Minimum 5 to 7 years + experience/in-depth knowledge of the administration of a full range of benefit programs, including retirement plans.
Bachelor's Degree or comparable work experience, plus additional courses and seminars related to benefits administration/processing and human resources information systems.
Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, Access, PeopleSoft (or similar HRIS system).
Extensive professional knowledge of a wide variety of health/wellness and retirement programs; current knowledge of state and federal rules and regulations.
Research experience; specifically the ability to research and confirm that enrollment information complies with state and federal regulations.
Audit experience; ensures that benefit programs are being administered according to Plan documents and that the PeopleSoft system reflects current/accurate data.
Strong communication (verbal/written) and interpersonal skills. This position interacts on a daily basis with staff, faculty, third-party administrators and vendors.
Great organizational skills.
High attention to detail.
Ability to prioritize and organize work accordingly.
Maintains confidentiality with active/retired staff and faculty records.
Familiarity with PeopleSoft reporting writing and Self Service Products a plus.
SPHR, PHR or CEBS certification.
Special Work Schedule Requirements: Regularly scheduled to work 35 hours per week. However, this position may be required to work additional hours during nights/weekends based on the needs of the department during busy periods (i.e. annual benefits open enrollment, special projects, etc.). Although main office is Medford, this job requires travel once per week to other campuses (Boston and Grafton) for office hours and orientation.
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.