Benefits and Compensation Manager - Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Community College - Roxbury, MA (30+ days ago)3.8

Location: Roxbury, MA Category: Staff Posted On: Mon Jun 11 2018 Job Description:
The Benefits and Compensation Manager is a key member of the Human Resources team. Responsibilities will include administration and compliance of GIC state health and welfare benefits which include health benefits, life Insurance, flexible spending accounts and dental benefits. The Benefits and Compensation Manager will be responsible for coordinating open enrollment, researching benefit questions and communicating with employees. Responsibility will also include development, implementation and administration of non-unit professional compensation programs. This position will also oversee the HRIS system (HR/CMS).


Advising employees of their benefit options, processing necessary forms to enroll or change benefits, managing necessary records
Administer benefit and insurance programs; including GIC reconciliation; completion of forms, program dates and explain benefit changes
Approve and process all materials regarding leave of absences (FMLA) and workers compensation forms with appropriate agencies
Serve as primary resource on complex issues related to the state retirement system, including processing retirement forms
Liaison with state agencies and vendors regarding all employee benefits
Coordinating open enrollment, pension, retirement and employee information sessions with vendors
Conducting and updating new employee orientation program

Development, implementation and administration of non-unit professional compensation program
Oversee activities of wage and salary adjustments for bargaining unit employees
Processing of wage and salary adjustments for non-unit professionals
Conduct position audits, develop and analyze job descriptions for appropriate grading and FLSA status, internal equity and market analysis
Participate in internal and external salary surveys
Provide data necessary for analysis to make appropriate compensation decisions
Verification of salaries/step for adjunct faculty contracts
Liaison with Payroll in processing of special payments (stipends, special engagements, supplemental pay, etc.)
Additional Responsibilities (HRIS and System Management)

Maintain currency with compliance-related issues, in particular those generated by the Department of Higher Education and Department of Labor
Works closely with management team on administration and verification of all employee contracts
Oversee and manage coordination of adjunct contract and temporary employee contracts using SharePoint
Oversee support and maintenance of HR/CMS system
Ensuring data integrity, testing of systems changes, report writing and analyzing data
Responsible for maintaining position control and ensuring proper use of position numbers
Responsible for training new system users
Oversee and participates in special projects as assigned

Job Requirements:
BA/BS degree in Human Resources or other appropriate field, 5+ years' experience in benefits administration or as a generalist or HR specialist preferably in higher education
Certified Benefits Professional (CBP) or Certified Employee Benefits Specialist (CEBS) certification a plus
Knowledge of Government and State regulations; ability to interpret complex State regulations
Knowledge of wage and compensation programs
Planning negotiating and supervisory skills
Demonstrated knowledge of data management and HRIS systems
Strong Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint.
Must be detailed oriented and have the ability to handle multiple projects
Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
Willingness to travel to meetings throughout the Commonwealth.

Additional Information:
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Appointment is subject to SORI (Sexual Offense Registry Information) background check, and a publicly accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offense Registry Information) background check.

Roxbury Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statutes and college policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation, or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.