The Employee Benefits Specialist reports to the Compensation and Benefits Manager and is responsible for assisting employees with all aspects of benefits, maintaining employee database, managing all insurance billing and maintaining employee benefit files.
Administers various employee benefit programs. This includes health, dental, vision, retirement, life, tuition remission, FMLA and short and long term disability.
Provide benefit orientations and enrollments for new hires.
Verify the calculation of the monthly premium statements for all group insurance policies.
Process all changes for benefits for life events outside of open enrollment period.
Prepare and maintain employee benefit files, ensuring accuracy, compliance and confidentiality.
Update and maintain employee files regarding the tracking of benefit deductions or additions/subtractions in company payroll system.
Report, analyze, and interpret benefit related data as required.
Prepare and set up meetings designed to help employees obtain information and understand University benefits.
Respond to routine inquiries and requests regarding employee benefits.