Leave of Absence Assistant

Location
Massachusetts, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
May 21, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Leave of Absence Assistant

About Northeastern:
Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

About the Opportunity:
The primary role of the Leave of Absence Assistant is to provide daily support to the Leave Management team with a variety of leaves such as FMLA, medical or family leave. The leave of Absence Assistant is responsible for handling the initial requests for leaves of absences e.g., phone, efax, email, ServiceNow, case set up and general day-to-day administrative transactions for leaves of absence.

This is a 15 month term position with the possibility of extension.

Responsibilities:
The primary role of the Leave of Absence Assistant is to provide daily support to the Leave Management team.

  • Responsible for handling the initial requests for leaves of absences e.g., phone, efax, email, ServiceNow, case set up and general day-to-day administrative transactions for leaves of absence.

  • Organizes and maintains the case database and other databases in a confidential manner.

  • Confirm employees return to work and update applicable systems.

  • Provide customer support for general questions related to leaves of absences.

  • Maintains and periodically audits electronic and hard copy files.
  • Provide regular utilization reports and administration that is consistent, timely and accurate.

  • Any other assigned projects.

    Qualifications:
    Two years of college coursework in business, human resources or related subject area required; a Bachelor's degree and knowledge of leave laws is a plus. Must have demonstrated organizational skills and strong attention to detail, follow through and responsiveness, as well and demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. Excellent communications skills are required, both written and verbal. Computer skills: Excel, Word and experience with ServiceNow and Banner a plus.


    Preferred Qualifications:


    Salary Grade:
    52

    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see About Northeastern:
    Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students, faculty, alumni, and partners to create impact far beyond the confines of discipline, degree, and campus.

    Our locations—in Boston; Charlotte, North Carolina; London; Portland, Maine; San Francisco; Seattle; Silicon Valley; Toronto; Vancouver; and the Massachusetts communities of Burlington and Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through this network, we expand opportunities for flexible, student-centered learning and collaborative, solutions-focused research.

    Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and careers.

    About the Opportunity:
    The primary role of the Leave of Absence Assistant is to provide daily support to the Leave Management team with a variety of leaves such as FMLA, medical or family leave. The leave of Absence Assistant is responsible for handling the initial requests for leaves of absences e.g., phone, efax, email, ServiceNow, case set up and general day-to-day administrative transactions for leaves of absence.

    This is a 15 month term position with the possibility of extension.

    Responsibilities:
    The primary role of the Leave of Absence Assistant is to provide daily support to the Leave Management team.

  • Responsible for handling the initial requests for leaves of absences e.g., phone, efax, email, ServiceNow, case set up and general day-to-day administrative transactions for leaves of absence.

  • Organizes and maintains the case database and other databases in a confidential manner.

  • Confirm employees return to work and update applicable systems.

  • Provide customer support for general questions related to leaves of absences.

  • Maintains and periodically audits electronic and hard copy files.
  • Provide regular utilization reports and administration that is consistent, timely and accurate.

  • Any other assigned projects.

    Qualifications:
    Two years of college coursework in business, human resources or related subject area required; a Bachelor's degree and knowledge of leave laws is a plus. Must have demonstrated organizational skills and strong attention to detail, follow through and responsiveness, as well and demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential information. Excellent communications skills are required, both written and verbal. Computer skills: Excel, Word and experience with ServiceNow and Banner a plus.


    Preferred Qualifications:


    Salary Grade:
    52

    Additional Information:
    Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.

    All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

    To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see www.northeastern.edu/diversity.



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