Payroll and Benefits Specialist - Part-Time

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Position Statement:

Founded in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) is the 31st member of the University System of Georgia. GGC is a premier 21st century liberal arts institution accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. With a current enrollment of over 12,000 students, enrollment is projected to exceed 13,000 students in 2017, including both residential and commuter students. GGC’s innovative practices, caring culture, and extremely affordable tuition are changing the game in higher education and changing the future for students at all levels, of all ages, and from all walks of life. Gwinnett County (pop. 850,000+) is home to a variety of businesses, including organizations involved in health care, education and information technology.

Position Title:
Payroll and Benefits Specialist - Part-Time

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Job Category:

Payroll & Benefits - 7010212

Business & Finance

Required Documents:
Cover Letter, Resume

The Payroll and Benefits Specialist is a part-time position scheduled on an as needed basis up to 19 hours per week. The primary duties of the position will be providing technical and administrative support to the Office of Payroll and Benefits, performing other related duties as assigned. Under general supervision, assists in operational function/support of the administration of the Office's payroll/benefits processes to include: all facets of timekeeping and payroll processing in an automated system; complete, verify, and process forms and documentation for administration of benefits to include health/life/disability insurance, workers compensation, and retirement; review/audit of system data; and time and attendance procedural support. Has necessary knowledge of payroll and benefits policies/procedures in order to answer employee/manager questions, ensure benefit records are accurately maintained and personal employee data is confidential. Administrative functions performed may include: data entry, copying, scanning, developing routine correspondence and filing with strong attention to detail.


Hourly rate commensurate with education and experience with excellent benefits.

Minimum and Preferred Qualifications:


  • Two years prior operational experience in payroll /benefits.
  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills to effectively interact with internal/external contacts.
  • Be a collaborative and collegial member of the Payroll and Benefits team.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain a strict degree of confidentiality.
  • Must have proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook products.
  • Ability to adhere to and meet strict deadlines.


  • Associate's degree in accounting, finance or related field preferred.
  • Experience with ADP and/or PeopleSoft Human Capital Management system.
  • Ideal candidates will have 3-5 years prior operational payroll/benefits experience.

Position Disclosure:

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation and credit check if applicable to the position, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position may require local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Applicant must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

Work Hours:
Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends). This is a part-time position up to 19 hours per week.

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Job No:
Posted: 2/28/2018
Application Due: 4/29/2018
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