Payroll and Student Employment Assistant- Accounts Rep IV (CALS) Jobs in Ithaca, NY at Cornell University

Payroll and Student Employment Assistant

Accounts Representative IV

Band D –Nonexempt

Human Resources
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

Ithaca, New York

Who We Are

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) is a pioneer of purpose-driven science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education, and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: We believe that achieving next-generation scientific breakthroughs requires an understanding of the world’s complex, interlocking systems. We believe that access to nutritious food and a healthy environment is a fundamental human right. We believe that ensuring a prosperous global future depends on the ability to support local people and communities everywhere. By working in and across multiple scientific areas, CALS can address challenges and opportunities of the greatest relevance, here in New York, across the nation, and around the world.

CALS Human Resources is a team of 14 HR and Payroll specialists who serve the college.  We partner with members of the CALS community to promote distinctive performance and investment in successful outcomes by providing advice and consultation on workplace issues, policies, performance management, and other human resource practices.

What You Will Do

As a member of CALS Human Resources, you will provide payroll support regarding the interpretation and implementation of federal and state labor laws and Cornell University policies/contracts. You also serve as the hourly student employment coordinator and process temporary employment transactions. Additional duties include:

Provide day-to-day consultation to CALS managers regarding hourly student employment.

Facilitating the hiring, extensions, promotions, and terminations for hourly student employees.

Ensuring the accuracy and efficiency of the temporary employee hiring process, including the completion of all required documentation.

Collaborating with Human Resources Representatives regarding extending or terminating appointments for temporary employees.

Addressing timecard critical errors and warnings; notifying employees/managers as appropriate.

Making certain that timecards are completed timely and accurately.

What We Need

We are looking for a talented individual who excels at building and maintaining effective relationships with diverse stakeholders and can thrive in a team- and service-oriented environment. We need someone with solid technical abilities who can adapt and follow procedures. Additionally, we need someone who has the following:

Associate’s Degree in business or management and 2+ years of HR or payroll experience, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.

Solid comprehension of local, state, and federal HR laws.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Experience in handling confidential information with utmost discretion and integrity.

Demonstrated record of successfully providing exceptional customer service.

Proven experience in communicating effectively, both written and oral.

Experience that demonstrates creativity, reasoning, and solution-finding techniques.

Knowledge of how to balance conflicting priorities, make informed choices, and use sound judgment in completing urgent tasks….

Title: Payroll and Student Employment Assistant- Accounts Rep IV (CALS)

Company: Cornell University

Location: Ithaca, NY



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