Cedar Rapids Community School District
SUMMARY: Provides training and support for the Payroll and Benefits Department.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Support district employees using electronic payroll technology in their work duties.
- Manage detailed training/materials on the District’s time and attendance systems.
- Coordinate District trainings for employees for the purpose of supporting compliance for the District.
- Verify timekeeping records and consult mangers and/or employees about any discrepancies.
- Maintain accurate records of payroll discrepancies.
- Perform time and attendance audits.
- Communicate with employees via a variety of channels to obtain approvals of timesheets.
- Provide training on resources used to effectively and accurately process payroll.
- Communicate and maintain positive relationships with district staff.
- Maintain appropriate records and protect the confidentiality of all District data.
- Coordinate projects including schedules, assignments, progress and execution for the Department.
- Create specific strategies for department efficiencies including software integrations.
- Creatively market tools for employees to use with payroll systems.
- Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
This would be a 1.0 FTE 12-month position / 260 days a year.
Supervisor/ Technician Group.
All district benefits in accordance with working agreement.
Knowledge and Skills:
- Ability to manage several complex projects simultaneously while working under pressure to meet deadlines.
- Considerable knowledge of pertinent federal and state regulations for payroll.
- Excellent written and verbal communication and organizational skills with attention to detail.
- Proficiency with Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and HR and benefit systems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation(s) may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Proven history of successfully training others in use of softwarehardware and online resources.
Demonstrated skill in advanced use of payroll processing systems.
Experience integrating new technologies and online resources into work practices.
Business degree or related field preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, interpret, and implement ideas contained in technical documents, assessment data, professional journals and regulations. Ability to effectively write reports, training documents, and communications to varied stakeholder group. Ability to effectively present information orally and respond to questions from technical and non-technical staff.
Ability to perform basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, decimals and fractions. Ability to use formulas, spreadsheets, and databases. Ability to assist staff in implementing these mathematical concepts and tools.
Ability to solve problems effectively. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
1. Takes responsibility for own learning.
2. Possesses the knowledge and skills to build and deliver effective
Training experiences that benefit all district staff.
3. Applies the principles of continuous improvement through the use of quality
tools and processes.
4. Functions as an effective member of the technology team.
5. Utilizes effective interpersonal skills.
6. Has a track record of success.
7. Works with great integrity.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES:
Ability to apply knowledge of current technologies to staff instruction. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders. Ability to speak clearly and concisely both in oral and written communication. Ability to perform duties with awareness of all district requirements and Board of Education policies.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle and/or feel objects, tools or controls; talk and hear. The employee frequently must squat, stoop or kneel, reach above the head and forward 0 -24 inches and on occasion up to 36 inches. The employee continuously uses hand strength to grasp items. The employee will frequently bend or twist at the neck and trunk more than the average person while performing the duties of this job. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds 0 – 12 feet and occasionally up to 20 feet, such as instructional materials, equipment, desks, chairs, and boxes. The employee will sometimes push/pull items such as tables and carts. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus while conducting classes or working with computers, written materials, reports, assessment data, etc.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet. The position requires the commitment of professional working hours that may require the employee to extend beyond a typical 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. workday. The employee will frequently work in different areas of the district including in/at desks, on or near the floor, standing, in movement while instructing or assisting others, etc. The employee will usually work in indoor temperatures.
The information contained in this job description is in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individual holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.
The Cedar Rapids Community School District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The district does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, or disability.
Federal law obligates an employer to provide reasonable accommodation(s) for the known disabilities of applicants, unless doing so would pose an undue hardship on the employer. If you or someone you know requires accommodation in the hiring process, contact Linda Noggle, Executive Director of Talent Mangement at 319-558-1689.
Salary and Benefit
Salary Range: $18.71 per hour
Benefit: Standard Employee Benefit
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