Job Location:
Los Angeles, CA – University Park Campus

The Computer Science Department in the USC Viterbi School of Engineering seeks an outstanding candidate to join our staff as Co-Payroll Coordinator. This position reports directly to the department business manager, and will partner with the current payroll coordinator to provide payroll support for a large and dynamic academic unit.

The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

  • In partnership with payroll co-coordinator, manage all departmental payroll processes
  • Manage the hiring process for all domestic and international student worker new hires, both bi-weekly and monthly, including I-9 verifications and re-verifications
  • Support the Research Administration division with a variety of payroll needs: submit pay instructions and manage new hires, post-doc appointments, resource employee requests, and termination packets
  • Manage all communications pertaining to payroll, including promptly responding to student and faculty concerns, and liaising with the Viterbi Payroll office to ensure compliance with regulatory and university policies
  • Maintain confidentiality on sensitive documents and all personal information
  • Assist faculty and staff on special projects as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High school or equivalent

Minimum Experience: 2 years

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Education: Bachelor’s degree

Preferred Experience: 3 years of administrative experience at a university or research institute. Experience with Workday. Experience working in diverse workplace and/or with an international community. Experience with payroll management for international Student Workers.

Preferred Skills: Ability to meet and manage deadlines; work independently and well under pressure. Strong organization and prioritization skills; demonstrated commitment to kind and patient customer service.

Required Applicant Documents

Resume/CV Cover Letter



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