PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED
JOB NO.: 102377-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ENGR/CHEM & BIOLOGICAL ENGR
Categories: Engineering, Human Resources, Payroll
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 102377
Working Title: PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED
Official Title: PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED(21312)
Hiring Department: A191200-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/CHEM & BIOLOGICAL ENGR
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
This position is responsible for initiating and processing payroll and related operations for the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering in support of its instructional, research and service missions. The Chemical and Biological Engineering Department (CBE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is consistently ranked in the top 5 chemical engineering programs nationally at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. In fiscal year 2011, CBE had an operating budget of approximately $3.0 million in GPR funding, with an additional $11.4 million in research and other activities from a variety of funding sources (101,133, 135, 136, 144, 150, 161, 162, and 233), a total of $14.4 million. In addition, two major research centers with funding of over $3 million annually are located administratively within the department. The department enrolls about 300 undergraduate students and 120 graduate students, with most graduate students holding paid appointments. The department and associated centers employ 19 faculty members, 14 academic staff, 9 university staff, about 20 postdoctoral associates, and about 20 student hourly employees. In addition the department and centers have active summer programs that bring in large numbers of visitors. Members of the department include many international graduate students, visitors and staff. This position works under general supervison.
In the role of benefits coordinator, this position supplies benefit information to different classes of employees, each with a unique set of benefits. This is made even more complicated by continuous changes such as leaves of absence, sabbaticals, appointment percent level, and appointment type. The impact of supplying incomplete or insufficient information could result in an individual not being eligible or losing critical benefits.
This position drafts appointment letters and processes visas for Visiting Scholars and Post Docs and serves as back-up to the CHRIS and PVL system.
The individual must be able to manage multiple, multi-faceted, detailed responsibilities ranging from day-to-day to extremely detailed activities. A strong knowledge of UW payroll, visa process, and benefits procedures are required.
7:45 A.M. to 4:30 P.M. Monday through Friday, some flexibility may be considered.
Instructions to applicants:
Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter. Please direct any questions to Christi Balas Levenson.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: 29 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 27 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time