The Human Resources and Payroll Administrator ensures an accurate and timely bi-weekly payroll and is responsible for maintaining employee and sponsored guest personnel action forms and processing additional compensation payments. Responds to inquiries regarding employee HR/payroll related questions. Provide assistance to employment services and benefits areas.
Process and maintain employee and sponsored guest records
Process and validate HR/Payroll transactions
Provide assistance to employment services
Provide assistance to compensation and benefits
Provide assistance to employees
Other HR/Payroll duties
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
Associate's degree or higher with 2-3 years of experience in human resources, payroll or a related field.
**Will consider candidates with high school diploma or GED/equivalent plus at least 4-6 years of related experience.
Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations relating to payroll/human resources
Strong interpersonal, written/verbal communications and organization skills with a strong focus on customer service required
Strong ability to balance several priorities from multiple sources required; flexibility and adaptability in dealing with rapidly changing priorities and demands necessary
Must have strong initiative and the ability to work independently with minimal direction/supervision
Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to meet competing deadlines under pressure while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
Excellent follow through on commitments, using sound judgment with the ability to recognize and handle sensitive/confidential information
Intermediate to advanced level proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word and Excel)
Knowledge of University HR/EOO policies and procedures, and prior experience working within an academic and/or clinical setting desirable
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.
Please include a resume and cover letter with your application. Names and contact information of three references will be required during the application process.
Internal Number: 504615
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