UNIVERSITY HR

Classification

AG60 - Benefits Manager

Band 6
MinimumMidpointMaximum
$37,945$54,074$70,204

State Specifications:

General Nature of Work:

Coordinates or manages insurance or retirement benefits activities or services.

Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:

Examples of Work:

(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)

Develops and recommends policies and procedures for the assigned program area of responsibility.
Explains and interprets policies and procedures regarding benefits programs to staff and agencies.
Develops and monitors budgets for supplies and staffing needs.
Recruits, trains and evaluates staff; schedules work and distributes duties.
Conducts analyses and prepares special reports regarding the assigned program area.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)

Knowledge of relevant benefits laws, policies, procedures and plans.
Ability to supervise staff, manage resources and exercise professional decision-making skills.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, employers, employees and retirees.
Ability to communicate effectively.

State Minimum Training and Experience

State Necessary Special Requirements:

Minimum Requirements:

(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)

A bachelor's degree and professional experience in insurance or retirement programs.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

This classification is not currently used at MUSC. Please contact the Department of Human Resources for more information.

MUSC Physical Requirements:

(Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift)

Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent)
Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent)
Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent)
Ability to climb ladders. (Infrequent)
Ability to work indoors. (Continuous)
Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent)
Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent)
Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent)
Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Frequent)
Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent)
Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent)
Possess good finger dexterity. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous)
Ability to lift and carry 25 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lift objects, up to 25 lbs., from floor level to height of 36 inches, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to lower objects, up to 25 lbs., from height of 36 inches to floor level, unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to push/pull objects, up to 25 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent)
Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous)
Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Frequent)
Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Frequent)
Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Frequent)
Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Frequent)
Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous)
Ability to hear and understand whispered conversations at a distance of 3 feet. (Frequent)
Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Frequent)

 

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