Job Title: Benefits Analyst  
Job Code: 001529

Job Summary

Benefits Analyst is responsible for gathering and dispersing benefit data, preparing and conducting benefit communications for HR staff and employees, and for monitoring benefits payments and compliance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Assist director in analyzing, designing and negotiating high quality cost effective plans valued by employees and which meet university financial goals.

Coordinate the development of open enrollment materials, Summary Plan descriptions and miscellaneous benefit communication materials.

Work with a variety of internal and external vendor contacts to resolve the most complex employee issues and claims.

Serve as a resource in monitoring legal changes and interpreting plan provisions to ensure operational compliance. Monitor vendor contract provisions for compliance.

Respond to benefits surveys and analyze the resulting data against the university’s programs, identifying trends/issues and recommending changes.

Participate in benefits’ project teams, including the RFP process, and ensure project milestones and goals are met.

Coordinate with other departments to support the preparation of regulatory filing, benefit related reports, and employee notices.

Conduct the benefits portion of new hire orientation and deliver other benefits training sessions as needed.

Train representatives and customer service staff on benefits basics and changes.

Ensure vendor payments are timely and accurate while ensuring employee eligibility is managed in accordance with published policy.

Knowledge, Training and Skills

Bachelor's Degree in Business, Finance or a related field.


Five years of related experience. Additional experience may be used on a one-to-one basis to offset the educational requirements.