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Benefits Analyst

Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College

IT, Accounting & Finance
Miami, FL, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024
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Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus is now accepting applications for Part-Time Benefits Analyst. The Part-Time Benefits Analyst provides support and coordinates processes for the College’s benefits programs. The position interacts with employees, retirees, dependents, other departments, and vendors to resolve issues, gather and analyze data, and explain benefits.

This is a temporary assignment for seven (7) months.

Duties And Responsibilities

  • Acts as one of the primary contacts for employee benefit questions; works with employees to resolve claim issues; assists in the tracking and analysis of claim and premium data and participates in the administration of open enrollment process
  • Works with all College programs, which include, but are not limited to: health plans, tuition reimbursement, life insurance, retirement plans including the Florida Retirement System (FRS) and tax sheltered annuities (TSA’s), sick leave pool, sick leave transfer and terminal leave plans
  • Works with employees and management to explain complex issues administering all types ofemployee leaves of absence and related benefits, sick leave pool, disability insurance, COBRA, life insurance, etc.; and works with the payroll department to resolve issues involving Leave payouts for retirees
  • Assists with conducting audits of retirement benefit files
  • Assists with analyzing the daily PeopleSoft BenAdmin reports, verifies that correct benefit actions have been processed and works with Employee Services to make corrections as necessary
  • Assists in conducting weekly new hire onboarding meetings; and assists in the coordination of employee benefits workshops and attends workshops as needed
  • Ensures the accurate completion of benefits enrollment through self-service in HR system; reviews benefits website for accuracy and makes recommendations; and reviews marital status changes and follows up with employee to obtain necessary documentation
  • Keeps abreast of trends and legal issues by participating in activities such as educational opportunities, reading professional publications, attending benefits related workshops and seminars; and recommending changes as appropriate
  • Assists in the development and improvement of benefit processes and procedures; and with meeting goals that support the division and the College’s strategic plan
  • Assists with producing online surveys as requested and puts together summary of results
  • Assists in the development and dissemination of communication materials related to employee benefits programs

Miniu Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Human Resources or related field and three (3) years of work experience in related area
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of the College’s benefits program design, costs and eligibility requirements
  • Knowledge of business principles and practices, as well as knowledge of general office practices and record keeping
  • Knowledge of principles of personnel management
  • Knowledge of all pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements both adopted and pending affecting employee benefit programs, including COBRA, FMLA, ADA, SECTION 125, ACA, Medicare and Social Security
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Knowledge about spreadsheets, database programs and office automation
  • Possess excellent time-management and organizational decision-making skills
  • Detail oriented with excellent organizational and communication skills (oral and written)
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to write reports and business correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, managers, vendors or the public
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to promote and maintain effective working relationships with other department employees and benefit plan vendors to resolve employee issues
  • Ability to work well in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff

About Miami Dade College

Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.