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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Staff Assistant Human Resources Human Resources - Staff Assistant Human Resources
Posting: April 2013                                  

Start Date:
 July 7, 2013      

Position Number: FY13-16

Application Deadline: April 30, 2013

Division: Operations

Union affiliation: Not affiliated with a bargaining unit.

Supervision received: Reports to Staff Associate, Payroll & Benefits Administrator

General responsibilities:

Responsible for the administration of student employment payroll. Provides support of contract employee payroll by reviewing and verifying employment contracts and supporting payroll forms. Verifies timesheet accuracy for entry in payroll system and reconciliation of bi-weekly payroll. Provides support for full time employee payroll by reviewing and verifying data necessary for processing of payroll. Aids in the administration and distribution of benefit information to prospective and current employees including insurance, retirement and deferred compensation. Attends state seminars and training on HRCMS, and other payroll and benefit related matters, to keep abreast of changes. Maintains payroll webpage. Supports Self-Service Time and Attendance (SSTA) as required. Additional duties as required to support Human Resources.     

Qualifications and requirements: 

Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with payroll processing and/or accounting or Associate’s degree in business administration or accounting. Competence with Microsoft Access, Excel and Word software programs. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain harmonious working relationships. Ability to handle sensitive information in a confidential and professional manner. Ability to work independently and meet critical deadlines. Ability to perform data input with accuracy and reasonable speed, to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions, and to work accurately with names, numbers, and records.

Preferred qualifications:

Experience with HRCMS/Commonwealth of MA payroll software.

  $43,000 – $47,000   The Academy offers generous benefits policies and a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is exempt under the FLSA.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of five (5) professional references.  These forms are located on the employment quick link on our website:  Application materials may be attached and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Finalist must complete a pre-employment drug screening and background check.  

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