Director, Payroll Operations University of Massachusetts Lowell


The primary function of the Director is to oversee the administration of all University of Massachusetts Lowell payroll related functional and operational policies, procedures and processes for 3,000 employees on a biweekly basis.


  1. Administer UML payroll operational policies, procedures, and processes
  2. Manage payroll audit processes to ensure integrity of the data and system.
  3. Establish and manage service levels with departments; create and monitor metrics to maintain agreed-upon service level.
  4. Manage HR/Payroll policy and practice information and communications.

Required Qualifications: Bachelors Degree in Business, Finance or related field OR extensive payroll experience (10+ years). 7-10 years of progressively responsible experience managing computerized payroll and timekeeping system.

Other considerations: Previous experience working with PeopleSoft HRIS enterprise system version 9.0 preferred. Demonstrated ability to meet bi-weekly laws regarding payroll deadlines. Demonstrated knowledge of federal and state laws regarding payroll taxes and other regulations affecting HR/payroll processing.

Interested applicants should apply online at Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in this area.

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