Payroll Specialist

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Position Information

Posting Number S00255P Position Title Payroll Specialist Department Financial Services Position Status Full-Time Position Type Regular Months per Year 12 Months Work hours

Monday through Friday
8:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Occasional overtime

Start Date (For temporary positions only) End Date (For temporary positions only) Position Band/Level 120 = SS15 Pay Range $17.00 - $19.00 per hour commensurate with experience Will Letters of Recommendation be required from references? No Ad Text

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of Financial Services, the Payroll Specialist is required to process payroll on a bi-weekly basis. This requires that all employees are paid the proper amount, deductions are properly withheld and benefits are properly charged. This position also requires the reconciliation of the benefits and deductions payments to vendors, to the general ledger and preparation of Federal and NYS payroll tax returns and their reconciliation to the general ledger.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma with business and computer knowledge. Two years of payroll experience.

Preferred Qualifications Physical Demands (For Union Positions Only) EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following documents: cover letter, resume and list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references.

Documents must be attached through the application system. If you encounter difficulty, please contact Human Resources at: [email protected] or 518 580.5800

Posting Information

Posting Date 05/17/2019 Open Until Filled Closing Date 05/27/2019 Quicklink for Posting Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other
  2. * What is the highest level of education attained?
    • GED
    • High School Diploma
    • Associate's Degree
    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Master's Degree
    • PhD or ABD
  3. * How many years of payroll experience do you have?
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Documents Needed to Apply Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of Three References
Optional Documents




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    Posted: 5/21/2019
    Application Due: 5/28/2019
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