Benefits Analyst - Total Compensation

Location
Minneapolis, MN, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 20, 2020
Ref
70746
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Job Title: Benefits Analyst - Total Compensationand Requisition ID number: 70746
Close Date:11:59 PM on 12/03/2020
Organizational Unit: Total Compensation (10000775)
Site: Davis Center (0001)
FTE: 1.0 FTE; 40 hours/week; this is based on full-time equivalency with 1.0 being full time
Union: MACA(02)
Functional Area: Administrative

Resume and Cover Letter are mandatory to apply for any position.

From the morning bus ride until the last activity of the night, more than 30,000 students grow and learn with Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) every day. We turn everyday achievement into student achievement. Minneapolis Public Schools embraces diversity in our students, in our staff and in the programs we offer to accelerate learning.

MPS is currently seeking a professionally driven individual to support employees in enrollment and administration of their employee benefits. That individual should be driven to deliver quality customer service to enable the achievement of MPS goals and objectives. If you are seeking a rewarding and challenging career where you can make a difference in the future of our children, we are the place for you!

Under general supervision, performs professional Human Resources functions and analytical duties related to MPS employee benefits program; provides information and assistance to employees on benefits programs and MPS services;coordinates issues with employees and service providers.

Position Summary
  • Provides assistance and information to MPS staff on employee benefits programs, services, policies & procedures; exercises the highest degree of confidentiality and professionalism.
  • Administers the MPS employee benefits program, including employee counseling, technical research and issue analysis; coordinates benefits programs, including health and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, retirement, employee leave programs and other benefits programs.
  • Assists employees with processing and completion of technical documents; provides instruction and assistance on enrollment forms; addresses questions regarding benefits, policy and procedures, and other personnel issues within scope of authority.
  • Facilitates open meetings to communicate information on employee benefits and enrollment programs.
  • Audits payroll to verify proper account deductions for benefits costs; audits FMLA leave deductions; monitors compliance with regulations and standards governing benefits programs.
  • Maintains and updates benefits database; reviews and evaluates reports, updates databases and files, and corrects data as needed; calculates deductions and tests SAP configuration for benefits programs
  • Researches and resolves employee issues, and communicates information on status and changes; researches individual records to resolve issues and correct errors.
  • Performs administrative functions for the benefits programs; processes transactional information; performs experienced technical records management duties; performs data entry and record updates for employee tracking, records maintenance and database management.
  • Processes invoices, purchase requests, and contracts for the Total Compensation department.
  • Demonstrates courteous and cooperative behavior when interacting with students, clients, visitors, and MPS staff; acts in a manner that promotes a harmonious and effective workplace environment.

Minimum Qualifications
Associate's Degree in Human Resources, Business or Public Administration, or related field
AND
2years of employee benefits experience oran equivalent combination of education, training and experience as determined by Human Resources.

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
A valid Minnesota State Commercial Driver's License is required

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work is performed in a standard office environment which requires occasionally lifting such articles as file boxes or heavier materials with help from others and/or lifting and carrying light objects frequently. A job in this category may require walking or standing to a significant degree or may involve sitting most of the time with long periods of computer work and heavy phone usage.

MACA 49 Non Exempt

Final candidates may be invited to interview with a committee. Final appointment to this position will be contingent upon passing a criminal background check.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY:
Diversity is one of Minneapolis Public Schools core values and is essential to our goal of putting children first and making them college-ready. Diversity of our workforce provides us with a competitive advantage and allows us to better understand, communicate with and educate our diverse student body. Minneapolis Public Schools will not deny anyone the opportunity for training or employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender or gender identity, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, disability, sexual orientation, age, family care leave status, or veteran status.

Minneapolis Public Schools strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.

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