Benefits Manager

Columbia, SC
Jul 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Posting Number STA00046PO17 Classification Title Human Resources Director I Internal Title Benefits Manager Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Human Resources Department Benefits Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $48,622 Advertised Salary Range $55,000 - $72,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Human Resources/Legal

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.

Benefits for Temporary Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

As Benefits Manager for the University of South Carolina, this position oversees the administration of pension, insurance and other supplemental benefits programs. The office also has responsibility for the administration of leave programs and workers's compensation.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Bachelor's degree and 4 years experience in human resources management programs.
Must be proficient in excel. Must have experience in administering state benefit programs.

Preferred Qualifications

Supervisory experience is preferred.


Must be able to communicate effectively verbally and in written form. High proficiency in excel and access data bases Considerable knowledge of state related policies and procedures. Must be familiar with state and federal laws that affect benefits.

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 08/15/2017 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 07/13/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * Do you have experience administering insurance and pension benefits in SC state government?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have any previous supervisory experience? If yes, please explain.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Rate your level of proficiency in using Microsoft Excel.
    • Beginner
    • Intermediate
    • Proficient
    • Expert
  5. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree and 4 years experience in human resources management programs?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Cover Letter
    2. Resume
    3. List of References and Contact Information