Leave Management Specialist

$30 - $40 hourly
Job Category: Human Resources
Position Type: Contract / Temporary
Work Model: Remote
Location: Chicago , Illinois
Job ID: 135739
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Our client, a leading healthcare company, is seeking a Leave Management Specialist to join their Human Resources team. The ideal candidate will be responsible for managing all aspects of leave of absence programs, including FMLA, ADA and other state and federal leave laws. The Leave Management Specialist will work closely with employees, managers and HR business partners to coordinate and administer leave requests, ensuring compliance and providing guidance throughout the process.

Leave Management Specialist Responsibilities:
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for employees requesting leaves of absence, including FMLA, ADA and other applicable leave laws
  • Review and process leave requests in accordance with company policies and applicable laws
  • Communicate with employees, managers and HR business partners to ensure understanding of leave policies and procedures
  • Coordinate with third-party administrators, medical providers and other external partners as needed
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date leave records and documentation
  • Provide guidance and support to employees and managers regarding leave of absence policies and procedures
  • Collaborate with HR business partners and legal counsel to ensure compliance with all relevant laws and regulations
  • Participate in the development and implementation of leave of absence policies, procedures and training programs
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Leave Management Specialist Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field
  • 2+ years of experience in leave administration or related HR field
  • Thorough understanding of FMLA, ADA and other state and federal leave laws
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management abilities
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Proficiency in HRIS and leave management systems

If this position is of interest to you, please apply today! 

Thank you,

Graham McIntosh 
Senior Project Manager – HR Recruiting 
LaSalle Network 

 

LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.