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Sr Human Resources Assistant at University of Rochester

Country: USA
City: Rochester
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Sr Human Resources Assistant position is available at University of Rochester.

The position serves as Sr. Human Resources Assistant in the Office of Total Rewards; Counsels University faculty, staff and retirees concerning University benefit programs, such as, Tuition Benefits, Life Insurance, the University Home Ownership Programs and Voluntary Benefits; Processes payments, claims and calculates taxation when necessary. Provide administrative support to the Manager-Life Insurance, Tuition, Voluntary Benefits. Supervised by Manager-Life Insurance, Tuition, Voluntary Benefits.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provides customer service to University faculty, staff and retirees in answering questions and addressing concerns related to Tuition Benefits, Life Insurance, the University Home Ownership Programs and Voluntary Benefits.
  • Answers correspondence and other inquiries regarding these plans.
  • Provides information based on knowledge of the plans. policies, procedures and regulations
  • Calculates monthly the amount of Federal income tax, State income tax and FICA tax (as required by regulations) for individuals receiving a taxable tuition benefit under the Tuition Benefit Plans.
  • Exercises independent judgment to determine and calculate additional pay period tax amount and the number of pay period deductions based on the individual’s salary, semester, future course load.
  • Enters the taxable amount into HRMS to correctly reflect taxable income on W2 statements.
  • Responsible for all communication with individuals regarding this process.
  • Coordinates with University departments and benefit plan administrators as needed.
  • Manages all components of the University Home Ownership Incentive Program
  • Initiates notification to payroll of the tax amount and the paycheck to deduct the taxes.
  • Maintains records of participants and monitors for discharge dates and continued eligibility for program.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • Associates degree and 3 years’ experience in Human Resources or related field;  or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, customer service skills, willingness to collaborate, and attention to detail required.
  • Preferred experience with benefit programs.


Type of Opportunity Academic Job
Deadline31 January,2019
Company NameUniversity of Rochester



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