Benefits Coordinator, Human Resources
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Office of Human Resources
Under the supervision of the Associate Director of Benefits, the Benefits Coordinator (Professional Services Specialist IV, Administrative Services) is responsible for the enrollment of full-time employees in benefits throughout their life cycle and performs related work to assist the benefits unit as required. The employee will apply human resources principles, university policies and procedures and knowledge of federal and/or state regulations, laws, procedures and guidelines in the execution of their job functions. This position may require travel and additional work hours during peak periods.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of one year of professional experience working in Human Resources is required, with specific experience in Benefits or Higher Education preferred. Workday/HRIS experience is also preferred. Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute experience on a year for year basis. Candidate must have advanced computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Google based applications. Excellent customer service skills and oral and written communication skills are essential.
Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Please submit your cover letter, resume/CV and contact information for three professional references. Official transcripts for all degrees are required prior to the starting date of employment.
Kean University complies with the New Jersey First Act (Senate Bill No. 1730, P.L. 2011, Chapter 70). Any individual newly hired by Kean University will be required to abide by this law and establish a principal residence in New Jersey. New employees will have a full 365 days to establish such residence, from the effective date of hire.
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Kean University is committed to establishing and maintaining a diverse campus community through inclusive excellence and equal opportunity. Kean’s commitment to access and equity is designed to prepare each graduate to not only thrive, but climb higher in a diverse world. As an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution we work to support a campus-wide agenda to foster a community that both values and promotes the diversity and equity of all students, faculty, staff, administrators, and beyond.
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