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Job ID: 194434

Appointments and Payroll Director, Human Resources
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Sep. 14, 2022
Title Appointments and Payroll Director, Human Resources
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Human Resources
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Director/Manager
  • Human Resources

Position Summary    
We are looking for an Appointments and Payroll Director to oversee all employee transactions for the University at Buffalo. In this role, you will lead the centralized University team and approach to UB appointments for faculty, staff, and students.

As Director, your responsibilities include:
Maintain functional payroll systems
Streamline procedures
Audit transactions for accuracy
Manage payroll discrepancies quickly and efficiently
Ensure compliance with all contracts, policies and procedures
Collaborate within a decentralized HR partner environment
Answer payroll-related questions from employees

Human Resources is an inclusive and welcoming environment and invites applicants that share in our values.

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit – all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Minimum Qualifications    
Minimum Education
To qualify for this position, you must have one or both of the following:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of the Bachelor’s degree requirement.

Experience Required
A minimum of five years of relevant work and leadership experience is required.
Demonstrate knowledge of higher education role and appointment complexities.
Working knowledge of state and federal employment and labor relations regulations and laws (e.g. HIPAA, FMLA, ADA).
The applicant must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong problem solving skills, and the ability to work effectively and efficiently within strict deadlines, as well as the demonstrated ability to monitor, analyze and use relevant data.
Must possess excellent independent judgment while using sensitivity to personal and confidential information.
Must have the ability to develop collegial working relationships with individuals at all organizational levels and the ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Preferred Qualifications    
Experience working with NY State Policies, practices and regulations.

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