Payroll and Benefits Coordinator

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The Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) seeks applications for the position of Payroll and Benefits Coordinator to join the Office of the Chief of Staff (OCS). As an overview, the OCS manages the agency’s administration and finances and additionally oversees external affairs, all to support the HPC’s mission to monitor health reform efforts in Massachusetts and develop innovative health policy to reduce overall cost growth while improving the quality of patient care.

The OCS team oversees the day-to-day operations and administration of the agency. OCS coordinates the human resources activities, including payroll, benefits, hiring, and onboarding of new employees. The fiscal operations of the HPC also falls under this team, including managing the collection of industry assessments, processing the payment of bills, and purchasing.

As the HPC is a new state agency, this newly-created position represents an opportunity for the successful candidate to contribute to operations at a critical time in the agency’s development. This position will provide administrative coordination for human resource functions within the agency, including recruiting, hiring, on-boarding new employees, handling personnel and benefit questions, and off-boarding employees. Reporting directly to the Chief of Staff and working closely with the Chief Fiscal Officer, this position will work with the state’s HR/CMS system, the Group Insurance Commission, the State Retirement Board, and vendor-supported benefit programs. This position will be a part-time employee. The HPC will consider contract employees. The HPC’s HR/CMS functions are currently managed by administrative and fiscal staff in HPC. This position will assume all responsibilities detailed below.