Madison, WI
Apr 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 100795-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 100795


Official Title: PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED(21312)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary: Minimum $20

Job Summary: This position reports to the HR Manager in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), and is independently responsible for performing a wide variety of activities in the UW Human Resources System (HRS). These responsibilities include all HRS modules which include payroll, leave accounting, benefits, funding, and human resources. This position works with departmental supervisors and managers on HRS matters for faculty university staff, LTE, unclassified student assistants (RA's, TA's, PA's) and student hourly appointments.

Due to the integrated nature of HRS, the person in this position must have expert knowledge of human resources, payroll, benefits and financial areas to interpret, verify, enter and maintain the Division's human resources data in HRS.

This position is located in the School of Medicine and Public Health Dean's Office and by its nature and location, the incumbent is privy to confidential records and conversations that directly affect the employer-employee relationship and includes management activities and decisions that directly affect classified, unclassified and student assistant employees. The functions this position supports are directly related to management policies, decisions, alternative courses of action and strategies that affect employees College-wide, contract administration as well as salary decisions for staff.

Requirements: Knowledge and Skills required:

At least one year experience in a payroll, benefits or HR position.

Knowledge of and ability to use word processing, email, spreadsheet, and database software.

Knowledge and Skills preferred:

Knowledge of and ability to interpret human resources policies and procedures relating to State of Wisconsin civil service recruitment and hiring, equal opportunity laws, payroll and benefits, and other policies and procedures.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret academic staff human resources policies and procedures.

Knowledge of and ability to interpret UW and SMPH policies and procedures relating to student hourly employment.

Expert Knowledge of all HRS/JEMS modules and other related applications.

Knowledge and expertise in how to interpret communications from SMPH Departments concerning hiring and funding of employee.

Knowledge in use of the HRS Data Warehouses containing HR and Payroll Data.

Knowledge in producing and processing reports using People Soft software.

Schedule Comment: Normal business hours are 7:45-4:30. Specific hours will be determined at time of hire.

Contact: Kylee Zander
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants: Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position.

Three vacancies will be filled using the pool for this recruitment.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 11 Jan 2017 Central Standard Time

Application Close: 25 Apr 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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