Granite City, IL
Amsted Rail has an immediate opening for a Payroll Administrator at its operation in Granite City, Illinois.
Amsted Rail is the world’s leading provider of fully integrated bogie systems for the heavy haul freight market, with facilities spanning 40 locations across 10 countries and 6 continents. Through their state-of-the-art manufacturing processes, Amsted Rail is redefining industry standards for innovation and technology, providing customers worldwide with unmatched performance and reliability for the long haul.
The Payroll Administrator responsibilities include reviewing payroll data and payroll documents for inefficiencies and errors, checking whether all amounts are accurate based on hours worked and ensuring payments are processed timely. A successful candidate will have excellent analytical skills along with the ability to spot numerical errors. Ultimately, this position will help maintain an efficient payroll process that complies with all federal and state regulations.
Process multi-state weekly, bi-weekly, and semi-monthly payrolls for over 2000 employees in both the United States and Canada
Analyze compensation – related data including wages and bonuses
Deep functional expertise and understanding of state and federal payroll and tax regulations
Maintain appropriate documentation to substantiate data entry requests
Assists with gathering data for internal and external auditing of payroll policies and procedures
Document and implement procedures to streamline payroll processes
Create process and training documentation as well updating existing documentation
Report to management on any payroll issues and changes
Stay current on state and federal payroll and tax laws for US and Canada
Utilizes analytical and problem-solving skills to research issues, perform root cause analysis, and make recommendations for changes
Assists with special projects as needed
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
Associates Degree in Finance /HR or 3+ years comparable experience
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite and SAP or other financial software
Ability to multi-task and work under various conditions that may include frequent interruptions
Experience using Ultimate Software and/or Kronos timekeeping, or a similar HR system
Must demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills and can prioritize work, with an emphasis on the accuracy and attention to detail
Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information
Must be capable of working and performing independent of direct supervision.
PROFESSIONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES
Proven experience as a Payroll Administrator, Payroll Coordinator or similar role
Working knowledge of account reconciliations and general ledger processes
Instills trust with others through personal communication style, approachability, professionalism, accuracy and follow-through on commitments and deadlines
Deep functional expertise to ensure depth of understanding of state and federal payroll and tax regulations
Current knowledge of state and federal payroll and tax laws for US and Canada
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills coupled with a strong sense of employee customer service and uses positive reinforcement in conflict resolution or employee concerns
High degree of organizational skills with an eye toward improving processes and methods of work, leveraging automation and technology to simplify and drive consistency
Thrives on using technology to automate and optimize tasks to ensure time is spent on more value-added activities
Excellent mathematical/analytical skills with the ability to analyze complex data
WORKING FOR AMSTED RAIL
We are a privately held, 100% employee-owned company! As an Amsted Rail employee, you are an owner. Our commitment to employee’s professional satisfaction includes creating space and opportunities to be creative and an integral part of our innovation journey and business success; for employee’s personal fulfillment, we invest in everyone’s growth and development while ensuring a work environment that values them as an individual, with their unique set of strengths and beliefs.
University of California, Berkeley
The University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for four tenure track (assistant professor) positions and one tenured (associate or full professor) position in the area of “Climate Equity and Environmental Justice,” with an expected start date of July 1, 2021. Successful candidates will be invited to join one or more of the following units: Rausser College of Natural Resources (Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management and Energy and Resources Group); College of Letters and Sciences (Sociology); College of Environmental Design (Departments of City and Regional Planning and Landscape Architecture and Planning); and College of Engineering (Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering).
Human-induced climate change is transforming our physical and social world, and we are witnessing a ‘climate gap,’ in which the impacts of these changes disproportionately affect vulnerable and marginalized groups due to historically entrenched inequities and more recent shifts in the global economy. Accordingly, this faculty cluster hiring initiative focuses on three broad themes: Social Equity and Environmental Sustainability; Adaptation Infrastructure, Planning and Design for Climate Justice; and Climate Refugees and Forced Migration.
Basic Qualifications: • Applicants at the Assistant Professor level must have a J.D., Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or be enrolled in J.D., Ph.D., or equivalent international degree‐granting program at the time of application.
• Applicants at the Associate Professor level must have a J.D., Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree) at the time of application.
Preferred qualifications: • Successful applicants are expected to develop a nationally recognized program and collaborate across disciplines to develop research initiatives in the realm of climate equity and environmental justice. We seek rising leaders from diverse fields including, but not limited to, the social, physical, natural, biological and environmental health sciences, civil and environmental engineering, city and regional planning, and landscape architecture. Candidates should demonstrate evidence of strong research productivity, potential for securing extramural funding, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduates, graduate students, and post-docs. We are particularly interested in scholars with a commitment and track record of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the realms of research, teaching and/or service. At Berkeley, we recognize the intrinsic relationship between diversity and excellence in all our endeavors and embrace open and equitable access to opportunities for learning and development as our obligation and goal. (see https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions- diversity/support-faculty-candidates for helpful guidelines).
For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to: https://apptrkr.com/1966837
The deadline to apply is September 21, 2020. For questions, please contact the search administrator at email@example.com.
UC Berkeley is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We encourage candidates who have had non-traditional career paths, or who have taken time off for family reasons, to apply for this position. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Program Manager, R20061
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Location: Bellevue WA, WA
Job Type: -Exempt
Division: Office of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Job Number: R20061
Job Status: Full-TimeNot Eligible for OvertimeNon-Represented
DESCRIPTION Under the direction of the Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (VP-DEI) and in direct partnership with Vice President of Human Resources (VP-HR), the DEI Program Manager position is responsible to assisting with the fostering of a welcoming, safe, nondiscriminatory, and harassment-free educational, living, and working environment for all members of the College community. The role is expected to identify training needs, choose training methods, facilitate training and team-building activities, and coach advocates.
The DEI Program Manager will manage and coordinate the College's designated DEI Advocates. The position will engage faculty, staff, and students to build a welcoming and inclusive culture at Bellevue College; conduct and coordinate investigations and monitor student-to-student discrimination complaints; provide counseling, technical assistance, compliance, and training as needed, in matters related to equity, inclusion, diversity; conduct compliance reviews, prepare reports and plans; and proactively develops and implements plans, programs, and activities that educate and motivate the college community to hold pluralism and inclusion as core values and fosters a climate that respects diversity.
COMPREHENSIVE WAGE AND BENEFIT PACKAGE Salary range begins at $57,000. Annual salary will be commensurate with candidate's qualifications and related experience.
We offer comprehensive compensation package with salary and benefits as the main components. Generous benefits package is offered through Washington State plans that includes multiple medical, dental, life and disability coverage choices for employees and dependents; choices of retirement and deferred compensation plans; paid holidays, sick, and vacation plans; transit program, reduced tuition, employee discounts and memberships, etc.
For more details about Bellevue College's excellent employee benefits, please visit Benefits section, next to Description section.
ABOUT THE COLLEGE Bellevue College is a diverse student-centered, comprehensive and innovative college, committed to teaching excellence that advances the life-long educational development of its students while strengthening the economic, social and cultural life of its diverse community. Bellevue College is located just 10 miles east of Seattle where we serve a student population of over 44% students of color and over 1,100 international students. The college promotes student success by providing high-quality, flexible, accessible educational programs and services; advancing pluralism, inclusion and global awareness; and acting as a catalyst and collaborator for a vibrant region.
We strive to create a vibrant and inclusive campus community that supports a diverse student body, faculty and staff. As an essential part of our http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/futurevision/core-themes/, diversity, equity and pluralism are promoted and fostered in all aspects of college life. By enriching student life through leadership opportunities, personal learning and cultural experiences, we are committed to building an inclusive and diverse campus community that fosters creativity, innovation and student success.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT The Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) advances the mission of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Bellevue College by developing increasing representation, involvement, and professional/personal development of students and employees. The ODEI is responsible for facilitating organizational change and fostering as supportive environment that increases opportunities for discussion and learning.
POSITION DUTIES DEI Training and Development
• In collaboration with HR, recommend, develop, implement and deliver on-going training, education material, resource guide, and communication related to DEI policy and procedure. • Plan and conduct a needs assessment, report findings and recommendations. • Identify and track information of progress; macro and micro-goals and objectives and plans. • Collaborate with resources internal and external to Bellevue College identify, develop, and deliver DEI. • Develop and monitor spending against the departmental budget. • Obtain and develop effective training materials utilizing a variety of media. • Gather feedback from trainers and trainees. Conduct follow-up studies of all completed DEI trainings to evaluate and measure results. Exemplifies the desired culture and philosophies of the organization and modify DEI trainings programs as needed. • Under the direction of the Manager, DEI Advocates may provide DEI trainings to students, faculty, staff, and administrators with information on resources and options, procedures regarding DEI.
DEI Advocate Program Management
• Responsible for providing coordination of planning developing, managing, and administering DEI Advocate Program. • Establish and implement short- and long-range organizational goal and objective. • Represent the college to internal and external constituent. • Create & maintain, and disseminate program information to stakeholder. • Manage and coordinate the College's designated DEI Advocates in fostering a welcoming, safe, nondiscriminatory, and harassment-free educational, living, and working environment for all members of the College community. • Identify and resolve a range of challenges within the program to increase effectiveness and improve performance of DEI Advocates.
Recruitment and Retention
• In direct partnership with VP-HR, consult on faculty and staff recruitment and retention initiatives, policies, and practices. • Collaborate with HR to identify and draft detailed and accurate job descriptions and hiring criteria training and resources. • Support and work with search committees and hiring officials with the establishment and coordination of an equity mindset within the full-cycle of the applicant experience that includes: recruitment process, applicant screening, interviewing, reference checks, job offers, and onboarding activities. • Advance inclusive excellence by consultation and support to search committee members, test and analyze, identify and promote practices that advance diversity and social justice, minimize the impacts of cognitive and structural biases, and explore assumptions, norms, and practices. • Assess current needs with retention, persistence, and recruitment, and development of employees. • Develop and implement ways of engaging our employees to increase the retention of diversity amongst employees.
Discrimination, Bias/Hate Investigations (student to student)
• Under the direction of VP-DEI and partnership with VP-HR, coordinate the responsibility associated with conducting prompt, equitable, impartial, and thorough investigations into incidents of student-to-student discrimination. • Develop an investigative plan for complaints and incident reports. • Identify and interview all involved parties and providing them with information about the investigatory process. • Collect and assess all relevant information; to ensure a well-documented investigation process. • Synthesize and analyze a large quantity of information to prepare an objective investigative report, ensure all accepted issues are addressed, that the scope and depth of the investigation are sufficient, and the facts are adequately substantiated. • Collaborate with the appropriate college offices during investigation. • Maintain accurate and thorough investigatory files and reports. • May coordinate with DEI Advocates on complaints and investigations to assist with the coordination, response, investigation, and resolution of reports/complaints asserting violations of the College's discrimination policies.
• Provides backup to DEI staff as needed; assists in resolving a variety of DEI related issues. • Performs other duties as assigned.
• Bachelor's degree in Social Sciences, Organizational Change, Management, or related field. Any combination of relevant education and/or experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. • Two (2) years management and development of a program. • Two (2) years of experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). • Two (2) years of administrative or leadership experience in education.
POSITION SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:
• Demonstrated commitment to Educational Equity. • Trauma Informed Interviewing and Investigation training. • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and multi-task diverse tasks in multiple settings. • Experience in establishing and maintaining cooperative and collaborative working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
• Experience with inquiry based, data-driven decision making. • Successful experience facilitating the implementation program initiatives. • Experience in communicating priorities and timelines to others and providing support to meeting those timelines.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLICANTS Applications received by 08/17/2020 will be given full consideration. Applications received after that date may be considered until the position is filled.
Background Check: Prior to start of employment, a background check will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment, but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.
How To Apply: Click on the word Apply at the top right corner of the job announcement.
Individuals interested in this position are encouraged to apply. Your application must include a complete online application and all of the required documents below to be considered complete. Any application that does not provide all requested information will be considered incomplete and will not be screened for the position.
• Complete an online Application (note that stating "See Resume" on any section of the online Application will be deemed incomplete) • Attach a Cover Letter • Attach a Curriculum Vitae/Resume • Attach a Diversity Statement that addresses the following: Please provide specific examples of how your educational and/or professional experiences, background or philosophy demonstrate your commitment to diversity and equity, and how these prepare you to contribute to Bellevue College (maximum 2 pages).
To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/1967552
Bellevue College is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing equal opportunity and nondiscrimination to applicants and employees without regard to race or ethnicity; creed; color; national origin; sex; marital status; sexual orientation; age; religion; genetic information; the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability; or whether a disabled or Vietnam-era veteran. Please see policy 4100 at www.bellevuecollege.edu/policies/. Applicants with disabilities who require assistance with the recruitment process may contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 425-564-2271. The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Title IX Coordinator, 425-564- 2641, Office C227, and EEOC/504 Compliance Officer, 425-564- 2178, Office R130.
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University of California, Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA
Location: Santa Cruz
Job ID: 9306
Initial Review Date (IRD) The Initial Review Date (IRD) for this position is: 08-24-2020
UC Santa Cruz staff jobs are posted until filled. Application materials submitted by 11:59 pm on the IRD will be routed to the hiring unit for consideration. NOTE: Materials submitted after the IRD will be forwarded only at the request of the hiring unit. Submit your materials before the IRD to ensure consideration by the hiring unit.
Dept Marketing Statement As the campus Chief Academic Officer and Chief Operations Officer, the Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor (CP/EVC) is responsible for providing vision and guidance to campus senior leaders as they work to fulfill our campus mission and attain our strategic goals.
The CP/EVC works closely with the Chancellor and the campus leadership team to engage faculty in the creation of a vibrant academic and research vision, infuse an entrepreneurial spirit to the creation of new sources of revenue, provide focused leadership to support student success, and assure a campus commitment to serving first-generation college students and a diverse student population. The CP/EVC provides leadership in the areas of the campus academic, capital, enrollment and financial planning, policy analysis, and fiscal administration; creating a vision for faculty, student and staff programs that engage and support the campus.
The CP/EVC organization is dynamic, with priorities and issues that evolve and change daily. The team is committed to collaboration, the use of digital tools to create efficiencies, in the moment reprioritization and creating a collegial, optimistic and forward-facing environment.
As representatives of the CP/EVC, all members of the immediate staff are expected to model the UC Santa Cruz Principles of Community in their interactions with senior leaders, faculty, students and staff at all levels of the organization, with colleagues throughout the UC system and in their interactions with agencies, organizations and individuals outside of the UC system. For more information, see here:https://cpevc.ucsc.edu/
Involves providing administrative oversight for an executive, including the coordination of communications and pertinent data among a group of the executive's subordinate management staff. Performs and / or oversees special projects or assignments that are highly sensitive or complex in nature, requiring a high level of independence and initiative in execution and implementation. Handles details and oversees work of a highly confidential and critical nature to support the executive on matters of significance.
The incumbent is a member of the Campus Provost/Executive Vice Chancellor's (CP/EVC) direct support team. The CP/EVC's direct support staff actively collaborate with colleagues in the CP/EVC Office, throughout the campus and systemwide to support the productivity of the CP/EVC.
The incumbent must work in an environment of heavy workloads, pressing deadlines and shifting priorities where a high level of confidentiality and sensitivity to issues is present. Work must be done promptly and accurately. The ability to adapt to constantly shifting priorities, while managing strict and sometimes competing deadlines and unexpected urgent situations is necessary. This is a shared work environment and being able to thrive as a member of a team in a collaborative environment is critical. Position requires strong organizational and communication skills. This position requires an appreciation of the mission of the institution as well as the insight, tact, discretion, and diplomacy to deal effectively with executives, staff, faculty, students and community members.
Under the supervision of the Director of Operations, the incumbent will manage an executive calendar and ensure CP/EVC meeting, decision support, travel, and logistical needs are handled promptly and efficiently.
Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule Salary Information: $60,000-$72,000/Annually. Salary commensurate with skills, qualifications and experience.
No. of Positions: 1
Benefits Level Eligibility: Full
Schedule Information: Full-time 100% weekly 40 hours weekly Mon-Fri Day Shift
Employee Classification: Career Appointment
Job End Date: None
Work Location: UC Santa Cruz Main Campus
Union Representation: None
Job Duties 90% - Administrative and Analytical Support
As a member of a collaborative administrative team, ensure the support needs of the CP/EVC are handled promptly and efficiently. Work in partnership with the administrative support team to review and prioritize all incoming requests and outstanding action items; and, review the support needs of the CP/EVC to ensure they are handled promptly and efficiently. Collaborate with other divisional and campus staff as needed to ensure campus priorities are met.
This includes: ● Manage an executive schedule to assure a balance between moving priorities forward, attending to urgent issues, and ensuring regular meetings with key constituents and leaders occur. ● Allocate CP/EVC time and manage scheduled administrative and scholarly events, travel, meetings, and focused time for completion of critical tasks. ● Respond to inquiries from faculty, staff, students and the public on behalf of the CP/EVC on a wide variety of matters; handle inquiries with sensitivity and tact, and where needed with confidentiality and discretion. ● Using a high level of discretion and diplomacy, investigate issues and problems to provide additional information where needed. ● Daily review of all emails and meeting notes to identify additional or updated action items; assign actions to the leadership team and members of the CP/EVC team. ● Work closely with the Records Management team to archive, retrieve and store documents according to campus policies; Organize and archive CP/EVC email account daily to facilitate future retrieval. ● Maintain a comprehensive database of initiatives and assignments, to include actions delegated to senior leaders and members of the CP/EVC team. ● Track activities on UC Office of the President mandates, campus special projects and CP/EVC initiatives. ● May organize ad hoc and ongoing large group meetings ● May organize large scale events, arranging and managing logistics, agenda development, guest accommodations, travel, etc. ● Serve as a back-up for the other Executive Support Admin Staff during peak workload times or during an absence, which includes research, create, and update daily briefing packets to provide background information, talking points, links, agendas, and other essential materials in preparation for the next day's schedule.
5% - Systems Improvement and Work Management
Participate in the development and implementation of improved systems for effectively and efficiently managing calendars, information, projects and communications to ensure accurate and timely responses.
5% - Development Activities
Participate in workshops and trainings, professional groups and organizations in order to enhance skills and stay current on tools.
• Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training. • Solid analytical as well as problem identification and solving skills. • Political acumen and awareness to the differing perspectives and political circumstances within all levels of the organization including the Office of the President and external constituencies. • Ability to use high-level discretion and maintain confidentiality. • Strong written and verbal skills to communicate effectively with staff, faculty, alumni / donors, students and external constituencies. • Ability to multi-task with demanding timeframes. • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively on projects. • Demonstrated ability to work independently or with minimal supervision. • Strong service orientation. • Solid attention to detail and ability to retain information. • Excellent interpersonal skills including active listening, clarification, and de-escalation as appropriate. • Thorough knowledge of common computer application programs, especially the Google suite.
APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO USE THE UCSC ON-LINE PROCESS
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To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. UC Santa Cruz is committed to excellence through diversity and strives to establish a climate that welcomes, celebrates, and promotes respect for the contributions of all students and employees.
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