The Wellington School has an opportunity in the Business Office for a payroll and benefits specialist. This part-time exempt position offers support and assistance to the controller and head of school. Wellington has roughly 130 consistent employees eligible for partial or full benefits and 100 seasonal employees (coaches, aftercare, summer, substitute teachers).
Manage health/dental, 403(b) plan, LTC, Life and flex spending through medical and daycare. Assist employees with guidelines around Medicare and Social Security with benefits
Review semi-monthly payroll for rates, deductions, expense reimbursements
Manage open enrollment
Perform employment verifications
Maintain employee payroll files
Ensure proper forms are submitted through the payroll process, meet with eligible employees about benefits. Assist managers with both new hires and exiting processes.
Making sure Wellington is compliant with their benefit operations, e.g., ACA, Ohio Department of education certificates and background checks.
Keep professional and technical knowledge timely by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
Maintain compliance with federal, state, and local employment and benefits law and regulations.
Serve as a member of the Wellness Committee and perform market research on bringing Wellington more focused on being well and healthy through employee offerings.
FMLA and Leaves of Absences
Make sure appropriate forms are completed and returned.
Unemployment/ Workers Comp
Complete and submit unemployment forms.
Manage the Workers Comp process and claims
HR functions that become identified.
Experience preferred in human resources, organizational development or labor relations
Experience with creating a culture of engagement, collaboration, and teamwork
Demonstrated effectiveness in written and verbal communication
Positive attitude with assisting and helping others
Detail oriented and organizational skills
Dedicated to maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications
Ability to work independently with little direction, confidentiality, and discretion
Mechanically and grammatically correct written language
Physically able to perform essential functions in a variety of settings including
the wider school campus
the ability to lift 20 pounds
Familiarity with PC technology – being able to quickly understand and make use of modern efficiencies in technology.
Proficient with Word, Excel and Outlook
We believe every person plays a role in making Wellington a diverse, equitable, and inclusive place to learn, teach, and work. We seek to attract culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff who thrive on being engaged participants in our vibrant, innovative educational community. We embrace diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of our admission policies, financial aid, or employment.
Interested and qualified candidates should send materials to Angie Shock, controller, at firstname.lastname@example.org by November 30, 2018:
The Wellington School guides all children to discover and cultivate their inherent genius in every dimension of life--intellectual, social, emotional, aesthetic and physical–by establishing a diverse, inclusive and safe environment that fosters educational excellence, prioritizes deep individual inquiry, ignites curiosity and creativity, promotes social responsibility and prepares students to lead in an evolving global community.