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Senior Director, Benefits and Retirement Job in Cincinnati, Ohio US

Senior Director, Benefits and Retirement

University of Cincinnati - Cincinnati, OH

Posted: 5/4/2021 - Expires: 8/2/2021

Job ID: 226896421


Job Description

Senior Director, Benefits and Retirement

Date: May 3, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

  University of Cincinnati

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >

Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century - building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, . Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what's Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America's top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as "the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

Job Overview

Provide HR leadership and direct the overall strategic planning, management, administration, and ongoing evaluation of the Benefits, Wellness, and all Retirement Programs to include STRS, PERS and ARP. As a member of the HR Management Leadership Team, actively support discussions and transfer best practices from different functions within the organization and manage the HR-related internal and external communication.

Essential Functions

Direct the development, implementation and administration of various employee benefit plans and programs. This includes wellness programs to meet the needs of the current workforce and the goals of the university focusing on the initiative to improve health and prevent diseases and disability.
Ensure compliance and monitor all state, federal and public sector benefit, and retirement compliance.
Create communications to a broad and varied UC population.
Maintain budget, prepare contracts, approve, and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests and financial reports.
Participate in human resources policy and procedure development and implementation; recommend enhancements to existing operational procedures and processes.
Initiate and participate in cross-functional work teams to improve HR processes and programs.
Must maintain confidentiality with high level of integrity. Responsible for accurate and timely storage of HR-related documents in accordance with UC's Records Retention Schedule.
May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience

Seven (7) years of Human Resources experience

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.

The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).



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The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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