Unemployment Claims Assistant

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Nov 03, 2021
Mar 05, 2022
Analyst, Research
Full Time
Unemployment Claims Assistant The George Mason University, Human Resources and Payroll Department is looking for a detail-oriented and motivated person to provide support completing unemployment claims responses as an Unemployment Claims Assistant. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment. Position Summary: The Unemployment Claims Assistant will report to the Director of Employee Relations as a part of the larger Employee Relations Team and will be responsible for working with the Employee Relations Assistant to handle unemployment claims response activities. This position is telework eligible, but some on campus presence is required. Responsibilities: * Search for and compile employment data from Ellucian Banner system to provide in responses to unemployment claims; * Use Ellucian Banner system in order to identify appropriate department points of contact for claimant's employment information; * Communicate and collaborate with departmental points of contact and occasionally other teams within Human Resources & Payroll to request and clarify employment information; * May occasionally assist with auditing activities of unemployment claim response documents. Required Qualifications: * Strong attention to detail; * Strong organizational skills; * Ability to remain motivated while handling repetitive work; * Analytical skills and mathematical ability; * Ability to independently prioritize work and meet deadlines; * Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and professionalism; * Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with diverse individuals; * Proficiency in and experience with Windows and Microsoft Office (including Excel and Word). Preferred Qualifications: * Demonstrated experience using the Ellucian Banner system; * Demonstrated experience responding to and/or working with unemployment claims; * Demonstrated experience working in a high-volume office environment; * An interest in and/or experience working in Human Resources.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number WG139z at http://jobs.gmu.edu/; complete and submit the online application; and upload a resume and a list of three professional references with contact information. Uploading a cover letter is optional.

"Great Careers Begin at Mason! George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report "Up and Coming" spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education. Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in 198 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason's diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create. If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at job.gmu.edu! George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition."

George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.

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