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Senior Benefits Analyst

Company: Dartmouth College
Location: Hanover
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details Position Information Posting date10/04/2022Closing dateOpen Until FilledYesPosition Number1128273Position TitleSenior Benefits AnalystDepartment this Position Reports toBenefitsHiring Range MinimumPlease inquireHiring Range MaximumPlease inquireSEIU LevelNot an SEIU PositionFLSA StatusExemptEmployment CategoryRegular Full TimeScheduled Months per Year12Scheduled Hours per Week40Schedule8:00 am 5:00 pm, M-F Location of PositionHanover, NH 7 Lebanon St Remote Work Eligibility?HybridIs this a term position?NoIf yes, length of term in months.NAIs this a grant funded position?NoPosition PurposeProvides a broad range of data analysis, project management, and research in the administration of the College's benefit plans, for both the health & welfare and the retirement plans and makes recommendations to leadership to improve systems and processes. Develops and executes in-depth processes to ensure compliance with benefit plan documents and federal regulations. Supervises the Benefits Analyst. DescriptionRequired Qualifications - Education and Yrs ExpBachelors or equivalent combination of education and experienceRequired Qualifications - Skills, Knowledge and AbilitiesFive or more years of experience as an HRIS or Benefits Specialist, or other related experience.Strong interpersonal and communication skills.Excellent analytical skills with proven ability to troubleshoot systems-related issues.Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills.Strong organizational skills with attention to detail, and ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.Technical aptitude and knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite to include intermediate to advanced excel skills. HR systems experience such as Oracle HR or similar.Proven ability to work effectively in a team environment.Must be able to multi-task, prioritize, and demonstrate flexibility.Ability to maintain confidentiality is expected.Preferred QualificationsOne or more years of supervisory experience.Department Contact for Cover Letter and TitleMichelle ScichiloneEqual Opportunity EmployerDartmouth College is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other legally protected status. Applications by members of all underrepresented groups are encouraged. Background CheckEmployment in this position is contingent upon consent to and successful completion of a pre-employment background check, which may include a criminal background check, reference checks, verification of work history, and verification of any required academic credentials, licenses, and/or certifications, with results acceptable to Dartmouth College. A criminal conviction will not automatically disqualify an applicant from employment. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law. Special Instructions to ApplicantsAll Dartmouth College employees, whether working on-site or remotely, are required to be up to date with vaccination against COVID-19 (or to have received an approved exemption from vaccination through the Office of Institutional Diversity and Equity). Please visit for details. Compliance with this requirement is a condition of employment. Failure to meet this condition of employment within the first 30 days may result in Dartmouth in its sole discretion ending employment. Dartmouth College has a Tobacco-Free Policy. Smoking and the use of tobacco-based products (including smokeless tobacco) are prohibited in all facilities, grounds, vehicles or other areas owned, operated or occupied by Dartmouth College with no exceptions. For details, please see our policy. InstructionsQuick Link Accountabilities DescriptionPrepares and analyzes benefits reports from multiple systems, ensures data integrity and resolution of discrepancies and complex issues, makes appropriate adjustments to databases. Percentage Of Time20DescriptionEvaluates current benefit plan practices and procedures and identifies areas for improvement. Makes recommendations to leadership and facilitates the implementation of approved changes through project management, coordination of involvement from key stakeholders, and collaborating with HRIS team in facilitation of technical updates. Percentage Of Time20DescriptionLeads data-driven projects requiring the testing of employee data for purposes of providing accurate information, such as, producing personalized Total Compensation statements. Percentage Of Time10DescriptionCollaborates with HRIS team and outside vendors to compile data from various sources to provide reports necessary to ensure compliance with benefit plan documents and federal regulations, as well as to provide data analysis for management (i.e. ACA reporting, retirement plan reconciliations, non-discrimination testing, etc.). Percentage Of Time15DescriptionServes as subject-matter expert for data processing and reporting by providing technical support, testing system functionality for system upgrades and troubleshooting issues.Drafts correspondence and other documents in response to data research and analysis. Percentage Of Time10DescriptionManages the vendor relationship for the health & welfare benefits administration enrollment platform, including monthly invoice validation and Open Enrollment planning. Percentage Of Time20DescriptionProvides general guidance and direction to Benefits Analyst to ensure uniformity and efficiency among processes and procedures. Percentage Of Time5- --Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and cultural awareness through actions, interactions, and communications with others.--Performs other duties as assigned.Supplemental Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*). * How did you hear about this employment opportunity? Talent Acquisition Consultant AbilityJOBSAmerican Library AssociationCareerBuilderChronicle of Higher EducationChronicle of PhilanthropyDartmouth College Employment WebsiteGlassdoorInternal Employee Referral (Please specify full name below)HERCHigher Ed JobsIndeedInside Higher Ed JobsLinkedInNational Black MBA AssociationRecruit MilitaryProspanica Valley NewsHandshakeOther (Please specify below) If you answered, "Internal Employee Referral" or "Other" to the above question, please specify here: (Open Ended Question) Documents Needed to Apply Required DocumentsCover LetterResumeOptional Documentsrecblid 6yaavh7ot0ni0zem046g1tg36r6595

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