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Manager, Compensation (Remote)

Company: Guild Education
Location: Detroit
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

For other positions, some roles may be based outside of our Denver office (as stated in the Job Title). Roles based outside of our Denver office can sit in any of the following 26 states: AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, KS, MA, MD, MI, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, and WI. Please only apply if you are able to live and work full-time in one of the states listed above. State locations and specifics are subject to change as our hiring requirements shift.
At Guild, we uphold our Core Values in everything we do. Our team emphasizes our Core Values in the following ways:

  • Nurture A Learner's Mindset - using a combination of feedback and reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and development areas
  • Build Shared Success - building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
    Be an Owner - holding self and others accountable to meet commitments
  • Create Belonging - recognizing the value that different perspectives and cultures bring to our company

    Guild is hiring a Manager, Compensation to join our rapidly growing organization. This is an opportunity for an experienced compensation professional to lead and administer Guild's compensation strategy and programs, with heavy focus on cash compensation programs. The successful candidate will use their significant compensation expertise and knowledge to build successful cross-functional relationships with key internal partners and leaders. The ideal candidate has the desire and capability to take initiative to meet the changing business demands for a hyper-growth, late-stage technology startup.
    As the Manager, Compensation you will:

    Collaborate and build partnerships with key stakeholders on the creation, execution, communication, and education of Guild's compensation policies and programs
    Drive critical compensation initiatives, often leading cross-organizational project teams, which may include evolution of compensation planning/review process, education for managers and employees, design of compensation changes for 2022 and beyond, and other related initiatives
    Partner cross-organizationally within Guild's People team on rewards, performance management, and talent management related initiatives
    Manage standard process for granting equity compensation, in conjunction with Legal and Accounting teams
    Help lead incentive, stock option and company bonus plan design and administration
    Runs annual rewards cycles including merit, bonus, and promotion reviews; conduct merit budget and market analysis working with finance partners to establish final merit budget; conducts appropriate modeling including the creation of merit matrices
    Ensure competitive compensation to acquire and retain talent; develop and maintain keen market insights across all levels of employees, including Executives
    Handle day to day issues and escalations, as appropriate

    You are a strong fit for this role if you have:

    • 5+ years experience and solid understanding in compensation programs and human capital disciplines
      Leadership & People Management experience is huge bonus
      Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification from World at Work strongly preferred
    • Strong understanding of executive compensation and building equity programs
      Capability to set clear and measurable performance objectives, supervise progress rigorously, plan ahead and link actions to business priorities
      Proven problem-solving skills with the ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively
      Experience driving large scale projects, programs, and change efforts
      Organizational agility and ability to deal with ambiguity and adapt to change rapidly in response to business conditions
      Flexible and comfortable to roll-up your sleeves, used to being hands-on
      Can create effective working relationships with a variety of stakeholders; consultative and collaborative style that allows for influence without authority

      We feel passionately about equal pay for equal work, and transparency in compensation is one vehicle to achieve that. Total compensation for this role is market competitive, including a base salary range of $110,000 - $132,500, as well as company stock options.
      #LI-SM1 is increasing economic mobility for working adults by partnering with the to offer to their employees via our marketplace of nonprofit universities and education institutions. Guild's proprietary technology platform facilitates the administration of this innovative benefit and our team of coaches helps each employee navigate the path back to school, providing individualized support from day one through program completion.
      Guild is a - and with a is one of the highest-valued, privately held education companies in the world, and the only one led by a woman. Guild's investors include Ken Chenault, General Catalyst Partners, chairman and former CEO of American Express, Emerson, and Iconiq.
      Guild Education is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let your recruiter know. We currently offer the following benefits:

      • Access to low-cost, high-quality health care options through Cigna and Kaiser (due to coverage limitations, Kaiser is currently only available in CA & CO)
      • Access to a 401k to help save for the future
      • 15 days of PTO/vacation in the first year. After your first year (or for Guilders in Director+ positions), you transition into an open vacation policy.
      • 8 days of fully-paid sick leave, to take the time to heal and or recover
      • Family-friendly benefits, including 14 weeks of parental leave, employer-paid short-term and long-term disability, employer-sponsored life insurance, and fertility care benefits.
      • Well-rounded wellness benefits including access to free and low cost mental health resources and support services
      • Education benefits and tuition assistance to help your future development and growth

        Guild requires COVID-19 vaccines for all employees and guests attending Guild events or entering Guild offices. As of February 1, 2022, we will be expanding our in-person vaccination requirement to include booster shots. We will be using both Clear's Digital Vaccine Card and state-sponsored vaccine passports to verify proof of vaccine. Accommodations or exceptions can be requested for medical or religious reasons.

        I understand that I am applying for employment with Guild Education and am being asked to provide information in connection with my application. I further understand that Guild gathers this information through a third-party service provider and that Guild may also use other service providers to assist in the application process. Guild may share my information with such third-party service providers in connection with my application and for the start of employment. Guild will treat my information in accordance with Guild's .
        I have reviewed and agree to Guild's as well as the privacy policies of the third-party service providers used by Guild associated with the application process.

Keywords: Guild Education, Detroit , Manager, Compensation (Remote), Human Resources , Detroit, Michigan

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