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Leave of Absence (LOA) Administrator..

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About the Job

The Leave Administrator will manage the leave of absence process for employees in the U.S. and Canada.  This role will also provide support to our Sr. Benefits Administrator and may be asked to manage small projects or other work related to employee benefits, unrelated to leaves of absence.  Responsibilities include:

  • Provides guidance and direction on leaves of absence to employees, managers, and HR Business Partners
  • Maintains Leave of Absence tracking spreadsheet and initiates communications to employees and managers regarding leave status
  • Works closely with outsourced absence administrator in the U.S. (Prudential) on disability and absence claims; provides information to vendor as needed
  • Prepares spreadsheet for Payroll that details all pay due for employees on leave
  • Performs some data entry into Oracle HRIS
  • Acts as a back-up to the Benefits Administrator on various tasks including invoice management, benefits system management, and replying to employee questions
  • Presents to new hires during weekly orientation, as needed
  • Supports HR Operations department by completing various data entry and auditing projects


Basic Qualifications

Required Education and Experience:

  • 2 years of relevant experience and a BS/BA degree.

Required Skills


  • Strong knowledge of federal and state leave and disability laws (particularly MA and CA) and the ability to coordinate various leave types
  • Experience with Microsoft tools including Excel and Word
  • Experience with HRIS or databases, preferably Oracle

Desired Skills


  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude
  • Detail-oriented with solid problem-solving and follow up skills  
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written) with ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout the organization
  • Anticipates needs and issues of clients/employees and works proactively to address them
  • Highly dependable and motivated
  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative, curious, and innovative



About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatches customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @Akamaijobs on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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