Benefits Specialist

Position: Benefits Specialist

Job ID: 143751

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: HR-Benefits

Talent Area: Human Resources

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at


We are searching for a Benefit Specialist-someone who works well in a fast-paced setting in our hospital employee benefits department. In this position, you’ll provide customer service to employees in answering questions and resolving issues related to employee life benefits programs and policies, including but not limited to Tuition Assistance Program, Adoption, Back-up Care, Team Sports Subsidy, Employee Recognition Ceremony, Super Star Program. In this position you will be responsible for making recommendations into policies associated with employee benefits and parking.


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Responsibilities :

  • Program ownership of the Tuition Assistance Program, Adoption, Back-up Care, Team Sports Subsidy, Employee Recognition Ceremony, Super Star Program, Bread and Wassail and other employee recognition programs, as assigned



  • Develop and maintain program budgets, contracts and billing



  • Ensure operational efficiencies of administrative procedures and exceptional documentation of processes.



  • Provide superior vendor management



  • Resolve escalated employee issues as needed



  • Develop and communicate programs to ensure programs are utilized and valued by employees



  • Act as benefits SME for assigned program and provide updates to team as needed



  • Identify and implement "best practices" in delivering programs to employees



  • Present ROI data to HR leadership to support modifications or new programs



  • Plan and coordinate road show events at various locations



  • Support team with related AE activities


  • High School Diploma or GED



  • Three (3) years of experience in Benefits, Human Resources, Payroll, or Finance experience (A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or a related discipline may be substituted for two of the required years of experience.)



  • Knowledge of benefits policies, procedures, and regulatory requirement as they apply to organizations with 4,500+ employees.



  • Must have strong customer service ethic communication skills and analytical skills



  • Knowledge of Windows/Microsoft Office Suite



  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision



  • Ability to communicate clearly and professionally with a wide variety of people



  • Ability to conduct group presentations




  • Knowledge of PeopleSoft



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