Galileo is looking for an agile and service-minded Seasonal Payroll Specialist to join our highly collaborative People Operations team. This seasonal team-member supports all summer payroll processes, and will play an integral role in ensuring all 2,500+ summer employees are paid on time and accurately through our busiest season.
We value divergent thinkers who bring various experiences and viewpoints to the table at Galileo. We strongly encourage members of underrepresented groups and people of diverse backgrounds to apply.
Who are you?
Who are we?
At Galileo, we believe the world needs innovators and that innovation can be taught. We also think kids who learn to explore and who are willing to tackle challenges despite their fears are happier, more creative and more confident when faced with life’s challenges. And we think kids with these skills are more likely to change our world and be the masters of their own.
It takes a village to bring best-in-class educational programs to tens of thousands of kids each year online and in-person. Each of our employees takes personal responsibility for bringing our values to life and to make our company and culture better. Here, values aren’t just lip service — we aim to be visionary, courageous, collaborative, determined and reflective each day, and back that effort up with structure to ensure our success. People who joyfully work hard together, seek feedback to improve themselves, feel deeply accountable for their work, are mission driven, and play well with others tend to thrive in our culture.
We’re a certified B Corp, were recently ranked #1 on the Best Places to Work in the Bay Area (and have been on the list for twelve plus years running), have been named one of Forbes’ Best Small Companies in America, and over 97% of our summer staff say they would recommend working for us. Joining Galileo means joining an organization that is a model of innovative learning, with a company-wide commitment to Inclusion and Diversity, broadening our impact and a stellar staff experience.
What’s the team like?
The People Operations team is not your average Human Resources department. You’ll be on a team that approaches everything — from the way we attract and select candidates to the quality of service and the benefits offered to our employees — in a way that reflects the pride we take in hiring and retaining exceptional staff teams.
What’s the job, really?
We’re looking for a Seasonal Payroll Specialist to support in running payroll for over 2,500 summer staff. This payroll superstar will be a prompt executor, a quick learner, and a detail-oriented leader who thrives on completing administrative tasks in a fast-paced environment.
What are we looking for?
We welcome your application, even if you don't feel like you meet every single one of the requirements listed above.
Schedule & Time Commitment
Benefits & Compensation
Remote. Location possible in following states: Washington, California, Colorado, Illinois, Virginia, District of Columbia, Maryland.
COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
Galileo prioritizes the health and well-being of our staff and vaccines are the best tool currently available to protect our staff. Therefore, for everyone's safety as a condition of employment, all employees will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 if their role requires them to be in-person (per OSHA’s COVID-19 Vaccination Emergency Temporary Standard). Whether you require a reasonable accommodation or exemption will not impact consideration of your candidacy.