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Thursday, July 28, 2016

MERS: Be a Part of the Plan

At MERS, our plans always include finding the right fit, for our members, for our business, and for our staff.

We’re the Municipal Employees’ Retirement System of Michigan, a Lansing-based public nonprofit that manages more than $9 billion in retirement plans for municipal employees statewide. We’re also a fun, hardworking group of people dedicated to driving innovation and delivering excellent service. We offer an outstanding compensation and benefits package, a collaborative, fostering environment, and some rewarding work, as well.

Want to be a part of our plan? Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • IT Network Engineer
    The Network Engineer position will provide infrastructure support staff with technical leadership as it pertains to design, configuration, prioritization, implementation, documentation and administration of all networking efforts. This position will also provide primary backup to the Systems Engineer supporting MERS.
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  • Benefit Education Specialist
    The Benefit Education Specialist is responsible for providing education and high quality service to employees participating in MERS' benefit programs through their Employer. Individuals in this position maintain a high level understanding of all MERS products and services and remain current on the MERS investment menu. The Benefit Education Specialist is a member of the regional team available to respond to employer requests and service needs for educating their participating employees in MERS benefits. This position serves as a voice for the external customer and assisting MERS to develop products and services that meet the needs of those customers. This position also has an emphasis and goals around increasing the participant accounts in the MERS 457 program.
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  • Senior Program and Project Manager
    The Senior Program & Project Manager initiates, plans, manages, controls and closes out MERS' largest, typically organization-wide, most complex and often highest risk programs and projects in alignment with the MERS Strategic Plan, Business Plan priorities, Culture Statement and Project Management Methodology. The Senior Program & Project Manager is required to develop and maintain positive business relationships with MERS business units, gain a high level understanding of business processes, and work as a liaison between IT, other MERS departments and any external stakeholders to successfully deliver MERS Business Plan projects.
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  • Governmental Affairs Director
    The Governmental Affairs Director will develop and implement a proactive approach to governmental affairs by facilitating productive relationships with federal, state and local legislators/officials and staff to promote MERS customer priorities for retirement security. He/she will provide information and analysis regarding the effects of federal and state legislative and regulatory proposals relating to policies affecting MERS and impacting Michigan and its municipalities and citizens. In coordination with the Chief Strategic and External Affairs Officer, the Governmental Affairs Director will establish policy and legislative positions, advance system priorities key to our customers, and facilitate effective advocacy through planning and outreach.
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  • Retirement Analyst (Benefits Disb)
    The primary function of the Retirement Analyst within the Office of Customer Service is to deliver superior value to participants / employers as specified within the MERS strategic plan and vision. This position requires a high level of professionalism, positive attitude, and excellent communication skills while working in a team environment. Working under the supervision of the Manager, this position is responsible for transitioning MERS participants into retirement, processing all benefit calculation requests, and service credit purchases. This position will also assist the Senior Analysts with content development for processes and procedures to ensure the team is consistently processing transactions accurately.
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  • IT Network / Security Engineer
    The IT Network / Security Engineer position will provide infrastructure support staff with technical leadership as it pertains to design, configuration, prioritization, implementation, documentation and administration of all IT security and networking efforts. This position will also provide primary backup to the Systems Engineer supporting MERS.
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  • Regional Business Development/Benefit Plan Advisor - Southeast Region
    The Benefits Plan Advisor is assigned a regional territory within the state of Michigan to proactively generate new business. The advisor proactively builds relationships with municipal prospects and customers, determine their existing and future retirement program needs by analyzing plan design, investment, and actuarial structures, then presents strategies and solutions to meet the municipalities' employee retention and recruitment needs.
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