Benefits Administrator - Human Resources - JASA

Job Type

Full Time

Published

09/25/2018

Address

247 West 37th Street
New York
New York
10018
United States

Description

Summary:


Hands-on position working “behind the scenes” supporting JASA’s critical mission to sustain and enrich the lives of the aging in the New York metropolitan area. Administers JASA’s employee benefits for approximately 700 staff members, ensuring accuracy in eligibility, enrollments, changes, etc. Oversees full cycle of absences/leaves, including Disability and Workers Compensation claims for JASA’s 50+ sites. Position requires significant interaction with Finance Department, JASA managers and staff, and benefits vendors. Must be computer-literate, with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Multi-union environment.



Primary Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Processes benefits transactions – enrollments, changes, and terminations
  • Administers benefits open enrollment processes
  • Processes all phases of COBRA
  • Calculates, prepares and implements benefits-related payroll changes
  • Oversees staff members’ leaves eligibility and status -- processing, tracking, and administering claims for Workers Compensation, FMLA, NY Paid Family Leave, NY State Disability, Jury Duty, Sick Leave, Bereavement, ADAAA-related, etc.
  • Provides benefits-related information to staff – one-on-one; at monthly group New Hire Orientations; by phone; via email
  • Participates in developing and presenting monthly New Hire Orientations
  • Generates employee information reports
  • Corresponds with employees regarding benefits changes and policy changes
  • Oversees all phases of Worker’s Compensation claims
  • Advises department managers and staff members regarding employee-related issues and JASA policy and procedures
  • Interacts with Finance Department and benefits carriers regarding claims and billing issues; significant interaction with Payroll staff



 

 

 

 

 

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Codes and records invoices, prepares check requests and forwards payments to vendors
  • Assists in calculating monthly costs, compiling updated information and preparing check requests for monthly premium payments to JASA insurance carriers
  • Helps to oversee part-time Human Resources Assistant
  • Performs other tasks as assigned


 

Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field
  • 3+ years’ benefits administration experience
  • Union and/or not-for-profit experience helpful
  • Must be computer-literate, with comprehensive knowledge of current Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, etc.) and Google software
  • Knowledge of HRIS system software, with the ability to produce reports and enter/update employee data; ADP experience preferred
  • Well-developed organizational, analytical, and follow-up skills
  • Superior English communication skills, both verbal and written; additional languages helpful
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds unassisted
  • Must be able to multi-task in fast-paced environment with high degree of accuracy
  • Must maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Will require some travel in Metropolitan NY area




SUBJECT TO REVIEW FOR PURPOSES OF ADAAA

 

JASA IS COMMITTED TO EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT

Benefits

JASA offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes major medical, dental, and life insurance; plus pension; 403b tax-deferred savings plan; flexible spending account; pre-tax transit; and a generous leave policy.

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

jobs@jasa.org
http://www.jasa.org

Email résumé and cover letter and salary requirement to: jobs@jasa.org. Indicate Benefits Administrator - Human Resources in subject line.


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Mail to: JASA 

Human Resources Department

247 West 37 Street – Ninth Floor

New York, NY 10018


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