Payroll Technician STH

Under the direction of the Vice President of Human Resources, performs a variety of complex and technical payroll-related duties to assure that District employees are paid according to established guidelines in a timely manner; process payroll records and monitor data related to District employees; performs other related duties as may be assigned.

E = indicates essential duties of the positionEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: graduation from high school supplemented by course work in accounting and three years increasingly responsible payroll, accounting and financial record-keeping experience.


Principles, methods, procedures and terminology used in payroll processing work.

District payroll policies and procedures.

Automated Personnel/Payroll system.

Methods and practices of payroll recordkeeping.

Financial and statistical record-keeping techniques.

Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

Applicable sections of State Education Code, bargaining unit agreements and

other applicable laws.

Interpersonal skills demonstrating tact, patience and courtesy.

Telephone techniques and etiquette.

Operation of a computer.

Oral and written communication skills.


Perform a variety of Payroll/Accounting duties involving independent judgment and initiative.

Learn applicable sections of the current negotiated labor contracts, State Education Code and other applicable laws and regulations.

Compile, organize, tabulate and file data.

Maintain detailed records for a variety of classified, certificated or substitute personnel.

Prepare statistical and financial reports.

Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

Read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures.

Type at an acceptable rate of speed.

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.

Meet schedules and time lines.

Accurately complete work with numerous interruptions that occur while providing customer service to employees and outside agencies.

Work confidentially with discretion.

Operate a variety of office machines.

Work independently with minimal direction.

WORK DIRECTION, LEAD AND SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Not applicable no permanent full-time staff to supervise.

CONTACTS: Co-workers, other departmental staff, employees, student and hourly workers.


Requires the ability to exert some physical effort, such as walking, standing and light lifting

Dexterity in the use of fingers, limbs and body in the operation of office equipment.

Tasks require extended periods of time at a keyboard.


Normal office environment.


SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION It is the responsibility of each applicant to have all the requested documents submitted through NEOGOV by the deadline date in order to continue in the application process for this position.


If you have, any questions or concerns please feel free to contact the Human Resources Office.


Antelope Valley College prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, age, or sexual orientation. Upon request, we will consider reasonable accommodations to permit individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment

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Antelope Valley College 
Location: LancasterCA 93536
Document ID: B0303-1BUB  
Job Type:  Regular

Job Schedule: Full-time

Posted on: 2023-02-0202/02/2023