Senior Human Resources Professional, experienced in compensation projects for various industries
- Tucson, Arizona (Tucson, Arizona Area)
- Human Resources
John Knosby's Overview
- Senior Human Resources Analyst at City of Surprise
- Compensation Project Manager at City ofTucson
- Senior Compensation Analyst at Carondelet Health Network
- 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
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
Government Agency; 501-1000 employees; Government Administration industry
December 2013 – May 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.
Senior Compensation Analyst
Nonprofit; 1001-5000 employees; Hospital & Health Care industry
September 2008 – July 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.
Privately Held; 10,001+ employees; Construction industry
June 2008 – August 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.
Nonprofit; 11-50 employees; Religious Institutions industry
November 2007 – February 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 2006 – July 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 2002 – October 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
Public Company; 10,001+ employees; DST; Financial Services industry
October 2001 – September 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
1998 – 2001 (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
1997 – 1998 (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
- HR Certification Institute
- January 2008 to January 2011
John Knosby's Organizations
Arizona Compensation Survey (Milliman) Steering CommitteeCommittee member
- June 2011 to Present
Society of Kansas City Compensation& Benefits AssociationMember
- June 2005 to August 2008
World at Work- Total RewardsMember
- February 2006 to August 2008
John Knosby's Skills & Expertise
- Skill to analyze strategic and vital information for pay initiatives.
- Skill to interview and communicate collaborately to gather information.
- Skill to manage and execute multiple projects simultaneously.
- Skill using project management principles.
- Skill using HRIS database and preparing statistical reports.
- Deferred Compensation
- Microsoft Excel
- Human Resources
- Job Descriptions
- Program Management
- Compensation & Benefit
- Project Management
- Personnel Management
- Employee Benefits
John Knosby's Education
University of Kansas City- MO
Masters of Public Administration, Human Resources Management and Services
1983 – 1987
University of Kansas City - Missouri
Bachelors Degree, Administration of Justice
1981 – 1983
John Knosby's Additional Information
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