Company: John Brown University

Location: Siloam Springs

Job Summary

The Payroll Specialist is a part-time temporary position that reports to the Chief Human Resources Officer. Performing critical payroll functions to further the mission and objectives of the University, the position supports the processing of payroll for faculty, staff, and students complying with federal and state laws. The position also supports other Human Resources functions as needed. Specific hours for this position are Monday through Friday from 9 AM – 1 PM.

Detailed Job Description

  • Inputs data and processes time for bi-weekly and work-study payrolls, enters data for semi-monthly payroll, and prints and distributes checks.
  • Serves as in-person representative for all aspects of student payroll.
  • Enters new hire information for student employees including graduate assistants and adjunct employees.
  • Works with Financial Aid office to coordinate work-study students and position maintenance.
  • Submits new hire reporting to the state of Arkansas.
  • Maintains records and policies related to the I-9 process.
  • Provides timely responses to inquiries at
    About the Company

    John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked regional university (U.S. News Best Colleges, 2021), JBU enrolls more than 2,200 students from 37 states and 48 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, online and concurrent education programs. JBU offers more than 40 undergraduate majors, with top programs including nursing, psychology, kinesiology, engineering, biology, family and human services, and graphic design. Eighteen graduate programs are available in business, counseling, cybersecurity, education and higher education.


    • Strong ability to create good will with staff, faculty, and students; servant attitude.
    • The ability to manage multiple priorities and communicate tactfully, and confidentially, is required.
    • Sets objectives and accomplishes them without the need for frequent follow-up. Task oriented, with ability to move multiple tasks forward while handling interruptions.
    • Ability to learn new tasks and concepts and the desire to continue professional growth.
    • Commitment to the Articles of Faith, Mission, and Objectives of the University; and desires to be a role model for students by demonstrating an active Christian faith in personal example and in work related responsibilities.


    This is a part-time position, not benefits eligible

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