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Human Resources/Payroll Specialist
Job#: 458883
Positions: 1
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Athens, GA
Department: Administration and Finance
Category: Staff
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Job Description

Athens Technical College in Athens, Georgia seeks a full-time HR/Payroll Specialist. The HR/Payroll Specialist is directly responsible to the Director of Human Resources for monthly payroll processing and associated duties.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Greet and answer questions for current and prospective employees
  • Performs monthly payroll for all employees
  • Performs monthly balancing for monthly fringe closeouts and fringe checks (ex. ERS, TRS, SHBP, garnishments, etc.)
  • Processes on demand checks, payroll deductions, and miscellaneous payline information.
  • Prepare Quarterly DOL Report
  • Process employment verification requests.
  • Responsible for collecting timesheets monthly for all non-exempt employees.
  • Processes termination paperwork on all separated employees.
  • Responsible for checking the timekeeping system daily to ensure accuracy.
  • Ensure all offer letters are received for Adjunct Instructors.
  • Prepare and explain employment packets to new part-time employees.
  • Serve as the contact person for the Georgia Defined Contribution Plan and ensure compliance with plan administration
  • Monitor all leave management processes
  • Responsible for Records Management for all employees files.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Deadline to apply is January 11, 2018  at 4:30 pm.


Minimum Qualifications

Associate Degree *and* Three (3) years of payroll or related accounting experience

Note: Experience may substitute for the degree on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with PeopleSoft HCM and Microsoft Office
  • Work Experience with Technical College System of Georgia payroll systems and/or experience within institutions of higher education, which includes demonstrated direct responsibility for entering and submitting payroll.
  • Active Notary Status

To apply, click "Apply to This Job" and submit your cover letter, resume/vita, three (3) professional references, and unofficial transcripts.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

NOTE: Official transcripts will be required upon an offer of employment. Official copies of transcripts must be sent directly to: Athens Technical College, Attn: Human Resources, 800 U.S. Highway 29 N, Athens, GA 30601 or sent electronically to

**Employment is contingent based upon successful completion of appropriate background checks.

As set forth in its student catalog, Athens Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).



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