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Director of Benefits and Wellbeing

Location
Omaha, Nebraska
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
9 Sep 2022

We are looking for a Director of Benefits and Wellbeing to lead our efforts to plan and direct the overall design, implementation, communication and administration of Creighton s health and welfare benefits programs and wellbeing strategy. As part of our evolving strategy, the Director will lead efforts to evaluate and redesign benefit and wellbeing programs to promote a healthy environment and employee experience. As an experienced HR leader, you will have the opportunity to partner with staff and faculty and lead an HR team and further advance the success of a very dynamic and leading higher education university. This role can be Hybrid or 100% on campus.

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-yearold Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.

At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-yearold Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. And it all starts with you.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee the full range of organizational benefits strategy and programs with a focus on attracting and retaining a diverse, highly engaged and effective workforce that supports the University s Jesuit, Catholic mission and strategic initiatives.
  • Lead efforts to evaluate and redesign benefit and wellbeing programs to promote a healthy environment and employee experience.
  • Partner with our people leaders to drive Creighton s benefits strategies for ensuring our benefit offerings are competitive and well structured for a compelling value proposition to our current and prospective faculty and staff.
  • Plan, direct and supervise all activities/employees relating to administration and maintenance of employee benefits programs including retirement plans, group health, life and disability.
  • Oversee the strategy and day-to-day operations for benefits function and ensure our strategy is aligned with organizational needs.
  • Lead, develop, and coach a team of benefit specialists, to ensure strong team capabilities and service delivery. Serve as a mentor and subject matter expert to guide and set performance standards for the team.
  • Develop and implement broad organizational benefits strategy and programs in a manner that balances both cost effectiveness and market competitiveness and helps strengthen our employer brand.
  • Oversees the full range of benefit services for the campus, including implementation of annual open enrollment and interpretation of campus wide policies as they relate to local practices.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor s degree in Human Resources or related experience leading benefits and wellness teams
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in advising on and implementing employee benefit offerings.
  • 5+ years managing/leading a team
  • Requires advanced knowledge of benefit trends, labor market conditions, ensuring compliance with regulations and mandates.

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AAP/EEO Statement

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

Disclosure Statement

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

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Details

  • Job Reference: 708124883-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Creighton University
  • Location: Omaha, Nebraska
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Executive Positions
  • Job Type: Permanent