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Payroll/Benefits Assistant

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Job Title:

Payroll/Benefits Assistant

Campus:

Ankeny Campus

Job Number:

22-C23

Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Support Staff Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Kay Ruggiero at 515-964-6287 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

HIRING RANGE: $22.69-26.70 per hour based on experience.
Pay Grade: C3

Job Summary:

Provide technical payroll and benefits transaction functions.

Essential Functions:

Assist Payroll Specialist with reviewing, verifying and inputting of all data related to credit and non-credit faculty pay. Assist Benefits Coordinator by processing all mandatory and voluntary insurance deductions for employees including running monthly Banner deduction reports. File all related documents for employee benefits in confidential medical files. Collect, review and process all wellness reimbursements including updating spreadsheet for tracking purposes. Prep and scan confidential medical files into Banner as well as scanning monthly financials. Maintain filing system for college-wide vaccine declinations. Assist with benefits projects on an ad hoc basis. Assist with the preparation and review of onboarding employee documents and checking timesheets. Serve as back up to Payroll Assistant. Provide back up for front office reception duties. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.
Three years of payroll or benefits experience which includes record keeping, data entry, and word processing. (Postsecondary education in any field may substitute for up to one year of the required experience. 15 semester hours are equivalent to 6 months of experience.)
Strong communication skills.
Ability to plan, organize and manage time.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain a professional working relationship with a wide variety of individuals coming from diverse backgrounds.
Proficient in current software applications, such as Excel and Word.

Desired Qualifications:

Experience in a Human Resources office.
Experience working with online timesheet, payroll or benefits system.
Experience working in an educational setting.

Physical Requirements:

Constant:

  • Sit
Occasional:
  • Lift Floor to Waist < 10 lbs
  • Carry < 10 lbs x 100 ft
  • Push/pull horizontal 10 lbs x 18 in
  • Lateral Pinch
  • Forward reach
  • Crouch
  • Neck Flexion, Extension & Rotation
  • Fine Motor Coordination
  • Hand & Foot Coordination
  • Stand
  • Ability to be Mobile

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demand Category:

Light

Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:

N/A

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, day hours

Posting Date:

01/21/2022

Deadline for Submitting Applications:

02/06/2022

Open Until Filled:

No

Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications.

Quick Link for Postings:

https://jobs.dmacc.edu/postings/7857

Nondiscrimination Statement::

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg. 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6857, [email protected] Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg. 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6216, [email protected] Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, phone 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email [email protected]

Organization

DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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