Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Data Integrity Assistant Director, the Senior Analyst researches issues, identifies and documents trends/patterns of errors, and recommends solutions that can be implemented University-wide, either through system changes or training to Business Process Owners and/or HRIS Team and others as appropriate. The Senior Analyst is responsible for working with the HRIS/HRPC team to support the day-to-day operations of the existing PeopleSoft system, provide assistance on the day-to-day maintenance, correction, and testing of the system, troubleshoot production issues and assist in evaluating new functionality.
The successful incumbent has strong analytical and technical skills to identify patterns of issues and be creative in finding solutions. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: being involved with managing PeopleSoft security access applications as well as maintaining rate tables for the collective bargaining units; creating queries and reports to support the normal operations; providing support and data validation for the annual internal and external system audit; daily review of different data query outputs and correcting errors to ensure the integrity of the information in the HCM system. Other duties as assigned.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required. Minimum of three years related experience required; preferably in HRIS and/or Payroll in Higher Education or complex organizations. Strong computer skills and experience with PeopleSoft 9.2 or other HCM system required. Experience with SQL and PS Query required, specifically creating queries or reports or programming in any relational database.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Demonstrated ability to work in a high pressured, fast-paced environment. Demonstrated excellence in a variety of competencies including: team management, teamwork, analytical thinking, and client/customer awareness. Ability to work with changing priorities and with multiple projects. Requires excellent oral and written communication and strong interpersonal skills. Ability to be precise and attentive to detail is essential.
Preferred Qualifications: Some experience with process management/improvement preferred.
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