Director of Compensation

Website UCLA Health

Help ensure operational excellence within a world-class health enterprise. Provide key leadership on an outstanding human resources team. Take your professional expertise to the next level. You can do all this and more at UCLA Health.

As our Director of Compensation, you will implement strategic, integrated, and operationally effective solutions and services designed to recruit, retain, motivate, and reward UCLA Health employees. You will be responsible for the implementation of a market based compensation philosophy and strategies including, but not limited to, base pay, variable pay, incentive plans, union wages, performance evaluation systems and standard operating procedures to ensure fair and equitable compensation practices that optimize UCLA Health’s investment in our people. You will develop and manage internal controls and processes ensuring fair and equitable compensation practices in accordance with applicable collective bargaining agreements and provide internal HR consulting services for compensation and performance evaluation policies, procedures, practices, and programs, for both represented and non-represented workforce members.

In this vital leadership role, you will lead and manage the performance evaluation process and all incentive and bonus programs. You will continually evaluate compensation strategies and practices by leveraging identified needs and opportunities and leading specific goals and objectives to enable the delivery of efficient solutions and services in alignment with the mission, vision and values of UCLA Health and in accordance with policy and collective bargaining agreements.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, human resources, or related field of study. Master’s Degree in related field of study or MBA is preferred.
  • Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) and Certified Executive Compensation Professional (CECP) preferred.
  • Seven years of proven and effective HR progressive leadership experience.
  • Five years of experience working in a unionized environment, preferably in the public sector, healthcare, and/or higher education
  • Five years of internal consulting experience.
  • Highly proficient in data analysis, reporting and data visualization.

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