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Payroll Specialist II

Miami Dade College
Miami, Florida
$15.54 - $19.42
Posted Date
Apr 28, 2023

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Position Type
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details

Miami Dade College, Kendall Campus is now accepting applications for Payroll Specialist II. This is specialized payroll work of a complex nature in the district Payroll office. Performs a variety of work directly related to the application and implementation of payroll policies and procedures.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Responds and completes verification of employment inquiries, unemployment compensation claim forms; and performs data entry for direct deposits and garnishment deductions and other related matters
  • Prepares memorandums to communicate garnishment deductions to employees and responds to appropriate garnishment authority.
  • Answer employee questions on child support garnishments, tax levies, federal bankruptcy orders, and student loan garnishments. Sorts and files materials alphabetically, numerically, and by other predetermined categories.
  • Answers routine questions regarding departmental activities
  • Answers telephone, screens callers, relays messages, and greets visitors to the Payroll Department
  • Opens, sorts, screens incoming mail and prepares outgoing mail.
  • Prepares correspondence, proposals or reports
  • Provides clerical support to the Payroll Department as needed

Minimum Requirements

  • Associates of Arts degree in related field from two-year College or technical school and three (3) years of experience in responsible in accounting, finance, or payroll preferably in a large office environment, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and proficient in using word processing and spreadsheets.
  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of accounting and the ability to apply this knowledge to work situations.
  • Knowledge of the laws, rules, and regulations controlling payroll and financial record keeping.
  • Knowledge of the principles of financial administrations.
  • Ability to keep complex records, to assemble and organize data.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff.


Associates of Arts degree in related field from two-year College or technical school and two (2) years of experience preferred; or, equivalent combination of education and experience



Miami Dade College is the largest, most diverse, and highly regarded college in the nation. We operate eight campuses with over 6,000 employees who educate over 164,000 students from around the world. The College offers over 300 programs of study and several degree options, including vocational, associate, and baccalaureate degrees. With such a large organization, our employment needs are very diverse. From full-time professional faculty to part-time adjunct faculty and support staff, the people who comprise the MDC workforce are the innovators who help the College maintain our reputation as one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country.


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