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  • December 15, 2018 10:34 PM | Sandra Sabanske (Administrator)

    Company Name:  Big Brothers Big Sisters Kansas City

    City:  Kansas City

    State: MO

    Job Description:


    • Partner with internal stakeholders to implement strategies for employee recruitment, engagement and retention
    • Collaborate on individual professional development planning, including skill-based training, to enhance the growth and development of talent
    • Participate in coaching, counseling and advising management and staff to ensure resolution of employment related matters
    • Develop and implement strategies to increase Diversity & Inclusion within the organization
    • Prepare and analyze HR metrics and provide reports that support decision making in specified areas
    • Manage the end-to-end Recruiting and Performance Management processes
    • Manage employee benefits through coordination with Bukaty Companies
    • Create and / or update policies, procedures, and guidelines as needed
    • Function as a liaison to internal committees and working groups
    • Implement new and enhance existing staff recognition and reward programs
    • Participate in the exit interview process
    • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation
    • Ensure adherence to federal, state, and local legal requirements, advise management on needed actions to remain compliant
    • Master use of our HR software system, Paycom, which includes time collection
    • Keep abreast of industry knowledge and trends by participating in conferences and educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining professional networks, and participating in professional organizations
    • Additional duties as assigned

    Education & Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree, and a minimum of 6 years of HR experience in the above areas
    • Thorough understanding of HR policies and procedures, and knowledge of Federal and State regulations, including FLSA, FMLA, COBRA, ADA, HIPAA, and EEO laws and regulations
    • Familiarity with all aspects of HR, including recruitment, compensation, benefits, and professional development / training
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are essential
    • Ability to lead meetings and presentations, and ability to interface with all levels of staff and external clients
    • Must be a collaborative team player, possess a strong customer service orientation, and be a consultative problem solver
    • Ability to advocate for both staff and management
    • Highly proactive style of work, with a demonstrated track record of developing innovative approaches
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
    About Firm:

    BBBSKC is the fastest growing Big Brothers Big Sisters agency in the nation, nearly doubling the size of our staff and number of children served within the past 10 years. We are proud to offer competitive pay, a generous benefits package, ample vacation days, and a fun office environment where the average tenure for staff is nine years. Management believes in helping our staff members learn and grow, offering professional development opportunities whenever applicable. We also believe in the work hard, play hard motto as we plan quarterly staff outings where we step away from our day-to-day operations and focus on connecting as a team. This position is based in our beautiful, newly renovated Crossroads office (which happens to include a rooftop party deck) and auxiliary office next door.  As a member of the BBBSKC team there will be an expectation to participate in some evening and weekend events.  

    To apply:

    Please email your resume and a cover letter (to include what makes you a phenomenal candidate and why you want to work at Big Brothers Big Sisters as well as your salary requirements) to: 

    Erica Ostroski, Chief Operations Officer

    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City



    Email applications are preferred; if that is not an option you may send your application to:

    BBBSKC, Attn: Erica Ostroski, 1709 Walnut Kansas City, MO 64108.

    BBBSKC values diversity and inclusion and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • December 15, 2018 10:28 PM | Sandra Sabanske (Administrator)

    Company Name:   
    Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA)

    City:    Kansas city

    State:    MO

    Position Description:
    Under the direction of the Manager, Human Resources Support Services, the Benefits and Compensation Administrator is responsible for performing the day-to-day and periodic administration and communication of organization’s benefit plans and open enrollment, to include, but not limited to: health insurance, dental, vision, short term and long term disability insurance, basic and voluntary life insurance, flexible spending account plans, health savings accounts, employee assistance program, wellness initiatives, all voluntary offerings as well as the deferred compensation (457) plans and defined benefit plans. Ensures compliance with HIPAA, COBRA, and applicable Federal and/or State employment laws.
    Further, the Benefits & Compensation Administrator will administer the organization’s compensation strategy to include developing and managing the annual compensation budget, analyzing programs and recommending changes as needed to ensure competitiveness in the market place.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    1.    Involves frequent contact and a working knowledge of benefits, compensation, leave administration, policies, and procedures.
    2.    Administers various employee benefit programs, such as medical, vision, dental, life, accident and disability insurance, and voluntary supplemental benefits.
    3.    Assist with the evaluation of the all benefit programs, coordinating open enrollment and assisting with benefit program performance.
    4.    Provides special guidance, direction, oversight and assistance to all KCATA’s sponsored employee benefit plans and retirement plans.
    5.    Handles benefit inquiries and complaints to ensure quick, equitable, and courteous resolution.
    6.    Maintains contact in person and by phone or mail with insurance companies, brokers, employees, and beneficiaries to facilitate proper and complete utilization of benefits for all employees.
    7.    Administers health plans including enrollments and terminations. Processes required documents through payroll and insurance providers to ensure accurate record keeping and proper deductions.
    8.    Counsels employees (and potential employees/applicants) on plan provisions so that individuals can make informed benefit decisions.
    9.    Manages vendor relationships.
    10.    Resolves administrative problems with the carrier representatives.
    11.    Assists and/or ensures the processing of monthly billings from insurance providers. Reviews billings for accuracy, codes and advances for payment. Resolves discrepancies with carriers, payroll and the company. Completes reports for management as requested.
    12.    Assists with maintenance and confidentiality of employee benefit files and updating of employee payroll records.
    13.    Serves as administrator for the Pension Plan. Provides communication and problem resolution for HR and employees and provides required reporting.
    14.    Responsible for ensuring 457 plans are operated according to the plans. Works with Payroll and external record keeper to resolve any discrepancies.
    15.    Responsible for administration of the 457 plans. Interfaces with external vendor and Legal, provides required reporting, and serves as primary contact for employees.
    16.    Coordinates with trustee to set-up and maintain monthly additions and charges to retiree benefit payments from the pension plan via online system.
    17.    Prepares pension plan benefit calculations and communication package for new retirees.
    18.    Prepares estimated pension plan benefits for employees and provides consultation on retirement benefits.
    19.    Develops and maintains operational procedures and process documentation for plans.
    20.    Provide support in the administration of leave of absence programs to ensure compliance with organization policy, FMLA and any other state and federal requirements.

    1.    Defines and administers a fair, equitable and competitive total compensation package that is aligned to our organization’s strategy and objectives.
    2.    Assists in the development of a consistent compensation philosophy in line with work culture and organizational objectives.
    3.    Ensures that compensation practices are in compliance with current legislation (FLSA, pay equity, human rights, state, federal, etc.)
    4.    Participates in salary and labor market surveys to determine prevailing pay rates and benefits.
    5.    Develop and maintain the organization’s competitive pay structure.
    6.    Ensure the organization’s pay structure complies with changing laws and regulations.
    7.    Set new hire, merit pay and promotional pay guidelines.
    8.    Develops and maintains job descriptions and job analysis worksheets for all positions.
    9.    Assists department in carrying out various human resources programs and procedures for all company employees.
    10.    Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

    Position Type:    Full Time

    Salary:   $59,100 minimum; commensurate with experience.

    Minimum of three to five years of experience in Benefits and Compensation administration; minimum two years of supervisory experience; experience in a union environment and public entity preferred.

    Education Level:   
    Bachelor's degree in relevant field or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties such as those listed above.

    About Company:
    The Kansas City Area Transportation Authority is a bi-state agency created by a compact between the States of Missouri and Kansas, and approved by the United States Congress. The compact was authorized by legislation passed in both states in 1965. The compact gives the ATA responsibility for planning, construction, owning and operating passenger transportation systems and facilities within the seven-county Kansas City metropolitan area. The compact defines the ATA district as the counties of Cass, Clay, Jackson, and Platte in Missouri; and Johnson, Leavenworth, and Wyandotte in Kansas. The Authority's jurisdiction is limited to these seven counties.

    The ATA operates RideKC bus service, the MAX Bus Rapid Transit service, Flex demand-response routes, RideKC Freedom paratransit service for the elderly and persons with disabilities, and RideKC Van vanpool service.

    How to Apply:   
    Application available via the following link: https://secure.beaconinsight.com/servlet/jobdetails?id=22547. You may contact Human Resources at (816) 346-0278.

  • October 26, 2018 1:30 PM | Sandra Sabanske (Administrator)

    Company Name:    Black & Veatch

    City:    Overland Park

    State:    Kansas

    Position Description:
    Primary Purpose:
    Responsible for the design and implementation of health and welfare benefit programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness, and other related leave programs. Manages global benefit renewals with benefit broker and in-country HR team. Ensures all benefit programs are competitive, sustainable and meet the organization’s needs to attract and retain talent.

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Develop and execute long-term global benefits strategy
    • Direct the design, implementation and administration of global offerings of employee health and welfare benefit programs
    • Lead and oversee the annual benefits plan open enrollment processes.
    • Review and analyze cost and utilization reports to evaluate the effectiveness of plans and manage overall budget
    • Develop, recommend, and implement new or modified plans and employee benefit policies.
    • Lead negotiation of agreements with vendors for optimized administration of benefits programs in partnership with consulting partners
    • Collaborate with key stakeholders for effective and timely communications to plan participants.
    • Ensure that benefit plans are administered in compliance with federal and state laws and regulations. Ensure that all plan filings and audits are performed to maintain plan qualification and compliance.
    • Serve as HIPAA privacy officer

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Strong data analytics skills
    Effective communication and presentation skills

    All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

    Preferred Job Qualifications:

    • Demonstrated experience in benefits program design and delivery
    • Experience managing global benefits programs (Americas, Europe, Asia)
    • Knowledge of applicable laws affecting health and wellness programs including ERISA and HIPAA
    • Certified Employee Benefits Specialist designation
    • Solutions oriented with an inquisitive nature who can anticipate and pre-empt problems

    Position Type:
       Full Time

    Salary:    DOE

    8 or more years experience in Human Resources

    Education Level:   
    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or business-related area

    About Company:   
    Black & Veatch is a leading engineering, consulting and construction company. We are employee-owned and have more than 100 offices worldwide.

    How to Apply:   
    Apply here: http://careers.bv.com/careers/PipelineDetail/Global-Benefits-Manager/17982

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