Reporting to the Associate Director of Leaves Administration, the Workers' Compensation Manager plans, organizes, administers and manages Yale University's Workers' Compensation Program including: oversight of a third-party administrator (TPA); participate in settlement negotiations; recommend loss control strategies; ensure program compliance to applicable laws and regulations; prepare required reports; monitor and evaluate the program activities to ensure the delivery of quality services. Maintain high levels of customer service.
Develop strategies to manage staff, faculty and student worker injury cases; oversee the investigation of claims with TPA; participate in budget preparations and monitor expenditures; determine the extent of the University's liability; recommend and negotiate claim settlements; establish reserves for anticipated costs on cases. Interface with physicians, attorneys, University constituents; participate in the development and coordination of return-to-work plans; attend workers' compensation hearings; responsible for University-wide training and education on program processes and procedures; ensure compliance with federal and state regulations, as well as internal policies and bargaining agreements.
Preferred Education: Five years of increasingly responsible professional and administrative experience in self- insured or self-administered Workers' Compensation Program. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, risk management, or closely related fields. One year of supervisory experience.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Five years of increasingly responsible professional and administrative experience in self- insured or self-administered Workers' Compensation Program. Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in public administration, business administration, risk management, or closely related fields. One year of supervisory experience.
Posting Position Title: Manager 3
Required Skill/ability 5: Ability with modern office equipment including computers and software programs – intermediate level expertise with MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Ability to utilize software to perform data analysis; draft and facilitate presentations to large audiences.
Required Skill/ability 2: Knowledge of medical and technical terminology used in Workers' Compensation injury cases. Civil laws as applied to third-party Workers' Compensation cases. Ability to review and approve a variety of insurance and liability claims; ability to negotiate.
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrate administrative principles and methods, including goal setting, program and budget development, work planning and organization. Ability to direct a Workers' Compensation program for a large employer.
Required Skill/ability 1: Knowledge of pertinent federal, state and local laws, codes and safety regulations including the State Labor Code, Workers' Compensation and Americans with Disabilities Act, OSHA, and employment laws. Ability to interpret, apply and explain laws, codes, regulations and proceedings, and ensure compliance.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Workers' Compensation Manager
Required Skill/ability 4: Knowledge of applicable benefits programs, FMLA, Short and Long Term disability, retirement plans and university union contracts.
Bachelor's Degree in related field and 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and related experience.
Internal Number: 48831BR
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Yale University is an American private Ivy League research university located in New Haven, Connecticut. Founded in 1701 in the Colony of Connecticut, the university is the third-oldest institution of higher education in the United States.