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Monday, December 22, 2014

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 $9.11 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:

  • Benefit Plan Advisor
    The role and responsibilities of the Benefit Plan Advisor are to assist governmental agencies in completing needs assessments, enroll new municipalities, divisions, and participants, act as liaison between governing body, MERS and third party vendors as well as educating governmental officials and employees on all MERS offerings.
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  • Business Systems Analyst I
    The Business Systems Analyst I will make decisions involving the research of current system operations, system changes, prepare for specifications, configuration of software, program code evaluation and testing. This position requires developing positive business relationships with MERS business units, understanding business processes, identifying project opportunities and working as liaison between IT and other MERS departments and contractors.
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  • IT Help Desk Analyst
    The IT Help Desk Analyst performs desktop support, applications support, Intranet, Internet, network monitoring, and supporting day-to-day operations on various network technologies. The IT Help Desk Analyst will be proficient in help desk standards and basic system administration. The IT Help Desk Analyst diagnoses problems on wireless, desktop and other peripherals and makes determinations regarding when to escalate to second-tier support staff. The IT Help Desk Analyst also performs installation and upgrade of applications and software as required. The IT Help Desk Analyst will review and support emerging operational support technologies and industry trends and advise/recommend new technologies.
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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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  • General Counsel
    The General Counsel is the Retirement Board’s legal advisor and manages the legal department which represents MERS in all proceedings. The General Counsel is responsible for MERS Legal Department and managing the legal affairs of the Retirement System including use of outside counsel. The General Counsel provides legal counsel to the Chief Executive Officer and oversees legal support services to MERS staff . The General Counsel is responsible for ensuring that MERS plan provisions are legally compliant and providing legal advice to ensure benefits are consistently administered. The Legal department drafts all plan amendments and directly assists with the development and implementation of legislative initiatives.
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