Employee Payroll & Insurance Clerk (INTERNAL)

Genesee Community College

Batavia, NY

ID: 7116399
Posted: November 18, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About Genesee Community College:
Founded in 1966 as part of the prestigious State University of New York (SUNY), Genesee Community College serves a 2500 square mile region in the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Orleans and Wyoming. GCC is a student-centered collegiate community that annually serves more than 4,400 students with 60+ academic degrees, certificates and micro-credentials and several campus locations in Western New York State. GCC is minutes from Batavia, and an easy drive to Buffalo and Rochester.

One of GCC's trademarks is cutting-edge technology that includes the Conable Technology Building, 45 HyFlex Classrooms, 57 smart classrooms, 27 computer labs and 8 science labs. Both the onsite and online learning modalities boast a 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio, giving students plenty of hands-on, one-to-one teaching and learning opportunities.

The spacious campus boasts a new Criminal Justice lab, Veterinary Technology lab, Solar Electric Technician lab and Nursing lab. The Student Success Center, Stuart Steiner Performing Arts Center, Roz Steiner Art Gallery and Alfred C. O'Connell Library, continue GCC's long-standing reputation of providing the best learning facilities available. The Richard C. Call Arena features a multi-use field house with classrooms, locker rooms, state-of-the-art fitness center, coach offices and a press box overlooking the new turf field. College Village, a student housing community, offers apartment-style student housing at the Batavia campus.

SUNY Genesee awards over 250 student scholarships annually and has an extensive Financial Aid program. GCC is committed to providing the educational experiences which promote intellectual and social growth, workforce and economic development and global citizenship. Additional information about GCC is available at www.genesee.edu and through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

Job Description:

An employee in this class performs a wide variety of moderately difficult and varied personnel related duties. Work is performed under general supervision in accordance with agency personnel policies and guidelines. Considerable leeway is allowed for the exercise of independent judgment in carrying out the assignments. An employee in this class is required to exercise the highest degree of discretion to insure the confidentiality of departmental records. Supervision may be exercised over lower level clerical personnel. Does related work, as required.


Conducts orientation of new employees;

Enrolls and explains New York State Retirement benefits and Health Insurance benefits to employees;

Answers all personnel related questions including problems with retirement and insurances or makes appropriate referrals;

Tracks insurance enrollees;

Prepares and processes personnel vouchers and MSD 426-A's;

Enters personnel changes into computerized personnel system/s;

Maintains employee's personnel files;

Completes worker's compensation reports and tracks employees on Worker's Compensation;

Prepares paperwork for the Family Medical Leave Act and tracks employees on leave;

Processes paperwork for New York State unemployment benefit claims;

Maintains leave credit records for all employees;

Prepares paperwork for payroll keying;

Keys payroll - match balances for accuracy;

Processes bi-weekly payroll checks;

Runs bi-weekly, quarterly and yearly payroll reports - balances and checks all reports;

Enters all deductions in master file for payroll;

Maintains deduction and hours/other pay files;

Updates files for employees new rates of pay;

Processes end of year roll over of all employees personnel information;

Creates various end of the month and yearly reports.

The above examples of duties are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.