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Benefits Consultant

September 30, 2021 1:29 PM | Sandra Sabanske (Administrator)

Company Name:   The University of Kansas Health System

City:   Mission

State:  Kansas

Position Description:

The Benefits Consultant actively engages in the day-to-day administration of all Health System Benefit plans, including but not limited to, health, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans and voluntary products.. Specifically responsible for the Annual Total Compensation Statement, Employee Assistance Program, Annual Benefits Enrollment process, auditing and ensuring compliance of benefit programs, benefit surveys.

  • Assists with the electronic files
  • Attends monthly service meetings with vendor partners, annual vendor presentations, all benefit program renewal meetings, biweekly C&B Team meetings, monthly HR Staff meetings, biweekly conferences with online vendors, and other ad hoc and on-going meetings and conference calls
  • Develops audit protocols for all benefit programs; establishes a regular audit schedule and conducts audits according to schedule; maintains a report of audit findings and corrections; oversees audit corrections and ensures all audit corrections are made; recommends changes to established procedures as required by audit findings
  • Completes external Benefit Surveys
  • Manages all areas of compliance under the Affordable Care Act, including but not limited to tracking of hours and coverage offerings for the traditional non-benefit eligible employees; ensures compliance with all regulatory bodies for benefit program administration; maintains abreast of regulatory developments impacting benefits and compensation.
  • Manages special projects related to, benefits, including assistance with life and disability programs.
  • Manages the Employee Assistance Program ensuring the program is promoted through internal communication channels to maintain a high level of awareness of the program benefits; tracks the EAP training hours available and ensures that all hours are utilized each year; processes all invoices for the Employee Assistance Program
  • Oversees all aspects of the annual enrollment process including initial development of the Benefits Guide and management of Benefit Fairs; coordinates the work of the Benefit Specialist related to the annual enrollment process; ensures all deadlines are met and all issues are resolved prior to the start of the annual enrollment period; in conjunction with the HR Generalist ensures that all offsite locations receive Benefits Fair materials and information.
  • Responsible for entire process related to the production and distribution of the annual Total Compensation Statement

*Must be able to perform the professional, clinical and/or technical competencies of the assigned unit or department.

*Note:  These statements are intended to describe the essential functions of the job and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.  Skills and duties may vary dependent upon your department or unit.  Other duties may be assigned as required.

Position Type:  Full Time

Salary:   n/a


  • 2-4 years previous benefit experience
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as instructions and procedure manuals; ability to write routine correspondence; ability to speak effectively and professionally to small employee groups and to individual employees; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to solve practical problems and work through a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form


  • PHR Certification Preferred
  • Minimum five years of experience in Human Resources
  • Specific health care industry experience preferred

Education Level:  

Bachelor’s Degree in Business, HR or related field

About Company:    www.kumc.edu

How to Apply:


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