Wake Forest University seeks to recruit and retain diverse, well-qualified, and highly-motivated faculty and staff members, while rewarding individual contributions to the institution, its students, and the community.
- Recruit and retain diverse, well-qualified, and highly motivated faculty and staff members; incent equitably and fairly, based on individual, departmental, and organizational performance.
- Provide strategic and operational advice to leadership on pay issues, market trends, and performance management.
- Set policies for managing compensation and career progression that ensure internal equity and consistent application of the program.
- Regularly monitor the effectiveness and compliance of the Compensation program and practices and its continued competitiveness, while mitigating risk for the University.
- Communicate the program to ensure understanding within the university community.
- Can be used to recruit, determine salary, orient new colleagues, set expectations, provide ongoing performance feedback, establish titles and pay grades, and meet legal requirements for compliance and accreditation.
- Are maintained by the individual’s department, and should be reviewed annually.
- Enable Human Resources to provide guidance to hiring managers about paying staff competitively for their contributions toward department and University success.
- Titling Guidelines provide a standard format to help ensure leadership titles are used consistently across the University. Additionally, the guidelines facilitate cross-university comparisons to advance pay equity.
- Titles should represent the accountabilities and responsibilities of the job, not the individual and create consistency in institutional reporting to federal agencies.
- Titles should not reward incumbent performance or longevity or replace appropriate pay.
The Position Description Toolkit outlines the required components of a position description.
The Position Description Template is a standard format for depicting position information; essential functions; other functions; required/preferred education, knowledge, skills, and abilities; and accountabilities.
Wake Forest University Human Resources
P.O. Box 7424, Winston-Salem, NC 27109
askHR@wfu.edu | P 336.758.4700 | F 336.758.6127