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Apply now Job no: 229125-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll

Position Summary:

This position provides a wide variety of human resource activities for assigned departments in the areas of recruitment, payroll, training and general administrative support to the College of Letters & Science Human Resources Office. This position advises departmental representatives on rules, regulations, policies and procedures in the areas noted above to ensure timely and accurate transaction processing. Maintains personnel records and required documentation and assists with work unit operational policy development.
The College has approximately 90 departments, centers and support units. The College employs 1700 graduate assistants, 800 academic staff and limited employees, 350 university and university fixed term staff, 150 temporary employees, 175 employees-in-training and more than 500 student hourly appointments.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimally qualified applicant will have professional work experience in at least three of the following:
- Committing to fostering a respectful, effective, and collegial work environment through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion
-Supporting HR/payroll in higher education environment
- Managing recruitments, hiring process, onboarding
- Managing and auditing payroll processes
- Administering multiple payroll cycles (e.g., monthly, bi-weekly, 9-month, 12-month)
-Providing customer service to diverse stakeholders in a decentralized organization
-Applying policies and procedures as they relate to Human Resources (e.g., recruitment; position description development; position management, I-9, criminal background checks)
- Applying policies and procedures as they relate to payroll (e.g. payroll deadlines, benefit enrollment, leave usage)
- Using a web-based Human Resources Information System to create and
manage appointments; or using a complex web-based IT system used to manage workflow and approval process
- Handling time-sensitive materials in a timely manner

Department(s):

A480200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN

Work Schedule:

Regular Office hours, (7:45am - 4:30pm), somewhat flexible.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $23.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Sue Hook at sue.hook@wisc.edu or 263-4964.

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 advanced notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications and specific experience as they pertain to this position including your work experience as listed in the minimum years and type of relevant work experience section of this posting. Please provide details on the type of organization where your experience was gained, including the size.

Contact:

Sue Hook
sue.hook@wisc.edu
608-263-4964
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:

HR ASST ADV(19510)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

229125-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/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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.

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