Sr. Leave of Absence Consultant

Requisition ID: 43782

All Locations: El Segundo, CA (California)

A trusted partner. A national resource. A leader in national security space. We are THE Aerospace Corporation. A team that takes pride in our readiness to solve some of the most complex technical challenges in existence. With challenges spanning government to commercial, you'll have the unique opportunity to work on projects that are literally evolving our nation's space and launch capabilities. We all share a common passion and aspiration - to serve a mission much bigger than ourselves. When you join our team, you'll be part of a rare collection of thought leaders and game-changing innovators. Are you ready to launch your career?


The Aerospace Corporation is seeking a Senior Leave of Absence Consultant to develop, maintain and modify as required any plan or benefit related policies such as sick leave, short and long term disability, FMLA, etc. Responsible for design, vendor management and company policy oversight of paid and unpaid leave programs supporting qualified absences. Creates and manages return to work programs. Provides a centralized, strategic focus to reduce lost time. Reviews departments' return to work efforts and provides strategic focus to improve results. Ensures compliance with state and federal laws. Demonstrates behavior that is consistent with the company's values of Dedication to Mission Success, Technical Excellence, Commitment to Our People, Integrity and Objectivity.



  • Evaluates present programs through research, surveys, and analysis of benefit trends and/or vendor management to ensure plans are competitive and current.
  • May conduct wellness workshops, new hire orientation, and/or retirement consultations.
  • May prepare for and conduct annual open enrollment, including activities such as employee communication materials design and delivery, presentations, employee counseling, ensuring systems readiness.
  • May manage vendor relationships, monitoring vendor performance, products, cost, and schedule
  • Partners with Finance, Office of General Counsel, and Communications as well as external ERISA attorneys and consultants to develop system design capabilities and processes aligned with legislation.
  • Responds to internal and external auditors and actuaries. Provides data and documentation, explains processes and data.
  • Assists in developing strategies for benefit designs and administration.
  • Evaluates and recommends improvements to HR processes and procedures continually to improve efficiency and service delivery.

Requirement for Leave of Absence Consultant Level III
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Excel
  • Experience in SAP (or other ERP Tools)
  • 6 years' experience with Leave management, employee benefits programs, processes, best practices, standards, and methodologies
  • Familiarity with state and federal laws

Requirement for Sr. Leave of Absence Consultant Level IV
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in Microsoft Office applications including Excel
  • Experience in SAP (or other ERP Tools)
  • 10 years' significant experience with designing, analyzing and implementing Leave management solutions, evaluating insource vs outsource solutions, employee benefits programs, processes, best practices, standards, and methodologies.
  • Team leadership experience
  • Familiarity with state and federal laws

  • Master's Degree, PhD, or JD
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources or business-related field preferred
  • Experience with Worker Compensation

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Additional Requisition Details


Clearance Requirement: None

Access: None

Polygraph: None

Relocation Available: No

Employment Type: Regular

Work Schedule: Full Time

Company Statement

The Aerospace Corporation has provided independent technical and scientific research, development, and advisory services to national security space programs since 1960. We operate a federally funded research and development center (FFRDC) for the United States Air Force and the National Reconnaissance Office, and support all national security space programs. We also apply more than 50 years of experience with space systems to provide critical solutions to technologically complex systems in such areas as communications, shipping, law enforcement, and cyber, among others.

From our inception, our highly skilled technical staff has focused on ensuring the success of every mission and developing the most effective and economic space-related hardware and software in the world. Our greatest asset is the technical expertise of our people. Our state-of-the-art laboratory facilities are staffed by some of the leading scientists in the world.

Equal Opportunity Commitment

The Aerospace Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. We believe that a diverse workforce creates an environment in which unique ideas are developed and differing perspectives are valued, producing superior customer solutions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, gender, gender identity or expression, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or disability status.

You can also review The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the supplement , as well as the Pay Transparency Policy Statement .

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