Payroll Practitioner 1, Hybrid

Updated: 15 days ago
Location: Cincinnati, OHIO

Current UC employees must apply internally via SuccessFactors >


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


Job Overview

Assist management in completing assigned activities to produce payroll results for 17,000+ University employees. Communicate professionally with employees and co-workers. Become familiar with University policies and procedures and apply them to job duties.

Essential Functions
  • Deliver customer service to employee and partner requests for information in a timely and accurate manner. 
  • Validate data from a variety of sources, input into the payroll system and verify for correctness.
  • Process bi-weekly, monthly, and off-cycle payroll runs; then submit the associated ACH/check files to the University’s partner banking institution.
  • Report on results from payroll production to third-party vendors, taxing entities, and garnishment/child support agencies.
  • Maintain employee confidentiality of personal information.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Experience
  • 0 – 2 years of related experience.
  • Experience with the core Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and an aptitude to utilize these tools daily.

Additional Qualifications Considered
  • Prior customer service experience.
  • FPC Designation

Physical Requirements/Work Environment
  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 88922 


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