Student Employment & Payroll Coordinator

Northwestern College has an opening for a student employment and payroll coordinator beginning May 1, 2022. This position will oversee the college student employment program and process student payroll. Duties include: working with students on available jobs, procedures, forms collection, and time keeping; maintaining campus employment website; working with supervisors on processes and policies; maintaining student employment database and coordinating work-study eligibility with the financial aid office; accurately producing monthly student payroll and performing accounting functions related to payroll; and providing backup for employee payroll and assisting in other payroll or HR functions.

Qualifications include:

  • Associate’s degree in accounting, human resources or a related field is required. A bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • 1-3 years related experience in payroll, general ledger and employment administration is preferred.
  • Strong working knowledge of payroll software or related accounting systems and proficiency in Excel and Word.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to interface effectively and professionally with students and supervisors.

The successful candidate will have an authentic Christian faith and support the college’s mission and identity as expressed in our Vision for LearningVision for Diversity and Statement of Christian Identity. Northwestern identifies as Reformed in commitment, evangelical in engagement and ecumenical in spirit. We view these Christian theological perspectives as complementary and draw from the strengths of each perspective in fulfilling our mission.

Northwestern seeks to more fully reflect the cultural and ethnic diversity of the body of Christ in its faculty, staff, administration and students. Women and candidates from historically underrepresented groups are enthusiastically encouraged to apply. Review of applications will begin immediately until the position is filled. Apply online below and send letter of application and resume to

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