• Executive Director - WTCS Employee Benefit Consortium (WTCEBC)

    Posting Date: 4 days ago(5/16/2018 8:47 AM)
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    # of Openings:
    Other / Offsite Location
    Hours Per Week:
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    Work Schedule:
    Flexibility in schedule is required
    Salary will be based upon qualifications, training, and experience
    Anticipated Start Date:
    August 2018
  • Basic Functions & Responsibilities

    Provide leadership and direction and oversight of the Wisconsin Technical College Employee Benefit Consortium (WTCEBC). The Executive Director will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the WTCEBC’s programs, vendors, policies, procedures and marketing and expansion of the consortium. The Executive Director will be responsible for the execution of the WTCEBC mission and vision. WTCEBC’s vision is to be the leader in cost effective and innovative employee benefits. This position will report to the WTCEBC’s Board of Directors.

    Essential Job Functions/Secondary Job Functions

    1. Conducts the day-to-day operations of the WTCEBC.
    2. Provides executive leadership in continuous improvement of the WTCEBC through directing and overseeing all policies, procedures and contracts held by the WTCEBC.
    3. Develop and implement strategies aiming to promote the WTCEBC’s mission and vision.
    4. Responsible for annual strategic planning of WTCEBC and creating business plans for the attainment of goals and objectives established through the annual strategic planning process. Establish and maintain an operating calendar.
    5. Facilitates growth of the WTCEBC by understanding needs of existing consortium members.
    6. Marketing and recruiting to prospective WTCS colleges.
    7. Works closely on a regular basis with consultant to achieve goals established by WTCEBC.
    8. Works with actuaries, legal counsel, and other consultants to assure compliance with all legal responsibilities.
    9. Collects, manages and audits relevant data on a monthly basis. Monitors and reports out on performance of vendors.
    10. Primary contact for participating colleges and vendors of any service related issues, providing a high level of customer service to all parties.
    11. In collaboration with members of the consortium and adherence to procurement rules, responsible for leading the process for selection and coordination of all WTCEBC vendors/business partners.
    12. Responsible for annual renewal process for all lines of coverage and vendor contracts.
    13. Facilitates board development and relations.
    14. Ensure adherence to established policies and procedures, and recommends to the Board changes to policies and procedures that would improve the organization.
    15. Sets meeting agenda and attends meetings.
    16. Periodically presents updates to the college presidents, HR Directors and Business Officers.
    17. Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications, Training and Experience

    1. Bachelor Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related area. Related Master Degree preferred, AND
    2. Five years related, relevant experience in a large, complex organization or working in a consultant role with a variety of large, complex organizations, AND
    3. Experience with self-funded plans, AND
    4. Thorough knowledge and expertise of the principles, practices, and techniques used in employee compensation and benefit plans, and employee communications, AND
    5. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Mastery of Excel, OR
    6. An equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and ability can be acquired.

    Essential Aptitudes, Skills, Knowledge and Personal Characteristics

    1. Success and commitment as a team player, including the ability to engage in win-win thinking and to foster consensus.
    2. Flexibility, including the acceptance of and willingness to change.
    3. Demonstrated ability for oral and written communication with WTCEBC member colleges including but not limited to their staff and employees, and other external entities.
    4. Demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills.
    5. Demonstrated team development and conflict resolution skills.
    6. Able to competently analyze, develop, coordinate, and improve transactional processes.
    7. Able to lead and coordinate others with and without direct reporting relationship.
    8. Highly motivated with a strong interest in contributing to the success of the WTCEBC
    9. Willing to take risks and try new things.
    10. Willing to accept responsibility for professional and personal growth.
    11. Knowledge of HR regulations, information systems, benefits issues, and general business.
    12. Keeps apprised of federal, state, and local benefit and compensation laws and regulations.
    13. Committed to the mission purposes and values of the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS).
    14. Able to communicate effectively and work with diverse populations.
    15. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with WTCS colleges and representatives of outside agencies.

    Special Instructions to Applicants

    This position is through the Wisconsin Technical College Employee Benefit Consortium (WTCEBC).


    For questions regarding the application process please contact Barb Kieffer, Director, Compensation and Benefits, Fox Valley Technical College. kieffer@fvtc.edu or 920-735-5734.



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