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General purpose: The Business Analyst position will partner with members of the Human Resources team to improve business processes in the Human Resources Information Systems (Workday and PeopleSoft) while implementing new/improved technical solutions. This position supports projects through data management, analytics, conversion, and regulatory reporting. Â Responsible for data processing, and regular reporting of internal and external data that supports the needs of the HR department.
Summary of Essential Functions: â¢Â Â Â Interpret data patterns and trends and share insights that will lead to business decisions that support areas such as increasing employee diversity, recruitment, retention, and developing top talent. â¢Â Â Â Coordinate and conduct testing for Workday system support, upgrades, patches, and enhancements; develop testing and training materials, implementation plans, and collaborate with the HR team and external stakeholders to research and document HR business processes and procedures. â¢Â Â Â Provide on-going high-level analysis of Workday business processes and improvements related to recruitment, compensation, performance, benefits, employee relations, compliance, and other related HR matters. â¢Â Â Â Serve as a liaison between the HR department and the Technology division to ensure data integrity, coordination, and preparation of data files for testing, mass data loads, and transmissions. â¢Â Â Â Serve as a liaison between HR and Payroll, Budget, and other campus constituencies to provide Workday systems support and analysis that leverage technology solutions to meet the needs of Human Resources and users of HR information systems throughout the College.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:Â â¢Â Â Â The first point of contact for inquiries related to the use of the Workday system. Assist HR staff with technical issues related to the HRIS systems by investigating problems and developing detailed suggestions for resolution of issues. Responsible for monitoring the HRIS support form, investigating and resolving issues, and partnering with appropriate HR team members on a regular basis. â¢Â Â Â Execute data analytics and visualization tasks, which may include data sourcing and blending, query design, analysis of query results, and development of visualizations for reports, management dashboards, and other data tools. â¢Â Â Â Create and maintain end-user documentation, training materials, and job aids for Human Resources business partners; partner with the rest of the HR team to determine training needs. â¢Â Â Â Deliver training on Human Resources business processes to College constituents using a variety of instructional techniques such as classroom, e-learning, webinars, audio and video scripts, written, and/or interactive multimedia learning experiences. â¢Â Â Â Create, build, and analyze data Workday and PeopleSoft data; provide analytical solutions to resolve technical issues; assist in process review and optimization. â¢Â Â Â Assist in the management of large, complex sets of data, including reviewing, cleaning, and manipulating data. â¢Â Â Â Support preparation for Workday system testing sessions, which may include scenario setup, instructions, preparing test response forms or scheduling sessions. â¢Â Â Â Perform system testing by completing prescribed test scenarios to ensure the system operates as expected, documentation of issues, reviewing and analyzing test results. â¢Â Â Â Partner with the HR team to lead and/or assist with the delivery of projects, including configuration changes and functionality deployment including, but not limited to: configuration, testing, documentation, peer review, sign off, training, and change management. â¢Â Â Â Prepare and maintain detailed documentation of business processes, technical and functional system requirements. â¢Â Â Â Use reports and conduct audits to help ensure the accuracy and integrity of HRIS data. â¢Â Â Â Act as a resource for the HR team to collaborate with and assist in optimizing the usage of implemented queries and workflows. â¢Â Â Â Work on assigned projects, independently or in coordination with the team, based on the scope and nature of the data analytics component of the project; projects include but not limited to compensation surveys, HRIS updates, and data requests from internal and external stakeholders. â¢Â Â Â Play a critical role in strengthening HR's strategic business partnerships by collaborating with internal and external stakeholders. â¢Â Â Â Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: â¢Â Â Â Strong analytical skills with demonstrated proficiency in report writing, knowledge, and or experience with an ERP/HRIS particularly Workday and PeopleSoft. â¢Â Â Â Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information. â¢Â Â Â Advanced word processing and spreadsheet skills. â¢Â Â Â Excellent organizational and analytical skills. â¢Â Â Â Excellent written/oral communication skills, technical documentation skills, user liaison skills, and personal interaction abilities. â¢Â Â Â Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. â¢Â Â Â Ability to multitask and perform work efficiently in a fast-paced environment; ability to work under pressure of competing deadlines. â¢Â Â Â An active commitment to equity in all forms including the ability to create and maintain positive working relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives. â¢Â Â Â Excellent time management skills, ability to multi-tasking and prioritize activities. â¢Â Â Â Ability to provide high-level customer service and be responsive and timely to requests. Ability to think critically, problem-solve and offer constructive solutions based on the needs of the client group.
Minimum qualifications:Â â¢Â Â Â Bachelorâs degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Information Technology or a related field. â¢Â Â Â Proven experience with highly complex and detailed analytics projects; data-driven analysis, data mining and retrieval, and related disciplines required to manipulate and extract insights from large data sets. â¢Â Â Â Proven experience with human resources information systems (HRIS). â¢Â Â Â Proven experience communicating complex processes, problems, and solutions in a simple, compelling, accurate, and highly visual manner for all levels of the organization. â¢Â Â Â Experience working with and maintaining confidentiality of sensitive information. â¢Â Â Â Proven experience providing high-level customer service.
Preferred Qualifications: â¢Â Â Â Experience working in higher education. â¢Â Â Â Project management experience. â¢Â Â Â Masterâs Degree in a related field.
Reporting to this position: none
Conditions of Employment:Â â¢Â Â Â Conditions: Satisfactory Background Check
Physical demands and work environment: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. â¢Â Â Â Physical Demands: While performing the duties of job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. (may be adjusted depending on position) â¢Â Â Â Work environment: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually (minimal, moderate, or high). â¢Â Â Â Required training: Handbook orientation, Anti-Harassment, Hazard Communication, Emergency Plans & Fire Prevention, Personal Protection Equipment. (additional training may be added, SEE: EHS Manager training schedule) Â
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Founded in 1826, MICA is among the top visual arts colleges in the nation. The college enrolls 1,863 undergraduate and 306 graduate students from 48 states and 54 foreign countries, offering programs of study leading to the bachelor of fine arts (B.F.A.), master of arts (M.A.), master of fine arts (M.F.A.) degrees, and master of professional studies degrees (M.P.S), as well as post-baccalaureate certificate programs and a full slate of credit and noncredit courses for adults, college-bound students, and children. MICA is recognized as an important cultural resource for the Baltimore/Washington region, sponsoring many public and community-outreach programs-including more than 100 exhibitions by students, faculty, and nationally and internationally known artists annually-as well as artists' residencies, film series, lectures, readings, and performances.