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Leave of Absence Administrator


Posted: 06/07/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: None Job Number: 1660252

Job Description

We are recruiting for a Leave of Absence Administrator for a highly regarded organization in the Sacramento region. This is a long-term contract (12 months) and opportunity to work with one of Sacramento s top employers! This is a full time, 100% remote position. Pay: $39/hour.
The Leave of Absence Administrator will manage the day-to-day administration of LOA s by processing requests, coordinating, drafting letters, authorizing, or denying requests and monitoring LOA s. The ideal candidate will have experience with leave management, knowledge of employment laws and excellent communication skills. 

  • Review leaves of absence requests and medical certifications.
  • Make determinations on the leaves, duration, and approve or deny leave requests.  
  • Processes the corresponding paperwork; monitor and authorize leave extensions. 
  • Communicate approval, denials, leave extensions, return to work plans and other important information regarding leave to employee manager. 
  • Develop and coordinate return to work plans.
  • Prepare and participate in open leave case reviews. 
  • Escalate complex cases and develop a case management strategy on cases that have a job performance or employee relations issue.
  • Maintain the computerized LOA tracking system(s) for assigned case load, entering, and updating leave status.
  • Act as a resource to those with inquiries regarding time off and leave questions.
  • Interpret and clarify the Leave of Absence policy guidelines to ensure accurate, fair, and consistent application of policy and collective bargaining agreements provisions.
  • Partner with HRBP on employee job performance issues; attendance; discipline and separations as it relates to leaves of absence.

  • HS Diploma or General Education Development (GED) or equivalent education/experience required
  • Claims experience within leave and absence management tracked in a Leave Management System (LMS).
  • Knowledge of California Pregnancy Disability Leave (PD), Family Medical Leave (FMLA), California Family Rights Act (CFRA) and Military Leaves. 
  • Knowledge of Short-Term Disability Plans (STD), integrated wage replacement (Sick/PTO), health and wellness benefits/COBRA is a plus. 
  • Experience with reading policies and/or collective bargaining agreements.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision. 
  • Organizational and time management skills. 
  • Possess problem-solving, critical thinking, and customer service skills. 
  • Possess effective listening and conflict resolution skills. 
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