Staff Compensation Program

The Compensation Program was built around our beliefs about rewards and strives to provide consistency around performance and pay, and a focus on development. The program delivers:

  • Competitive, market-based pay opportunities
  • Aligning pay and performance development
  • Growth opportunities in one's current role or movement to another role within the University
  • Grouping comparable positions
  • Internally equitable pay levels
  • Clear, consistent processes for pay decisions
Compensation Objectives

Maintaining both external competitiveness and internal equity, making decisions that support the overall rewards philosophy, consistently administering pay policies, and responding to and supporting organizational priorities, changes and needs.

Managing Pay

Determinants of establishing starting pay, annual salary increase decisions and adjustments to pay.


Definitions for many of the compensation terms found throughout this site.