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HRIS Analyst/Specialist -Search Reopened

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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: Human Resources/Payroll


Human Resources


The Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Analyst/Specialist is a mid-level position that supports the HRIS Manager by performing a variety of professional level duties. Duties include but are not limited to: query writing, report building, data analytics and validation, workflow analytics for process improvements; system testing, user training and communications, position management and electronic timesheet/leave management. This position is accountable for ensuring continuity and successful delivery of functional services to internal and external customers.

Specific duties and responsibilities include:

Information Analysis and Reporting. 

  • Review and analyze HR data structures, integration touch points, as well as serve as the functional reviewer of critical internal and external source files for submission as mandated by federal, state, and local government in addition to the University System of Maryland (USM).   
  • Build complex statistical, analytical and audit reports via PeopleSoft (PS) Query, Report Exchange (REX), Excel, and other reporting tools to assist in identifying and monitoring work flow trends, training needs, system enhancements, process changes and data integrity issues.

Testing and Automation.

  • Develop test plans and timelines for HR production system bundles, upgrades and project-related tasks.
  • Assist with the planning, designing and testing of manual processes and work flows to an automated platform such as DocuSign. 

 Electronic Time sheet (ETS) and Leave Management

  • Process and audit employees’ time and leave information in accordance with the University and Board of Regents’ policies and procedures.
  • Identify, effectively communicate and resolve issues with department liaisons accordingly.
  • Assess, coordinate and conduct campus training.

Position Management

  • Evaluate departmental requests for new positions and changes to existing positions. Approve and process requests based on departmental needs the need and communicate appropriately.
  • Conduct training for department liaisons as well as develop training resources and materials.


  • Provide assistance to the HRIS Unit as required by the HRIS Manager.
  • Serve as the backup resource for the HRIS Manager.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree preferably in Information Systems, Human Resources or a related field. 
  • Three years of experience in Human Resources, data analytics, statistical reporting and/or related area.
  • Demonstrated related or similar experience in analysis and data management.
  • Experience using advanced Excel (formulas, pivot tables and v-lookups).
  • Effective organizational, verbal and written communication skills.
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • PeopleSoft experience strongly preferred.
  • Experience in website maintenance and creation of dashboards.
Background Screening Statement:

A background check will be required.  

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.  Please include your salary requirements on the application form.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration submit application materials by September 25, 2020 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).  
Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Hours: Full-time 
Type: Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt

UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities.  Contingent II positions may include some benefits

Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position. 

 Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Title IX

As an institution that receives federal financial assistance, UMBC adheres to Title IX and does not discriminate on the basis of sex. For more information about Title IX and contact information for Title IX Coordinator click here.


If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization  As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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