HRIS Analyst

Posting Details

Posting Information

Posting Number HMAE1477
Advertised Title HRIS Analyst
Campus Location Main Campus (Memphis, TN)
Position Number 002859
Category Staff (Hourly/Monthly)
Department Human Resources
Minimum Position Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Human Resources, IT or business related field and and five years of appropriate experience. Relevant experience may substitute for required education.

Must have SQL experience.

Special Conditions

Initial screening will begin 12/20/2017.

The department is especially interested in candidates with experience in:
• Proficiency with SQL, Argos Report Writer, including the development of data blocks
• Familiarity with OnBase Document Management
• Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Access
• Familiarity with Ellucian’s Banner ERP system and/or other higher education ERP systems
• Experience in a higher education

Work Schedule

Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Posting Date 12/06/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Screening Begins Yes
Hiring Range $50,000 - $65,000 per year
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible
Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Additional Working Conditions
Special Instructions to Applicants

All applications must be submitted online at
Applicants must complete all applicable sections of the online application to be considered for a position. Please upload a cover letter, resume, and reference list after completing your application, if required by the system. Required work experience is based on full time hours. Part time work experience will be prorated as listed.
Candidates who are called for an interview must notify the Department of Human Resources in writing of any reasonable accommodation needed prior to the date of the interview.

Is this posting for UofM employees only? No
Positions Supervised


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

• Demonstrated understanding of HR processes and best practices
• Demonstrated ability to develop and implement technical strategies to support business objectives
• Strong analytical skills with the ability to identify issues, compare data, investigate and resolve discrepancies
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with colleagues with different areas and levels of technical expertise
• Strong customer service mentality; comfort with ambiguity
• Ability to perform business process analysis, and to facilitate that ability in others
• Demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task while still meeting deadlines
• Excellent problem solving, analytical and business skills; and strong project management skills to meet deadlines and work effectively with others
• Work as a team member
• Self-motivated

Additional Position Information

Job Duties

The duties and responsibilities listed are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed in this position and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of the requirements of this job.

Duties & Responsibilities

Acts as a functional steward of relevant data, working collaboratively to ensure a high level of data integrity.

Duties & Responsibilities

Promotes, educates and trains the HR staff with sound data management principles, including concepts of system of record, data integrity, data standards, and data stewardship.

Articulates and promotes best practices regarding data management and usage within the HR Department, including refining business processes and configuring and testing software to support improved processes.

Creates project plans and/or test plans for software upgrades or implementations. Identifies training needs within HR; facilitates and/or delivers that training.

Duties & Responsibilities

Analyzes HR reporting requirements; develops specifications for data structure to support distributed reporting; develops selected reports; promotes the development of self-service reporting within HR.

Duties & Responsibilities

Assists functional users with the development and refinement of essential reports. Works to technologically empower the members of the HR, ensuring congruence between technological environments and functional requirements.

Regularly reviews and analyzes major trends, issues and initiatives related to HR within higher education; assess their impact and applicability to the university and makes appropriate recommendations.

Duties & Responsibilities

Facilitates strong working relationships. Work with appropriate parties within HR, IT, Finance, Payroll and other relevant departments to define, develop and deliver robust and well-supported data integration’s between relevant systems.

Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have SQL experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Describe your report writing experience using Hyperion, Argos or SQL.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * I would describe my skill level in Microsoft Excel as:
    • Advanced
    • Intermediate
    • Beginner
  4. * Describe your experience analyzing and interpreting data.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Provide an example of how you utilized your critical thinking skills to analyze data and offer a recommendation.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. References List
  2. Unofficial Transcript