Covenant Health

Job Title
Compensation Analyst
Covenant Health Corporate
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Compensation Analyst, Compensation Services

Full Time, 80 Hours Per Pay Period, Day Shift


Covenant Health Overview:

Covenant Health is East Tennessee’s top-performing healthcare network with 10 hospitals and over 85 outpatient and specialty services, and Covenant Medical Group, our area’s fastest-growing physician practice division. Headquartered in Knoxville, Covenant Health is a community-owned, not-for-profit healthcare system and the area’s largest employer with over 11,000 employees. Covenant Health is the only healthcare system in East Tennessee to be named six times by Forbes as a Best Employer. 




Position Summary:

Participates in the development, implementation, administration, and communication of a variety of complex compensation programs and projects which significantly impact system-wide business operations and objectives. Functions as an internal technical consultant to HR, hiring managers, and other clients to identify and resolve various compensation-related issues/questions. Potential remote and hybrid opportunities available for this position. Relocation Assistance Available.


Recruiter: Bradley Sparks || || 865-374-5382


  • Develops, implements and maintains a variety of specific compensation programs, plans, policies, processes and systems; addresses related administrative issues that may be linked to program and project responsibilities; and otherwise coordinates actions with other operational groups such as Finance, Information Systems, Human Resources Administration, HRIS, Payroll, etc.
  • Performs position analysis and conducts analytical studies such as market analysis, internal equity analysis, and cost modeling for job evaluation purposes; develops and implements compensation reporting and metrics; and researches, monitors, and tracks best practices, internal and external data trends, and related literature.
  • Consults and advises HR, hiring managers, and other clients regarding compensation solutions and tactical approaches; provides interpretive guidance on various professional and statutory (e.g. FLSA) guidelines related to compensation; formulates recommendations and provides data to assist in the development and implementation of system-wide compensation strategies.
  • Develops communications to support delivery and administration of compensation policies, practices and programs.
  • Participates in various third-party compensation surveys; develops reports as necessary to respond to ad hoc requests for salary information/analysis.
  • Reviews new or revised position descriptions to determine appropriate salary grade allocation and FLSA classification; works as needed with managers to revise/modify various position description information (e.g. duties and responsibilities, minimum requirements, etc.) to ensure accurate representation of the job.
  • Reviews proposed non-executive salary actions to ensure conformance with established guidelines and policies; makes recommendations regarding approval/denial of requested exceptions to policy.
  • Assists in the development and facilitation of compensation training sessions to various internal groups.
  • Local driving required.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Education:           

Bachelor's degree in human resources, accounting/finance, or other related field.


Minimum Experience:         

Three (3) years of progressively responsible professional-level work experience in the areas of base compensation, job evaluation/market analysis, job analysis, and/or directly applicable HR functions or two (2) years of progressively responsible professional-level work experience in human resources or compensation areas with a Master’s degree.


Licensure Requirement:      

Employee must have a valid driver’s license and state mandated minimum insurance coverage. Driving record must meet Covenant Health minimum standards at the date of hire and throughout employment tenure.


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