Senior HRIS Specialist

The Senior Specialist, People Solutions Services will be primarily responsible for leading and managing the overall coordination, configuration, and administration of HRIS business processes and/or activities, ensuring data integrity and processing of all personnel actions, under general guidance of the Associate Director, People Solutions Services. They will also assist the Associate Director on various projects and serve as back up to the People Solutions Services team members.

1. Manage the HRIS job functions/activities by serving as technical support/expert.

  • In partnership with the Technology team, execute/implement against established roadmaps and requirements. Conduct end-user testing to ensure strategic business objectives are met.
  • Collaborate with Technology team in providing Workday technical support, configuration, and security maintenance for optimal system functionality.
  • Play a key role in any future systems changes/releases, including needs analysis, requirements, configuration, testing, impact analysis, training, and ongoing user support.
  • Serve as the escalation point for non-standard requests and actions.
  • Identify any issues/risks of future releases and work with users to resolve any negative impact.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and functionalities to maintain system expertise.
  • Proactively identify opportunities to improve business processes and systems as a means to increase operational efficiencies while mitigating risks.


2. Collaborate with People Solutions leadership, centers of excellence, and business partners to understand the technology needs/challenges of the department and develop technical solutions.
  • Gather and define requirements to recommend, design, and implement solutions to ensure user ease of adoption.


3. Collaborate with all areas of People Solutions, as well as internal departments and external agencies, to assess reporting requests and partner with Technology to fulfill requests.
  • Recommend, design, and deliver appropriate solutions leveraging technology to ensure data integrity and privacy compliance.
  • Develop ad hoc reports as needed to fulfill requests.


4. Assists Associate Director with various projects, which may include attending meetings, providing regular project updates, and adhering to project deadlines.

5. Advise and guide team members on system capabilities with respect to data, metrics, and/or system functionalities and processes.

Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in human resources management, business administration, information systems or computer science or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of HRIS or related information systems experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant Workday experience and a solid understanding in one or more of Workday’s domains (core HCM, compensation, benefits, time and absence, performance, recruiting) preferred.
  • Have prior experience with data integrity analytics reporting is a plus.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive data with confidentiality and integrity with the ability to exercise appropriate judgement.
  • Highly responsive to business needs including the ability to juggle multiple projects/initiatives at one time.
  • High level of attention to detail with strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.


Working Conditions:
  • Normal office conditions.
  • Extended work hours as needed.
  • Travel as needed.


Education & Experience Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in human resources management, business administration, information systems or computer science or equivalent training and/or experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of HRIS or related information systems experience required.
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant Workday experience and a solid understanding in one or more of Workday’s domains (core HCM, compensation, benefits, time and absence, performance, recruiting) preferred.
  • Have prior experience with data integrity analytics reporting is a plus.
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive data with confidentiality and integrity with the ability to exercise appropriate judgement.
  • Highly responsive to business needs including the ability to juggle multiple projects/initiatives at one time.
  • High level of attention to detail with strong written, verbal, and presentation skills.


Working Conditions:
  • Normal office conditions.
  • Extended work hours as needed.
  • Travel as needed.

To be considered for this position, please submit a cover letter and resume. A writing sample may be required as part of the submission.

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