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Leave of Absence Administrator
Ref No.: 18-16282
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts
Position Type:Contract
Job Title: Leave Administrator
Location: Cambridge, MA
Duration: 6 monthsb and above

Job Description:

The Leave Administrator will manage the leave of absence process for employees in the U.S. and Canada. This role will also provide support to our Sr. Benefits Administrator and may be asked to manage small projects or other work related to employee benefits, unrelated to leaves of absence.
Responsibilities include:
  • Provides guidance and direction on leaves of absence to employees, managers, and HR Business Partners
  • Maintains Leave of Absence tracking spreadsheet and initiates communications to employees and managers regarding leave status
  • Works closely with outsourced absence administrator in the U.S. (Prudential) on disability and absence claims; provides information to vendor as needed
  • Prepares spreadsheet for Payroll that details all pay due for employees on leave
  • Performs some data entry into Oracle HRIS
  • Acts as a back-up to the Benefits Administrator on various tasks including invoice management, benefits system management, and replying to employee questions
  • Presents to new hires during weekly orientation, as needed
  • Supports HR Operations department by completing various data entry and auditing projects, as needed

Required Skills (Please only submit candidates with actual LOA experience)
  • Strong knowledge of federal and state leave and disability laws (particularly MA and CA) and the ability to coordinate various leave types
  • Experience with Microsoft tools including Excel and Word
  • Experience with HRIS or databases, preferably Oracle
Desired Skills
  • "Roll up your sleeves” attitude
  • Detail-oriented with solid problem-solving and follow up skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the organization
  • Anticipates needs and issues of clients/employees and works proactively to address them
  • Highly dependable and motivated
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative, curious, and innovative