Department: Payroll Benefits and Retirement Services
Sub-Division: Human Resources
Salary Range: $3,529 - $6,200 per month
Appointment Type: Ongoing
Time Base: Full-Time
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 40,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to California's revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, CSUF Garden Grove Center, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program. About the Position: Human Resources, Diversity and Inclusion is committed to the mission of meeting the needs of a multi-cultural, diverse campus community. Our highly qualified team of professionals is focused on providing traditional human resource services and supports the University's goal to recruit and retain a high-quality and diverse faculty and staff. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as a Payroll Technician III. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude and an active, energetic mind that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
Under the general direction of the Payroll Services Manager, the Payroll Technician III will be responsible for the functions of Full-time Faculty Unit Additional Pay and Special Consultant pay processes within PeopleSoft (CMS) and the Personnel Information Management System. The Payroll Technician will provide daily administrative and technical support in assigned functional areas, colleges or departments, including the processing of full range pay, some benefits and disability transactions for all employee groups, as well as full cycle audits in support of transactions. Provides payroll and benefits information and consultative services to employees. Provides hands-on assistance as necessary to assure the proper and timely functioning of payroll processes into PIMS, PIP, and CMS. This position collaborates with the campus community in the review of university policies and procedures that affect payroll and benefits processing. Works in close coordination with other HRDI units, other campus departments, the Chancellor's Office, State Controller's Office, CalPERS, and other entities as appropriate. Assists in the development, maintenance, and implementation of improvements in payroll program initiatives. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Equivalent to three years of increasingly responsible specialized experience in preparing and processing payroll/personnel transaction documents. Ability to multi-task and handle multiple priorities. Possession of solid analytical skills, sound judgement and excellent organizational skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Demonstrated initiative and innovation in solving problems. Strong experience with an automated Payroll system. Thorough knowledge of Business English and arithmetic; general knowledge of office methods, procedures, and practices. Expertise in Microsoft applications. Thorough knowledge of, or the ability to acquire quickly: Uniform State Payroll Procedures Manual, Personnel Information Management System (PIMS), Public Employees' retirement manual, and PeopleSoft (CMS).
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Special Working Conditions: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.
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