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Benefits Staff

Zahira Meyers, Assistant Director HR Benefits
Phone: 410-455-2479
E-mail: zmeyers@umbc.edu

Zahira is responsible for assisting with the direction and oversight of the HR Benefits unit and other HR General Administration areas including but not limited to: overseeing all activities associated with SPS Workday, ACA, Tuition Remission, audit compliance, retirement, disability, new hire orientation, exit interviews, EAP, and telework.

Sara Shannon, HR Benefits Specialist
Phone: 410-455-3648
E-mail: shannon5@umbc.edu

Sara is responsible for consulting with faculty and staff on pre-retirement planning, advising on benefit enrollment/changes, supplemental retirement, retirement, and evaluating tuition remission eligibility.  Sara works with new hires on retirement selection, orientation, and enrolling in benefits through the SPS Workday system.