John Knosby

John Knosby

Senior Human Resources Professional, experienced in compensation projects for various industries

Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, Arizona Area)
Human Resources

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John Knosby's Overview

  • Compensation Analyst at Black & Veatch Engineering
  • Compensation Manager at Unity Church of Christianity
  • Human Resources Generalist II at Thermal Fisher Scientific (Remel Products)
  • Compensation & Benefits Analyst at City of Independence
  • Client Services Business Analyst at D.S.T. Systems
  • Compensation & HRIS Analyst at Payless Cashways
  • Compensation & Benefits Analyst at City of Kansas City, Missouri
  • University of Kansas City- MO
  • University of Kansas City - Missouri

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John Knosby's Summary

Senior HR professional looking for an opportunity to make a contribution working with human resources programs. Previous experience and diverse background evaluating and implementing human resources and compensation plans and policies.with government entities, municipalities, healthcare, manufacturing, distribution, retail, and union work groups.

John Knosby's Experience

Senior Human Resources Analyst

City of Surprise

Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Government Administration industry

December 2013May 2014 (6 months) City of Surprise

Responsible for design of Compensation Plan structure and job grade hierarchy. Prepare and organize FY 14 City Council Compensation Plan recommendation.

Compensation Project Manager

City ofTucson

September 2012June 2013 (10 months) Tucson, Arizona Area

Prepare market and salary analysis and strategic recommendations for City Class and Compensation Plan and Salary Structures.

Senior Compensation Analyst

Carondelet Health Network

Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry

September 2008July 2012 (3 years 11 months) Tucson

Oversaw compensation plan and structure for employee and executive compensation for multi-site healthcare system; analyzed targeted national and local benchmark jobs and salary survey information to define market rates.

Compensation Analyst

Black & Veatch Engineering

Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Construction industry

June 2008August 2008 (3 months) Overland Park, KS

(Contractor position)Global engineering, consulting, and construction company specializing in infrastructure development (9000+ employees); evaluated job families for various international sites; analyzed jobs’ responsibilities and created new job descriptions.

Compensation Manager

Unity Church of Christianity

Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Religious Institutions industry

November 2007February 2008 (4 months) Lee's Summit, Mo

Non-profit based pray ministry, university, municipality, and retreat center (700 employees);analyzed varied work groups’ market analysis by industry and grade structure.

Human Resources Generalist II

Thermal Fisher Scientific (Remel Products)

February 2006July 2007 (1 year 6 months) Lenexa, KS

Microbiology diagnostic products manufacturing company (700 employees); developed and managed the design and implementation of compensation programs; contributed to the development, communication and implementation of components of human resources programs; prepared ad hoc compensation reports for senior management.

Compensation & Benefits Analyst

City of Independence

September 2002October 2005 (3 years 2 months) Independence, MO

Municipality (4th largest in state - 1250 + employees); compiled customized municipal survey information to design city compensation plan; prepared data for union negotiations; provided effective communication of benefits programs and policies to employees and management; lead educational and training sessions for benefits, which resulted in over 100% increase in participation for the FSA plan.

Client Services Business Analyst

D.S.T. Systems

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DST; Financial Services industry

October 2001September 2002 (1 year) Kansas City, MO

Computer information processing and business solution services for large financial and communication organizations; provided project management and analysis for computerized information processing projects.

Compensation & HRIS Analyst

Payless Cashways

19982001 (3 years) Lee's Summit, MO

Building materials supplier sompany – (7500 + employees); utilized market surveys to develop competitive salary structures for multi-sites including stores, distribution and manufacturing, regional, and corporate centers; compiled national and regional survey market data for annual salary grade and budgeting process.

Compensation & Benefits Analyst

City of Kansas City, Missouri

19971998 (1 year) Kansas City, MO

Municipality (largest in state - 4500 + employees);prepared and completed national surveys, gathered data for benefit, compensation and policy information for all levels of management; prepared procedure training and processed employee benefits;evaluated employee data to improve the City’s job audit process.

John Knosby's Certifications

  • SPHR

    • HR Certification Institute
    • January 2008 to January 2011

John Knosby's Organizations

  • Arizona Compensation Survey (Milliman) Steering Committee

    Committee member
    • June 2011 to Present
  • Society of Kansas City Compensation& Benefits Association

    • June 2005 to August 2008
  • World at Work- Total Rewards

    • February 2006 to August 2008

John Knosby's Skills & Expertise

  1. Skill to analyze strategic and vital information for pay initiatives.
  2. Skill to interview and communicate collaborately to gather information.
  3. Skill to manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously.
  4. Skill using project management principles.
  5. Skill using HRIS database and preparing statistical reports.
  6. Deferred Compensation
  7. Microsoft Excel
  8. Analysis
  9. Human Resources
  10. Job Descriptions
  11. Program Management
  12. HRIS
  13. Compensation & Benefit
  14. Salary
  15. Coaching
  16. Project Management
  17. Personnel Management
  18. Management
  19. Databases
  20. Pay
  21. Strategy
  22. Employee Benefits
  23. Outlook
  24. Training
  25. Recruiting

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John Knosby's Education

University of Kansas City- MO

Masters of Public Administration, Human Resources Management and Services


University of Kansas City - Missouri

Bachelors Degree, Administration of Justice


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