Employee Benefits Specialist

EICC – District Office is seeking an full-time Employee Benefits Specialist.  

Under the direction of the Chief HR Officer, this position will be responsible for:

  • Administration all EICC employee benefit programs.
  • Manage the implementation of new plans and changes to include preparing documentation, ensuring the technical resources are aligned with plan specifics, and communication to workforce.
  • Assures compliance with all regulatory compliance with regard to employee benefit plans.
  • Provides the technical support, test system functionality and work with HR Coordinator to utilize the HRIS for business process efficiency improvement.
  • Handle benefit inquiries to ensure quick, equitable, and courteous resolution for all EICC employees.
  • Serve as back-up EEO/Title IX Investigator.
  • Prepare regulatory compliance reports.
  • Analyze the current benefits, evaluating the use, services, coverage, effectiveness, cost, plan experience and competitive trends in benefits programs.

Qualifications will include:

  • Bachelor’s degree, business administration or human resources required.  Master’s degree preferred.
  • Three years of employee benefits management experience required.
  • Project and team leadership skills and experience. 
  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough knowledge of plan designs.  
  • Knowledge of pertinent federal and state regulations, filing and compliance requirements.
  • Excellent computer skills to include HRIS/Payroll/Microsoft Office Suite/
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills to meet the needs of a diverse workforce.

Review of applications/resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, please complete online application and submit your resume and cover letter to: e-mail EICC-HR@eicc.edu or Human Resources Dept., Eastern Iowa Community Colleges, 101 West Third St., Davenport IA 52801-1221

It is the policy of Eastern Iowa Community College District not to discriminate in its programs, activities, or employment on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, creed, religion, and actual or potential family, parental or marital status, as required by the Iowa Code §§216.6 and 216.9, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. §§ 2000d and 2000e), the Equal Pay Act of 1973 (29 U.S.C. § 206, et seq.), Title IX (Educational Amendments, 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681-1688), Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 29 U.S.C. § 794), and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act (42 U.S.C. § 12101, et seq.).

If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with this policy, please contact Debora J. Sullivan, Equal Employment Opportunity Officer/Equity Coordinator, Eastern Iowa Community College District, 101 West Third Street, Davenport, Iowa 52801, 563-336-3487, djsullivan@eicc.edu or the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 West Madison Street, Suite 1475, Chicago, Illinois  60661-7204, phone number 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, OCR.Chicago@ed.gov.