Benefits and FLMA Specialist

Practice Area bioscience
Job Family Commercial/Operations
Job Type Contract
Location Greater Boston

If you are a self-sufficient worker who is capable of prioritizing and multi-tasking to handle quickly shifting responsibilities, this Benefits and FLMA Specialist position is for you! This candidate will also have excellent customer service and team-oriented skills. Submit your resume to apply today!


Responsibilities:
  • Interprets and administers leave programs and policies in accordance with the applicable federal and state employment laws (FMLA, ADA, USERRA, Pregnancy Discrimination Act, etc.)
  • Assists employees with leave of absence requests and guides them through the process
  • Prepare and process all leave Leave/ADA paperwork according to established procedures and laws
  • Review Leave/ADA claims and advise employees and managers on complying with the ADA standards and assisting them in determining eligibility and reasonable accommodation
  • Serves as internal subject matter expert on ADA, state and federal FMLA policies, Short and Long-Term Disability Policies. Provides training and education in these areas as needed
  • Work with third party administrator to resolve employee leave and disability issues as appropriate
  • Serve as an escalation resource and subject matter expert for complex leave and disability issues
  • Ensure accuracy, confidentiality and security of information being processed, stored or accessed
 
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree strongly preferred 
  • 3-5 years of Leave of Absence and disability administration experience preferred
  • Knowledge of federal and state leave laws, disability programs, and FMLA
  • Exceptional Customer Service through professionalism, ownership and initiative
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Outlook, and Internet Explorer
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to handle strictly confidential information

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Position ID: 38661