multispecialty centers, and a medical group with more than 150 physicians in 40 offices throughout Fairfield County. With more than 3,600 employees, Stamford Health is the largest employer in the City of Stamford and contributes more than $1 billion a year to the local economy. This includes extending close to $84 million in uncompensated care in 2019.


Reconstructed in 2016, the 640,000 sf Stamford Hospital resides on the Bennett Medical Center campus and is the newest facility and first LEED-certified hospital in the state of Connecticut. It includes a Level II Trauma Center with a helicopter rooftop landing. Built on the foundation of patient-centered care, Stamford Health’s more than 750 medical staff members are committed to exceeding the physical, mental and spiritual needs of all who come through the doors.

Stamford Health is recognized for providing a high-quality care through expertise and compassion: 


Recognition and Awards

  • Stamford Hospital is a Planetree Gold-Certified Person-Centered Hospital of Distinction, one of only seven in the world to attain that distinction. Planetree, Inc. is a non-profit organization that certifies hospitals as patient-centered.  
  • The only hospital in Fairfield County to receive a grade of A from The Leapfrog Group, an independent watchdog organization for protecting patient safety.
  • U.S. News & World Report has recognized Stamford Hospital as a High Performing Hospital for 2020-2021 in the area of heart failure.
  • Stamford Hospital is among roughly 7% of hospitals nationwide to have been granted Magnet Status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center, recognizing superior patient care with the highest levels of safety, quality, and patient satisfaction.

Senior Compensation & HRIS Analyst

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Responsible for implementing and administering the staff and management compensation programs at Stamford Health under the direction of more senior staff and management. Includes performing compensation analysis on all healthcare system jobs using PayScale’s MarketPay compensation tool. Participate in compensation surveys and conduct annual compensation processes such as updating job compensation with new survey data and updating pay structures as needed. Also responsible for independently administering the HRIS under the direction of more senior staff and management. These systems may include ADP, SilkRoad, Oracle Cloud HCM & others as assigned and includes related reporting and integrations. Develops, implements and maintains the HRIS, makes recommendations for upgrades and system changes. Monitors and audits use of the system to ensure data integrity. Develops processes that optimize usability and reporting capabilities of the system. Provides support to users, creates and generates reports, provides training as necessary to the HR team. Implements upgrades to HR system, ensures appropriate testing is completed, problems resolved, and HR initiatives are met according to established timetables. Initiates and leads projects that reduce costs, increase productivity and further the business objectives of the Human Resources department. Responsible for procedural documentation and ongoing compliance related tasks within assigned functional area.


May assume responsibility for other functional areas such as compensation as required. May also provide supervision, guidance and training for more junior staff to assist in Compensation & HRIS related tasks. May assist in periodic performance appraisals of more junior staff as specified by the organization’s performance review policy.

Major Accountabilities/Critical Responsibilities:
  • Work with HR Partners to perform requested adhoc job analysis and determine appropriate salary level utilizing PayScale’s
  • MarketPay tool and according to compensation guidelines and policy
  • Gather, coordinate and provide data in response to compensation survey requests
  • Maintain up-to-date library of salary survey data for use in job analysis process
  • Proactively compare system jobs to market data to determine proper positioning based on internal compensation policy
  • Analyzes organizational pay structure and practices and makes recommendations for salary changes to ensure equity and market competitiveness
  • Review and maintain current compensation process and procedures and develop new ones under the direction of management
  • Maintains knowledge of and analyzes government regulations, total rewards trends, and prevailing practices among similar organizations. Ensures compliance with federal and state laws, including IRS and Department of Labor regulations.
  • Responsible for all ongoing (daily, weekly, monthly, yearly) processing and reporting requirements for HR.
  • Completes regulatory reporting (EEO, OSHA, DOL, etc) and surveys in a timely manner.
  • Provides guidance, oversight and training to HRIS support staff.
  • Troubleshoots system problems and analyzes workarounds without supervision. Liaisons with PR & IT staff as necessary to develop and implement solutions to business & system issues.
  • Ability to multi-task and accomplish ongoing tasks and project assignments in an accurate and timely manner with minimal supervision from senior staff.
  • High degree of proficiency with ADP and/or Oracle Clous HCM products with configuration knowledge of all required
  • modules.
  • Knowledge of MS Office suite of products including Word, Excel with a high degree of expertise with Access. Ability to utilize these products to develop adhoc queries & reporting as well as data uploads to/from the HRIS system.
  • Ability to liaison between various stakeholders, interpret business requirements, recommend alternatives, develop technical solutions, plan and execute the solution implementation.

·         5 – 8 years of Compensation & HRIS experience

·         2 – 4 years of compensation experience in a healthcare industry (preferred)

·         3 – 5 years of experience with PayScale, ADP Enterprise and/or Oracle Cloud HCM (or similar product) suite of products

·         Advanced knowledge of MS Access and relational database concepts

·         Proficient in MS Word & Excel

·         Excellent organizational and project management skills

·         Effective communication skills



·         Bachelor’s degree

·         Compensation Certification preferred

Compensation: 100 – 120k annual base (DOE)

Interested in hearing more, please email your resume and compensation requirements to