Description Provides professional support to all employee benefit welfare plans and retirement plans. Interfaces with vendors, plan providers/sponsors as needed. Monitors carriers for fulfillment of plan design.
Analyzes costs and utilization of employee benefit plans and recommends changes to aid in maintaining/reducing costs while maintaining a competitive benefits program.
Provides support to the University's Insurance Committee, attends committee meetings and develops collateral materials and analyses for review and to facilitate decisions for annual planning. Prepares charts, graphs, reports to accurately reflect benefits and compensation program elements and models proposed changes.
Ensures and delivers compliance with all welfare and retirement plans such as with COBRA, HIPAA, ERISA, FLSA, and regulatory reports like 5500s, 1095C, fee disclosure, etc.
Supports the job classification program. Maintains and evaluates job descriptions for each position. Reviews and recommends job grade assignments on new positions/requests for reclassifications as well as FLSA classification.
Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors' practices, and other sources.
Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations. Identifies and recommends reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics. Prepares reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to leadership and stakeholders.
Participates in various national and regional salary and benefit surveys. Supports University participation in the IPEDS survey (EEOC reporting)
Provides project supervision of HR team members and other staff or faculty as assigned.
Maintains knowledge of economic conditions, labor market, and other factors related to ensuring the organization provides competitive and reasonable benefits and compensation scales and structures.
Maintains knowledge of trends, developments, and best practices in compensation and benefits administration.
Location: Webster Groves Campus-WEBG
Bachelors degree in human resources, business, finance or related required
Three to five years of related and progressively increasing responsibility in Human Resources
Extensive knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively in person, with groups and in writing with a wide range of individuals; strong listening skills.
Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.
Experience managing both small and large-scale projects to completion.
Demonstrated knowledge of principles and practices of human resources administration particularly the FLSA and other regulations supporting compensation and benefit plans.
Demonstrated team orientation and effective collaboration with groups.
Ability to exercise critical human relations skills in establishing and maintaining effective working relations with a diverse group of individuals.
Ability to operate in an environment with frequent interruptions, without constant supervision and direction.
Ability to set priorities consistent with expectations and effectively escalate concerns and seek direction when needed.
A strong track record of analytical skills and critical thinking.
Demonstrated skill in report writing from a data base and HR systems.
Above average software skills using Microsoft Office suite, scheduling software, Constant Contact, and various website and forms creation software.
Ability to maintain the highest level of sensitivity and confidentiality in all matters. Maintains composure in stressful situations with a high degree of excellent customer service.
Regular and reliable presence
Preferred Qualifications Masters degree preferred
Department Human Resources Dept-HUMN
Special Instructions For Applicant Core schedule anticipated four days each week with flexibility according to operational needs.
Physical Demands Work is performed within the normal range of an office environment; ability to move around/across campus or between sites is required. Lifting up to 25 pounds on occasion.
With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.