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Human Resources Specialist - Benefits

POSITION TITLE: Human Resources Specialist – Benefits

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree with coursework in human resources management or related field preferred. A minimum of three years of experience in administration of a variety of benefit programs preferred. Working knowledge of principles and practices of human resource management with particular knowledge of benefits administration, to include federal and state employment laws related to human resource issues; COBRA, ADA; leave administration; retirement management; wellness and work-life balance initiatives. Excellent interpersonal, communications, presentation, time management and organizational skills are required. HRIS and Internet-based HR services are essential. Work in a cooperative and collaborative manner with employees, department directors/managers, school administration, instructional program managers/specialists, and central office personnel. Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the use of the Internet and Intranet is essential.

PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS: Administers benefit program(s) in area of specialty (health, FMLA, retirement, time and attendance, COBRA) in accordance with program eligibility rules and regulatory compliance environment. Provides support in the areas of employee consultation, wellness, enrollment processing, and payroll coordination and communication/education efforts as it relates to area of specialization. Assists other Health and Welfare Specialists in administration of benefit program areas outside of specialization. Performs other related duties as assigned.

GENERAL DEFINITION AND CONDITIONS OF WORK: Performs clerical tasks in an office environment. Work requires a lot of sitting, light lifting up to 10 pounds and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; visual acuity is required for preparing and analyzing written or computer data.

REPORTS TO: Manager Human Resources

PAY SCHEDULE: Unified Pay Schedule, Pay Grade 115

LENGTH OF CONTRACT: 260 Days (12 months)

FLSA: Non-exempt