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Pension & Benefits Administrator (5500)

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Pension & Benefits Administrator
Organization:  York University
Province:  Ontario
Location:  Toronto
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York University


Pension & Benefits Administrator

Reference: 107381

Duration: Permanent Full Time

Location: 4700 Keele Street, Toronto


York is a leading international teaching and research university, and a driving force for positive change. Empowered by a welcoming and diverse community with a uniquely global perspective, we are preparing our students for their long-term careers and personal success. Together, we can make things right for our communities, our planet and our future.


Administers the York University Pension Plan and employee benefit plans for all academic, non-academic employee groups, deferred pension plan members and retirees in accordance with established policies and procedures. Benefit plans include health, dental, vision, group life, voluntary accidental death and dismemberment, travel accident, long term disability and tuition fee waiver. Acts as the first line of contact through in-person, telephone and electronic interaction providing pension and benefits information to employees, deferred pension plan members, surviving spouse and/or dependents of deceased employees and retirees as well as the retiree population.


To be considered for this opportunity, you will bring the following:



Human resources certificate or equivalent. Courses in pension and benefits would be helpful.



Three to five years of human resources' experience in a front-line capacity dealing with pension and benefits issues.



Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite proficiency in Word and Excel required.
Understanding of benefit and pension concepts and their application.
Understanding of internal human resources policies and procedures.
Familiarity with human resources information systems (PeopleSoft).
Familiarity with central tracking system would be helpful.
Ability to attend accurately to detailed work.
Customer service experience demonstrated ability to explain complex information and to act in a timely manner to address employee/retiree inquiries/changes.
Ability to remain calm during in person or on the phone irate (swearing, threatening, rude) individuals.
Ability to work in a team environment.


For full position details, including skills and knowledge requirements, and to apply to this exciting opportunity visit the External Career Portal ( and refer to posting 107381.


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