HRIS Analyst

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Job ID: 57562
Area of Interest: Professionals
Location: Linthicum Heights, MD US
Hours of Work: M-F, 8:00a - 5:00p
Job Facility: University of Maryland Medical System
Employment Type: Full Time
Shift: DAY
What You Will Do:

*Experience with Lawson HR software is ideal. Knowledge or background in payroll / accounting is a plus. 

General Summary
The primary focus of this position is the support and maintenance of the Human Resource Information System (HRIS), Lawson, in addition to other systems supported by the HRIS team. This individual serves as a technical point-of-contact for assigned functional areas and assists subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS Analyst also supports HRMS upgrades, patches, testing and other technical projects as assigned. Gathers and analyzes user needs for developing and modifying systems and participates in fit-gap analysis and functional design discussions. 

Principal Responsibilities and Tasks

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. These are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by personnel so classified.

  • Responsible for the overall operations of the HRIS systems. Ensures day to day operations function in the desired state for all systems including, but not limited to Lawson and Peoplefluent.  Maintains employee records and inputs data, as assigned. Implements audit control steps to ensure data integrity and compliance with establish standards. 
  • Provides application support and guidance to end users and provides technical guidance.  Serves as point of contact for resolution of complex application problems.  Assesses problems and identifies resolutions.  Responsible for and oversees day to day tracking and follow-up on technical and application issues and questions.
  • Performs and coordinates complex analysis, design, development, testing and support services for assigned applications. Performs and coordinates application analysis and impact analysis of new or different applications, processes or changes.
  • Makes recommendations and provides alternatives with regards to various development and support initiatives.
  • Prepares written documentation of various types; application documentation, analytical reports, functional specifications, training manuals, status reports, etc. Creates, evaluates and instructs/teaches others as required.
  • Designs workflow to maximize productivity and client-service.


What You Need to Be Successful:

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's Degree in information management or technology, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.
  • Five to seven (5 - 7) years experience in HR information system (HRIS) applications including end-user support, report development, system analysis for fit to business needs, and ad-hoc analysis and auditing of system data. 
  • Previous Lawson experience, knowledge of Crystal Reports or similar tool, SQL knowledge including query design strongly preferred.
  • Experience working in a healthcare environment is preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Lawson HRMS. Ability to configure Lawson at an applications level to include Smartnotes, reports and dashboards.
  • Ability to perform and teach analysis and problem solving principles with emphasis in user relations, data gathering techniques, and HR information applications to HR staff is required.  Serves as a resource to others in the resolution of complex problems and issues.
  • Demonstrates ability to develop complex specifications for all aspects of applications, and familiarity with problem analysis, hardware/software configurations and application integration.
  • Ability to teach process changes to the end user community; application functionality and problem solving tools.
  • Effective customer service skills, with the ability to work with all levels within the organization.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills are necessary to advise and consult with user personnel and make formal presentations of project findings and recommendations.
  • Excellent organization skills; demonstrates confidence and creativity.
  • Support testing and deployment activities.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
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