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PAYROLL AND BENEFITS SPECIALIST
University of Wisconsin-Madison in Madison, Wisconsin
 
 
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Date Posted 12/30/2021
Category
Admin-Human Resources
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

PAYROLL AND BENEFITS SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 246363-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/MATHEMATICS/MATH
Location: Madison
Categories: Payroll and Benefits


Job Summary:

The Department of Mathematics at UW-Madison is seeking a Payroll Specialist to join our talented administrative support team. One of the largest on campus, Mathematics is home to nearly 400 workers including faculty, academic staff, university staff, pre- and postdoctoral trainees; as well as graduate and undergraduate student employees. This position offers a dynamic and collaborative work environment including a broad range of challenging and varied responsibilities related to payroll and benefits. A successful candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.
Specific duties include:
85% Oversee and manage decentralized department biweekly payroll, including salary funding, leave accounting, summer payroll and processing of student appointments
15% Provide benefits support and assistance for new employee enrollments, Annual benefits enrollment, employee benefits changes and related processes.

About the Job:

Payroll Specialist I (HR037)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Associate's Degree

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience using Excel or Google Docs for coordinating, processing, and tracking data
Excellent interpersonal skills including ability to work with people from a wide variety of backgrounds, cultures, and levels of education
Preferred Qualifications:
1-2 years' experience processing payroll transactions or benefits administration
and/or:
Experience applying complex policies/procedures related to handling confidential information
Experience managing communications to employees regarding sensitive information
Experience comparing data from various sources to ensure accuracy in transactions and funding

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Department(s):

A485400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/MATHEMATICS/MATH

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Work Schedule:

7:45 - 4:30 M-F with 45 min lunch. Final work schedule will be determined at time of hire.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $17.55 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.
To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
For questions on the position contact: Heidi Udelhoven hudelhoven@wisc.edu or 608-263-2023.

Contact:

Heidi Udelhoven
hudelhoven@wisc.edu
608-263-2023
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. )


Official Title:

Payroll Specialist I(HR037)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

246363-US

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Dec 29 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jan 21 2022 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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