OPPORTUNITY: Payroll Assistant

Northwestern State University seeks qualified applicants for the position of PAYROLL ASSISTANT in the Office of Business Affairs. 

JOB TYPE:     Unclassified

SALARY:       $30,000.00 – $40,000.00

LOCATION:  Natchitoches, Louisiana

As part of the payroll team, under the direct supervision of the Assistant Controller to Payroll, the Payroll Assistant, aids in the processing and reviewing of the bi-weekly, monthly, and summer payrolls, providing functional support for the payroll system to improve efficiency.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years of experience in accounting or bookkeeping, with at least six months of payroll experience

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills
  • Excellent grammar and proofreading skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to successfully work independently, organize own work and coordinate work activities of others (student workers)
  • Ability to successfully work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite including Excel and Word

To Apply: Send letter of application, resume and complete contact information for three professional references to:  apply@nsula.edu

 Review of applicants will begin immediately an continue until the position is filled.

To view a complete job description, click the link below:   https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/louisiana?keywords=northwestern

An Equal Opportunity Employer