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Leave of Absence Specialist

Greene Resources Atlanta, GA (Onsite) Full-Time

Job Number: 47572

Leave of Absence Specialist

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Leave of Absence Specialist! The person in this role is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the companys leave of absence cases. This position is responsible for planning and delivering customized guidance that support the companys employees and people managers before, during and through the transition to returning to work. In consult with the Human Resource Manager, the Leave of Absence Specialist will work to enhance the Leave Concierge service, HRIS configurations and processes.


  • Maintain master Leave of Absence log for all past, current, pending and upcoming leave cases

  • Primary point of contact for employees and managers

  • Primary point of contact for the companys leave of absence administrator regarding case updates

  • Enter and maintain accurate Workday documents and absence calendars

  • Partner with Benefits and Payroll to ensure proper leave payments and benefit deductions

  • Inventory management and initiate delivery of care packages

  • Responsible for sending gifts for those on disability or taking bereavement leave

  • Collect data for submitting monthly and quarterly private state plan premium reports for payment

  • Establish communication best practices for employees and managers

  • Work directly with the HR Manager on sensitive leave cases

  • Triage questions that are unrelated to Leave of Absence

  • Remain knowledgeable of state specific paid & unpaid leave laws

  • Assist HR Manager with the administration and updates to state specific paid sick leave laws

  • Maintain employee data in HRIS

  • Assist with reporting of leave of absence data

  • Performs other related duties as required and assigned.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree, highly preferred; preferably in Human Resource management or related field

Desired Background/Skills:

  • Minimum 3+ years of Leave of Absence experience required

  • Experience with Workday software system, highly preferred

  • Professional HR designation (PHR or SHRM-CP), a plus


  • Ability to garner and foster trust and credibility

  • Ability to build and maintain strong business partnerships

  • Knowledge and Understanding of Federal and State Leave laws and regulations

  • Must be self-motivated and disciplined

  • Takes initiative and thinks outside the box

  • Servant Leadership mentality

  • Ability to relate to people of all levels and personalities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Ability to thrive in fast-paced environment

Other Information:

    Greene Resources is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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Atlanta, GA (Onsite)

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Admin - Clerical, Human Resources, Management


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