Leave of Absence and Medical Accommodation Specialist

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Are you looking for an HR role where you will be challenged to learn our business and how HR supports Esri's success and, in the process, grow both personally and professionally? If so, this role on our growing team might be for you!

Expand your knowledge of leaves of absence (LOA) by coordinating details from the initial claim to receipt of claim to return to work, ensuring all processes and federal and state regulations are followed. You'll also enhance your working knowledge of FMLA, CFRA, and ADA, comparable state regulations, some international regulations, and case management. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career in human resources you can be proud of.


  • Partner with employees, leadership, and our insurance carrier in the full interactive process for medical accommodations; understanding and upholding ADA guidelines
  • Coordinate all leave types including FMLA, CFRA, STD, LTD, military, and state mandated in partnership with our leave carrier
  • Collaborate with HR business partners and employee relations team by providing information to support employment decisions when approved leave time is exhausted
  • Partner with leave manager on ADA requests for reasonable accommodation
  • Liaison with third-party administrator, MetLife
  • Maintain close contact with employees and keep managers informed about expected duration, return to work dates, extensions, and more
  • Gather critical data as requested (case notes, LOA dates, and more) to support the company in its compliance efforts and defense of legal matters
  • Partner and coordinate with workers' comp specialist
  • Coordinate with team members and management to communicate various policies, procedures, laws, standards, and best practices as they relate to leave of absence
  • Provide support with the administration and processing of LOA inquiries and accommodation cases, return to work communications, and status changes


  • 2+ years of experience in FMLA and ADA administration
  • Knowledge of FMLA, CFRA, ADA, multi-state requirements
  • Highly organized, strong follow-up skills, and the ability to multi-task
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and appropriately handle sensitive information with discretion
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to establish and maintain working relationships with individuals at varying levels within the organization
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in human resources or related field

Recommended Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with SuccessFactors
  • Knowledge of international leave of absence



Total Rewards

Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 80 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth. Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy. Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.

A reasonable estimate of the base salary range is
$66,560-$91,520 USD

About Esri

At Esri, diversity is more than just a word on a map. When employees of different experiences, perspectives, backgrounds, and cultures come together, we are more innovative and ultimately a better place to work. We believe in having a diverse workforce that is unified under our mission of creating positive global change. We understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion is not a destination but an ongoing process. We are committed to the continuation of learning, growing, and changing our workplace so every employee can contribute to their life’s best work. Our commitment to these principles extends to the global communities we serve by creating positive change with GIS technology. For more information on Esri’s Racial Equity and Social Justice initiatives, please visit our website here.

If you don’t meet all of the preferred qualifications for this position, we encourage you to still apply!

Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email askcareers@esri.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

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