POSTED: 11/12/20


Processes enrollments and coverage changes to benefits, pension, and deferred compensation plans. Answers questions, provides forms, and updates employee information pertaining to benefits, pension, and deferred compensation plans. Assists plan participants with claim concerns; maintains spreadsheets, documents, and other files related to employee benefit plans, pension plans, and deferred compensation plans.

Oversees education about and maintains resources related to the County's Leaves of Absence policy.

Assists with new employee orientations, new-hire meetings and other events. Coordinates and conducts the annual benefits meetings with third-party administrators and employees. Coordinates and administers the County's annual insurance open enrollment. Prepares benefit statements and total compensation statements for employees.

Communicates all benefit changes to employees as needed; coordinates and conducts training and education related to benefits and retirement plans; coordinates employee retirement receptions.

Will create and administer the County's wellness programming. Coordinates with benefit providers to optimize the County's use of its resources, including maximizing provider rebates, discounts, and services.
Provides health and wellness training and education to employees; creates marketing initiatives for employee education and awareness.

Serves as the chair for the Wellness Committee and provides support for the County's Health Trust Committee. Plans and organizes the annual wellness fair, in cooperation with the Wellness Committee.

Maintains strict confidentiality of operations and records.

Assists with other projects as assigned. Responds to records requests. Prepares meeting minutes, performs data entry, files, copies, collates as needed or assigned.

Provides technical assistance to staff as needed. Performs related duties as needed or assigned; cross-trains on essential duties of other departmental staff.


Full-time, benefited, non-exempt

Working hours: 

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday - Friday


Columbia, Missouri


Bachelor's degree in related discipline (e.g. human resources, business management, marketing, wellness education, biology, communications, public administration) or equivalent experience. Must have excellent communication, process improvement, and customer service skills as well as a strong ability to work independently and meet deadlines. Must possess a valid Operator's license.

Starting Hourly Pay Rate: 

$18.97 - $20.15 per hour

Deadline for Application: 

Applications will be accepted until the posting is removed.

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Benefit-eligible employees receive paid vacation, 13 paid holidays, enrollment in the County Employees Retirement Fund, and two matching deferred compensation plans. Other benefits include 100% County paid or low-cost employee health insurance premium options, 100% County paid employee dental premiums, subsidized dependent premiums, and County paid long-term disability and life insurance.

An Equal Opportunity Employer