Benefits Data Coordinator

Auburn University   Auburn, AL   Full-time     Human Resources
Posted on June 6, 2022
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Benefits Data Coordinator

Auburn University


The Auburn University Office of Human Resources is excited to begin the search process for a Benefits Data Coordinator, responsible for coordinating processes related to benefits data.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to coordinating file feeds, error report processing, vendor and employee coordination and communications, research, problem-solving, updating of Banner deduction/earn codes, and data audits. This position will serve as the benefits coordinator for the online benefits enrollment system and other duties as assigned.

Why should YOU join the HR team?

  • Our dynamic, diverse, and collaborative team!
  • Competitive employee benefits + state retirement plan.
  • Tuition assistance for you and your dependents after a year of service.
  • Generous leave policies (including paid parental leave!)
  • Our office is located off-campus with easy parking


Learn more about Auburn’s impact, generous employee benefits, and thriving community by visiting

About Auburn University
At Auburn, our work changes lives. Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a premier public institution, Auburn University is dedicated to shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research, scholarship and selfless service. Auburn is nationally recognized for its commitment to academic excellence, community outreach, positive work environment, student engagement, and thriving community.

Our Commitment
Auburn University is committed to a diverse and inclusive campus environment. Visit to learn more about our commitment to expanding equity and inclusion for all.


Some positions at Auburn University may be eligible for hybrid work schedules and are subject to change or transition to a full-time on-site schedule at any time.


Essential Functions

  1. Responsible for the mandatory monthly submissions of the RSA Teacher’s Retirement (TR) and Employee’s Retirement (ER) enrollment and contribution file feeds. Processes monthly contribution and enrollment files for both TR and ER, to include data account transfers, balancing, and reconciliation of various ledger accounts, requiring research and problem-solving. Communicates with RSA to resolve issues.
  2. Supports the administration of the online benefit enrollment system, to include researching and identifying enrollment errors and performing audits to ensure enterprise systems remain in-sync.
  3. Responds to requests from internal and external customers regarding estimates and calculations of retirement benefits and dates for employees; verification of employment dates; salary earned and/or explanation of salary earned; verification of existing sick leave balances; as well as certification for overtime earnings.
  4. Collaborates with Human Resources Information unit and other HR functional areas in regards to systems and employee data.
  5. Monitors eligibility for specific benefits programs as defined by regulation or legislation. Coordinates with Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance vendor and RSA to identify and notify employees of eligibility and to coordinate enrollment and other notification processes.
  6. Actively participates in the development and review of communications to employees regarding various aspects of employee benefits.
  7. Updates Banner deduction and earn codes, benefits premiums, and other Banner fields related to benefits processing.
  8. Supports and assists in various health and welfare benefits programs. Stays abreast of benefits legislation and trends impacting need for benefits related data or data changes.
  9. May perform other duties as assigned.


Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent


Years of Experience


Area of Experience

Experience in benefits administration

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.


Years of Experience

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.


Minimum Skills and Abilities

  • Basic proficiency using Excel.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employee benefits programs, data analysis, budgeting.
  • Applied knowledge of systems to include software and technical.
  • Strong communication and writing skills.
  • Strong customer service and analytical skills.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations in computing rates, premiums, and adjustments. Demonstrated ability to work in a complex environment, requiring strong attention to detail.


Desired Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with enterprise systems, such as Banner or Oracle


Salary Range

$40,580 - $58,400


Job Category

Human Resources


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EEO Statement

Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.