DeVry Education Group Manager, Total Rewards in Downers Grove, Illinois

This position is responsible for the design, implementation, communication, administration and compliance for a wide variety of compensation and benefit programs. The incumbent has strong analytical skills and can capably design and evaluate compensation and benefit programs, ensuring they are competitive, sustainable, scalable, data driven, and positively impact the performance of the organization. The incumbent is an effective communicator and project manager who can select and manage vendors, meet deadlines, ensure colleagues receive the highest quality service and communicate programs effectively. The incumbent will also ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.


  • Develops and implements colleague benefits programs including vacation, life, health, disability, profit-sharing and other retirement-related programs; provides leadership for the introduction or change in benefit plans ensuring colleague understanding and utilization.

  • Regularly reviews and evaluates the quality, utilization, cost, service and satisfaction of assigned benefit plans; makes recommendations for improvements.

  • Manages vendors effectively, ensuring service level agreements are met and service issues are addressed.

  • Creates and maintains processes to ensure all plans remain in compliance with regulatory requirements.

  • Remains current with new legislation and practice; obtains qualified opinions; assures compliance to new requirements and advises management on needed actions.

  • Supports the Director of Benefits in managing the Benefits department budget to ensure spending is within approved budgets.

  • Builds collaborative relationships with finance and HR shared services. Understands data intersects and ensures information needs are met and the benefit program functions in a reliable way. Ensures stakeholders are aware of impending changes and appropriate training is conducted.

  • Manages the open enrollment process; addresses issues raised by the user community.

  • Designs communications programs to increase understanding and utilization of benefit programs.


  • Participates in a variety of total reward projects including job evaluation, merit reviews and long- and short-term incentives. Performs data analyses related to the organization’s annual pay program and merit/bonus planning.

  • Researches and analyzes federal, state, and local laws and regulations as they pertain to compensation to ensure compliance. Recommends modifications to existing programs.

  • Works effectively with internal customers to solve problems and achieve business goals while maintaining the integrity of the compensation program.

  • Consults with internal customers on fair and competitive compensation policies, programs, tools and processes.

  • Manages requests for new or revised jobs. Leads job analysis and market pricing reviews using survey information and other compensation tools. Recommends compensation adjustments according to findings.

  • Bachelors degree required.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience, in benefits and/or compensation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to interact effectively with all levels of staff, management and customers.

  • Experience with benefit plan administration and regulatory requirements is required; depth in retirement and/or disability plans is highly desirable.

  • Strong analytical, decision making and problem resolution skills.

  • Demonstrated influence and negotiation skills.

  • High proficiency with technology; skilled in Excel and Power Point; experience implementing complex systems highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated success in metrics and vendor management.

  • Strong client-facing and consultative skills.

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

The purpose of Adtalem Global Education is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success, and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Adtalem Global Education Inc. (NYSE: ATGE; member S&P MidCap 400 Index) is a leading global education provider and the parent organization of Adtalem Educacional do Brasil, American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine, Becker Professional Education, Carrington College, Chamberlain University, DeVry University and its Keller Graduate School of Management, Ross University School of Medicine and Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. For more information, please visit

Req Number: 2018-103981

Department: Human Resources

FLSA Status: Exempt

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