Human Resources Senior Specialist - Benefits

Human Resources Senior Specialist - Benefits


Alamance Community College
1247 Jimmie Kerr Road
Graham, NC 27253
Phone: 336-506-4222

Job Location

Main Campus, Graham, NC


Depends on Qualifications


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, March 13, 2024
Closes: Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Target Start Date

Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Human Resource Director

Employment Type

Full Time Non Exempt

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience 

  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school, and 5-7 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Two years of experience in HR and/or benefits administration.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study.
  • SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certification credential.

Position Description

Administers policies and procedures relating to specific phases of human resources. Responsible for assisting with the administration of all benefits, wellness and retirement programs, including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 401(k) plan. Monitor government regulations and market trends to ensure that benefit programs are current, competitive, and legal.

Example of Duties

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Serves as College's health benefits representative, plans and conducts employee benefits enrollment.  
  • Performs quality checks of benefits-related data.
  • Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes.
  • Distributes all benefits enrollment materials and determines eligibility.
  • Enrolls employees with carriers and process life status changes.
  • Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
  • Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FMLA.
  • Effectively interprets FMLA and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities.
  • Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to enrollments, plan changes and contribution amounts. 
  • Assists with the open enrollment process.
  • Conduct new-hire orientations.
  • Administers the educational advancement program.
  • Submit and process benefits vendor invoices.
  • Manages employee data through appropriate systems.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Assist in preparing and distributing employee contracts.
  • Maintains records of personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, and terminations, and employee statistics for College and other reporting.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.
  • Trains management in various human resources functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities 
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

How to Apply

An ACC on-line application MUST be fully completed for consideration, which includes a required letter of interest, transcript attachment. Resume attachments are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of complete application.  

For faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time teaching experience, including start and end dates of employment, should be included on the application. Also, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the teaching discipline should be included on the application, including start and end dates.

For non-faculty positions, all relevant full- and part-time work experience related to the position should be included on the application, including start and end dates.  

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Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Post Contact

Nicole Rone

HR Specialist

Alamance Community College