Apply Immediately; This position will close once sufficient
qualified applications have been received.
Under the direction of financial services management, performs a
variety of duties necessary for the accurate and timely processing
of biweekly and monthly payroll throughout the college district.
Ensures accuracy in employees' pay and withholding balances, audits
necessary payroll related reports and maintains appropriate payroll
records. May specialize in one or more payroll related expense and
liability accounts, and performs associated general ledger entries.
Handles sensitive and confidential information ensuring compliance
with college policies, union contracts and state and federal legal
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for
success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on
the demonstration of these qualifications.
Has worked with multiple union contracts in performing payroll
Has worked with wide range of employee types
Has worked in higher education payroll environment
Has calculated complex payroll
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum
qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and
end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week
High school diploma or equivalent
One year of college level accounting or formal training in
payroll (relevant work experience will substitute for college level
training on a year-for-year basis)
Three years of work experience in payroll processing with
knowledge of tax withholding, accounting practices and mathematical
Important Skills and Abilities:
Strong verbal and written communication skills; detail oriented;
able to apply complex salary, compensation and record keeping
criteria in processing payroll.
Ability to analyze and interpret data for accuracy. Must be
proficient in use of computers, including familiarity with
spreadsheet and word processing software.
Proficient in use of 10-key calculator is required.
- Payroll Certification
- Experience working in a payroll team greater than 4 people
- Is current in payroll knowledge and experience
Starting Salary Expectations
The first two steps of the range are: $41,447 to $42,691 per year.
Higher salary placement may be available based on qualifications,
experience and internal equity.
Position Grade Salary Range
$41447 to $66509 Annual Salary
PCC offers a comprehensive benefit package designed to provide
employees and their families, including domestic partners, with
access to a broad range of benefit options. Includes Health,
Dental, and Vision options, Group Life, Long-term Disability,
Long-term Care, and Auto and Home Insurance programs.
PCC currently fully funds the Oregon Public Employees Retirement
System (PERS/OPSRP) pension and contributes an additional 6% into
the employee's Individual Account Program under PERS/OPSRP. PCC
offers a tax deferred annuity program and a deferred compensation
program where employees may save additional pre-tax dollars for
Additionally, PCC provides a tuition waiver for yourself, domestic
partner, and dependent children under 24 years of age. Partial
tuition reimbursement for yourself at other accredited institutions
(full-time employees only).
Paid Leave: (Pro-rated by FTE for Part-Time Employees)
- Starts at 8 hours of vacation leave per month (additional
vacation hours with years of service)
- 8 hours of sick leave per month
- 24 hours of additional personal leave days per year - 11 Paid
For a complete list of PCC benefits, please visit
Work is performed in a standard office environment where work
pressure, disturbances of workflow and/or irregularities in work
schedule are expected and occur on an intermittent basis. Subject
to severe penalties regarding non-compliance with strict timelines
imposed by external agencies and union contracts. Changes in
performance environment require occasional upgrading of skills.
Minimal physical exertion is generally required. Learned physical
skill is required to perform keyboarding and 10-key functions.
Exposure to video display terminals.
Background Check Required
Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides
qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in
employment. You will be given instructions during the
application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the
recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required
for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your
documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of
eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining
a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making
decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any
other protected class.