Human Resources

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Benefits Assistant

Primary Role

Performs a variety of administrative and clerical duties to assist with the processing of benefits data.

Typical Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Process forms for benefit enrollments, terminations and address changes.
  2. Utilize database to enter new hires; add benefits and leave plans; enter stipends
  3. Complete all benefit billings, payments; calculate account balances and charge appropriate accounts.
  4. Process Retiree Billing.
  5. Complete PA New Hire Reporting
  6. Collect and code Bi-Weekly Timesheets
  7. Update Vacation & Sick Record Log
  8. Obtain full time student verification and forward to CoreSource
  9. Process TIAA-CREF/LTD Eligibility Notices
  10. Send COBRA Notifications
  11. Send cards to acknowledge births/deaths
  12. Maintain employee benefit files
  13. Provide back up payroll support
  14. Performs related duties as assigned

Supervision Required/Given

Works independently within established policies and guidelines. Must work collaboratively with diverse individuals and groups. Does not directly supervise others.

Position Qualifications

  1. Knowledge and capabilities normally acquired through completion of a high school diploma.
  2. Two years benefits administration experience sufficient to demonstrate competencies in: PC applications with spread sheets and word processing, public speaking, use and application of regulations/rules.