Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,445 full-time undergraduates and 5,125 graduate and professional students. Ranked 35 among national universities, Boston College has 878 full-time and 1,201 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $1.2 billion, and an endowment in excess of $2.8 billion.
Responsible for providing administrative assistance to the Benefits Director in connection with the maintenance of the University's benefits programs. Primary responsibilities include: conducting benefits orientation meetings for new employees; explaining retirement plan features to newly-eligible employees and active participants; providing benefits information to employees as required, including specific plan provisions and related University policies; and assisting with the administration of various benefits plans, including health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short- and long-term disability coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, and tuition remission.
Will assist in monitoring the PeopleSoft Benefits Administration function as it relates to day-to-day Benefits activities and help to resolve data inconsistencies. Working with the Assistant Directors, will assist with the management of the Retiree Medical Savings Account (RMSA); with Financial Planning Subsidy payments and Retirement Equivalency credits; and with Benefits Billing and COBRA activity (generating letters, processing enrollments, monitoring delinquent accounts). Will respond to daily email, phone and in-person inquiries; set up Zoom meetings; and train and oversee BC student employees who process checks and credit card payments and perform other office activities.
Responsibilities may also include: processing and monitoring FMLA and PFML applications and activity; reviewing reports and preparing and submitting premium payments for certain benefits plans; updating employee records for membership and contribution purposes; monitoring employee activity changes, including leaves and terminations, and taking appropriate action concerning benefits options. Will serve as the Benefits representative for the Human Resources Healthy You wellness initiative.
A Bachelor's degree is preferred but not required. Minimum 3-5 years' work experience (benefits-related experience desired). Proficiency in PC environment with working knowledge of MS WORD, EXCEL, and PowerPoint. PeopleSoft experience a plus, particularly PeopleSoft Benefits Administration. Must be detail-oriented and have a strong service orientation and excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits depending on your job classification eligibility:
Tuition remission for Employees
Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements
Generous Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Low-Cost Life Insurance
Eligibility for both University-Funded 401k and Employer-Sponsored 403b Retirement Plans
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity .
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.