Qualifications: Candidate must possess a Bachelors degree in related field (Masters degree is preferred) and 5 years professional experience in conducting or responding to audits, HR or Benefits project management, HR or Benefits compliance, or experience that is closely related. Other requirements include: ability to handle and maintain the integrity and confidentiality of highly sensitive material and information; excellent written and verbal communication skills; with ability to prepare documents and present or facilitate in group settings; exceptional interpersonal skills, including ability to listen, relate to, influence, and motivate employees of all levels; ability to manage multiple projects, priorities, and deadlines, including under time pressure; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, and proficient with, or able to quickly learn, a range of general and proprietary technology and applications, including Banner and HR Front End; ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative and independent judgement, as well as to work as either the leader or participant in a team environment; ability to think "big picture" and articulate a vision, with flexibility to change course if needed and excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
Preferred qualifications include 7 years related professional experience; familiarity with and understanding of statute, eligibility, and benefits of the State Universities Retirement System (SURS), State Employees Group Insurance Program (SEGIP), and/or Illinois Department of Employment Security (IDES); familiarity with, as well as ability to read and understand, HR and Benefits policies, procedures, and state and federal laws and PMP, CAPM, and/or comparable project management certification or SHRM and/or HRCI certification
This is a full-time, 12-month Academic Professional position. For full consideration, candidates must apply and submit a letter of application, resume, and names/addresses/phone numbers of three professional references by October 22, 2021 at https://uajobs.hr.uillinois.edu/.
The System Office conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer of employment. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899
System Human Resource Services
The System Office is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer dedicated to building a community of excellence, equity and diversity. The System Offices welcome applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual minority groups and other candidates who will lead and contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives.