HR Business Analyst - 502387
University of Richmond

Richmond, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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502387 - The HR Business Analyst provides thought leadership and subject matter expertise on effective use of process, data and technology, innovative business solutions, and technology industry trends to enable the business strategies of the clients of the University's HCM system. As a member of the HR team, partners closely with HR, Finance, IT and other key stakeholders to simplify, scale and deliver value from HR process and HCM systems. Works on process design and flows, improves processes and demonstrates the return on technological capabilities

ERP Implementation Responsibilities Include:

  • This position will serve as the internal functional module lead and the primary business process expert directly responsible for assisting the system implementers (subcontracted implementation team) with the design and implementation of the ERP.
  • Gathers, reviews, analyzes, and evaluates user needs. Provides input in planning the system design effort for the project.
  • Assists with business process re-engineering, HR data structure redesign and related business rule updates to enable an efficient implementation and adoption of best practices.
  • Coordinates ERP application setup by participating in establishing table set-up; assists with configuration of the system; assists with data mapping and manual data conversion of the Project Management modules.
  • Assists with business requirements documents, system configuration documents, and detailed functional specification documents, as assigned by the Functional Team Lead.
  • Coordinates ERP application setup by participating in establishing table set-up; assists with configuration of the system; assists with data mapping and manual data conversion of the Project Management modules.
  • Lead for go-live testing, troubleshooting, and report writing.
Specific Post ERP Implementation Responsibilities Include:
  • Serves as the functional business system/data analyst and domain expert to simplify, scale and deliver value from the HR processes and HCM systems.
  • Evaluation of administrative and business processes, eliciting requirements, partnering with stakeholders and in partnership with UR Better and subject matter experts in order to optimize operational and financial programs
  • Collaborates with campus partners to identify, recommend and implement system improvements and enhancements, including reporting, dashboards, integrations and configuration changes that will enable the HCM system to support strategic and operational priorities.
  • Partners closely with the HR, Finance, IT and other key stakeholders to drive requirements gathering, process review, solution design, project management, testing, training and documentation.
  • Develops a strong understanding of key operational processes and workflows including the key business drivers behind those processes.
  • Provides production support on issues triage, identification and resolution, bulk data uploads (EIBs), maintain security role assignment, and new report requests.
  • Evaluates existing technology and new requests, evaluates them against our shared roadmap and makes recommendations about scope, timing and solution scalability.
  • Supports upgrades, enhancements, testing, validation and overall system performance; leads HRM product update process, including interface with external testing providers, conducts regression testing and develops contingency planning for larger project efforts.
  • Generates and maintains a variety of reports, queries and dashboards using appropriate HCM tools.
  • Works directly with end users to train on existing reports and dashboard and help end users obtain the operational and strategic information that they need from a HCM perspective
  • Partners with data analysts in different parts of the University (HR, Office of Institutional Effectiveness, Registrar, Admission, Financial Aid, etc.) to ensure that administrative data ecosystem is robust, aligned, and that reporting and analysis across platforms and data domains provides the most effective and efficient environment for data-informed decision making at the institution
  • Other Duties/projects as required.
  • Ability to handle complex issues, influence and problem-solve.
  • Ability to effectively manage a heavy workload, competing priorities and tight deadlines.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to communicate with clarity, tact, and courtesy, and demonstrate judgment and discretion in the sharing of confidential and sensitive information.
  • Resourceful, flexible, and able to anticipate and resolve problems effectively, with a capacity for understanding the relationship of specific tasks to the broader operations and administrative functions.
  • Advanced spreadsheet, database and word processing skills, including understanding of relational databases.
  • A superb collaborator and communicator who can effectively translate business needs into technical and process solutions.
  • Proven ability to manage software initiatives of varying sizes and complexity and work closely with business and end users.
  • Knowledge of HR or related business processes.
  • Must be detail oriented with high degree of accuracy and can thrive in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is necessary.
  • Ability to work quickly and accurately under pressure and time constraints.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Ability to apply systems knowledge to troubleshoot and analyze new issues.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Strong analytical skills - ability to identify key question, sources of best information, understand nuances, and present clear findings to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Information Systems or another related field required.
  • Three years of relevant experience with at least one full deployment project.
  • Hands-on configuration experience in at least two or more HCM domains: Core HCM, Absence, Time Tracking, Compensation, Security, Analytics and Reporting.
  • Strong process analysis experience in business system processes.
  • Experience in analyzing operational needs and anticipating ways in which HR technology or processes can offer improvements or transformation opportunities.
  • Experience teaching and supporting other members on the team, sharing knowledge freely and building up the team.
  • Prior experience in higher education preferred
  • Full-time, exempt position
  • Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; 7.75 hrs./day; 38.75 hrs./week
  • Occasionally work after hours and weekends as required to meet planned project deadlines and respond to unplanned outages
Pay Grade 9 (Hiring Range $70,887.00 to $97,475.00 annually)


The University of Richmond requires COVID-19 vaccinations for all students, faculty, and staff. The University allows exemptions to this requirement for religious, medical and strong personal conviction reasons. All newly hired employees must report their status within the first two weeks of employment.


At the University of Richmond, we're creative, inclusive, and determined. We're Spiders, and our mission is to create positive change in the UR community and beyond. Located minutes from downtown Richmond, Virginia, the University of Richmond ( blends the intimacy of a small college with exceptional academic, research, and cultural opportunities usually found only at large institutions. There's only one place like Richmond.

UR is committed to developing a diverse faculty, staff and student body, and to modeling an inclusive campus community which values the expression of differences in ways that promote excellence in teaching, learning, personal development and institutional success. In keeping with this commitment, our academic community welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds and candidates who support diversity. EOE

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