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HR Services Manager, Payroll

Robert H. Smith School of Business

College Park, Maryland 20742
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HR Services Manager, Payroll

Position Number:  104731

Full-Time, Regular Exempt


One of 12 schools and colleges located on the University of Maryland, College Park campus, the Smith School is a recognized leader in management research and education for the global economy. A comprehensive business school, Smith offers undergraduate, fulltime and part-time MBA, Executive MBA, PhD, and non-degree executive education programs as well as outreach services to the corporate community. The school is consistently ranked among the top business schools by leading business publications such as U.S. News & World Report, Financial Times, Business Week, and The Wall Street Journal. 

The Office of Human Resources and Payroll in the Robert H. Smith School of Business, seeks a Payroll Manager to join our team.

The selected individual will manage payroll functions for the Smith School consisting of over 900+ active employees, including faculty, exempt, non-exempt, GA’s (international and domestic) and student employees. Will also serve as backup to the other two Payroll Managers with a combined budget of over $95 mil. Consult with the various University Human Resources departments to include Payroll, Employment, Benefits, PHR and also consult with Academic Affairs. Will consult with Senior Payroll Manger on special projects.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with experience. The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package, including 22 Days Annual Leave; 15 Days Sick Leave; 3 Days Personal Leave; 15 Paid Holidays; Tuition Remission; Health, Dental, Vision and Prescription coverage.

When applying, please upload a PDF version of your cover letter, resume and list of references. For best consideration, please submit applications no later than February 5, 2018; however, the position will remain open until filled.

Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the USA. No H1-B Visa sponsorship offered for this position.  

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For information about the Robert H. Smith School of Business, visit our Web site at 

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of payroll experience in an institutional, university, or similar setting.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Excellent organizational skills. Proficiency in handling a number of projects simultaneously. Ability to work well under the pressure of deadlines. Must have attention to detail.

Effective interpersonal skills and proven credibility; Strong communication (written and oral) skills; Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary; Ability to maintain confidentiality.

Preferences: Higher Education experience preferred. Experience working with PHR, WOW, BRIO, Microsoft Excel also preferred. HIPPA certification preferred.

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