Human Resources Time, Leave & Absence Business Analyst
Employee Type: AP-Administrative Professional
Position Number: 127154
Work Location: Pullman
Summary of Duties: Washington State University (WSU) is embarking on an exciting Modernization Initiative to implement Workday enterprise software for human resources, payroll, and finance. Human Resources (HR) Time, Leave & Absence Business Analysts analyze, optimize, and implement process improvement initiatives of Workday enterprise software. The successful candidates must be self-motivated, organized, detail-orientated, with project management experience and general HR knowledge.
The Time, Leave & Absence Business Analyst should have working knowledge of leave programs including paid time off, Family Medical Leave, workers' compensation, reasonable accommodation, shared leave, and/or long-term disability claims programs.
The successful candidate will:
Develop knowledge of WSU's existing policies and procedures in time reporting, leave and absence programs.
Identify inefficiencies in existing processes and recommend solutions for Workday implementation.
Organizational Relationships: Partners closely with broader HR and Finance work stream team members in a cross-functional and collaborative work environment. Works with University stakeholder groups as a lead or participant in workgroups. Routinely engages with end users on a variety of topics.
The Modernization Initiative is an evolving project where all team members are expected to be hands on in the day-to-day activities. All team members are expected to tolerate high levels of change, juggle competing priorities, and request, accept, manage and complete work assignments from a variety of individuals.
Required Qualifications: A Bachelors degree in Business, Management Information Systems, or related field AND three (3) years of professional experience in procedural, management, or business analysis work; OR a combination of education and experience totaling seven (7) years from which comparable knowledge and ability are acquired.
Founded in 1890 in Pullman, Washington State University (WSU) is Washington’s land-grant university with an overarching mission of improving the quality of life for all citizens – locally, nationally, and globally. WSU is committed to innovation and excellence in research and scholarship. WSU has a current enrollment of over 30,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students and approximately 6,000 faculty and staff at its five campuses (Pullman, Spokane, Tri-Cities, Vancouver, and Everett), as well as its numerous other locations across the State of Washington and online through its Global Campus. With a new President (Dr. Kirk Schulz began as the University’s 11th president in June 2016) and a new Vice President of Finance and Administration (Stacy Pearson started in March 2017); the University community is energized and excited.
U.S. News & World Report's 2016 "America's Best Colleges" rankings place WSU in the top 75 public national universities. WSU was one of only three Northwest universities to be placed in the top two tiers, along with the University of Washington and the University of Oregon. WSU is ranked as a "highest research activity" institution by the Carne...gie Foundation and is in the top 12 percent of research universities as reported by the National Science Foundation. Also, WSU was recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching for its engagement activities with its Community Engagement Classification.
WSU employs approximately 6,000 faculty and professional staff and the University deeply values diversity among its faculty, students, and staff. WSU students represent diverse social, economic, and ethnic backgrounds: approximately 10 percent of WSU students hail from outside the state of Washington, and approximately 6.8 percent are international students. WSU annually awards more than $280 million in scholarships and financial aid to approximately 17,000 undergraduate students.