Benefits Administrator

$34,320 - $45,000 yearly
  • Pensacola State College
  • 1000 College Blvd, Pensacola, FL 32504, USA
  • Sep 19, 2019
Full time   Human Resources/Equity, Diversity & Affirmative Action

Job Description

Job #: 2708 - Apply Now!


Type: Professional/Managerial

Campus: Pensacola

Department: Human Resources

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field and two years’ experience with employee benefits compliance and administration.  The candidate may substitute a bachelor’s degree in business or related field with a bachelor’s degree and four years of experience in benefits administration. Successful results of a criminal background check are required.   

Pursuant to College policy, it is an employment eligibility requirement for an applicant to meet the requirements of § 435.04(2), Florida Statutes, related to background investigations.  Any person failing to meet the requirements of the statute will be deemed not qualified to hold employment in this position.  A Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) approved background check will be conducted on every successful candidate as a condition of employment, and any person who fails to disclose any adverse information contained in the background investigation at the time of submitting the employment application will be disqualified from employment.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:  Prefer experience with processing state retirement programs and options; knowledgeable in laws associated with employee benefits such as IRS Section 125, COBRA, HIPAA, and FMLA; and an understanding of self-administered employee benefit plans.

SUPPLEMENTAL MATERIALS:  Applicants are required to submit a cover letter, resume, and unofficial transcripts to supplement the online application.  If veteran’s preference is claimed, a copy of the DD-214 must be submitted.  Supplemental materials must be uploaded and assigned to the online application. For assistance, contact Tanesha McCreary via email at


Duties: The Benefits Administrator position is a full-time professional/managerial position. The Benefits Administrator will handle major and optional benefit programs for the College; counsel, prepare, and process various retirement choices; and serve as a privacy officer designated by HIPAA law. Additionally, the Benefits Administrator will orientate, enroll, and process changes for employees to major and optional benefit plans; collaborate with the College�s Payroll Department to prepare monthly reconciliation reports to support premium remittance for insurances and optional benefits; advise employees of associated laws and rules concerning life event changes and pre-tax benefit rules and options; coordinate benefit vendors� campus visits and/or benefit fairs; maintain the benefits website information and resources; process various types of state retirement options; and keep up-to-date with changes in laws, plan eligibility, rules, and technology. The successful candidate may be required to travel in-district and overnight, and may be required to work evenings and weekends for special projects or events, and to meet deadlines. This position reports to the Director, Human Resources.

Salary: $34,320.00 - $45,000.00 (Depending on the qualifications, the salary is negotiable.)

Application Deadline:

Open Until Filled – Review of applications will begin August 8, 2019. For first review by screening committee, the online application and supplemental materials must be received via the online employment application system by August 7, 2019.


Non-Discrimination Policy Statement: Pensacola State College does not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, color, gender/sex, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information in its educational programs, activities, or employment. For inquiries regarding Title IX and the College’s nondiscrimination policies, contact the Executive Director of Institutional Diversity and Student Conduct at (850) 484-1759, Pensacola State College, 1000 College Blvd., Pensacola, Florida 32504.

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