HR, Payroll and Benefits Specialist

Aurora, New York
Apr 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

SEARCH EXTENDED!  Wells College is seeking qualified candidates for the position of HR, Payroll and Benefits Specialist. This position will provide primary administrative support for the human resources functions and the director of human resources and business services; process and maintain student employment records, assist with the College’s benefit program and ensure that the office runs in an efficient and customer-service based manner in support of the College’s mission and goals. Successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills; computer literacy including knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, HRIS and payroll systems; ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks simultaneously with accuracy; and abilities to work independently, meet deadlines, and handle confidential information in a professional manner. The position requires an A.A.S. or four years of experience preferably in higher education or human resources.  This position is currently classified as non-exempt, and is eligible for college benefits. Further details about the position can be found online on the employment page of the Wells College website (

Wells College, located on the shore of Cayuga Lake, was established as a women’s college in 1868 and became coeducational in 2005. The College is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and equal opportunity for all persons. Wells College seeks to promote diversity in all of its hires; members of under-represented populations are strongly encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the final candidate is selected. Qualified individuals may apply by submitting a cover letter; résumé; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three professional references (all in PDF) via the College’s employment page ( within the staff position section. No phone calls please.