Benefits Administrator

IES Abroad
Chicago, Illinois
Jul 20, 2018
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Status: Full-time Schedule: M-F, 8.30a.m. 4.30p.m, including occasional evening and weekend work and travel based on seasonal business needs/position requirements Reports to: Director of Human Resources Direct reports: None Start date: July 1, 2018 Location: Chicago, IL

About us:

Everything we do is about the IES Abroad student. Our profoundly passionate team of study abroad professionals believes in creating once-in-a-lifetime educational adventures that transcend expectations. Our goal is to rock the world of some 8,000 study abroad students every year.

From our headquarters in Chicago to our 140+ study abroad programs in 85 global locations worldwide, we create authentic global education and life-affirming cultural experiences. We work at IES Abroad because we believe that every student should have the opportunity to go abroad - especially in a fun, safe, and superior academic and cultural environment.

We believe so strongly in the power of our program, that we actively recruit students from diverse populations and provide more than $4 million in scholarships year after year. We are proud that our students are as diverse and exciting as the countries we study.

We're not ashamed to admit, we're a little bit obsessed with study abroad.

Summary of position:

The benefits administrator position is responsible for administering the day-to-day operations of group benefits programs (group health, dental, vision, life insurance, travel and accident plan, flexible spending plan, 403(b) plan and retirement plan). The benefits administrator also provides excellent customer service and quality benefits plans, investigates new benefits programs, and improves existing programs as well as provides analytical and technical support in the delivery of the benefit programs.

Experience & Qualifications/Skills:

Bachelor's degree and three to five years of related benefits or employee benefits administration experience Experience with administering 403(b) plans CEBS and/or PHR preferred Advanced Level Experience with Excel / Intermediate Experience with Word / Power Point Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal skills Evidence of the ability to practice high level of confidentiality Excellent organizational skills Familiarity with Paylocity preferred Application Deadline: 

Open until position is filled.

No phone calls or emailed status inquiries accepted.

How to Apply:

All applicants should submit an application including cover letter, resume, and salary requirements by clicking 'Apply Now' at the right hand side of this page.

Please visit for more information about working at IES Abroad.

Equal Opportunity Employment:

IES Abroad is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We strive to treat people with respect; fully utilizing employee's abilities and promoting workforce diversity.

We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), disability, age, national origin, citizenship, gender, gender expression, gender identity, sexual orientation or genetic information or veteran status and/or any other status protected by applicable laws.


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