Pension Research Clerk

Hanover, Maryland
Apr 12, 2017
May 17, 2017
IT, Other
Nonprofit, Other
Full Time

This position is responsible for tracking various system implementation projects for the Implementation, Data, and Projects Department. This position includes various Administrative and Analytical responsibilities concerning both systems enhancement implementation and business process improvement.

The incumbent works closely with the Implementation, Data, and Projects Director with regard to ad hoc projects pertaining to activities that will increase fund operation efficiencies. The incumbent works with minimal instruction/supervision and must be able to multitask and prioritize a wide variety of assignments. The incumbent will be the focal point for responsibilities as designated by the Implementation, Data, and Projects Director. The candidate must be well organized and exercise the ability to work independently and collaboratively.


  • Departmental project tracking.
  • Assist the Implementation, Data, and Projects Department in maintaining fund wide data consistency.
  • Works within the Pension Fund information system to create work-flow procedures.
  • Prepares large data sets for reporting purposes.
  • Analyzes large data sets for decision making purposes.
  • Responsible for the data entry pertaining to system data cleansing.
  • Utilizes technical tools for data extraction purposes.
  • Works on Special Projects for the Implementation, Data, and Projects Director.
  • Will be responsible for documenting business process procedures.
  • Works within the team to develop and implement data consistency compliance procedures.


  • Excellent customer service and written and oral communications skills.
  • Excellent time management, organization, and coordination skills.
  • Ability to juggle multiple responsibilities.
  • Display discretion and maintain confidentiality of information both internally and externally
  • Function with a high level of attention to detail.
  • Skilled in the use of personal computers and general office software products.
  • Deliver basic problem solving skills.
  • Ability to resolve problems independently.
  • Knowledge of databases a plus.
  • Knowledge of Visio a plus.


  • Punctuality and good attendance required.
  • Professional appearance and demeanor required.
  • Foster teamwork and display a positive attitude.
  • Respectful of others in the workplace.
  • Exhibit productive mannerisms.


  • College level education and/or a minimum of (1) year’s office experience to include business administration background.
  • Computer literacy required.
  • Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Web Browser, and Email.
  • Prior benefits or pension office experience preferred.
  • Union experience preferred but not required.


  • Normal office environment.
  • Lifting of light boxes may be required in the course of organizing, scanning, and copying work in the office.
  • Forty (40) hours constitutes the regular workweek. The workday consists of eight (8) hours with a half an hour (½) or one (1) hour unpaid lunch break. The office incorporates optional flex start times, which begin at 7:00 a.m. in increments of fifteen (15) minutes until 8:30 a.m. The office is open Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Business professional dress code.

NOTE: This job description indicates the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all tasks, duties, and qualifications of the employee assigned to this position. The employee may perform other related duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

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