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Senior Associate Director of Benefits

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia 24061
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The Senior Associate Director of Benefits Administration is responsible for the daily oversight and management of benefits administration and customer service, including the following programs: health insurance, worker’s compensation, leave, long- and short-term disability, life insurance, and customer support. The Senior Associate Director monitors industry trends, practices, and costs; reviews and evaluates current programs; recommends improvements to employee benefit plans; and ensures programs align with the university’s strategic objectives. In carrying out the oversight of the retirement programs (including 403(b), 415(m) and 401(a) qualified plans), the Senior Associate Director ensures compliance with IRS regulations, working with legal counsel and plan vendors to maintain up-to-date and accurate plan documents, and working with our internal Optional Retirement Plan Committee to review investment options and evaluate the performance of selected plan vendors. The Senior Associate Director ensures compliance with state and federally mandated programs including Medical, LTD, STD, Life, Workers Compensation and Leave Programs. Additionally, the Senior Associate Director is responsible for the development and delivery of a comprehensive educational program to inform employees regarding the entire suite of benefits offerings and provides oversight for the Human Resources Service Center, which is the university communities first point of contact for receiving assistance and information for a wide range of human resource topics and programs.


For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to, posting #AP0170080. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online application. Review of applications will begin on April 7th, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, or any other basis protected by law. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Accessibility at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department or contact University ADA Services with any questions.

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