Description of Work
State HR Consultant II (Benefits Consultant) - GN14
Recruiting Range: $51,895 - $75,663
We are recruiting for two vacancies: 65028250 and 65028251
This is a repost due to administrative reasons. Previous applicants are being considered and do not need to reapply.
The Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) serves as the "Center of Human Resources Expertise" for the State of North Carolina through an integrated, professional Human Resources Function that is collaborative, strategic and customer focused, allowing state government to attract, retain, develop and motivate a high-performing, diverse workforce.
OSHR is seeking a dynamic leader to join the State of North Carolina as a Benefit Consultant in the Total Rewards Division. Position requires extensive travel (75% 90% of time) throughout the state of North Carolina.
The primary purpose of this position is to administer the NCFlex and other related benefit programs. This position will work with the Benefits Manager to meet the overall benefits objectives of the State. The position is responsible for administration of the State's employee benefits to include NCFlex and other benefits programs. The position will lead education efforts for health benefit representatives and employees. The position will be required to develop educational outreach strategies, develop benefit communications, prepare presentations and conduct regional and worksite trainings and enrollment meetings. The position will be required to thoroughly understand the enrollment process, enrollment platform and qualifying life events.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Strong verbal and written communication skills, ability to speak and present one-on-one, small and large groups and conference type settings, marketing and promotion, training, customer service with extensive experience in administration of employee benefits at a large employer.
Skills to create content that both engages and educates.
Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
Ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects.
Consultative skills to give expert advice on benefit related topics and processes.
Experience in developing PowerPoint presentations.
Ability to utilize knowledge of NC General Statutes, Federal, and State personnel policies and procedures.
Thorough knowledge of HR policies to include benefits and general HR.
Ability to apply and interpret state and federal regulations pertaining to benefit programs.
Extensive experience with employee benefits is required.
Strong technical skills to generate analytical benefit reports and use Excel or other software tools to interpret the data.
Proven skills to consult and give expert advice to management or other groups on benefit related topics or processes.
Ability to extensively travel (75% 90% of time) throughout the state of North Carolina.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree, typically in Human Resources or related field from an appropriately accredited institution and
2 years of experience required; or High school or General Educational Development (GED) diploma and 6 years of progressive experience in Human Resources; or equivalent combination or education and experience
Five years of professional experience in Section 125 pre-tax benefits administration for a large employer including benefits communication or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Ability to use HR and enrollment systems and reporting tools.
Prefer holds professional certifications as Professional in Human Resources or Certified Benefits Professional.
Supplemental and Contact Information
The Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions subject to the State Human Resources Act (SHRA) with highly qualified individuals.
Applicants are encouraged to submit an online State Application which may be obtained from the following address: http://oshr.nc.gov/work-for-nc or http://workfornc.gov/ to the Human Resources Division of OSHR by 5:00 pm on the closing date or the application will be deemed untimely and will not be processed.
The Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.
Applicants requesting and receiving an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) are eligible to submit paper applications via mail or by fax reference the contact information below. All applicants should indicate the position number and job title in the section "Jobs Applied For".
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, along with your application.
Please refrain from submitting multiple applications. However, if multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting close date will be accepted. If you are having technical issues submitting your application, please call the NEOGOV Help Line at 855-524-5627.
All Required Competencies, Work history and Credentials must appear on the application in the Education and Work Experience sections of the application form to receive consideration during the selection process. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the State Application form. "See Attached Resume or an Embedded Text Resume" will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.
A competency is defined as a set of behaviors or duties that reflect knowledge skills, and abilities. When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills, abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised positions. Degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions. Transcripts for foreign degrees have to be evaluated by an organization like World Education Services to determine US equivalency.
It is the policy of the State of North Carolina and the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR) that all employees provide proof of employment eligibility (immigration and naturalization) on the first day of employment. We participate in E-Verify (Employment Eligibility Verification System).
For further information please contact:
Veda Shukla, Human Resources Business Partner
Office of State Human Resources (OSHR)
Division of Human Resources
1331 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-1331
State Of North Carolina