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​The Compensation Department's goal is to attract and retain a qualified workforce by establishing and maintaining a compensation program that considers the external market while focusing on ensuring internal equity and emphasizing the advantages of working in a University setting.

Compensation Summary

Compensation services include: conducting position reviews to determine appropriate classification titles, salary grades and overtime exemption status; creating and maintaining job descriptions that accurately describe the duties and responsibilities of each position; and, consulting with departments regarding reorganization, restructuring and other compensation and classification issues.

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The University of Houston-Downtown recruits, hires, trains, assigns, compensates, promotes, demotes, transfers and classifies employees regardless of race, age, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or veteran status. For specific questions on compensation, please contact the ESO Compensation​ Department at​.

The ESO Compensation Department is open by appointment only during UHD COVID-19 Step 1 – Red and Step 2 – Orange.


UHD Compensation Contacts

​Name​Title​Email​Office Phone #
​Erica Morales​Director, Benefits and ​713/221-8443
​Gladis MoyaCompensation Administrator -​713/221-8263
​Shyra McMurrayCompensation Administrator - AF, AUR, PRES, ​713/221-8079

Last updated 3/26/2021 11:48 AM