Benefits Counselor

Position Summary: The purpose of this position is to respond to questions, to provide information and to assist employees and retirees with benefits and retirement plan issues as well as to research issues, determine solutions and coordinate/ implement solutions to benefits and retirement plan issues as appropriate.

Responsibilities: Does research in Alight systems, vendor portals and OneUSG Connect HCM on benefits issues and problems, reconciliation issues and transfers. Determines appropriate solutions. Coordinates solutions with Alight, SSC, AON, employee benefits vendors, HR and payroll colleagues etc. Requests additional information from employees/retirees, provides additional direction and informs employees/retirees of status as needed.

Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college/university with a Bachelor's degree and 1 or more years of experience in Human Resources, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.