Sr. Specialist, Leave of Absence and Compliance

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21230

Company: Under Armour

Values & Innovation

At Under Armour, we are committed to empowering those who strive for more, and the company's values - Act Sustainably, Celebrate the Wins, Fight on Together, Love Athletes and Stand for Equality - serve as both a roadmap for our teams and the qualities expected of every teammate.


Our Values define and unite us, the beliefs that are the red thread that connects everyone at Under Armour. Our values are rallying cries, reminding us why we're here, and fueling everything we do.


Our pursuit of better begins with innovation and with our team's mission of being the best. With us, you get the freedom to go further - no matter your role. That means developing, delivering, and selling the state-of-the-art products and digital tools that make top performers even better.


If you are a current Under Armour teammate, apply to this position on the Internal Career Site Here. 

Purpose of Role

The Sr, Specialist, Leaves of Absence and Compliance, is responsible for the day-to-day administration and compliance of the America’s leave, disability, and accommodation-related benefits/leaves programs. This position contributes directly to the teammate experience and Under Armour’s achievement of compliance and fiscal responsibilities.

Your Impact

•    Leads the coordination of processes for leave, disability, and absence management programs to ensure appropriate risk management, cost control and adherence to the law.
•    Leads the ADAAA accommodation process, using industry experience to conduct interactive discussions with managers and teammates to arrive at optimal solutions, and ensuring procedural follow through.
•    Ensures teammate HRIS and payroll records are accurate, including proper and timely execution of moving teammates through the appropriate lifecycle if they are not able to return to work.
•    Monitors and tracks FMLA leave usage, ensuring compliance with leave entitlements and any applicable state or federal regulations.
•    Provides timely responses to requests and questions regarding benefits, escalating complex issues to vendors or benefits team members as appropriate.
•    Utilizes demonstrated technical skills with respect to leave data to conduct analysis, problem solve, conduct process improvements, spot trends, and resolve issues. 
•    Implements and executes procedures to collect benefit premiums while teammates are on an unpaid leave.
•    Manages vendor relationship to ensure quality and excellent customer service to the organization and to teammates. Manages any vendor changes as it relates to our internal processes or HRIS systems.
•    Conducts and facilitates education and presentations of leave of absence programs and provisions to teammates as well internal partners.
•    Provides ongoing support for HR Generalist and HR Business Partners on leave and vendor related concerns; partners with legal as required.
•    Performs other related duties, as assigned.


  • •    In depth knowledge of leave and accommodation laws including FMLA, ADA, and state and local laws.
    •    Detail oriented with high level of accuracy, and ability to manage time to coordinate simultaneous projects.
    •    Responds promptly to teammate needs; solicits teammate feedback to improve service.
    •    A consultative approach. Strong communication skills in a variety of channels (written, one-on-one, group).
    •    High degree of organizational skills, along with the ability to set priorities and work independently with minimum supervision in a high volume, fast paced work environment.
    •    Ability to demonstrate compassion in the areas of life-threatening and chronic illness, grief and loss.
    •    Ability to work well independently as well as collaboratively in a team environment.
    •    Experience with HRIS systems, Success Factors, ADP GlobalView experience a plus.



•    Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
•    2-3 years of experience administering LOA and ADAAA accommodations. 
•    Advance Excel Knowledge

Workplace Location

  • Location: This individual must reside within commuting distance from our Baltimore office.
  • Return to Work Designation: 3 days week in-office, the remainder of work week remote. 


  • No relocation provided


Base Compensation


 $72,772.00 - $100,061.50 USD

Most new hires fall within this range and have the opportunity to earn more over time. Initial placement within the salary range, however, is based on an individual's relevant knowledge, skills and experience for the position. UA is committed to helping our teammates succeed and advance in their careers. Base salary is only one component of our competitive Total Rewards package.

Benefits & Perks


  • Paid "UA Give Back" Volunteer Days: Work alongside your team to support initiatives in your local community.
  • Under Armour Merchandise Discounts
  • Competitive 401(k) plan matching.  
  • Maternity and Parental Leave for eligible and FMLA-eligible teammates
  • Health & fitness benefits, discounts and resources- We offer teammates across the country programs to promote physical activity and overall well-being. 


Want more details about benefits? Visit our page here

Our Commitment to Diversity

At Under Armour, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, family or paternal status and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Under Armour believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities upon request.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore