PAY & BENEFITS SPECIALIST ADVANCED

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PAY & BENEFITS SPECIALIST ADVANCED

Job no: 106224-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/ECONOMICS/ECONOMICS
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll

Position Vacancy ID:

106224

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

PAY & BENEFITS SPECIALIST ADVANCED

Official Title:

PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED(21312)

Hiring Department:

A482200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ECONOMICS/ECONOMICS

FTE:

100%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $17.25

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for initiating and processing payroll and related functions and for serving as the benefits coordinator for the Department of Economics. Economics payrolls over 275 employees (including faculty, academic staff, university staff, graduate assistants, students and TE's) throughout the year and has an annual payroll budget of approximately $10 million with different rules and regulations to be followed for each different appointment type: faculty, academic staff, university staff, and students. The Department has a variety of funding sources, many from Federal and non-Federal grants and awards. This requires constantly changing funding commitments to be made on the various appointments. In the role of benefits coordinator, this position supplies benefit information to different types of employees, each with a unique set of benefits. This is made even more complicated by continuous changes such as leave of absence, sabbaticals, appointment level and appointment type. This individual also provides payroll advice to principal investigators, provides payroll information for the merit exercise and for budget support to the Department Administrator and Department Chair, and coordinates payroll information with the financial specialist for grant budgets.

Requirements:

Typing

Additional Requirements:

Schedule Comment:

7:45 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday with 45 minute lunch; some flexibility to this schedule may be possible.

Contact:

Tammy Herbst-Koel
[email protected]
608-262-2248
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.

For questions on the position contact: Tammy Herbst-Koel, [email protected] or (608) 262-2248

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and a document with the contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:

- Processing benefit applications
- Processing payroll for employees on a nine-month pay cycle
- Using a web-based Human Resources Information System to create and manage appointments
- Using PeopleSoft payroll system
- Efficient in Microsoft Excel, Word & Access

Additional Link:Full Position Details NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Oct 4 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 1 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/19/2018
Application Due: 10/19/2027
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