Benefits Specialist

USC - Los Angeles, CA (30+ days ago)4.2


The University of Southern California is seeking a Benefits Partner to help support the Office of Benefits Administration. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Benefits Partner has responsibility for overseeing the administrative operations of key benefit programs. Will provide specialized benefit services in assisting with the management, coordination, and administration of the health and welfare and/or retirement benefit programs, projects, and activities.

Additional job accountabilities include:
Provide professional consultative services, technical expertise, and advisement to faculty and staff on an individual or group basis regarding specific health and welfare and/or retirement programs covering areas such as benefits, eligibility, enrollment, status changes, and offerings.
Promotes and publicizes benefit programs describing features of specific health and welfare or retirement programs. Assist in designing and developing information or promotional materials to publicize services and events.
Interacts with university departments and vendors to resolve issues and discrepancies.
Facilitates problem resolution at participant and benefit plan level.
Develops and conducts benefit orientation focused on education of new hires.
Researches and gathers data from various sources and prepares reports for management review.

Job Qualifications include:
Minimum Education:
Bachelor's degree
Combined work experience and education as equivalent

Minimum Experience:
2 years
Minimum Field of Expertise

Directly related experience in benefits/human resources specialized. Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to benefits. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience:
3 years

Minimum Education:
Bachelor's degree
Combined work experience and education as equivalent

Minimum Experience:
2 years

Minimum Field of Expertise

Directly related experience in benefits/human resources specialized. Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations related to benefits. Demonstrated interpersonal skills.

Preferred Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Experience:
3 years