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HRIS Specialist

Sacramento, CA 95834

Posted: 07/18/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: H.R. Job Number: 1685275

Job Description

We are recruiting an HRIS Specialist for a global company with a strong national presence. The HRIS Specialist will support the development, implementation, maintenance, reporting, and coordination of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS). This is a 100% remote, long term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. Our client is only considering candidates in California.  Pay: $40-45/hour DOE. 

The ideal candidate will have experience in an HRIS Specialist role working in Workday, impeccable attention to detail and strong technical support skills.


  • Support management and other departments in the evaluation of the potential HRIS impacts of policy, procedure, and/or systems changes.
  • Formulate, communicate, and implement best practices for the HRIS system.
  • Create and maintain a user-friendly library of helpful self-service guides for employees that are both easy to use and are readily accessible.
  • Provide timely customer service to all employees via email, voice, and screensharing troubleshooting of user issues.
  • Create cases/service requests with software vendor when necessary and keep end users appraised of the status of their issues/requests.
  • Assist with the assessment of departmental and institutional needs for HRIS enhancements and upgrades.
  • Ensure all HRIS and related systems are compliant with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Work with Human Resources, Payroll team, and others to streamline and systematically improve workflow processes.
  • Maintain user access roles and troubleshoot access conflicts when applicable.
  • Provide HRIS system overview/orientation to new HR Department hires.
  • Manage HR data analytics including report and dashboard development.
  • Generate reports as requested.
  • Approve correct requests in a timely manner.
  • Decline incorrect requests in a timely manner and provide details/assistance to users to ensure the correct requests are created as soon as possible.
  • Work with outside partners to provide administrative support if needed.
  • Conduct routine audits and validation to ensures accuracy of data, rectify discrepancies and/or missing data
  • Perform special project duties as assigned.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years of Human Resources experience.
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred.
  • Functional knowledge of Workday software experience required.
  • Thorough understanding and working knowledge of HRIS systems and data flows.
  • Demonstrated experience maintaining reports, dashboards, scorecards, etc.
  • Intermediate skills and proficiency in Excel/Word required.
  • High attention to detail, outstanding organizational skills, and the ability to manage time effectively
  • Excellent communication skills with all levels.

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