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Job Posting: Director of Benefits & HRIS

Job Title: Director of Benefits & HRIS
Location: MA – Western MA (Relocation assistance available!)
Employment: Permanent

Our client is hiring a permanent Director of Benefits & HRIS who will set the strategic direction for their employee benefit programs and HRIS functions. This job is located in Western MA and offers a generous relocation package for qualified candidates anywhere in the country.

Job Responsibilities

  • Provide vision, leadership, and management of the benefits programs and the HRIS to meet current and future operational needs
  • Manage the HRIS function, including data input, data management, reporting, and survey data
  • Manage all benefits programs, policies, and procedures for group health/vision/dental coverage, life insurance, disability insurance, sick leave, retirement, leave of absence programs, ADAA accommodations, etc.
  • Develop and design group communication efforts for benefit plans
  • Counsel employees on an individual basis, respond to employee inquiries/provide guidance in policy interpretation, and help resolve issues
  • Investigate current trends, practices and costs and ensure ERISA/applicable regulatory compliance
    Lead the Human Resources team on data preparation, analysis, and coordination of employee data and reporting
  • Responsible for the supervision and development of three staff members

Job Qualifications

  • 5 -10 years of direct experience in benefits administration including supervisory experience
  • Experience with HRIS systems including implementation, system upgrades and enhancements, and data management
  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of Employee Benefits Administration, including knowledge of: Medical, Dental, Life, Vision, STD, LTD, FSA, Leave, Defined Contribution and Benefit Plans
    Knowledge and familiarity with FMLA, ACA, HIPAA, ERISA and ADA
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal, customer service, time management, and project management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word, and able to learn new software programs
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or a related field
  • PHR or SPHR, SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP Certification


John Nyhan
Senior Staffing Consultant