Counsel employees regarding leave programs and SLP eligibility. Responsible for day-to-day administration of FMLA and Military Leave. Troubleshoot sick/vacation balance issues, advise employees of available leave programs, advocate between employee and supervisor regarding medical leave.
Counsel employees regarding FMLA, SLP, STD, LTD, and military leave policies, as well as other miscellaneous leave programs. Review FMLA and SLP applications and corresponding documents with regards to law and policy. Approve and process FMLA and SLP documents. Stage Absence Event and update Job Data in UT Share. Process day-to-day correspondence and update employee records in UT Share and Absence Management tracking system. Post intermittent FMLA monthly usage and communicate balances to employees. Communicate with Payroll as needed regarding paid/unpaid status of employees on medical leave. Communicate with Records and Benefits regarding employee state service and insurance. Provide Dearborn with requested information for STD and LTD claims. Research eligibility of Sick Leave Pool applications. Post military leave information in UT Share. Assist timekeepers with entering retro absence events. Advise timekeepers with how to complete employee timesheets. Approve UT Share leave management access. Process vacation/holiday payout vouchers; i.e. Research sick and vacation balances and correct. Enter/delete vacation/sick leave hours for employees who transfer to another State Agency or terminated as requested by Records. Research Payroll paid vacation hours due and delete the hours from UT Share. Monitor and delete vacation accruals for titles that should not. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree in human resources management or a related field. Three (3) to five (5) years of related experience administering leave programs or the equivalent experience.
Bachelor's degree. Leave of absence management experience. Leave management experience with People Soft a plus. Intermediate to advance knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and HRIS system software.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 14477
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.