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Nov 1998Jul 2014

Benefits Coordinator

Arnold & Porter LLP

Administered the firm's health and welfare plans in compliance with firm policies and ERISA guidelines.  Processed new hire elections & transmitted data to on-line carrier.  Processed health & dependent care spending account elections to medical carrier for new hires, employee status changes and terminations.   Processed weekly 834 File transfers to vendors.   Processed monthly premium payments to all insurance companies for health, life, disability and dental.   Maintained on-line enrollment system.   Completed data entry for open enrollment and tracked changes.   Processed life insurance claims and waiver of premiums. Maintained HRIS database.   Resolved claim and eligibility issues & answered health & welfare questions.   Coordinated annual open enrollment planning and implementation.  

Dec 1997Nov 1998

Assistant Analyst

Management Technology Inc

Provided administrative support to the Deputy Chief Research & Development Officer and others as needed.  Coordinated and maintained the controlled correspondence tracking system.  Prepared travel authorization/expense vouchers for the Director and Deputy Director. Maintained calendar for the Deputy Director.   Received and directed calls and visitors to the appropriate staff members.

Jul 1995Nov 1997

Educative Assistant

American Psychological Association

Coordinated and produced committee confidential and non-confidential agenda books.   Drafted responses to request for educative guidance, for Director's Signature.  Maintained ethics committee policy document as well as the resource center.  Analyzed and entered case information in the ethics computer database. Coordinated committee's participation in the association's annual convention.

Jul 1989Jul 1995

Human Resources Analyst II

American Psychological Association

Administered the association's employee benefits program including basic medical/dental coverage(PPO), prescription drugs, life insurance with AD&D, long/short term disability, workmen's compensation and COBRA.   Reviewed, calculated and processed for payment all monthly plan premiums. Conducted weekly benefits orientation session by briefing new employees on their various benefits, responded to inquiries, provided benefit plan materials and information and ensured that all plan documents were complete.   Organized associations annual open enrollment.   Participated in meetings with insurance vendors.   Organized associations first Wellness Day.   Monitored new legislation that affected the benefits program and recommended plan changes to conform to the legislative initiatives.   Periodically wrote benefits articles for the association's bi-monthly newsletter.

Feb 1988Jul 1989

Senior Secretary II

American Psychological Assocation

Provided general secretarial support, created employee files, prepared time sheets, maintained Directors calendar, coordinated meeting arrangements and organized and managed file room.   Tracked personnel action forms, typed and posted job vacancies.   Reviewed resumes, screened and interviewed support personnel, administered typing tests, placed ads, processed employment related forms and employment verification's. Maintained the Human Resources Information System.


Aug 1981Dec 1986


Morgan State University

Bachelor of Arts


Microsoft Office, Word, Excel and Ivantage HRIS
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