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Sr. Human Resources Administrator, Payroll

Columbus, Ohio
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

Classification Purpose: The primary purpose of the Senior Human Resources Administrator position is to supervise, review and assign work; to provide technical assistance to assigned agencies and staff, and to ensure departments and agencies are in compliance with rules, regulations, laws, collective bargaining agreements, and applicable Ohio Revised Code (ORC) sections; and to manage and oversee the county's classification plan.

Job Duties: Supervise assigned human resources staff. Direct, coordinate, monitor, and review payroll operations for County Commissioner agencies (e.g., process payroll, accrual balances, implement collective bargaining agreements; classification and compensation; personnel actions; employee orientation and training programs; FMLA; ADA; auditing, reconciliations, reporting, collection of monies owed the county, records management, etc.). Serve as a system administrator of the HRIS system. Provide guidance and assistance in technical areas that pertain to personnel and payroll matters or problems. Perform liaison duties (e.g., interpret civil service laws, rules, and regulations regarding payroll administration). Advise Commissioners' agencies on opportunities for improvement and work with the Auditor's office to complete payroll requirement. Maintain employee data and update EEO and/or agency affirmative action, and diversity and inclusion plans and statistical data for all agencies reporting to the County Commissioners.

Oversee and expedite the processing of payroll changes, new hires, and resignations. Respond to requests from the Auditor's Office, Prosecuting Attorney's office, the State Personnel Board of Review, Unemployment, Worker's Compensation, Short- and Long-Term Disability, and agency management (internal/external). Ensure the timely response to sensitive issues.

Provide assistance to Commissioners' agencies in the following areas: contract interpretation, interpretation of the ORC; investigations, identify trends and patterns, assist with internal and external audits. Participate in labor management meetings and other human resources meetings or committees, as assigned. Prepare correspondence, memos, documents, reports, classification and compensation information, civil rights information, etc. Assist with budgetary issues, as needed.

Represent the department at the State Personnel Board of Review in reclassification hearings and in other hearings, as assigned. May assist other staff with internal/external interviews. Participate in ongoing training in systems administration, payroll, personnel, labor relations/collective bargaining, human resources development, EEO, and other related areas in order to maintain current knowledge and learn of changes in relevant policies, procedures, and laws. Maintain regular and predictable attendance.

These duties are illustrative only and you may perform some or all of these duties or other job-related duties as assigned.

Major Worker Characteristics: Knowledge of payroll processing systems, payroll, budgeting; labor relations; employee training and development; supervision; human resources development; public relations; office management; office practices and procedures; agency policy and procedures; government structure and process; counseling; interviewing; law. Skill in word processing; equipment operation. Ability to recognize unusual or threatening conditions and take appropriate action; deal with many variables and determine specific action; add, subtract, multiply and divide whole numbers; comprehend simple sentences with common vocabulary; complete routine forms; maintain accurate records; originate routine business letters reflecting standard procedures; prepare and deliver speeches before specialized audiences and general public; cooperate with co-workers on group projects; answer routine telephone inquiries from public; establish friendly atmosphere as supervisor of work unit; handle sensitive inquiries from and contacts with officials and general public; resolve complaints from angry citizens and government officials.

Minimum Class Qualifications for Employment: Bachelor's degree in payroll or systems administration or related field with six (6) years of human resources experience; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Additional requirements: No special license or certification is required.

Supervisory Responsibilities: Ability to assign, review, plan, and coordinate the work of other employees, to provide instruction to other employees, to maintain department standards, to recommend the discipline or discharge of other employees, to act on employee problems, and to recommend and approve the transfer, promotion, or salary increase of other employees.

Unusual Working Conditions: N/A

This office observes COVID-19 protocols. All employees are required to be either vaccinated or test frequently.
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  • Job Reference: 718890797-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Franklin County Board of Commissioners
  • Location: Columbus, Ohio
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: HR / Recruitment
  • Job Type: Permanent