Willory, the nation’s only staffing and consulting firm solely focused on HR and payroll, has an immediate opportunity for a Leave of Absence Specialist.

Job Title: Leave of Absence Specialist
Employee Type: Full-time
Position Type: Direct Hire
Location: North Canton, OH
Reports to: HR Manager

Position Summary

The Leave of Absence Specialist will handle all leave of absence requests and other related responsibilities.


  • Review, track, and process all leave of absence requests (FMLA and Non FMLA according to union and policy contracts)
  • Serve as the expert on state and federal policies
  • Independently approve and or deny leave cases based on relevant medical information
  • Manage coordination of PTO payments while employees are on leave
  • Make sure that all medical information matches HIPAA and employee privacy guidelines 
  • Works closely with payroll department
  • Works with management to determine ADA eligibility 
  • Complies to all federal and state regulations 


  • Bachelors degree
  • 5+ years of HR/LOA experience 
  • Knowledge of ADA, FMLA, USERRA
  • Experience with various HRIS platforms


  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Possesses strong organizational and time-management skills
  • Possesses excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information on a daily basis
North Canton Human Resources $47,000


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