Management Business Solutions has been retained by Ferris State University to be a “value-add” partner to their recruitment for this position. As a solution-based staffing organization; we have aligned our processes to mirror Ferris’s talent strategies to identify, screen, and recruit qualified candidates.
The Manager of Benefits and Wellness will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and monitoring of all employee benefit programs.
Responsible for the implementation, maintenance and monitoring of all employee benefit programs (Health, Dental, Vision, HSA, FSA, Wellness, Tuition, Retirement, etc.)
Responsible for coordinating annual open enrollments for employee groups.
Responsible for processing and reconciling all monthly benefit invoices.
Responsible for administrating and coordinating the employee Wellness Program
Responsible for administrating and coordinating all leave programs for the University.
Responsible for administrating all retirement plans.
Responsible for completing any reporting, including 1095's.
Responsible for completing all required benefit surveys.
Responsible for coordinating and completion of all benefit information into a variety of systems both internal and external.
Responsible for administrating our COBRA program.
Responsible for monitoring and tracking OEA (other eligible adults).
Responsible for working with contracted carriers and/or plan administrators to study, formulate and provide recommendations on up-to-date and innovative trends in the field.
Responsible for remaining current on benefits issues and legal issues, advising the AVP on such issues and recommending desirable policies and procedures to be considered.
Responsible for working with employees and vendors to resolve claim problems.
Responsible for accurate and plan information, developing rates, scenarios etc. for review.
Responsible to provide benefit information to employees and assist in resolving any related problems.
Responsible for development of methods of benefit communication.
Responsible to coordinate and conduct orientation sessions with new employees
Responsible for the implementation and/or coordinating of the development and maintenance of new and existing reports and projects.
Responsible the administration and coordination of the tuition waiver program.
Responsible for providing, and developing when necessary, a variety of management reports.
Responsible for carrying out all responsibilities in accordance with University policies and applicable laws.
May be responsible for training and supervision of clerical or student employees.
Reports to the Associate Vice President of Human Resources.
Responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of designated information.
Participate in and/or chair various university committees.
Attend various conferences and seminars.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE:
Three years professional experience in Human Resource Management that included at least three years.
experience in employee benefits.
Extensive experience in leading benefit discussions.
Experience with working with third party benefit systems.
Extensive experience with leave management programs systems.
Working knowledge of benefit regulations and requirements.
Knowledge/work experience in Microsoft Office and HRIS software.
ADDITIONAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCES TO BE CONSIDERED:
PHR, SPHR and/or CEBS certification, preferred.
Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferred.
MANAGEMENT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER