Analyst, Talent and Human Resources (Battle Creek, MI)

Serve as a resource for the THR team in the areas of total rewards, talent management, talent development and talent acquisition by performing analytical, technical and administrative functions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus a minimum of 3 – 5 years’ experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience required in related field.
  • Thorough knowledge of compensation and benefits regulations, and legal requirements (ACA, ERISA, FMLA, COBRA, FLSA, Equal Pay Act, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, ADEA, etc.) desired.
  • Knowledge of performance management and market-based pay practices, recognition and reward/bonus programs, health and welfare, retirement and ancillary benefit plans helpful.
  • Relevant professional certifications such as CCP, CBP, CEBS, PHR, SHRM-CP and foundation or nonprofit experience helpful.
  • Ability to work effectively with persons from diverse cultural, social, and ethnic backgrounds.

Additional Info

An analyst at the foundation generally has the following responsibilities:

  • Implement and administer processes.
  • Forecast and monitor activities; run, analyze and present reports.
  • Conduct research; identify issues and recommend actions.
  • Enhance connections among the foundation, grantees, vendors and partners.
  • Act as a key resource in the compilation, organization and communication of complex information and knowledge.
  • Negotiate and manage select vendor contracts.
  • Perform other roles and duties as assigned.

Specifically, the THR analyst is responsible for the following:

Data Analytics, Reporting and Communication

  • Configure, implement and maintain HRIS modules and systems; ensure data integrity and integration with other systems and functions in order to provide timely, accurate information for strategic decision making.
  • Act as key resource and liaison with technology, finance, governance and compliance, etc. for reports, dashboards and other information.
  • Assist with preparing and delivering presentations for various audiences. Assess audience feedback and prepare follow-up communication as appropriate.
  • Prepare and submit required filings in compliance with all laws and regulations.
  • Support the design, implementation and communication of employment policies, plans and procedures.

Talent Planning, Acquisition and Development

  • Support workforce planning, including forecasting, succession planning and career pathing.
  • Support staffing strategy for the timely sourcing, screening, selecting and hiring of high quality talent for all WKKF positions.
  • Support the design, implementation and maintenance of an organizational career framework and role-specific capability model.
  • Assist with implementing and supporting a learning strategy aligned with the broader organizational strategy to develop functional, technical, management and leadership capabilities.
  • Assist people leaders in the area of talent development through coaching and advising on development plans, goal setting, etc.
  • Research and analyze data to inform an end-to-end employee performance management cycle that includes goal setting, alignment conversations, team and individual accountability and input into pay-for-performance.
  • Track, measure, analyze and report ROI for training and learning initiatives.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Research, implement and maintain externally competitive and internally equitable compensation and benefits programs that align with the total rewards strategy.
  • Participate in routine and ad-hoc compensation and benefit peer and sector surveys.
  • Leverage internal and external partnerships to conduct, synthesize and present compensation and benefits research consistent with WKKF’s core values and organizational priorities.

Download the position description

How to Apply

For immediate and confidential consideration, please apply here.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Review of applicant materials will start immediately and continue until finalist candidates have been identified.

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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