City of Garland, TX

  • HRIS Manager

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/11/2019 8:12 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Human Resources
    Target Hiring Range
    Competitive Salary Depending on Qualifications
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    Human Resources
  • Position Summary

    Functional manager responsible for driving all activities within the scope of data collection, analytics and technology utilized within the Human Resources department. This position is accountable for ensuring continuity and successful delivery of programs, processes, services, metrics, reporting and time sensitive processes throughout the City of Garland. Typical systems include HR Information System(s), Applicant Tracking System, Benefits Management System(s), Document Control System and various ancillary applications.


    Essential Job Functions

    Business Partner

    1.  Collaborate with key stakeholders including Information Technology, Finance, Payroll, related departments and vendors.  

    2.  Continuously identify, evaluate and provide actionable recommendations for process and system improvements.

    3.  Be able to easily navigate between being a functional leader and an individual contributor depending on the needs of the organization.

    4.  Be seen as a credible partner, able to effectively outline issues, gain buy-in and execute solutions as needed.


    Human Resources

    5.  Functional knowledge of human resources core programs with the ability to mirror needed processes and outcomes from a technical perspective.

    6.  General understanding of regulatory practices as it relates to reporting, compliance, employee management, payroll and/or other related areas.


    Technology/Database Administration

    7.  Strong technical acumen, including understanding of database objects and administration.

    8.  Systems implementation experience.

    9.  Expert-level knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Access.

    10.  Experience with an HRMS such as PeopleSoft, Lawson or SAP preferred (direct HRMS experience required)

    11.  Reporting experience (Knowledge of Crystal Reports or other HRMS report generation tools)

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    - Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources, or related field
    - 3-5 years professional work experience in HRIS or Information Technology administration with demonstrated performance leading process or system improvements.
    - Demonstrated project management experience
    - Ability to identify issues and provide solutions autonomously
    - Strong attention to detail and ability to be timely and responsive to the needs of the department and organization
    -Knowledge of SQL and creating scripts to automate integrations/interfaces between various systems is required.
    - Expert level knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Access

    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    • Bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources, or related field
    • 3+ years exprience in Human Resources
    • 5 or more years professional work experience leading HRIS or Information Technology projects or system improvements.
    • Complex project management experience, effectively managing multiple projects on time and on target
    • Supervisory experience preferred (1-2 direct reports)

    Licenses & Certifications

    Valid Class C Texas driver's license

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works in a typical office environment; relatively free from unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards.


    Models Organization Values
    Customer Focus/Result Focus
    Adaptability/Flexibility/Decision Making
    Managing Projects/Managing People


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