Stephen Smith  |  2/5/2018 9:28:04 PM


(Human Resource Management)

WORK LOCATION: Human Resource Management, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Human Resource Manager serves as the Human Resource lead on benefits and the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Ensures the LSU AgCenter is in compliance with all reporting and activity requirements related to benefits, retirement, and FMLA. Provides accurate and timely benefit and retirement recording and reporting. Counsels employees on all benefits: dental, life, medical, retirement, vision, and tax saver plan. The AgCenter has several hundred retirees under the federal retirement system. This position is responsible for administration of CSRS (federal retirement) for all active and retired employees as there are no local or state offices. Handles FMLA for employees and interfaces with departments regarding options. Updates and maintains necessary information for benefits and FMLA. Researches and communicates any benefit or FMLA related updates or changes that affect the AgCenter employees and retirees. Provides assistance with workers’ compensation claim process and leave re-credits. Structures and delivers open enrollment and all related benefits communications to employees. Updates and drafts HR policies and related forms and instructional materials.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree, 5+ years of Human Resource experience or closely related field. Experience in working with various key stakeholders. Must be able to research information and analyze data to arrive at valid conclusions, recommendations and action plans. Strong mathematical and analytical capabilities required. Initiative to investigate and proceed with new ideas, projects and process improvements. Focused leadership with the ability to influence and move decisions forward. Excellent interpersonal skills to work with employees at all levels: exempt and non-exempt and at all locations, statewide. Superior oral and written communication skills with prior experience delivering information to broad and diverse audiences. Preferred: Benefit experience; higher education experience; advanced degree.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options. Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System. Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:February 19, 2018 or until suitable candidate is located.

DATE AVAILABLE: Upon completion of interview process.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Must apply online at https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, university transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. Paper, faxed or e-mailed application materials will not be accepted. In lieu of attaching the letters of recommendation, they may be sent directly to the contact listed below. For more information contact:

Gena Doucet, Director

Human Resource Management

103 J.N. Efferson Hall

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70803

Email: GDoucet@agcenter.lsu.edu

Web site: www.lsuagcenter.com

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