HR Generalist

The Muscogee Nation   Okmulgee, OK   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on January 18, 2023

Muscogee (Creek) Nation

Seeking a HR Generalist

Description The HR GENERALIST is responsible for assisting with the administration of all benefits and retirement programs, including, but not limited to medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, and 401(k) plan.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
•Ensures the accuracy of all benefits enrollments in the HRIS to provide vendors with accurate eligibility information.
•Performs quality checks of benefits-related data.
•Assists employees regarding benefits claim issues and plan changes.
•Audit benefit deductions- Medical, Vision, Dental, STD, LTD, Legal Services, etc...
•Enrolls employees with carriers and processes life status changes.
•Responds to benefits inquiries from managers and employees on plan provisions, benefits enrollments, status changes and other general inquiries.
•Processes and administers all leave-of-absence requests and disability paperwork: medical, personal, disability and FML.
•Effectively interprets FML and ADA implications as they relate to leaves of absences/disabilities.
•Responds to 401(k) inquiries from managers and employees relating to enrollments, plan changes and contribution amounts.
•Manages the annual catch-up contribution enrollment.
•Assists with the open enrollment process.
•May assist with the Career Development Plan (tuition reimbursement program).
•Provides necessary reports for allocation/billing charges.
•Assist HR Staff when needed; cross training of other jobs within Human Resources.
•Assist Office of Human Resources with interviews/interview reports.
•Supervisor may assign Additional or Different duties at any time.
•Assist with Personnel department as needed.
•Assist with special projects: Annual Awards Luncheon, etc...

Minimum Requirements:
•Associate's degree in HR or related field, experience and/or other training/certification may be substituted for the education.
•Two years' experience in HR and/or Benefits administration.
•Extensive knowledge of employee benefits and applicable laws.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Excellent organizational and time management skills.
•Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software.
•Must have a Valid Oklahoma Driver's License.

Preferred Requirements:
•Bachelor's degree in Human Resources or related field of study.
•Two years' experience in HR and/or benefits administration.
•SHRM Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) or
•SHRM Senior Certified Professional or SHRM-SCP certification credential.

Muscogee (Creek) and Indian Preference