Manager, Employee Benefits & Wellness

Manager, Employee Benefits & Wellness


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822

Job Location

Multiple Campuses


Commensurate with experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, February 28, 2019
Closes: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Target Start Date

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

• Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field required from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

• A minimum of five years’ work experience in Benefits is required.
• Prior work with and ability to use sound judgment in the application of laws/regulations related to disability, workers’ compensation, FMLA, ADA, etc., required.
• Prior experience managing and administering ACA regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience Preferred

• North Carolina State benefits background is highly desirable.
• Prior payroll experience is preferred.
• Prefer prior experience in researching & negotiating cafeteria benefits with vendors or in working with both Third Party Administrators (TPAs) & self-funded accounts.

Position Description

This position manages and is responsible for the administration of all functions associated with the administration of the college’s employee benefit and wellness programs for all campuses. The position coordinates and manages all aspects of employee benefits, to include, but not limited to: health insurance, dental, vision, disability insurance, basic and voluntary life insurance, flexible spending account plans, employee assistance program (EAP), retirement, longevity leaves of absence, annual enrollment, wellness, compliance and broker relations and enrollment reconciliation. S/he assists with employee insurance benefit inquiries and claims resolution issues. Ensures compliance with and reporting requirements as mandated by state and federal laws. S/he counsels employees regarding benefits related matters, provides technical assistance in the administration of the college’s benefit plans, develops and drafts communications regarding benefits related matters (e.g., college policy and procedures, legislative changes, newsletters/bulletins, annual enrollments, policy and premium updates), and interacts with third party administrators – benefits brokers, insurance vendors, representatives of the retirement system, the State Health Plan and other agencies and providers in administering the plans. S/he manages Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as Amended, the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and all processes associated with these laws & recordkeeping – to include payroll and other such documentation as may be required or considered best practice. S/he conducts employee onboarding (new employee orientation), organizes health fairs, etc. and performs other related responsibilities deemed appropriate to this position. This position is part of the HR core leadership team.

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