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Human Resources Consultant - Benefits

Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The purpose of the Human Resources Department at Fayetteville State University is to support the institutional mission by providing comprehensive and timely human resource services with respect to recruitment and employment, benefits administration, classification and salary administration, staff development and training, employee safety and health, and employee relations for all staff employees, SHRA and EHRA non-faculty. The Human Resources Department also monitors the recruitment and hiring process, and provides benefit administration and other HR services for faculty members. In addition, the Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources is designated as the University Affirmative Action Officer with full responsibility for the University’s programs of Equal Employment Opportunity through Affirmative Action.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The human resources consultant will be responsible for the management, planning, and operational support of the benefits and workers’ compensation programs for the university. The consultant will assist in the development of benefits and workers’ compensation processes for the university to ensure compliance with federal, state, and university regulations and will serve as a resource to the university for policy interpretation and administration relevant to benefits and workers’ compensation programs within Human Resources. Additionally, the consultant administers the university’s employee wellness program.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge and ability to:
• Effectively lead the Benefits and Wellness program within established guidelines and standards
• Create and implement effective communication and education strategies to aid employees in understanding and effectively managing their benefits, health and wellness
• Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and University benefits-related regulations, policies and procedures
• Communicate effectively through verbal and written means with individuals, small groups and in front of large audiences at all levels of the organization
• Establish and maintain collaborative professional relationships to facilitate effective benefits processes and problem resolution with clients, HR colleagues and vendors
• Provide guidance, counsel and advice on HR best practices that help achieve desired results and are in the best interest of the University
• Exercise sound human resource management, including an understanding how Benefits topics are related to other functional areas of Human Resources
• Manage employee data for benefits enrollments and changes through online HRIS and vendors’ technology
• Manage benefits / wellness invoices and payments processes
• Continually improve policies, processes and procedures to effectively respond to organizational needs
• Manage performance of direct reports to ensure individual and work unit goals are achieved


Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree and two years of progressively responsible experience analyzing, interpreting, applying, communicating and promoting HR best practices in the context of organizational goals and objectives; or an equivalent combination of training and experience. Degrees must be from appropriately accredited institutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

•A bachelor’s degree in human resources management/development or related field.
•Two years or more experience in a human resources supervisory position.
•Two years or more experience in a benefits manager role.
•HRCI and /or SHRM certification.
•Knowledge of NC Office of State Human Resources / UNC benefits programs and related policies and procedures.


Posted: 2019-10-21 Expires: 2019-11-20

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Human Resources Consultant - Benefits

Fayetteville State University
Fayetteville, North Carolina 28301

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