Payroll Technician I - Non-Exempt, Recruitment #3284

Carson, California
$2,791 - 4,763 monthly
Apr 13, 2018
Recruitment #3284
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Information

This is a full-time, permanent (probationary) position.  

Salary Range and Max Salary  

The application deadline is: Monday, May 30, 2018
The salary range for this classification is: $2,791 - 4,763 monthly.  

Conditions of Employment   Satisfactory completion of a background check (including a criminal records check) is required for employment.  CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information.  Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.  

Campus Marketing Statement  

California State University, Dominguez Hills, was established in 1960 and is one of the 23 campuses that comprise The California State University system.  CSU Dominguez Hills is an urban, comprehensive public university that serves a culturally rich, diverse student body of over 12,500 students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.  Located on a 346-acre site in the South Bay portion of the greater Los Angeles metropolitan area, CSU Dominguez Hills has a highly pluralistic student body, which includes a significant number of non-traditional, working adult students as well as approximately 2,000 students enrolled in distance learning programs statewide.  The University, with its five Academic Colleges, has more than 300 full-time faculty members and is situated in an area characterized by an extraordinary heterogeneity of people, and an extensive array of high technology industries and professional services.  

Department Marketing Statement  

Department: Payroll Services

Payroll Services audits and processes all documents necessary to ensure accurate and timely payment of salaries and wages to all faculty, staff, students, and other employees. The related documentation includes, but is not limited to, appointments, changes employment status, leave, separations, garnishments, levies, subpoenas, employment verifications and attendance records. Payroll services is primarily a customer service and compliance unit of CSU Dominguez Hills and is responsible for recording and reporting the payroll transactions, including analysis, maintenance of all data related to and retained in both the Oracle and PIMS database.  

Major Duties  

Under immediate supervision of the Assistant Payroll Manager, the Payroll Technician I will follow general instructions and defined procedures of the Payroll department.  Incumbent will assist and process payroll related transactions for specified categories and or departments of the University.  Work is regularly reviewed by the Assistant Payroll Manager or Benefits and Payroll Manager.  


Required Education: Any equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge and abilities. Bachelors degree in Human Resources, Accounting, Finance or any other related field preferred.

Required Experience: Equivalent to one year of general administrative experience in payroll and human resources record-keeping and data entry which has provided the above knowledge and abilities. Accounting and/or cashiering experience in a public sector environment preferred.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Working knowledge of general office methods, practices and procedures. General knowledge of, or the ability to quickly acquire, policies, procedures, programs, guidelines, applicable state and federal laws, educational codes, and collective bargaining agreements.

Ability to acquire knowledge of CSU policies, procedures, programs, guidelines, applicable state and federal laws, educational codes, and collective bargaining agreements.

Ability to, or acquire the skill to, use web browsers, electronic calendaring programs, ERP/HRIS, and data management systems.

Ability to audit and reconcile data; interpret and apply written rules and regulations; establish and maintain effective working relationships with others; exercise tact, courtesy and good judgment in responding to others; use current computer word processing and spreadsheet software programs; perform mathematical calculations; accurately enter data; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively with others; and read and write at a level appropriate to the position.  


70% Under the immediate supervision of the Assistant Payroll Manager, Payroll Tech I will work with manager to process and complete a diverse range of payroll/personnel transactions for assigned department including:

-Assist and process appointments, changes in status, miscellaneous changes, and separations.
-Process the accurate retirement codes for all positions.
-On-line keying of Payroll and Personnel Transaction (PPT) forms.
-Process garnishments, levies, and pay related documents including but not limited to; docks, accounts receivable, adjustments, transfer of funds, and other documents.
-Provides relevant payroll information on such matters as leaves of absence, leave accrual rates and retirement eligibility or disability compensation.
-Overtime, shift differential, salary adjustments, leave status and accruals ¿ vacation, holiday, sick, jury, bereavement, leave with out pay (LWOP) and compensatory time off (CTO).
-May assist with computing and processes disability pay, final settlement payments, and workers¿ compensation.
-Responsible for verifying employee I-9 status.
-Assist and process appointments, changes in status, miscellaneous changes, and separations.
-Review leave balances through absent management program.
-Use Payroll Input Process (PIP) for various payments.
-Use Master Payroll Certification ( MPC) to certify payments.
-Verifies and audits information prior to employee history update or release of payments on a weekly basis to minimize errors.

25% Provide clerical support to the Payroll office such as:

-Provide counter coverage; assist office walk-ins, answer all incoming calls, time stamp and log all incoming/outgoing documents.
-Distribute reports, alphabetize, scan, and file documents, and assist with special projects as needed.

5% Other duties as assigned.  

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Step 6: Click 'Submit'   Closing Statement   California State University, Dominguez Hills, is an equal employment opportunity employer, and is strongly committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce. The University actively encourages applications of all qualified individuals.

California State University Dominguez Hills is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.  We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.   For more information or definition of these terms please visit,

Individuals with disabilities requesting accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may call the Human Resources Office at (310) 243-3771 or the Academic Affairs Personnel Services Office at (310) 243-3766.

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Upon appointment all candidates must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.

The California State University is Smoke and Tobacco Free.  Smoking, Vaping and other Tobacco use are Not Permitted anywhere on University property.  Education Code 42356, CCR Title 5, Article 9

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