About SUNY Schenectady County Community College:
SUNY Schenectady County Community College (SUNY Schenectady) is one of the State University of New York's finest two-year colleges located in upstate New York's vibrant and growing Capital Region, with easy access to Boston, NYC, the Adirondack and Catskill Mountains, Montreal and scenic Hudson Valley, all of which are just a few hours away. SUNY Schenectady is a premier college that provides quality, comprehensive education for transfer, career, training and workforce development to a diverse population in a student centered environment. The College offers more than 50 transfer and career programs in science, aviation, culinary, music, and liberal arts, and serves more than 5,000 students. SUNY Schenectady County Community College offers an excellent benefit package including health care with dental and vision coverage, a choice of retirement systems, a deferred compensation benefit, an on-site child care program and Montessori School, professional development opportunities, and health club membership. We take pride in being an urban campus with a small town feel.
SUNY Schenectady is dedicated to cultivating an environment that celebrates diversity, prioritizes inclusion, and insists on equitable access. Diversity, equity, and inclusion is central to our vision and mission; we know that to foster a sense of belonging and preserve connectedness, we must create and maintain working and learning spaces that welcome, respect, and appreciate difference. SUNY Schenectady provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic disposition, neurodiversity, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under federal, state and local law. Applications from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged.
SUNY Schenectady County Community College is seeking a full-time Assistant Director of Employee Benefits and Well-Being. Reporting to the Executive Director for Human Resources, the Assistant Director of Employee Benefits and Well-Being is responsible for general human resource duties and responsibilities with a focus on employee benefits, employee
orientation, onboarding and offboarding, health and well-being, employee records, and interpretation of policy and labor contract compliance. Serves as a member of the College's Human Resources team in establishing and maintaining a high standard for quality and customer centered service for internal and external stakeholders. The Assistant Director of Employee Benefits and Well-Being is a 12-month full-time position. The Assistant Director of Employee Benefits and Well-Being does not have supervisory responsibilities.
- As an integral member of the Human Resources team, administrates human resources responsibilities to include coordination and administration of employee benefits; support of data needs for collective bargaining and labor contract management; and general human resource office duties and responsibilities.
- Manages the administration of benefits for employees at the College, including enrollment for health, dental, vision, retirement and flexible spending. Conduct new employee benefits orientations and coordinate open enrollment periods and the annual employee benefits fair.
- Serves as a liaison between the College and various state and county agencies related to human resources and benefits administration.
- Communicates with retirees and enrolls them in Medicare Advantage Plans.
- Manages leave programs such as FMLA, COBRA, Worker's Compensation, Sick Bank and the Employee Assistance Program contract.
- Develops, implements, and oversees a comprehensive onboarding program.
- Coordinates the delivery and execution of Employee Well-Being programs and activities including but not limited to incentive programs, wellness challenges, health fairs, and presentations.
- Collaborates with campus partners on public health issues such as health alerts, epidemics, and immunization recommendations.
- Updates the college's HR website content related to Benefits Administration.
- Prepares requested reports for internal and external stakeholders including Affordable Care Act (ACA) monthly reporting.
- Engages in annual assessment of the position and how its activities support and align with the College's Mission Statement, Vision Statement, and Strategic Plan.
- Provides back up to other areas of the Human Resources Department, as needed.
- Performs other HR projects as assigned.
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum of three years Human Resources or Benefits experience'
- Ability to motivate individuals and groups
- Comfortable presenting to large groups
- Required competencies include a broad range of technical HR knowledge,excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, self-motivated, and ability to handle sensitive information and maintain confidentiality.
- Successful candidate must be customer service oriented and possess excellent written and strong interpersonal and communication skills, be able to prioritize workflow, multi-task, and be resourceful.
- Computer literacy and a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications are required
- Master's Degree
- Appreciation for the mission of a community college is preferred.
- Knowledge of HR Banner enterprise system strongly preferred.
- SHRM Certified
- VISA sponsorship is not available for this position
- Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful completion of a background check and verification of official college transcripts
Applications Due By: Applications accepted until position is filled.
If you need a disability-related accommodation to apply to this position, please contact the Human Resources Office at (518) 381-1218 or email@example.com.
Applicants must submit the following documents to be considered for this position:
- Cover letter
- Completed SUNY Schenectady Employment Application
- Diversity Statement: Please include a diversity statement that addresses your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and highlights how your prior experience will support your contributions to the goals outlined by pillar one of the current SUNY Schenectady Strategic Plan.
- References: Please provide three professional references which include name, title, and contact information
CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's Annual Security Report is available here.
SUNY Schenectady is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United Stated and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.