This position functions as the Workday Security Analyst for the Project One team. Reporting to the Project Director, the Workday Security Analyst will complete hands-on functional and technical project activities and provide guidance to System resources regarding security role administration.
This position collaborates with cross-functional teams both inside and outside of HR & FIN on Workday security configuration and data standards; leads and supports the requirements, designs, configuration/development, operations, and maintenance of Workday security. The Workday Security Analyst problem-solves and troubleshoots issues relating to security and reporting needs, performs hands-on security group, domain, and user security configurations in Workday HCM & FIN.
This position will demonstrate and explain key product features, document requirements and design, provide knowledge transfer to the project team, configure the corresponding functionality, and assist in testing and support roll-out.
The educational equivalent of a Bachelor’s degree in computer science, human resources, business administration or a related field from an accredited institution of higher education
At least one year of experience with HR/FIN applications
Applicable equivalencies may be considered.
Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Must be able to work collaboratively and travel throughout the State to various UA campuses on an average of once a week as needed
Five or more years of overall HCM/ HR systems experience with in-depth knowledge and understanding of security and reporting administration
Two or more years of demonstrated Workday hands-on security configuration and administration experience, experience implementing or supporting Workday HCM/FIN security groups, domains, and security profiles
Demonstrated working knowledge of Workday’s system administration (tenant management, version releases, regression testing)
Demonstrated knowledge of Workday integrations, reports, and calculated fields
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of HR data privacy laws and regulations including PII and PHI
Knowledge of the job analysis and security requirements
Knowledge of the various Workday modules, report writing, as well as Workday security
Knowledge and experience in Workday – HCM, Report Writer, EIBs
Strong presentation, oral, and written communication skills
Solid analytical skills
Highly developed problem-solving skills
Effective management and team collaboration skills
Ability to make decisions at the project team level and properly escalate those decisions that cannot be resolved on a timely basis
Ability to structure work efficiently
Ability to provide direction and use interpersonal influences to gain goal alignments with results versus activity-oriented outcomes
Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel, including the ability to develop complex reports using functions, formulas, and/or macros
Ability to juggle multiple projects and initiatives simultaneously
Required Background Checks:
Criminal felony and misdemeanor and national registered sex offender check, Motor Vehicle Registry Check
The position location has not been confirmed and is negotiable. The successful applicant will need to work collaboratively using web-based tools and will need to travel frequently to various system locations, most frequently to Little Rock, AR, and/or Fayetteville, AR.
The University of Arkansas System is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The system welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with education and/or experience
Internal Number: NC1622P
About University of Arkansas System
Since its inception, the University of Arkansas System has developed a tradition of excellence that includes the state’s 1871 flagship, land-grant research university; Arkansas’s premier institution for medical education, treatment and research; a major metropolitan university; an 1890 land-grant university; two regional universities serving southern and western Arkansas; seven community colleges; two schools of law; a presidential school; a residential math and science high school; a 100 percent-online university and divisions of agriculture, archeology and criminal justice. The individual entities of the UA System maintain cooperative strength as well as diverse offerings that exhibit unmatched economic and social impact to the state.
The University of Arkansas System is embarking on a transformational Workday project for its Enterprise Resource Planner (ERP). The project will encompass a phased implementation of Workday’s Financial Management, Human Capital Management (HCM), and Student Administration for all System entities. The overarching vision is for “the System to operate even more like a System” by bringing member institutions onto the Workday ERP platform for all ma...jor business functions. The System intends to adopt leading practices and consistent business processes as part of this initiative.