The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution. Applicants are required to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.
As part of the Benefits Processing Team, the Benefits Process Specialist is responsible for ensuring all employee benefit elections are entered into and processed accurately utilizing the University’s Human Resource Information Systems (PeopleSoft, Retiree Database & Banner). Communicate benefit elections, changes, and potential discrepancies with vendors. Effectively provide customer service to department administrators, employees, retirees and their dependents when addressing benefit related inquiries and issues.
Minimum Qualifications (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
Associate’s degree with one to three years related experience required. Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume, deadline driven environment and serve as an effective team member required. Proficiency with computer software and the ability to learn new systems and software required. Ability to effectively communicate with customers to obtain information and provide assistance required. Ability to maintain confidentiality required. Ability to work effectively with a wide range of University students, personnel, and affiliates, and across multiple disciplines. Demonstrated commitment to diversity, social justice issues, and fostering a collaborative, multicultural environment.
Probationary period will be 6 months
Occasional overtime/weekend hours required
Hiring Min (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)): 30000.00
Payband Max (Represents full-time (12 months, 1.0 FTE) equivalent salary. Must be prorated for jobs less than 12 months or 1.0FTE (Salary/12 x # of months x FTE)): 51000.00
Staff Hiring Band: Hiring salary budgeted at low end to mid pay band
Staff Union Code: NU
Open Until Filled: No
Posting Number: S3308PO
Department: Human Resource Services/11305
Position Number: 009617
Employee FTE: 1.0
Employee Term: 12
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law. The University encourages applications from all individuals who will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the institution.