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Payroll Assistant (4722C), ChaMPS Service Region 2675 - 2675
University of California Berkeley

Date Posted Nov. 7, 2019
Title Payroll Assistant (4722C), ChaMPS Service Region 2675 - 2675
University University of California Berkeley
Berkeley, CA, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources

Payroll Assistant (4722C), ChaMPS Service Region 2675 - 2675

About Berkeley

The University of California, Berkeley, is one of the world's most iconic teaching and research institutions. Since 1868, Berkeley has fueled a perpetual renaissance, generating unparalleled intellectual, economic and social value in California, the United States and the world. Berkeley's culture of openness, freedom and acceptanceacademic and artistic, political and culturalmake it a very special place for students, faculty and staff.

Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. In deciding whether to apply for a staff position at Berkeley, candidates are strongly encouraged to consider the alignment of the Berkeley Workplace Culture with their potential for success at

Departmental Overview

Berkeley Regional Services (BRS) is comprised of six (6) Regions which provide services to specific "groupings/clusters" of schools, colleges, and organized research units (5 academic, 1 all other). This regional approach to providing administrative services is intended to improve service quality by re-establishing personal connections and to develop more local expertise.

Chemistry and Mathematical and Physical Sciences (ChaMPS) is a service region within Berkeley Regional Services, within the division of Vice Chancellor for Administration, providing reliable, high-quality integrative administrative support to faculty, academics, staff, student employees, and retirees in support of the UC Berkeley mission of teaching, research, and public service.

ChaMPS provides services in the areas of Business and Financial Services, Human Resources/ Academic Personnel Support and Research Administration (pre-award and post-award administration) for the College of Chemistry, the Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences in the College of Letters & Science, Space Science Laboratory, and several other ORUs.

  • Enters employee information into Human Capital Management system and UCPath for new hires, payroll, change of status, terminations, pay issues, final pay, etc, ensuring that the data is correct and consistent.
  • Collaborates with HR/AP Partners, HR Generalists, HRIM/Payroll colleagues, and clients to research more complex department-related and employee issues.
  • May provide employees with standard information regarding department and organizational HR practices and procedures as they relate to the HCM system. Manages sensitive and confidential information.
  • Manages customer management cases and tasks related to designated clients.
  • Runs reports on department staff for department managers and supervisors.
  • May be assigned special projects for professional development.

Required Qualifications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HR/Payroll processes for data entry into HR databases.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of HR processes and procedures for maintenance and purging of personnel files.
  • General knowledge of benefits eligibility requirements.
  • Knowledge of EEO and affirmative action reporting requirements.
  • Knowledge of job posting procedures.
  • Skill in managing sensitive and confidential information regarding bargaining unit issues.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

Salary & Benefits

This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay for this role is commensurate with experience within the range of $28.34 - $33.14, Steps 8.0 - 15.0.

For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying.

Other Information

This is a 5.5 month limited position.

This position is governed by the terms and conditions in the agreement for the Clerical & Allied Services Unit (CX) between the University of California and Teamsters Local 2010. The current bargaining agreement manual can be found at:

Conviction History Background

This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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