Organizational Area: Human Resources - Retirement Administration
Location: Oakland, CA
Posting Salary: The recommended hiring range is $92,000 to $105,000. Commensurate with experience.
Position Summary: Technical leader who uses skills and experience as a seasoned, experienced professional, with a comprehensive understanding of employee benefits practices, the University of California Retirement Plan (UCRP), and University policies and procedures. Demonstrates independent judgment and critical thinking skills in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions and developing recommendations relative to employee benefits programs requiring analysis and review.. Normally receives little direction on assignments. May serve in a lead capacity, providing guidance to other professionals in department.
The Retirement Administration Service Center (RASC) supports members of the University as they transition into retirement and with life events beyond work (including University of California Retirement Plan (UCRP) retirement income, UCRP disability income, survivor benefits and UC sponsored health and welfare benefits). The RASC provides plan members ? employees, retirees and their eligible family members, survivors and beneficiaries ? information they need to understand their options, make informed decisions and effectively manage their benefits.
Under the general direction of a Benefits Supervisor or Manager, the incumbent supports all operational areas within the RASC and functions as a lead. Provides subject matter expertise in support of a variety of special projects and participates on projects related to areas of expertise and/or unit responsibilities
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Serves as subject matter expert, with extremely deep understanding and knowledge of retirement, health & welfare, and benefits administration. Responds to complex oral and/or written inquiries and requests from customers (includes retirees, employees, local benefits offices, and other internal and external organizations and individuals) regarding UCRP Retirement, Survivor and Special Claims, UCRP Disability and/or Lincoln Financial Disability benefits and health and welfare benefits. Resolves complex service credit issues (e.g., sick leave conversion, counseling on buyback decisions). Provides UCRP disability cross-over counseling. Counsels members and responds to inquiries regarding Power of Attorney (POA) setups.
Job Requirements Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent. Minimum of 5 years of job related experience.
Advanced knowledge of University policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas. Advanced analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills.
Advanced knowledge of all employee benefit programs to ensure compliance with UCRP and Regulations, UC policy, and pertinent Federal and State regulations including FMLA, Medicare, COBRA, HIPAA, the IRS Code, Probate Code, privacy laws, generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and other relevant rules and regulations through application of appropriate controls.
Demonstrated advanced writing, speaking and group presentation skills in order to present complex information in a clear and concise manner to multiple levels in the organization.
Works in a collaborative manner with others across the organization to prioritize and complete multiple assignments on time. Demonstrates effective teamwork and leads change initiatives in support of the management team. Required
Comprehensive and thorough historical knowledge of the UCRP plan document, operational procedures, membership types, impacts of offsets, and how they impact a division of benefits under the plan and QDRO requirements.
Experienced at mentoring and/or sharing knowledge with internal and external constituencies, including staff, managers, and benefits professionals. Consistently exhibits adherence to UC's principles of community. Influences others to ensure focus on continuous improvement and the customer experience. Preferred
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