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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.


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 HR Compensation Department at


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UHD Compensation Contacts
Name Title Email Office Phone #
Erica Morales Director, Benefits and Compensation 713-221-8443
Bernice Guillen Benefits & Compensation Administrator 713-221-2738
Gladis Moya Benefits & Compensation Administrator 713-221-8263