Ohio University

Compensation Overview

The Compensation area of the Office of Human Resources seeks to promote compensation strategies that maximize the recruitment, performance, and retention of quality employees in support of Ohio University's mission and goals.

Through its programs and practices, Ohio University will strive to achieve the following goals:

  • Fair, equitable, and consistent pay practices for all employees

  • Fair, equitable and consistent pay opportunity for all employees

  • Competitive salaries relative to the appropriate labor market

  • Rewards and recognition for results-based performance and exceptional contributions

  • Written in understandable terms outlining clear procedures for compensation advancement for all employees

  • Credible programs that are easy to understand, communicate, and administer

  • Financial effectiveness and efficiency

  • Compliance with federal, state, and city laws and regulations

The Compensation area of the Office of Human Resources provides position analysis and evaluation; consultation regarding classifications, position descriptions, appropriate pay adjustments, and employee recognition assistance.