Benefits Coordinator

Bowie State University
Bowie, Maryland
Apr 12, 2017
May 17, 2017
Human Resources
Full Time

Benefits Coordinator

Personnel Status: PIN/Exempt
Department: Human Resources
Open Date: April 7, 2017
Closing Date: April 24, 2017

Responsibilities: Performs daily benefits functions for faculty and staff; receives, reviews and processes enrollment benefits, retirement and workers' compensation forms, and coordinates the ACA program and reporting; aggressively and consistently communicates benefits changes to faculty and staff via memo, website, training, briefings, posters and through other technological innovative modes; researches, analyzes and consolidates data for reports, such as tuition remission, open enrollment, retirement, workers' compensation and OSHA; administers the USM Tuition Remission Program; closes out benefits files for regular and contingent II employees who terminate from the University; makes changes related to salary, transfers and other personnel action for contingent II employees in PeopleSoft; assists in establishing and updating human resources files and databases; reviews and audits data for accuracy; coordinates benefits programs such as New Hire Orientation, Open Enrollment Seminar, Pre-Retirement Seminar and other programs as assigned; assists in coordination of disability leave, maternity leave, and Family and Medical Leave; attends the System-wide Benefits Coordinators' meetings and completes associated system reports.

Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or a related field required. PHR, SPHR or other certification in Human Resources desirable. Minimum two (2) years of Human Resources experience which includes working with and demonstrating competency in benefits administration. Demonstrated analytical and strong organizational skills. State of Maryland benefits experience is a plus. Experience with PeopleSoft preferred. Knowledge of human resources practices and procedures with a preference in benefits; skilled in using computers and software; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to provide guidance and training to others; maintains poise and courtesy under pressure; handles sensitive and confidential matters with discretion and tact; accurately performs mathematical computations; operates standard office equipment.

Conditions of Employment: Employee may occasionally be required to work evenings and weekends.

SALARY: $45,000 - $50,000


APPLICATIONS: Interested and qualified applicants should go to to apply online. Paper application submissions will not be considered. 

Office of Human Resources
Bowie State University
14000 Jericho Park Road
Bowie, MD 20715


Bowie State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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