University of North Texas - HR Coordinator II - Senior Benefits Coordinator

* This position is open only to internal candidates in the System Human Resources Department.The Human Resources Coordinator II (Senior Benefits Coordinator) is responsible for supporting a campus services team administering benefits programs and services to all UNT entities, including insurance plans, retirement, deferred compensation, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Sick Leave Pool, and disability programs. This position reports to the HR Benefits Manager, has a dotted-line reporting relationship to the Campus HR Director, and works independently within established policies and procedures. Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: * Administer, process and maintain institutional insurance programs including health, dental, disability, life, long term care, and flexible spending programs.* Administer, process and maintain institutional retirement programs including deferred compensation plans.* Provide advice and assist new employees with participation in the Group Benefits Plan including: enrolling new employees in insurance coverage; determining eligibility for changes due to Qualifying Life Events; Annual Enrollment.* Assist with processes within EIS for Benefits to ensure that employee enrollments and terminations are processed correctly.* Perform the Benefits Orientation during the New Hire Orientation for each campus, as well as, assist with developing and facilitating additional monthly benefit presentations.* Assist with Affordable Care Act as it relates to benefits and reporting.* Assist with administration of FMLA and Sick Leave Pool.* Assist with questions related to all leave policies to include sick leave, vacation leave, foster care leave, etc.* Assist with and partner with the campus community in the development of and implementation of new benefit programs.* Identify new, innovative ways to promote benefit plans and perk programs.* Assist campus team with event preparation, coordination and execution, where applicable.* Develop deliver training content.* Serve as back-up support for System and other campus Human Resources teams.The University of North Texas System is firmly committed to equal opportunity and does not permit - and takes actions to prevent - discrimination, harassment (including sexual violence), and retaliation on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, family status, genetic information, citizenship or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, facilities, and employment practices. The University of North Texas System immediately investigates and takes remedial action when appropriate. The University of North Texas System also takes actions to prevent retaliation against individuals who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge, or testify, assist or participate in an investigative proceeding or hearing. Bachelor's degree in a related field; and a minimum of three years of progressively responsible experience in Human Resources or any equivalent combination of experience, education, and training which provides the following knowledge, skills and abilities: * Ability to work in a matrix reporting relationship directly reporting to the Benefits Manager and dotted-line reporting to the Campus HR Director* Develop as well as deliver content* Understanding of all functional areas of Human Resources, including experience working in multiple functional areas* Working knowledge of applicable federal and state laws, and HR best practices* Problem solving and analytical skills* Proficiency in MS Office* Strong communication skills (writing, oral and listening)* Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrates flexibility as well as a strong commitment to building and sustaining relationships* Skill in using computer information systems to organize, store, manipulate and retrieve text and data.* Ability to work in a fast paced environment with frequently changing priorities* Ability to provide a high level of customer service and follow through* Effective communications skills both orally and in writing* Critical thinking skills* Ability to plan and organize and effectively manage multiple assignments.* Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships