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University of California Office of the President
remote work
United States, California, Oakland
1111 Franklin Street (Show on map)
February 28, 2024

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Job Title: Benefits Analyst 2

Job #:

Position Base: Oakland


At the University of California (UC), your contributions make a difference. A world leader producing Nobel and Pulitzer prize recipients with over 150 years of groundbreaking research transforming the world. Choose a career where you can leverage your knowledge, skills and aspirations to inspire and support some of the greatest minds in the world, and those who will follow in their footsteps. Working at the University of California is being part of a unique institution, and a vibrant and diverse community. At the University of California, Office of the President, we propel our mission through impactful work locally, in government centers and systemwide. We are passionate people, serving the greater good.

The University of California, one of the largest and most acclaimed institutions of higher learning in the world, is dedicated to excellence in teaching, research and public service. The University of California Office of the President is the headquarters to the 10 campuses, five medical centers and three national laboratories and enrolls premier students from California, the nation and the world.

Department Overview

Supporting University members with their pension, health benefits and overall transition into retirement.

Position Summary

Working as part of a team, the Benefits Analyst will be responsible for processing various types of benefits which may include survivor, insurance, and benefit and member record adjustments. Case research will be involved and may require contacting customers directly for required supporting documentation.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 years of experience in an analytical role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite particularly Excel and the ability to learn new software quickly
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Able to prioritize multiple tasks and deliver results within tight timelines and fast turnarounds; able to proof and audit for accuracy. Experience in pension administration or benefits preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Willingness to take initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Exemplary verbal, written, change communication and presentation skills; able to work in a highly collaborative manner and formulate a clear point of view
  • Able to work with strong personalities and different work styles while remaining calm, tactful, courteous and respectful under pressure
  • Must have an innovative and positive self-directed attitude


  • High School diploma and 2 years of progressively responsible experience in job elated area


This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement within the state of California. OR

This position is eligible for a hybrid/remote work arrangement within the state of California. The selected candidate must reside within the state of California, or be willing to relocate, and will be required to report to work in person in Oakland, CA on a regular schedule.


The University of California, Office of the President, is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the salary grade for a position. The full salary range shows the growth potential for this position,

Job Title: Benefits Analyst 2

Payroll Title: BENEFITS ANL 2

Job Code: 007719

Salary Grade: 20

PayScale/ budgeted hourly range: $29.50/hour - $40.52/hour, Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience.

Full Hourly Range: $$29.50/hour - $51.53/hour



Please be prepared to attach a cover letter and resume with your application.


The position will be open until filled.


Background Check Process: Successful completion of a background check is required for this critical position.

Smoke Free Work Environment: The University of California, Office of the President, is smoke & tobacco-free as of January 1, 2014.

August 2021 Update: The University of California has issued a policy requiring employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID -19 before physically accessing the University location or programs. Upon hire into a UCOP position, you will be provided detailed instructions on how to comply with this policy including access to the COVID vaccination at no cost. New hires to UCOP who work onsite or will come onsite for any activities at a UCOP or other UC location must comply with this policy within 8 weeks after their start date. The policy allows for employees to request approval for an exception or deferral.


The University of California, Office of the President, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

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