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Instructor, Professional Certificate Programs, Payroll Fundamentals (Part-Time)

Company:
Kennesaw State University
Job Location:
Kennesaw, 30144
Category:
Finance
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time

Job ID: 269187

About Us

Are you ready to join a community leading in innovative teaching and learning? 

Kennesaw State University is one of the 50 largest public institutions in the country. With our growing enrollment and global reach, we are enjoying increased prominence among Georgia's colleges. We offer more than 150 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees to over 43,000 students. Our entrepreneurial spirit, high-impact research, and Division I athletics also draw students from throughout the region and from 92 countries across the globe. Our university's vibrant culture, career opportunities, and rich benefits make us an employer of choice. We are searching for talented people to join our mission. Come to KSU and find your passion.



Location

Our Kennesaw campus is located at 1000 Chastain Road NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144.



Department Information

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provides quality and technically relevant instruction in payroll best practices and payroll 
compliance
2. Provides continual feedback and various methods of assessment measurement by ensuring 
student mastery of the following learning outcomes:
a. Identify and complete various forms needed for reporting and filing requirements
b. Recall federal and state wage and hour laws to ensure compliance
c. Examine a payroll situation and correct, amend, adopt, or change for positive results
d. Use qualitative and quantitative methods and tools to accurately calculate a paycheck
e. Recall basic payroll accounting functions to calculate and distribute wages, salaries and 
withholdings through time sheets, paychecks and payroll ledgers
f. Perform compliance research and identify payroll system needs and documentation for 
internal controls

DEPARTMENT SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES*:
Familiarity with current FPC requirements



Job Summary

Provides quality and technically relevant instruction in the assigned program. Follows departmental guidelines, policies, procedures and relevant regulations.



Responsibilities

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Provides quality and technically relevant instruction of course curriculum
2. Teaches students learning strategies
3. Conducts teaching and instructional activities using educational equipment, manipulatives, props, and other learning aids
4. Provides continual feedback and various methods of assessment measurement by ensuring student mastery of the following learning outcomes as addressed in the program's addendum
5. Assesses and records grading for all homework assignments, quizzes, and tests
6. Completes paperwork associated with classroom and project management
7. Participates in marketing of courses to prospective students by providing technical information regarding course content during biannual Open House events
8. Assists with course and/or program evaluation and continuous improvement and resolve quiz disputes when necessary
9. Maintains acceptable program quality and satisfaction scores
10. Keeps Program Manager informed of any curriculum or student code of conduct issues
11. Records attendance in learning management system



Required Qualifications

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution of higher education

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
Five (5) years of payroll experience required

MINIMUM LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED BY LAW AND/OR INSTITUTION:
Current FPC or CPP credentials through American Payroll Association



Preferred Qualifications

Additional Preferred Qualifications
An advanced degree from an accredited institution of higher education in a related field



Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

ABILITIES
Able to handle multiple tasks or projects at one time meeting assigned deadlines
Able to motivate students to actively participate in all aspects of the educational process
Able to review syllabus and learning outcomes the first night of class
Able to provide sufficient time for students to complete course evaluations
Do not release class early
Do not leave class unattended
Able to respond to student inquiries in a timely manner

KNOWLEDGE
Be familiar with all emergency procedures posted in the classroom

SKILLS
Excellent interpersonal, initiative, teamwork, problem solving, independent judgment, organization, communication (verbal and written), time management, project management and presentation skills
Proficient with computer applications and programs associated with the position (i.e., Microsoft Office suite)
Strong attention to detail and follow up skills
Strong customer service skills and phone and e-mail etiquette

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