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HR Generalist - Benefits

Manchester University
North Manchester, Indiana 46962

Position overview: This position reports to the Director of Human Resources and performs a variety of HR functions and duties for the Office of Human Resources, with a primary focus on benefits. 

Essential job functions:

  • Daily coordination of the University’s benefits plans, including health insurance; life, dental, disability and worker’s compensation insurance plans.
  • Coordinate open enrollment and maintains Section 125 Flexible Spending Accounts, health insurance, dental insurance, and voluntary life insurance
  • Manage 403b retirement plans and process applications
  • Manage benefits, and deduction in the University’s HRIS
  • Enter and maintain personnel data in Colleague, ADP, and EZ Labor and generate reports as needed.
  • Monitor and manage time and labor including the awarding and functioning of paid time off benefits in ADP Time & Attendance.
  • Create data query report requests from HRIS.
  • Administer FMLA policy; short and long term disability insurance.
  • Maintain HR Metrics for medical claims and employment of staff and faculty and benefits.
  • Verify and process unemployment claims
  • Process and update workers compensation claims.
  • Process tuition remission paperwork
  • Update and maintain Summary of Benefits
  • Assist employees with benefit and other miscellaneous questions 

Secondary job functions:

  • Participate in various campus committees
  • Cross-train and provide back up for HR teammates
  • Audit work of HR teammates
  • Other related duties as assigned

General information: Manchester University is an independent, liberal arts university with a campus in North Manchester, Ind., where approximately 1,300 students choose from at least 60 areas of undergraduate study, two master's programs and 21 NCAA Division III varsity sports. Our second campus in Fort Wayne is home to the Manchester University Pharmacy Program, where graduates are awarded the Pharm.D. Doctoral degree. 

Manchester has a distinctive commitment to developing respect for ethnic, cultural and religious pluralism and an international consciousness. Manchester University respects the infinite worth of every individual and graduates persons of ability and conviction who draw upon their education and faith to lead principled, productive, and compassionate lives that improve the human condition. As an institution rooted in the tradition of the Church of the Brethren, Manchester University values learning, faith, service, integrity, diversity, and community. 

Work schedule: This is a full-time, exempt position with occasional weekend and evening hours. 

What we offer: We offer competitive pay and the opportunity to serve in a dynamic educational environment. 

To apply: Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online via ADP and upload a cover letter and resume with your completed employment application. Questions can be emailed to Jenny Steele, employment coordinator. 


Manchester University is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants who further diversify our faculty and staff are warmly welcome.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field strongly desired
  • 3-5 years of human resources experience
  • Solid PC proficiencies, including ADP, HRIS, report generator/query builder software, MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and team-building skills are required.
  • Must be trustworthy with sensitive information and able to function directly in a multi-tasking, deadline-driven environment.
  • Polished interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong client service outlook.
  • Excellent conversational and written English skills
  • Ability to sit for long periods, keyboard for extended periods, speak and understand English fluently.


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2019-12-25

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Manchester University
North Manchester, Indiana 46962

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