HR/Payroll Coordinator

The Business Office at Johnson University invites applications for the position of Human Resources Payroll Coordinator. The Human Resources Payroll Coordinator is responsible for the administration of the Johnson University Florida student employment program and processing JUFL payrolls.

Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Position Title: Human Resources Payroll Coordinator
Department: Business Office
Reports to: Director of Human Resources
Work Location: Johnson University Tennessee
Classification: Hourly

Primary Responsibilities: JUFL Work-Study

  • Responsible for overseeing the JUFL Student Employment Program
  • Produces and distributes weekly reports to student workers and supervisors.
  • Processes payroll for all hourly and JUFL salaried employees
  • Maintains account of wages and payroll expenses
  • Assists with compiling work-study data for the budget.
  • Maintains regular communication regarding the JUFL Work-Study Program with the supervisors.
  • Maintains statistical records per semester.

Primary Responsibilities: JUFL Payrolls

  • Maintains weekly time records and enters corrections. Reviews/confirms payroll data such as garnishments, vacation time, payroll deductions, additional pay requests, etc.
  • Processes weekly payroll and “special” payrolls in timely manner
  • Coordinates and maintains temporary employment periods.

Primary Responsibilities: Human Resources

  • JUFL billing reconciliation
  • Government payroll reports
  • Employment verifications
  • PTO maintenance/accrual
  • Employee anniversary recognition
  • Processes workers compensation reports, audits

Knowledge and Skill Requirements

  • A Christian faith and support for Johnson University’s mission and values.
  • Uses professionalism in communicating details of the college operations, ensuring confidentiality, integrity, and security.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills: there are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause stress.
  • Able to coordinate with and maintain clear communication with multiple departments.
  • Good organizational skills with strong attention to detail, including the ability to follow up on missing data to clarify issues.
  • Strong computer skills with preference in Excel, Outlook, and Jenzabar.
  • Honest and trustworthy

Working Conditions

This position is primarily sedentary, working at a desk in a climate-controlled office. Some standing or walking will be required to maintain files and obtain information. This position is located in Knoxville, TN.


  • High school diploma or equivalancy
  • 1-3 years payroll or general accounting experience

Equal Employment Opportunity Provider

Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is “to educate students for Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions on the basis of religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.