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Payroll and Adjunct Comp Spec.

Job Description

Role Title
Finan Svcs Spec I
Role Code
Pay Band
Working Title
Payroll and Adjunct Comp Spec.
Position Number
Germanna Community College
Germanna Community College (Div)
Work Location
Spotsylvania - 177
Hiring Range
$55,566-$69,458 Annually, plus full state benefits
Emergency/Essential Personnel
EEO Category
F-Office & Clerical
Full Time or Part Time
Full Time
Does this position have telework options? -Telework options are subject to change based on business needs-
Does this position have a bilingual or multilingual skill requirement or preference?
Work Schedule
M – TH 8:00 am – 5:30 pm; F 8:00 am – 12:00 pm as scheduled
Sensitive Position
Job Description
Germanna Community College is a public, open access institution of higher education in the Virginia Community College System. The College is a dynamic learning organization that serves as a regional leader and preferred partner where quality learning experiences enable students to participate effectively in the social, economic, political, intellectual, and cultural life of their communities. Germanna Community College is centrally located in Fredericksburg, VA between Washington D.C. and Richmond and between the Blue Ridge mountains and the Chesapeake Bay. Full of history, the area offers a community rich with diversity, the arts, technology, vineyards, hiking, canoeing/kayaking and many other activities.

Germanna is currently search for a Payroll and Adjunct Compensation Specialist . The Payroll and Adjunct Compensation Specialist is responsible for the generation of adjunct contracts, calculation of pay for adjuncts, as well as other pay as it relates to all faculty outside the scope of contractual duties/responsibilities. This position coordinates the development and implementation of processes and procedures as related to faculty compensation outside contractual duties. Supports the onboarding of new adjuncts to ensure instructors are activated in Peoplesoft. Additionally, this position monitors all HR and payroll transactions to and from SSC Payroll Center according to established agreements.

To be successful in this position one should feel comfortable with the following KSA’s:
  • Knowledge and demonstrated proficiency in accounting
  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP); Knowledge of Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations concerning payroll calculations and payroll deductions
  • Intermediate computer skills including those of computerized payroll and human resources systems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite applications, especially Excel
  • Ability to reconcile and analyze mathematical data with close attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with staff and members of the public
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Employees must be able to work strategically with diverse colleagues, students, and community members with a commitment to diversity as a learning outcome to be culturally respectful, professionally competent, and civically responsible.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values of Germanna Community College. We recognize our responsibility to create, maintain, and nurture an academic and social environment that respects the diversity of people and ideas. We are committed to being an inclusive community that respects all cultures, experiences, and abilities and that prepares individuals to thrive in a global society. An EEO /AA Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or on the basis of disability. Germanna is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Germanna is a federal contractor requesting priority referrals of protected veterans for our job opportunities.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting Liz Hunziker by phone at 540-423-9056 or by email ehunziker@germanna.edu.

If you would like to see a copy of our Affirmative Action Plan please contact Barbara Hall by phone at 540-834-1067 or by email bhall@germanna.edu
Special Assignments

May be required to perform other duties as assigned. May be required to assist the agency or state government generally in the event of an emergency declaration by the Governor.

KSA's/Required Qualifications
  • Bachelors’ degree in Business, Accounting, or Human Resources Management or related field
  • 3 – 5 years of experience related to the duties outlined above; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
Preferred Qualifications
  • Higher education experience preferred
Operation of a State Vehicle
Supervises Employees
Required Travel
May require travel to all campus locations
Posting Detail Information
Posting Number
Recruitment Type
General Public - G
Number of Vacancies
Position End Date (if temporary)
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled
Agency Website
Contact Name
Liz Hunziker
Phone Number
Special Instructions to Applicants
In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link:

To apply for this position, please submit your online application, resume, and cover letter online, by August 10, 2022.
Additional Information
Background Check Statement Disclaimer

The selected candidate’s offer is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background investigation, which may include: fingerprint checks, local agency checks, employment verification, verification of education, credit checks (relevant to employment). Additionally, selected candidates may be required to complete the Commonwealth’s Statement of Economic Interest. For more information, please follow this link: http://ethics.dls.virginia.gov/

EEO Statement

The Virginia Community College System, an EEO employer, welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds and recognizes the benefits of a diverse workforce. Therefore, the VCCS is committed to providing a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. We prohibit discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, mental or physical disabilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity, or other non-merit factors.

ADA Statement

The VCCS is an EOE and Affirmative Action Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Acts (ADA and ADAAA), VCCS will provide, if requested, reasonable accommodation to applicants in need of access to the application, interviewing and selection processes.

E-Verify Statement

VCCS uses E-Verify to check employee eligibility to work in the United States. You will be required to complete an I-9 form and provide documentation of your identity for employment purposes.

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