The University of Southern California (USC), founded in 1880, is located in the heart of downtown L.A. and is the largest private employer in the City of Los Angeles. As an employee of USC, you will be a part of a world-class research university and a member of the "Trojan Family," which is comprised of the faculty, students and staff that make the university what it is. USC's Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, Department of Human Resources and Payroll is seeking a HD Payroll/Personnel Tech to join its team. Job responsibilities include: Prepares and processes a variety of payroll and personnel documents and reports for staff and/or faculty. Determines nature of transaction and the paperwork and approval process required. Makes necessary computations and gathers and provides all pertinent data, including backup documentation as needed. Identifies exceptions for special handling. Ensures paperwork and reports are processed timely and in accordance with governmental and agency requirements. May review paperwork completed by others. Serves as the initial school or department contact in the research and resolution of payroll or personnel problems. Interfaces with Personnel Services - Benefits, Workers' Compensation, Disability, Employment, Compensation, Policies and Procedures and Employee Relations - and the University Payroll Office to resolve problems and assist employees in obtaining information and services. Conveys information to employees when appropriate or refers them directly to the personnel services or payroll offices. Provides information to administrators, staff and/or faculty on personnel and payroll policies and procedures. Responds to general inquiries, referring unusual or complex situations to the home department coordinator. Maintains confidential personnel database and files for the school, department or facility in accordance with established guidelines and policies. Sets up files for new employees. Ensures files of terminated employees are maintained or stored for retrieval as required by law. Maintains and updates employee attendance records using manual or automated systems. Conducts periodic reviews of the information to ensure accuracy of the records. Provides regular attendance summaries or reports for employees and management. Controls and distributes payroll checks. Assists employees in resolving questions or discrepancies related to pay. Assists with the recruitment and hiring process. Assists in placing advertisements, screening applications and resumes, recruitment and conducting new employee orientation. Researches payroll and personnel information, compiles data for analysis and produces standard and ad hoc reports for management. Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The University reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.
High school or equivalent
Minimum Field of Expertise:
Skilled in payroll or personnel processing with knowledge of applicable regulations
Related undergraduate study
Preferred Field of Expertise:
Knowledge of related university policies and procedures.
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