Job Requisition Number: 23639. The Campus Shared Services Center (CSS) supports the administration of Business and Finance Services, Information Services Technology, and Human Resources for the UC, Berkeley campus. CSS is committed to developing a culture in which employees are actively engaged in the work, mission, and vision of the organization and of UC Berkeley.
The Benefits Analyst administers and communicates the University?s benefits programs. Interacts with internal and external professionals to provide departments, faculty and staff with a broad range of benefits related services. Influences, shapes and collaborates on systemwide employee benefit programs. May provide training to departments on employee benefit programs, conduct workshops and collaborate within unit to revise/update workshops as appropriate. Collaborates on communications and resources on current, new and/or amended benefits programs.
Administers and communicates the University?s employee benefits programs which may include subject matter areas in any combination of retirement and savings, health and welfare and/or benefits administration: ? Provides general information on entire scope of benefits packages, eligibility rules, enrollment information, basic use of the At Your Service website, plan literature and forms usage. ? Provides in-depth counseling and processing on Family Medical Leave, Worker?s Compensation and Short-term Disability. Problem resolution could range from routine to complex for faculty and staff. Advises faculty and staff on their benefits and the impact based on various ongoing scenarios ? Responsible for interpreting, analyzing and recommending solutions to more unusual or unique problems which are less well-defined and have substantial impact on the organization. ? May provide in-depth research on a variety of benefits-related issues and problems; consolidates information from a variety of sources, offices, and employees in a written summary with recommendation options for possible resolution. ? As requested, maintain data and statistics on benefits programs. ? May be the technical expert and act as office resource on the most technical questions of subject matter area. ? Influences and shapes employee benefits programs. Reviews University of California Office of the President (UCOP) draft communications and literature, and provides feedback and suggestions. Provides direction to campus HR Administrators in assigned subject matter areas:
? Provide general guidance regarding the impact on benefits of changes in employment status such as leave of absence, return to work, separation, and death. ? Provide specialized technical and procedural information in subject-matter area as it relates to the administration of benefits on the campus. ? Act as liaison between campus employees, campus departments, Office of the President, Academic Personnel, Payroll and Fidelity Retirement Services in resolving a variety of issues. Participates in unit development and delivery of programs by providing recommendations and information based on professional expertise:
? May take responsibility for making recommendations in developing and/or revising assigned aspects of programs ? Works in concert with other team members in delivering programs through various internal (counseling and customer service) and external (written communications and presentations to both departments as well as faculty and staff) channels: ? Coordinates with other team members in all logistical aspects of presentation provision. ? Develops recommendations for internal procedures and recommends updates to internal cover letters and checklists. Prioritizes work assignments, Analyzes circumstances and makes recommendations regarding procedures and policies relating to compliance pursuant to federal and state requirements:
? Ensures compliance with applicable legislation and policy on case by case basis.?Possesses analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. ?Experience in counseling and processing Family Medical Leaves, Worker?s Compensation and Short-term Disability. Problem resolution could range from routine to complex for faculty and staff. ?Working knowledge of employee benefits policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas. ?Shows comprehensive knowledge of employee benefit functions and programs and applies knowledge in order to provide information and plan interpretation; can address unique circumstances as well as routine situations. ?Demonstrates effective writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills. ?Experience preparing and delivering group presentations and/or project coordination. ?Demonstrates ability to organize and prioritize work. ?Working knowledge of business software programs including MS Office Suite. ?Demonstrates a high level of professionalism; conducts business in accordance with policies governed by legislation such as COBRA and HIPAA. Education/Training: ?Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
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