University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy ID: 106748
Posted Title(s): PAY & BEN SPECIALIST ADVANCED(21312)

Working Title:Pay & Benefits Specialist Adv
Schedule - Range:81-04
Pay Rate:Minimum $23.00

Title Specifications

Job Summary:This position reports to the Payroll Manager in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), and is independently responsible for performing a wide variety of activities in the UW Human Resources System (HRS). These responsibilities include all HRS modules which include payroll, leave accounting, and benefits. This position works with departmental supervisors and managers on HRS matters for Faculty, Academic Staff, and Limited appointments (FAASLI), Temporary Employees (TE), unclassified student assistants (RA's, TA's, PA's) and student hourly appointments.

Due to the integrated nature of HRS, the person in this position must have expert knowledge of human resources, payroll, benefits and financial areas to interpret, verify, enter and maintain the Division's human resources data in HRS.

This position is a member of the School of Medicine and Public Health Dean's Office and by its nature, the incumbent is privy to confidential records and conversations that directly affect the employer-employee relationship and includes management activities and decisions that directly affect classified, unclassified and student assistant employees. The functions this position supports are directly related to management policies, decisions, alternative courses of action and strategies that affect employees College-wide, contract administration as well as salary decisions for staff.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Requirements:A Criminal Background Check Will Be Conducted
A Probationary Period will be Required

Knowledge and Skills required:

-At least one-year experience in a payroll, benefits or HR position.
-Knowledge of and ability to use word processing, email, spreadsheet, and database software.
-Knowledge and Skills preferred:
-Knowledge of and ability to interpret human resources policies and procedures, equal opportunity laws, payroll and benefits, and other policies and procedures.
-Knowledge and expertise in how to interpret communications from SMPH Departments concerning hiring and funding of employee.
-Knowledge in producing and processing reports using People Soft software.

Normal business hours are 7:45-4:30, M-F. Specific hours will be determined at time of hire.
Contact Name:Kylee Zander
Contact Phone:608-265-9882
Contact TTY Phone:711- -
How To Apply:Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the required and preferred criteria of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.
February 18, 2019
 MADISON, WI 53705-2221

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.