Student Opening: Payroll/HR Assistant


Number of Openings: 2

Pay Rate: $11.50, moving to $12.50 effective July 4th

Location: Coffman Memorial Union

Department: Administration


Payroll/HR Assistant will assist in verifying biweekly payroll and answer Student Life departments' student staff questions related to MyU timesheets and pay information. The employee will assist staff in posting student job openings and completing new hire / end of employment paperwork.

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  • Current U of MN - Twin Cities degree-seeking student. See student employment eligibility
  • Strong computer skills
    • Microsoft Excel skills including filtering, pivot tables, and graphing
    • Google Suite including Sheets and Forms
  • Strong detail orientation and ability to multitask
  • Able to work without direct supervision

All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the University's COVID-19 Response webpage

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience working with confidential documents
  • Some knowledge of Office for Student Affairs and/or some involvement experience on campus
  • Previous office support experience: Organizing files, e-mailing, working with databases

Notes for This Posting

The position requires working on site, in the SUA Administration Office in Coffman Memorial Union.

Applicants must be available to schedule their work weekdays, Monday-Friday, between 9am-3:00pm. Typically staff work two to three days a week.

Please note - This position requires strong MS Excel skills. Applicants must be comfortable working with pivot tables, graphs, and large sets of data.

The manager hopes to complete hiring as soon as possible.

A position offer is contingent on passing a background check.

Work study applicants are welcome to apply!


  1. You must be able to work for the Fall, Summer.
  2. You must be able to work 3 shifts per week.