🔗1858 Benefits Specialist
Website Minnesota Historical Society
We're part of Minnesota's rich history. Since 1849, we've grown to become one of the largest and most prestigious historical societies in the country. We play an important role in our state's historic preservation, education, and tourism, and provide the public with award-winning programs, exhibitions, and events. The Minnesota Historical Society is a private nonprofit committed to preserving the state's past, sharing our state's stories, and connecting people with history through exhibits, libraries and collections, 26 historic sites and museums, publishing, grants, and more.
JOB TITLE: Benefits Specialist
LOCATION: History Center – 345 W Kellogg Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102 COMPENSATION: $55,702.40 annual minimum
STATUS & HOURS: Full-time, regular (approximately 2,080 annual hours) position.
BENEFITS: Eligible to participate in State Employee Group Insurance Program and a retirement program with employer contribution. Generous vacation and sick time accruals with additional paid holidays.
DESIGNATION: Bargaining Unit AFSCME Local 3173
POSTING DATE: January 5, 2024
DEADLINE DATE: Open Until Filled
TO APPLY: Interested applicants must apply online at the Minnesota Historical Society’s career center at www.mnhs.org/jobs and include a resume and cover letter by the application deadline date.
DESCRIPTION: This position exists to provide lead professional support for the Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS) human resources benefit related initiatives including employee insurance, retirement programs, and a variety of other benefit programs. This position also provides professional guidance and support to other human resources staff for the effective design, delivery and maintenance of key department systems and processes.
SUMMARY OF WORK: 1) Lead the administration of the insurance and wellness programs; 2) Administer the MNHS leave of absence program; 3) Administer the MNHS workers’ compensation program; 4) Administer the MNHS retirement program; 5) Coordinate the Annual Minnesota Combined Charities event and process pledges; and 6) Work collaboratively with Human Resources, Volunteers & Interns staff to provide support and back-up for achieving department goals and objectives and to ensure the needs of MNHS staff and external customers are met.
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At MNHS, we don’t just accept difference — we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees, our products and services, and our community. The Minnesota Historical Society believes that an inclusive culture among our team members is critical to our success as a historical society and museum, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. The Minnesota Historical Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer.