Benefits Specialist

Edmond, OK
Apr 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

College Information:
Position Summary:

Conduct analysis of benefits programs in order to evaluate external competitiveness and legal compliance of the university’s benefit practices. Researches benefit plans and providers and makes recommendations. Develop benefit programs and may assist in the administration of programs. Review benefit costs to ensure compliance with the university’s budget.

Posting Number: RE00863
Job Type: Full-Time
Department Specific Essential Job Functions:

Assists the Benefits Director with yearly insurance open enrollment, new employee orientation, benefits fair, system changes, error resolution.

Analyzes and calculates rate changes, processes death and disability claims, and reconciles benefits billing.

Verifies that requested benefit changes are allowable and accurate.

Ensures compliance for FMLA, COBRA and HIPPA provisions.

Prepares and sends out informational letters for employee about events affecting their benefits.

Processes changes in coverage for current and retired employees in vendor systems and Banner.

Communicates provisions of benefits packages by way of new employee training, annual renewal meetings, and enrolling eligible employees.

Provides customer service assistance to employees via phone, email and walk-ins.

Enters, verifies, and retrieves data via computer.

Assists with special projects which may include creating excel reports, PowerPoint presentations, forms, letters, memos, etc.

Performs other related duties as assigned.

Salary: $38,038 - $41, 225 annually
Desired Start Date: 07/10/2017
EEO Statement:

The University of Central Oklahoma (University) is committed to an inclusive educational and employment environment that provides equal opportunity and access to all qualified persons. The University will continue its policy of fair and equal employment and educational practices without discrimination harassment because of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, genetic information, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, gender, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For complete details on the University’s EEO policy, please visit the Employee Handbook.


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