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Benefits Specialist

Mankato Area Public Schools

Location: Mankato, MN 56001
Type: Full-Time, Non-Remote
Posted on: June 22, 2024
Benefits Specialist District Business Office A position as a Benefits Specialist in the District's Business Office is available beginning as soon as possible. This is a full-time, 12-month position, with Category II Benefits Summary of Duties: Under the direction of the HR and Benefits Coordinator and the Director of Business Services, the Benefits Specialist is responsible for assisting in the management of employee benefits programs. This includes the administration of health, dental, life and long-term disability insurance programs, and workers compensation insurance. In addition, the Benefits Specialist assists with new employee orientations, flexible spending and health savings accounts, 403(b) and deferred compensation plans, severance benefits, wellness plans, COBRA, ACA compliance and processing, and employee leave tracking. Qualifications Required: Associate’s degree with emphasis in Accounting, Human Resources, Business, or equivalent experience as determined by the District. Bachelor’s degree preferred. At least two years previous work-related experience. Evidence of previous payroll and benefits experience with automated, complex payroll systems, preferred. Evidence of previous experience with flex spending and benefit administration, preferred. Evidence of excellent human relations and mathematical skills, preferred. Evidence of skill in written and verbal communication. Evidence of skill needed to be effective in customer service and orientation. Evidence of proficiency in data entry and computer skills, ex. MS Excel. Knowledge of HIPAA, COBRA, ACA, FMLA and other areas of benefits compliance. Rate of Pay: $60,000 - $61,800 annual salary Application Deadline: July 5, 2024, or until filled Interested candidates should complete the online application found at Please upload 3 letters of recommendation to your online application. This position will be filled on the basis of the experience, competency, and qualifications of the applicant and the needs of the District. District 77 complies with state and federal fair employment regulations. For further information contact Amanda Heilman, Director of Business Services at 507-387-3167. Job Type: Full-time Pay: $60,000.00 - $61,000.00 per year Benefits: 401(k) Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Military leave Paid time off Vision insurance Schedule: 8 hour shift Monday to Friday Ability to Commute: Mankato, MN 56001 (Required) Ability to Relocate: Mankato, MN 56001: Relocate before starting work (Required) Work Location: In person
Salary: $60,000 - $61,000 a year
Employment Type: Full-time
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