Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 07, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 233065-US
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Human Resources, Payroll

Position Summary:

This position supports the UW-Madison, College of Letters & Science, Department of Philosophy. The department has more than 100 employees, including faculty, academic staff, university staff, and graduate and undergraduate students. The department payroll size and complexity continues to grow as the unit expands. There is an active summer presence as well in the department. Several summer courses are offered which keeps payroll moving through the calendar year.

Under general supervision of the Department Administrator, this position is responsible for routine processing and daily management of payroll transactions for the Department of Philosophy. Duties include bi-weekly payroll processing, funding entry, appointment changes, and student appointment transactions. Enter leave information. Meet with employees regarding payroll and benefit questions. Verify employees are eligible to work in the United States.

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:

Desired experience:

* One or more years payroll processing experience desired.

* Education or experience working with numbers, calculation, percentages and payroll-type numerical processes.

* Education or experience reviewing payroll transactions to ensure employees are paid on appropriate funding.

* Education or experience reviewing payroll transactions to ensure payment amounts are correct.

* Education or experience using a web-based payroll system to create and manage appointments

Additional Information:

Looking for someone who wants to be part of an administrative team. Good communication, teamwork skills and ability to work independently are skills a successful candidate will possess.

We are located on the 5th floor of HC White Hall. The administrative suite, where you would work, faces Lake Mendota. A few steps out the front door and you can be sitting at the Memorial Union Terrace. Or, if you are looking to get in your "steps" take a stroll down the bike path or State Street on your break ! Great location to work!



Work Schedule:

To be determined at time of hire.
Ideal work be part time 4-5 days per week, but negotiable.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

For questions on the position, contact: Christy Horstmeyer,, 608-263-5335 or 608-225-4246

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 advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Christy Horstmeyer
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:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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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).

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Applications Open: Jul 7 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 21 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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