Benefits Analyst III

UCI Health
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$64,400 - $89,300
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Updated: Feb 14, 2023 Location: Irvine-Campus Job Type: Department: People Services Human Resource

Job Opening ID: 45164

Reports To: Benefits Manager, People Services Human Resources

Working Title: Benefits Analyst III

Department: People Services Human Resources

Bargaining Unit: 99

FLSA: Exempt

Payroll Job Code: 007720

Job Location: UCI Campus- Irvine

Percent of Time: 100%

Work Schedule: Hybrid

Employee Class: Career

Position Summary:

People Services is a trusted partner in providing administrative support functions that allow the UCI community to focus on their core functions to accomplish the UCI mission of teaching, research, public service, and patient care. Members of People Services work in close collaboration with all three business units to meet clients' needs and expectations. People Services is directly accountable to the Chief HR Officer & Vice-Chancellor, but also has a duty to meet the service expectations of the executive director for each local HR unit. The objective of the department is to position ourselves to cultivate a strong, collaborative relationship with HR and its clients, identify opportunities for enhancing organizational effectiveness, and serve as a technical point of contact for assigned functional area.

This position acts as a subject matter expert and liaison addressing many critical components of UCs Health & Insurance and Retirement plans throughout the employee life cycle from onboarding, during life events, to preparing and completing the retirement process. A successful candidate is often relied upon as a leader and primary point of contact to provide education and counseling for a very diverse UCI population and must have the ability to identify and resolve complex data inquiries that directly impact employees and their benefits. While supporting all UCI employees, the Benefits Analyst is also responsible for identifying process and service gaps across all internal vendors and championing change where desired to ensure a seamless transition for our employees into retirement. All aspects of the employee life cycle and the role impact of each vendor are fully represented within People Service to truly provide great value to our employees.

Compensation Range:

$64,400 - $89,300

Department Website:

https: //


Two to five years of experience in a like role is required for this position.

Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and demonstrated ability to leverage this technology in organizing data and identifying data anomalies.


Demonstrated strong writing, speaking, and group presentation skills to present information in a clear and concise manner to multiple levels in the organization. Comprehensive knowledge of the organization's employee benefits function and programs and can address unique circumstances as well as routine situations. In-depth knowledge of all benefits programs to provide information and interpretation. In-depth knowledge of applicable state and federal law. Strong analytical skills to conduct analysis and develop recommendations, demonstrating organization and problem-solving skills. Strong in-depth knowledge of organization policies and procedures; knowledge of functional area and understands how work may impact other areas. Familiarity with case management platforms and the employee case management life cycle.

Conditions of Employment:

The University of California, Irvine (UCI) seeks to provide a safe and healthy environment for the entire UCI community. As part of this commitment, all applicants who accept an offer of employment must comply with the following conditions of employment:

  • Background Check and Live Scan

  • Legal Right to work in the United States

  • Vaccination Policies

  • Smoking and Tobacco Policy

  • Drug Free Environment

  • The following additional conditions may apply, some of which are dependent upon business unit or job specific requirements.

  • California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act

  • E-Verify

  • Pre-Placement Health Evaluation

  • Details of each policy may be reviewed by visiting the following page - https: //

    Closing Statement:

    The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. We are committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce along with honoring unique experiences, perspectives, and identities. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable, and welcoming. UCI provides reasonable accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. For more information, please contact Human Resources at (949) 824-0500 or [email protected]

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