Advertised Employing Department: University Human Resources
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
Iowa State University Human Resources (UHR) is seeking a Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) Systems Analyst to join their Human Resources Information Systems (HRIM) team. The position will serve as a UHR technical resource for implementation of annual HR programs and business processes, such as compliance reporting, open enrollment (open change), performance management and compensation administration activities. They will participate in the development of related integrations, reporting requirements and system troubleshooting related to these activities.The position will provide functional-technical support for various Workday HCM modules including Payroll, HCM Core, Benefits, Absence, Time Tracking, and Recruiting.
The position will partner with various campus academic and administrative departments to define business needs, communicate system capabilities/limitations, and translate into system design. In addition, the position will partner with HR business stakeholders, Finance and Information Technology team members to understand the technical implications of business requirements and related system applications.
The position will actively participate in the optimization of ISU's use of Workday HCM, resulting in operational efficiency and improved user experience. They will lead the development, testing configuration, and implementation of new projects, enhancements, and interfaces.
The successful candidate will possess:
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to analyze a situation and provide clear, sequential and logical information and instructions.
Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to work with all levels of the organization on multiple areas of expertise
Ability to collaborate with functional and technical team members
Strong technical insight, with the ability to learn new systems quickly
Ability to research, diagnose and resolve issues (e.g. – end-user, business process, security, etc.) that are escalated beyond tier 1.
In addition to aforementioned duties, the Systems Analyst III would demonstrate a higher level of system analyst related experience and would be expected to operate in the position with a higher degree of autonomy.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years of related experience; OR a Master’s degree and 1 year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Experience supporting HRIS or other systems including: -Functional requirement gathering -Experience testing & troubleshooting -Experience developing user documentation -Experience training end users
Demonstrated ability to capture stakeholder requirements and build and develop reports accordingly
Ability to demonstrate functional knowledge of key HR business processes (employee life cycle, compensation, benefits, payroll, time/absence, and supporting operations)
Experience with and demonstrated skills and competencies in project management
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.