The Payroll Section of the University Controller’s Office prepares the wage payments for all departments in the University. The salary checks are written in the University Controller’s Office.
Florida Atlantic University processes payroll for its employee’s on a biweekly schedule. It is the Policy of Florida Atlantic University that all employees have their net pay electronically deposited into a bank account .Employees that do not have direct deposit will have their checks mailed to them.
Florida Atlantic University practices a decentralized method of Payroll. This practice dictates that payroll and time input be processed on a department level. Every department is staffed with a Time Keeping Administrator (TKA). The TKA is responsible for all payroll related functions (see list below) for each employee in their respective departments.
The department of Human Resources is responsible for the input of payroll (wage) data. This data is collected from the departments via Personnel Action Forms (PAF’s). Personal employee information for newly hired employees is obtained during employee orientation. All new employees are required to attend orientation before they commence work.
Students, who are employed by Florida Atlantic University, must have their paper work processed by the University’s Student Employment Office. The Department of Student Employment is responsible for the input of payroll (wage) data for students. This data is collected from the departments via Student Appointment Forms. New student employees are required to sign in with student employment before they commence work.
The University also employs a University Time keeping Administrator to assist and train the individual TKA’s.
Listed below are the employee (payroll) related functions that are performed by each department.