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New Membership Team Manager


in Aurora IL

UNITE Here Health


Looking for a way to influence the health and healthcare of many?

If so, we'd love to hear from you! Our mission-driven organization is focused on the“Triple Aim” - Better Health, Better Healthcare and Lower Costs to individuals and their families who participate in our health plans.

UNITE HERE HEALTH serves 100,000+ workers and 220,000 covered lives in the hospitality and gaming industry nationwide. Our desire to be innovative and progressive drives us to develop impactful programs and benefits designed to engage our participants in managing their own health and healthcare. Our vision is exciting and challenging. Please read on to learn more about this great opportunity!

Key Attributes:

  • Integrity – Must be trustworthy and principled when faced with complex situations
  • Ability to build positive work relationships – Mutual trust and respect will be essential to the collaborative relationships required
  • Communication – Ability to generate concise, compelling, objective and data-driven reports
  • Teamwork – Working well with others is required in the Fund's collaborative environment
  • Diversity – Must be capable of working in a culturally diverse environment
  • Continuous Learning – Must be open to learning and skill development. As the Fund's needs evolve, must be proactive about developing new areas of expertise
  • Lives our values – Must be a role model for the Fund's BETTER Culture and Mission (Better, Engage, Teamwork, Trust, Empower, Respect)

The New Membership Team Manager acts as the first point of contact for local unions and employers, providing information and support during the bargaining process, and to coordinate all internal and external functions related to the team during the onboarding process.

Essential Job Functions and Duties:

  • Collaborate with internal and external parties to ensure the member experience is positive and the onboarding of new employer accounts, and enrollments is smooth with little to no disruption to members
  • Manage the intake for potential new employers, functioning as the first point of contact for local unions and employers bringing or considering bringing in new members
  • Coordinate all internal and external functions related to the team
  • Lead and coordinate local unions and employers through the bargaining support and enrollment processes (i.e., receive requests, coordinate cross-departmentally as necessary, provide answers or set up conversations with others as appropriate), including ensuring network research is conducted and communicated, benefit comparisons created and provided, general troubleshooting
  • Ensure that the department policies and procedures for enrollment are consistent with the requirements of the applicable plan unit
  • Ensure that the online enrollment system contains the most up-to-date information about the plans, employee cost shares, and benefit offerings, etc
  • Identify and implement process improvements which provide efficient and effective outcomes that meet our customers' needs as well as our organization's needs
  • Ensure that new employers and members have a smooth transition, including the facilitating of internal communications among the various departments to ensure they are aware of effective dates, CBA terms and any issues/challenges identified.
  • Oversee maintenance of bargaining support documents, “radar” of potential worksites, and its distribution to other departments as necessary
  • Conduct and help prepare webinars and in-person presentations for potential new employers
  • Attend enrolment events and meetings with potential new employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of responsibilities and requirements of the job
  • Perform Essential Job Functions and Duties with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Healthcare Administration or related field or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 ~ 5 years of related experience required
  • Minimum 2 ~ 3 years of supervisor experience required
  • Detailed understanding of how healthcare benefits are structured and paid both from an operations standpoint and a patient/participant perspective
  • Understanding of enrollments systems and related work flows to ensure the online enrollment system meets our technical and administrative requirements
  • Experience working with unions strongly preferred
  • Experience with low-income immigrant communities a plus
  • Experience working with Taft-Hartley Funds a plus

Skills and Abilities:

  • Intermediate level Microsoft Office skills (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills
  • Preferred fluency (speak and write) in Spanish
  • 15% ~ 25% travel.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with superiors, peers, and subordinates
  • Provide effective leadership and training to an assigned team or teams
  • Good organization, analytical skills, and attention to detail
  • Review collective bargaining agreements to:
    • identify any administrative challenges with collective bargaining agreement terms
    • work with other departments to identify possible solutions to administrative challenges
    • effectively communicate administrative challenges and potential solutions to the bargaining parties
    • perform healthcare benefit comparisons and provide bargaining parties effectively review with and communicate differences in healthcare benefits
    • communicate healthcare benefits in a manner where individuals with limited benefit knowledge would understand
  • Present options and recommendations to key stakeholders
  • Hold constructive meetings with internal and external parties to address issues and develop solutions that are balanced with the needs of the department or Fund and those needs of the other party (internal/external)
  • Be a positive and professional representative of the Fund and interact well with all levels of staff across geographic regions, including union and employer leadership
  • Demonstrate leadership skills and support & work in a team environment
  • Prioritize daily workloads for staff
  • Administer one-on-ones with staff to provide mentoring and coaching, while leading by example
  • Manage competing deadlines and multiple projects in a fast-paced environment



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