Job Title: Benefits Specialist
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 227949
Provide plan administration, participant communications and customer service with regard to the various employee and retirement benefits plans of the Institute (medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, disability, life insurance and retirement). Duties involve resolution of administrative issues, vendor interaction and problem solving. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: campus HR representatives, employees, vendors, other USG benefit administrators, and GTHR staff.
This position typically will advise and counsel: Employees
This position will supervise: NAResponsibilities
- Administer the benefits programs of the organizationRemain current on all plan provisions and changes as they occur; analyze relative to current plan offeringsInteract with carriers and vendors regarding plan administration provisionsConsult and research benefit policies for employeesAssist employees with the appeal processRemain informed of current Federal and State guidelines and update policies and procedures to reflect the guidelineInvestigate and resolve individual benefits issues or questions as requiredEscalate and advocate for employees related to specific benefits mattersReconcile pre-tax benefit spending account contributionsPerform other duties as assigned
Required Qualifications Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
Other Required Qualifications
Broad based benefit plan administration experience
Three to four years of job related experiencePreferred Qualifications Additional Preferred Qualifications
Group Benefits Associate (GBA), Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) Knowledge of and experience in administration of provisions of USG benefits plansKnowledge, Skills, & Abilities SKILLS
This job requires advanced working knowledge of content and provisions of employee benefit plans (medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, disability, life insurance) including vendor administration practices and processes. Additionally, skills in plan interpretation, customer service, communications, quantitative analysis, problem solving, and strong ethics and discretion are required.Equal Employment Opportunity Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests. Other Information This is not a supervisory position.
This position does not have any financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is not considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.