Serve as primary payroll processor for the department, using the UCPath system to process personnel and payroll actions for all academic and staff employees. Update and maintain academic and staff personnel records, and generate various payroll reports.
Serve as the benefits representative for all employees in the department. Serve as a liaison for academic personnel matters with the Dean’s Office, UCLA Payroll Office/CRU, UCPath Center Graduate Division, Summer Sessions Office, and Office of International Students and Scholars. Provide administrative support to the Chair of the Department of Philosophy, and assist with special projects as requested by management.
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Qualifications for Position
Demonstrated skill in using Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Access and demonstrated working knowledge of Windows Operating System.
Demonstrated knowledge of university online systems: UCPath, PTR, OPUS, UC Recruit.
Ability to compose, edit, and proofread departmental reports, memos, and correspondence; knowledge of Standard English grammar, punctuation, prose style and correspondence, list and manuscript formats.
Skill in reading and interpreting written documents in Standard English text such as university policy and procedures manuals; and understanding the importance and ramifications of such policy changes and updates as they apply to the personnel process.
Ability to communicate clearly, professionally, and effectively.
Skill in analyzing tasks and procedures and making informed recommendations.
Interpersonal skill to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with faculty, administrators, students and staff; ability to work as a team player.
Skill in dealing with confidential matters with tact and sensitivity, with adequate regard to issues of confidentiality and privacy.
Knowledge of University procedures as they relate to staff and academic personnel and benefits.
Skill in handling multiple unrelated on-going tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and follow through on assignments with minimal supervision.
Skill in setting priorities and in time management, and ability to handle frequent interruptions, while completing assignment without errors and in a timely manner.
Ability to work accurately with detail and compile information from a variety of sources.
Working knowledge of academic values, priorities, and expectations, familiarity with University culture.
Skill in organizing and maintaining efficient and accurate records, files, and systems.
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