Orange County CA
Human Resources

Leave Administration Specialist

CM Legal

Leave Administration Specialist  

About the Role
The Leave Administration Specialist is an integral part of the Human Capital & Talent team. This role will be responsible for leave of absence cases, the administration and management of leave of absence policies, and case management workflow, while utilizing the tools provided to maintain compliance with federal, state, and local laws, and firm policies. This role will be located in either the Global Services Office in Downtown Los Angeles, Orange County office, San Diego office, San Francisco office, or Silicon Valley office. Please note that this role may be eligible for a flexible working schedule that allows for a hybrid and in-office presence. 

Responsibilities & Qualifications
Other key responsibilities include:

  • Communicating with employees regarding their needs for leave and/or modified work schedules, while ensuring employees are aware of their responsibilities and of any documentation and notice required to qualify for and to take leave
  • Providing education and support to supervisors, managers, Human Resources, and others to assist with the management of protected absences and accommodations
  • Advising supervisors and management of observed trends, unanswered requests, potential problems, or critical issues in order to troubleshoot problem areas before they escalate and interfere with benefit efforts
  • Monitoring the workflow and coordination of Leave of Absence assignments
  • Coordinating and promoting other benefit programs (i.e. medical, life insurance, group legal, and work/life program) with Global Benefits & Well-Being, and determining which programs may be beneficial based on the type of leave 
  • Possess comprehensive knowledge of the terms and conditions of all health and welfare plans, specifically state disability laws and FMLA, to ensure the proper administration by insurers and vendors
  • Demonstrate knowledge of compensation and benefits practices
  • Display strong communication, customer service, and analytical skills 
  • A high school diploma or equivalent, preferably a Bachelor’s degree
  • A minimum of one (1) year of relevant work experience
  • A minimum of two (2) years of related leave management and accommodation experience, preferably  

Benefits & Additional Information
Successful candidates will not only be provided with an outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment, but will also be provided with a generous total compensation package with bonuses awarded in recognition of both individual and firm performance. Eligible employees can participate in the comprehensive benefit program which includes:

  • Healthcare, life and disability insurance
  • A generous 401k plan
  • At least 11 paid holidays per year, and a PTO program that accrues 23 days during the first year of employment and grows with tenure
  • Well-being programs (e.g. mental health services, mindfulness and resiliency, medical resources, well-being events, and more)
  • Professional Development programs
  • Employee discounts
  • And more!

Pay Range
USD $75,000.00 – USD $95,000.00 /Yr.


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