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Benefits Administrator

Folger Shakespeare Library
Washington, District of Columbia 20003
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

The Folger Shakespeare Library, located on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., is seeking a Benefits Administrator to join a busy and innovative HR department. This position is ideal for someone who thrives in an active environment, enjoys benefits administration, and has HR generalist knowledge. The Folger has a three-person HR team which supports 115-120 full time and 20-45 part time staff.  More information on the Folger may be found on our website at www.fogler.edu

The Benefits Administrator (BA) will manage the day-to-day aspects of the benefits programs for the Folger, including the enrollment, billing, and problem resolution related to health and dental insurance, COBRA, an HRA plan, pre-tax transit, education reimbursement, workers compensation, and retiree insurance. The BA will also coordinate coverage for life insurance, disability, retirement benefits, and more, with our parent organization, Amherst College. The BA assists with the development and implementation of training and education plans, participates in recruitment activities, and works closely with the team to ensure accuracy of payroll. Additional duties include working with the Head of HR on benefits renewals and initiatives, assisting in the development of policies and procedures, participation in safety initiatives, working with the HR team on the annual anniversary party, coordinating health fares, and processing paperwork. This is a full time salaried position excellent benefits.  


This role requires at least 3 years of experience with benefits administration and a BA degree, or equivalent experience. Experience with benefits billing and account review is needed. The ability to maintain strict confidentiality, a strong attention to detail, familiarity with HRIS, and solid computer and database skills are required. Must have excellent customer service skills, be able to communicate complicated information clearly, meet deadlines, and be highly organized. A sense of humor is required, as is a willingness to pitch in when necessary. Basic knowledge of D.C. employment law is useful but not required. 

No phone calls or staffing agencies please. Please submit both a resume and a cover letter. Applications submitted without a cover letter will be considered incomplete and will be automatically rejected. The Folger is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


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