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Compensation Manager (Total Rewards Manager)

Compensation Manager (Total Rewards Manager)

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US-NY-New York - National Office
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Human Resources

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About Us

Based in Manhattan and reporting to the Total Rewards Leader of the Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), the Compensation Manager (Total Rewards Manager) is a proven leader in analyzing, designing and administering compensation structures including surveys and analytics. The compensation manager will operate as an astute thought partner who assesses the competitive marketplace in making recommendations on compensation programs for GSUSA.


The Total Rewards Manager serves as in-house educator to all enterprise employees about compensation policies and practices which aid in the attraction and retention of GSUSA talent. Join us on our exciting journey to make a significant difference for our parents, volunteers, councils, and most importantly, our girls.




 Click here to learn more about this job from our Deputy Director of Talent.


You Are


  • You are a storyteller and able to summarize employee compensation data and trends
  • Knowledgeable and well versed in compensation programs and laws (DOL, FLSA, etc.) and deep experience working with external vendors
  • A Critical thinker, problem-solver who focuses on continuous improvement; with the ability to help others see the bigger picture, connecting the appropriate “dots”

You Will

  • Evaluate jobs for leveling and appropriate market assessment and pricing
  • Scan the Compensations landscape to understand and learn from best practices through benchmarking and researching industry and employment trends; track legislation and estimate impact
  • Partner closely with other areas within HR to develop internal process for improved efficiencies, reporting and workflows
  • Understand the broader landscape of leading-edge total rewards programs (compensation, recognition, etc.)
  • Recommend employee compensation programs by examining, evaluating, and optimizing employee understanding, acceptance, and interests, costs, regulatory requirements, and competitive advantage
  • Lead the Total Rewards Compensation Statements development
  • Co-lead the annual merit review process
  • Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations

You Need

  • A Bachelor’s Degree, an advanced degree is a plus
  • Minimum 7 years of cross-industry experience (nonprofit an advantage) in designing and implementing compensation programs
  • Previous success navigating an organization through compensation programs changes/implementations
  • Demonstrated experience building compensation structures and analytics
  • Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Comfort with ambiguity and in helping team members navigate the same
  • Strong analytical skills, business planning and project management skills
  • Experience managing projects across organizational lines and boundaries
  • Proven ability to influence and motivate others to take action by adapting personal leadership style



More about Girl Scouts of the USA:


Take the Lead Like a G.I.R.L!


When she's a Girl Scout, she’s also a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.


When you think Girl Scouts, you might think cookies, but there’s so much more to it!


Girl Scouts are big thinkers, groundbreakers, and role models. Every day, Girl Scouts unleash the power of G.I.R.L. to make amazing things happen.


  • We’re the preeminent leadership development organization for girls.
  • Girl Scouts offers every girl a chance to practice a lifetime of leadership, adventure, and success.
  • Girl Scouts has always emphasized the importance of being civically engaged.
  • We’re introducing Girl Scouts of every age to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) to help them see how they can actually improve the world!
  • Girl Scouts offers to high school girls the Girl Scout Gold Award which represents the most prestigious award in the world for girls—and the most difficult to earn—and it’s only available to Girl Scouts. 


Girl Scouts of the USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.