Benefits Administrator

Job description

Community College of PhiladelphiaCommunity College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Benefits Administrator position. The Benefits Administrator supports the Director of Benefits in the administration and coordination of employee benefits, retirement programs, health and wellness programs and leaves of absence for the College's staff employee population. This position administers the College's benefit programs for all staff employees and retirees; including medical insurance, prescription drug plan, dental insurance, retirement plan, life insurance, short-term disability/IPB, long-term disability, FMLA, and retiree medical benefits.Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation. Our benefits include: Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and all of their eligible family members College-paid life and disability insurance College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break Tuition remission (for classes at the College) Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution) 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. For a complete position description, and to apply online, please visit our career site at, or click the “Apply” button.Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond.

Minimum Qualifications

• Associate's degree required.

• Three (3) years of related experience in benefits administration required.

• Demonstrated understanding of current regulatory environment for benefits-related issues.

• Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required.

• Ability to multi-task and establish priorities in a rapidly changing environment required.

• Demonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word and Excel required.

• Experience using enterprise-wide system required.

• Excellent organizational skills required.

• Ability to collaborate well with others and work effectively in a team required.

• Ability to demonstrate initiative, critical thinking and problem solving skills required.

• Ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of benefits administration and related federal, state, and local laws required.

• Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and customer-service orientation required.

• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological and ethnic backgrounds required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or a related field preferred. Any and all degrees must be from a recognized institutional accreditor.

• Experience in benefits administration within higher education or unionized environment preferred.

• Benefits related certification preferred.

• Ellucian Banner preferred.





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Posted: 6/10/2021
Application Due: 8/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time