The mission of the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work is to improve the well-being of vulnerable individuals and communities, advance social and economic justice, and eradicate pressing societal problems in complex and culturally diverse urban environments throughout Southern California, the nation and the world. Our mission is achieved through value-driven, scholarly and creative social work education, research, and professional leadership.
Serving a population of over 600 employees that are located across the country, the USC Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work, Division of Human Resources is seeking an HR & Payroll Business Partner that is dependable, has a strong work ethic, and excellent customer service skills to join their team.Â
The position will work with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students that all support various programs, such as the Masters in Social Work Program, Virtual Academic Center, Nursing Program, Doctorate in Social Work Program, and PhD Program, all of which serve a population of over 3,000 students.Â This position will report to the Manager of Human Resources, will work closely with Senior Financial Officer, Dean and Executive Vice Dean, also with our research administration staff and other project staff that make up the Hamovitch Center for Science and Human Services.
Payroll processing management on all Monthly and BiWeekly pay cycles, this includes setting up core sponsored pay for faculty with research/grant awards
Processing of all Part-Time Faculty Contracts using the USCâs Faculty Salary Maintenance System (FSMS)
Processing all On-boarding and Off-boarding, Students, Staff and Faculty, this includes Post-Docs, RA/TAâs, and other groups as assigned, using Workday and Salesforce. Works closely with the Graduate School and Provost Office on internal systems - Cafe
Processing high volumes of bi-weekly payroll.
Serves as a point of contact providing high-level customer service and managing a high volume of e-mail and phone calls.
Auditing of all payroll activity for the School, this includes payroll reconciliation at the end of each pay period. This includes running labor distributions and reconciling payroll on shadow systems.
Produce Ad-Hoc reports, utilizing Workday, Salesforce, Cognos/Business Intelligence and other internal systems
Will support HR Manager and Executive Vice Dean in Employee Relations matters
Responsible for processing Visa requests for on-site employees â faculty and staff, this includes working closely with the staff at FSVS
Workerâs Compensation claims for on-site employees, this includes working closely with the staff at the Disability/Workers Compensation Office
Position Posting and Recruitment Management for staff postings, this includes working closely with the Faculty Affairs Coordinator in collaboration of posting faculty positions and on-boarding
Work in support of all Diversity, Equality and Inclusion efforts
Will maintain Performance Management for staff
Assist HR Manager with Promotion and Reclassification of staff positions
CWSP FWS Award entry in SIS
Student Position Posting andÂ Recruitment
Work closely with the Registrar and Director of Admissions on faculty assignments and student matters
File Retention Management â Workday and Gold Files
Preferred Education and Experience:
Facilitating Training â Individuals and groups
Best Practices for On-boarding and Off-boarding
Works closely with Faculty Affairs on Leaves, Sabbaticals, Phase Retirement, will create/amend full time faculty contracts
Bachelorâs Degree with an emphasis in accounting, human resources, or related field, or years worked in a related position.
Â 2+ years at USC or in higher education
Experience with USC systems, such as the Faculty Salary Maintenance System (FSMS), Workday, and Cognos/Business Intelligence.
A strong candidate will have strong customer service skills, excellent communication skills, be dependable, a self-starter, able to work both independently and with a team, in a fast paced and high volume work environment, with deadline pressures.
We look forward to reviewing your application!
Minimum Education: Related undergraduate studyMinimum Experience: 2 yearsMinimum Field of Expertise: Working knowledge of applicable laws governing payroll and personnel
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