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MD Anderson Cancer Center Leave Representative in Houston, Texas

Mission Statement

The mission of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center is to eliminate cancer in Texas, the nation, and the world through outstanding programs that integrate patient care, research and prevention, and through education for undergraduate and graduate students, trainees, professionals, employees and the public.

Summary

The primary purpose of the Leave Representative position is to administer leave plans and programs for all eligible employee groups. The Leave Representative position is responsible for determining federal and state protected leave eligibility and managing leave cases as established by institutional policy.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Leave Approval and Recordkeeping – Takes incoming calls and/or visits from employees requesting FML, Parental, Military, RPL and/or HSP leave. Verifies eligibility and enters decision in leave record system. Sends appropriate request for notifications to HR Assistants and tracks receipt of responses. Makes determination of leave status from responses. Maintains confidential HIPPA protected information appropriately.

Leave Counseling – Assists employees and management with FML, Parental, Military and RPL policies, processes and procedures. Calculates and corrects timekeeping records and acts as the liaison with payroll to correct pay records based on leave. May request supervisory assistance in follow-up counseling and leave case review as needed. Discuss and counsel employees regarding pay options under RPL program.

Centralized Return from Leave – Ensure timely processing of returns from leave. Coordinate any additional job protection for returns. E.g. ADAAA due to a request for accommodation. Liaise with Payroll Services to prevent pay issues or provide necessary updates to correct pay issues. Contact employees and departments as necessary to verify returns. Code employee's timecard in conjunction with PTO Program Guidelines to ensure compatibility with pay end date calculation.

Paid Investigational Leave (PIL) - Code PIL time as noted and advised by HR Generalist Organization. Must ensure coding is compliant with timekeeping guidelines and standards while ensuring expected outcomes of the HR Consultant are met to support investigation.

Recordkeeping Compliance – Manages telephone, electronic and written correspondence to ensure timely resolution of leave eligibility issues. Processes all documents related to the administration of all leave plans and policies to ensure employee confidentiality is maintained at all times, and to ensure 100% compliance with HIPPA and U. T. System requirements.

Reporting and Analysis – As assigned, running PeopleSoft and Kronos queries and reports to manage case deadlines and pay actions in conjunction with ensuring compliance with leave programs and policies.

Compliance and Standards - Ensures compliance with federal, state & UT regulations relating to counseling management and timekeeping on leave recordkeeping and programs. Meets and/or exceeds all department standards on customer service, telephone etiquette, maintenance of documentation and confidentiality of employee information.

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor's degree. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Advanced degree in related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Two years experience in office administration, business or human resources. May substitute required education degree or years of college with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Professional leave administration experience and either disability plan or Paid Time Off program administration experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Requires heavy telephone communication. Must have good verbal/written communication skills. Must visually review, evaluate and interpret complex data. This position may require travel for the purpose of attending seminars and/or conferences for professional development.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor's degree. May substitute required education degree with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Advanced degree in related field.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Two years experience in office administration, business or human resources. May substitute required education degree or years of college with additional years of equivalent experience on a one to one basis.

Preferred: Professional leave administration experience and either disability plan or Paid Time Off program administration experience.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Requires heavy telephone communication. Must have good verbal/written communication skills. Must visually review, evaluate and interpret complex data. This position may require travel for the purpose of attending seminars and/or conferences for professional development.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. http://www.mdanderson.org/about-us/legal-and-policy/legal-statements/eeo-affirmative-action.html

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 127738

  • Employment Status: Full-Time

  • Employee Status: Regular

  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

  • Work Week: Days

  • Fund Type: Hard

  • Pivotal Position: No

  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 52,000

  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 65,000

  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 78,000

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