Payroll Specialist

Payroll Specialist


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, November 24, 2021
Closes: Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Target Start Date

Thursday, December 9, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Associate’s degree in Accounting, Mathematics, Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution, or significant progress toward the degree with anticipated completion date within 1 year
  • At least one year of payroll or finance office experience
  • Understanding of and commitment to College purpose, values, and vision
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to accurately compile records and monitor information/data in an organized manner
  • Excellent computer skills and commitment to use of technology
  • Competence in using Microsoft office and other software applications
  • Ability to work interdependently in close team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple activities at once and prioritize effectively
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Effectiveness in the following College organizational competencies:
  • Translating College purpose, values, and vision into organizational action
  • Collaborating and facilitating
  • Creating and innovating
  • Anticipating and responding to change
  • Providing vision and leadership

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • North Carolina Community College experience in payroll
  • Affordable Care Act reporting experience/knowledge

Position Description

Davidson-Davie Community College is an award-winning institution that is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure student learning and success. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. Our goal is to identify individuals who will assist in our mission, so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at Davidson-Davie Community College.

Our benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of our students, faculty and staff.    The future is here!


The Payroll Specialist reports to the Dean, Financial & Administrative Services and performs the following functions:


Essential Job Functions:


  • Processes monthly payroll and disburses monthly deduction checks utilizing Ellucian software.
  • Monitors related salary and fringe benefit budgets for all funds.
  • Works collaboratively with Human Resources to perform annual reporting.
  • Respond to employee inquiries regarding payroll issues or concerns.
  • Maintain and document all payroll and leave records.
  • Process and monitor garnishment orders and other issues that impact payroll.
  • Coordinates with respective divisions across campus to make sure payroll is turned into Payroll Services on a timely basis.
  • Processes federal, state, and local payroll reporting, including income taxes, FICA taxes, retirement, etc.
  • Processes monthly special reimbursement billings.
  • Provides general assistance to staff members in the division by preparing documents, spreadsheets, reports, data queries, and other tasks as needed for special projects.
  • Works collaboratively with administrative support staff to develop cross-training opportunities and knowledge sharing.
  • Maintain confidentiality of information.
  • Maintains high level of sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Performs other duties as assigned that achieve the mission and initiatives of the college
  • Supports the mission, vision, and values of the College and attends College events and meetings

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933