George Fox University - Staff and Administrator
  • 14-Jan-2022 to 15-Mar-2022 (PST)
  • Human Resources
  • Newberg, OR, USA
  • $35,673 - $50,000
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Administrator Position

Benefit Eligible


In a fast-paced, multi-state organization, the Payroll Specialist is responsible for overseeing the payroll for the organization. The successful candidate will have incredible attention to detail and organizational skills, while being articulate, technically strong, dynamic, and driven. The ideal candidate has a passion for the employee experience and a desire to learn. Are you ready to be known?

Essential Functions

  • With the use of Peoplesoft, processes monthly and multiple off-cycle payrolls for the university, including but not limited to payments, deductions and Garnishment.
  • Payroll information management via collecting, calculating, and entering data.
  • In collaboration with the HR team, coordinate compensation changes.
  • Deliver the "Be Known" promise by effectively responding to employee payroll inquiries in a timely manner.
  • Utilize ADP resources to set up required tax accounts in new states where companies operate. Research payroll tax payments and data discrepancies with federal, state and local agencies, and work with ADP for resolution.
  • Prepare account balance and payroll reconciliations
  • Perform Verifications of Employment
  • Coordinates, develops and maintains written documentation regarding payroll procedures and processes necessary for reference and training materials.


  • Evangelical Christian commitment and lifestyle consistent with the university's mission as described in the Statement of Faith and Community Lifestyle Statement on our website.
  • A commitment to working with a diverse population of people is essential; demonstrated experience in this area is preferred.
  • 2-3+ years of experience in payroll.
  • Highly motivated, autonomous and proactive with a genuine interest in employee experience.
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality, display discretion and protect the privacy of information.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrated professional attitude and excellent customer service skills.
  • Demonstrated strong attention to detail, organizational and analytical skills in business setting.
  • Must have permanent and unrestricted work authorization in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of basic accounting principles and payroll practices.
  • Experience working with complex accounting and payroll software (PeopleSoft preferred)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • High numerical aptitude.
  • Detail-oriented.

For Your Personal Well-Being We Offer:

  • A beautiful and peaceful campus environment with areas to walk and coffee shops and restaurants close by
  • A strong Christian vision and mission-led organization with opportunities for your growth and contributions
  • Wonderful Christian peers and a vibrant student population
  • Free Fitness Center membership
  • Free parking
  • Rich employee benefits

We invite you to Be Known at Oregon's Nationally Recognized Christian University!

George Fox has been transforming student lives for over 125 years. Each day we look to broaden our future for generations to come.

We have alumni from 52 countries and all 50 states.

We invite you to become a steward of our dreams using your God-given gifts. Our Purpose: To educate and inspire students to pursue God's calling.

**This position is subject to close at any time, regardless of the date on the posting

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