Job Description

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is a rapidly growing educational service company that has long been an industry leader in providing educational, operational, and technological support services to the post-secondary education sector. Formerly part of Grand Canyon University (GCU), GCE still works closely with GCU to benefit thousands of students, families, and the local inner-city community. We put people first, drive innovation, and do good in the community that we live and work in.

At our company, we are committed to driving innovation and excellence in the educational services sector, much like our inspiration drawn from Grand Canyon Education's collaboration with Grand Canyon University. We prioritize people, champion innovation, and actively contribute to the communities we're part of.

We are on the lookout for a HRIS (Workday) Analyst to join our Human Resources team. This role is perfect for those who are passionate about utilizing and evolving their skills in Workday. The successful candidate will be instrumental in maintaining, enhancing, and optimizing our HR systems, projects, and processes to meet the evolving needs of our organization.

Target Hire: July 1

Schedule: Monday thru Friday business hours

Benefits: Full benefits portfolio including tuition package

Recruitment Process: Recruiter screen, manager interview, team conversation

What You'll Do:

  • System Support and Maintenance: Assist in the upkeep, testing, and deployment of Workday updates or fixes, ensuring system integrity and functionality. Engage in maintaining Workday and documentation of processes and outcomes. Support the resolution of HRIS helpdesk inquiries promptly.

  • Project Management and Process Improvement: Propose and enact improvements and innovative solutions to enhance system efficiency and user experience. Act as a pivotal contact between internal stakeholders and the HRIS team to facilitate the successful implementation of Workday solutions that meet business requirements.

  • Reporting and Data Integrity: Develop and manage reports or queries using appropriate tools to support organizational needs. Ensure the accuracy and consistency of HRIS data through regular audits and analyses.

  • Knowledge Building and Expertise: Stay informed about the latest trends and developments in HRIS technologies and practices. Serve as a resource for HRIS knowledge within the organization, aiming to continuously improve system utility and user competence.

  • Training and Development: Design and deliver training sessions and materials for end-users on new systems and processes. Encourage and support the ongoing development of HRIS skills within the HR team.

  • On Deck for 2024: optimizing modules such as time tracking, benefits, recruitment and talent, and core HCM

What You'll Need:

  • Skills and Experience: 1-3 years of experience in an HRIS or related role, with a preference for those familiar with Workday. A knack for problem-solving, excellent customer service skills, and a proven ability to work collaboratively with technical and non-technical teams.

  • Educational Background: A bachelor’s degree in human resources, Information Systems, or a related field. Relevant experience may be considered in lieu of education.

  • Professional Qualities: Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. Detail-oriented with strong organizational and analytical abilities. Capable of working in a fast-paced environment and managing multiple priorities.

  • Collaborative Approach: Although there is autonomy, we are seeking those that like to share ideas, work as part of a team, bring knowledge to those that will benefit career wise, and help our internal HR clients understand the WHY of what we do. Saying "I don’t know" is culturally acceptable and encouraged as an opportunity for the team to learn and grow.

Why Work at GCE:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program


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