Purpose: The Benefits & Payroll Manager is responsible for administering the day-to-day operations of all benefit programs, leave management, and payroll-related data entry and records management. Ensures compliance with Federal, State, and Local laws and regulations, and provides ongoing support of these services for all faculty and staff. Assists the Human Resources department as needed with hiring, on-boarding, training, and other HR related functions including research and development of programs and policies which cultivate the full continuum of employee relations.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or related field preferred; or 5+ years’ experience in an increasingly responsible Benefits and Payroll position.
CEBS, PHR, or SPHR certification preferred, but not required.
Knowledgeable in current Human Resources principles and practices, specifically in leave law administration.
Basic knowledge of the laws, policies, and procedures governing health and life insurance administration.
Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills.
Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
Ability to work within an existing dynamic partnership and to inspire and interact with a diverse group of faculty and staff.
Demonstrated proficiency with a fully functioning HRIS platform, Microsoft and Google Suite programs, with advanced Excel experience including vlookups and filtering preferred.
Self-motivated problem solver, able to work under deadline and produce consistent, accurate results.
Able to work independently on a broad variety of projects.