Benefits Consultant

Open Date: 12/19/2017

Date Initial Screening Begins:

Minimum Education/Experience: Ability to interact professionally and effectively with contacts on all levels Dependable and flexible with time Excellent public relation and customer service skills Ability to conduct presentations for large groups Ability to establish priorities and adapt to change Excellent written and oral communication skills Experience in interpreting policies and procedures and resolving employee issues Ability to function independently and effectively, manage multiple responsibilities, and handle confidential information and highly sensitive matters in a timely and professional manner.

Special Instructions to Applicant: * Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills, abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write 'see resume' on your application when completing the job duties section. * If you answer the questions at the end of the application, please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous employment). * Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Job Duties: This position is part of the Benefits Unit and will report directly to the Director of Benefits. The Benefits Unit administers a comprehensive benefits package for a faculty and staff of over 5,000. Benefit programs include State and Optional Retirement Programs, tax-sheltered annuity plans, the Disability Income Plan of North Carolina, health insurance, a comprehensive leave package, NC Flex programs, as well as University sponsored supplemental plans. The primary purpose of this position is to serve as an extension of the Benefits Director position in providing comprehensive benefits services to all employees. This position will provide information and counseling services, resolve all benefits-related issues, direct payroll sign-up, conduct benefits orientation for new employees, and conduct benefits trainings. Candidate is responsible for administering leave for all University employees including the Family Medical Leave Act, Voluntary Shared Leave, Faculty Serious Illness Leave, sick leave, vacation and bonus leave. This position also conducts Leave Workshops on leave policies.

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