Responsibilities for Maintaining the Program

Human Resources

  • Administers and interprets compensation philosophy and policies:

Calculates all pay adjustments
Calculates all new hire salary offers
Administers the annual increase process

  • Monitors and evaluates compensation administration practices to ensure adherence to Federal and State laws/regulations and Middlebury’s compensation philosophy.
  • Conducts periodic external market checks including comprehensive system-wide checks as well as job or department specific checks, as needed.
  • Periodically reports compensation-related statistics to senior management.
  • Monitors our various job markets and the effectiveness of our compensation policies and practices and makes recommendations for changes to senior management.
  • Assists with the creation of job descriptions.
  • Evaluates the placement of jobs within the Band/Level structure (with input from managers and employees).


  • Consults with HR in the planning stages of organizational changes which have the potential to impact classification and/or compensation of current employees.
  • Ensures that job descriptions are kept up-to-date.
  • Provides input into departmental factors that should be considered when calculating hiring salaries, promotional increases, etc.
  • Monitors and documents employees’ performance using the Annual Performance Summary tool.


  • Notifies supervisor/manager of significant changes to duties (if supervisor/manager is not already aware of these changes).
  • If requested assists in the creation or revision of the job description.
  • Participates in the evaluation of own performance through completion of the self-assessment portion of the Annual Performance Summary.
  • Reports any suspected pay errors or discrepancies to Human Resources immediately.

Human Resources
Marble Works
152 Maple St.
Suite 101
Suite 203 (Benefits)
Middlebury, VT 05753
Phone: 802-443-5465
Fax: 802-443-2920
Benefits Fax: 802-443-2058