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Retirement Plan Manager

Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia

in Atlanta GA

The University System of Georgia (USG) is one of the nation’s largest and leading public higher education systems. The USG is committed to creating a more educated Georgia that is prepared for the global, knowledge economy by increasing degree completion, ensuring academic excellence, spurring research and creativity, driving business creation, and making effective and efficient use of resources. The USG will accelerate our state’s higher education commitment to educational attainment, accountability, partnerships, performance, value, and global competitiveness. Our organizational core values are founded upon the principles of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect.

The University System Office is now accepting applications for a Retirement Plan Manager that will report directly to the Director of Retirement Programs and Services. This position is responsible for the daily coordination of the various retirement plan programs offered and administered by the University System of Georgia and supporting the activities of the System Office.


  • Assist Director with retirement plan activities, processes and procedures for the USG mandatory, voluntary and executive retirement plans
  • Conduct annual audits in addition to ensuring all plans are administered in accordance with the plan documents and in compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements
  • Responds to retirement plan related inquiries from vendors and USG HR/Benefit professionals
  • Work closely with the Shared Services Center on operational procedures related to plan administration and other inquires
  • Work with external/internal counsel as needed to resolve legal and compliance issues
  • Manage vendor and consultant relationships,  in addition work with vendors to establish service level agreements; and develop processes to ensue SLA’s are met
  • Develop reporting surrounding retirement plan enrollment statistics
  • Assist Director in partnering with the Retirement Plan Advisory and Investment Review Committee members in gathering data to support the overall long-term retirement plan strategy
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining process workflows
  • Maintains retirement plan files and contracts
  • Maintains and tracks retirement plan budget
  • Coordinate internal/external meetings, travel and handling of invoices
  • Maintain and update Retirement Plan website and USG Signatory list
  • Prepares, coordinates, delivers and distributes all retirement plan communications and training materials for system-wide distribution


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, or other related field, and 2-3 years of experience in retirement plan administration; or a combination of equivalent education and/or experience


  • Strong computer skills including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong analytical and client service skills
  • Must have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to think creatively and work collaboratively to address problems
  • Ability to work effectively with multiple levels of management within the organization
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality
  • Must be able to adapt to a constantly changing environment and be deadline driven
  • Ability to establish priorities and coordinate work activities
  • Ability to quickly develop strong internal working relationships
  • Knowledge of University System of Georgia policies and procedures
  • Ability to apply knowledge of policies and procedures to solve everyday problems


  • Master’s degree and 3-5 years of experience in retirement plan administration
  • Higher Education Experience
  • HRIS experience ( ADP or Peoplesoft)
  • Retirement Plan or benefits plan administration certification, i.e. RPA, CEBS, CRSP, etc.
  • Knowledge of IRS rules/regulations and Georgia Law pertaining to Retirement Plans

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