Benefits Analyst, UCLA Campus Human Resources

Los Angeles, California
Jun 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Under general direction of the Benefits Supervisor, the Benefits Analyst provides administrative and technical support to department representatives and employees on all UC benefits matters including the separate benefits program for Postdoctoral Scholars, Fellows and Paid Directs. Incumbents have responsibility for providing consultation and training to campus departments on policies and procedures related to employee benefit programs, processing leaves of absence (i.e., disability, family medical, maternity, etc. , processing direct payments for continuation of health and welfare benefits coverage, reviewing and auditing retirement savings forms for 403(b) and defined contribution plan; and resolving employee benefits issues, problems and concerns pertaining to all UC employee benefits plans (e.g. health, dental, life, disability, AD&D, legal, savings plans, retirement, etc.). Effective and responsive customer service, i.e. is critical in this role.

This is a one year contract appointment with the potential for renewal.

Job Requirements

  • Ability to prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner, particularly when there are unpredictable changes in workload and competing issues of equal degrees of urgency.
  • Skill in delivering excellent customer service including availability, discretion, attentiveness, responsiveness, sensitivity, etc.
  • Skill in using Microsoft Office applications for recording and manipulating data (inputting, calculations, sorting, etc.), composing correspondence, and developing basic PowerPoint presentations.
  • An entry-level accounting skill to perform journal entries and evaluate debits and credits to determine a historical sequence of transaction events and reconcile ledgers.
  • Ability to maintain equanimity in dealing with a high volume of public contact where hostility or misunderstanding may arise.
  • Ability to explain benefit programs and technical processing procedures to employees and department HR representatives on a one-to-one basis as well as in group training sessions.

Full information concerning the job qualifications are listed on the official UCLA job posting.

How to Apply:
Qualified applicants may apply for this position using the UCLA Career Opportunities website. Go to and search for Requisition 25769. Or, quicklink:


UCLA offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an average of three weeks of vacation per year; an average of 12 days sick leave per year; 13 paid holidays per year;  health, dental and optical benefits; life insurance; disability insurance; the University of California Retirement Plan;  various voluntary UC Savings Plans. There are also special programs and privileges available, such as accessibility to cultural and recreational programs, athletic events, the University Credit Union, and much more!

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

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