Classified - Payroll and Benefit Specialist

Code: 1401423 Posted: 05/08/2014

The University of Wisconsin Parkside currently has Payroll and Benefits Specialist position vacancy in the Human Resources Departments.

Salary:Pay Schedule/Pay Range:81-05. The beginning pay range is between $13.559 and $16.00 depending on experience. A six-month probation period may be required. 

Job Duties:This position requires in-depth knowledge of human resources, payroll, time and labor, absence management, and an understanding of complex policies in order to perform the payroll tasks within the PeopleSoft Human Resources System (HRS) higher education environment. The roles and responsibilities of this position encompass the operational management and interpretation of the payroll process and benefit administration. The Payroll and Benefits Specialist will be responsible for data entry and the monitoring of both biweekly and monthly payrolls for faculty, staff and students. This position will also provide assistance to the benefits specialist by assisting in the system entry of benefit enrollments, changes, and termination of coverage.

Detailed information on Job duties and job knowledge, skills, and abilities can be found in the position description.

This position requires the individual maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive employee data.

Special Notes: Information regarding campus safety and creating a bias free environment is available on our website at Printed copies of the information are available from UW-Parkside Police and Public Safety, 262-595-2455, Tallent Hall, Room 188. Employment will require a criminal background check.A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an application.In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

How to Apply: Go to the WiscJobs website at Click on “Log in” to access your existing WiscJobs account and complete a Job Search for key word 1401423 and click on “Apply Now” at the top or bottom of the screen. Applicants new to WiscJobs will need to create an account for complete and initial application then continue to apply online. All interested applications will be required to apply and take the exam online. A resume and cover letter are required to apply for this position. Follow the prompts to create a resume and cover letter or to upload an existing resume and cover letter then click “Continue”. You will be taken to the first page of the exam. Follow the exam instructions and click “Save & Continue” at the bottom of every page.

Application and examination materials must be completed and finalized online by end of business on May 19, 2014. After you have finalized your exam, you will be sent an email by the system confirming that your exam has been completed. If you have any questions about the on-line application process, please contact Elaine Johnson at 262-595-2204, or email

Deadline to apply for and complete the online exam is 4:30 on May 19, 2014

If you have any questions about application process, please contact Elaine Johnson at 262-595-2204, or email

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin System Administration to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who are applicants for employment or employees.

Contact Name: Elaine Johnson

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2204

Contact Email:

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