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2 Apr 2022

School Network Staff Specialist, Benefits

Aurora Public Schools
 Aurora, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Daily 10% Research and resolve District benefit issues and mediate individual employee and vendor problems regarding insurance coverage and claim disputes.
Daily 15% Respond to benefits inquiries from employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries. Review eligible event changes.
Wkly 15% Review, input deductions and maintain the Oracle payroll system.
Mnthly 11% Compile data, calculate costs and manage insurance vendor premium payments, and remit contributions to 403 (b) and 457 vendors. Process deductions for PERA voluntary life insurance. Prepare and submit life insurance death benefit claims for employees and their dependents to the District- assigned vendor.
Mnthly 20% Reconcile payroll benefit deductions, including record keeping and managing ledgers for leave of absences, workers’ compensation and charter schools. Submit all electronic files to Third Party Administrator for Department of Labor requirements and Medical and Dependent Flex administration.
Daily 5% Review, input data and maintain all 401 (k), 403 (b) and 457 deductions including monitoring IRS limitations, reviewing loans, direct rollover and transfer requests for signature by plan administrator.
Yrly 3% Develop and present new employee orientations.
Yrly 1% Assist auditors with vendor reconciliations.
Yrly 10% Coordinate vendor renewal and RFP process with District broker and insurance committee. Prepare all materials for open enrollment, including the coordination and scheduling of open enrollment meetings with current vendors. Respond to questions from employees regarding plans and open enrollment process.
Qrtly 1% Collaborate with the Human Resources web master to update and revise the benefits web page and online benefits tutorial.
Wkly 1% Prepare and submit required paperwork for employees who may qualify for a Waiver of Premium under the District’s life insurance plan.
Wkly 5% In conjunction with Technology Specialists, develop and implement software changes for benefit reports, rates and functionality. Test Oracle patches applied in a test environment before they are put into the production module. Troubleshoot errors and implement system upgrades.
Mnthly 2% Attend monthly wellness meetings. Provide input in development of wellness program and communication to employees.
Daily 1% Perform other duties as assigned.
Aurora Public Schools – Job Description – Specialist, Benefits

How to Apply

Bureaus: Colorado. Job Categories: Full-Time. Job Types: School Network Staff.