Human Resource Data Analyst

Updated: 6 days ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 27 Mar 2020


Campus: Tempe

Business Operations Specialist

Job Description

ASU, the largest state university and also recognized for the last 4 years in a row by US News and World Report as the most innovative university, is committed to maintaining the most dynamic and productive learning experience in all of higher education.  The Strategic Finance and Business Office (SFBO) is at the forefront of providing HR and Finance support for the University Technology Office. You will be part of a highly efficient team that works collaboratively, while still allowing room for individual accomplishments. As part of the UTO, the HR Data Analyst will contribute to the effective operations of UTO by working in a data rich environment to provide analytics, reporting, and HR support for the SFBO. If you are energetic, collaborative, and passionate about HR, Data Analytics and Finance, this will prove to be a very robust opportunity with a career trajectory that affords many opportunities for advancement. 

The HR Data Analyst role will use data analysis tools and methods to assist with planning, organizing and coordinating the business operations functions in accordance with established goals, priorities, time limitations, funding limitations or other specifications. These functions will include analysis of department and human resource data, reporting, payroll management, recruitment, human resource compliance, maintaining unit personnel files, and other functions designated by unit administrator.

Job Family

Business Operations

Department Name

SFBO Human Resources



VP Code


Grant Funded Position

This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.

Salary Range

$40,464 - $52,312 per year; DOE

Essential Duties

  • Works closely with the unit financial administrator to review personal service expenditures and prepare personal services reports to assist in analysis and projections in accordance with established financial guidelines.
  • Provides data analytics and reporting to support HR functions and services that improve the customer service offering for SFBO.
  • Performs all activities associated with Department Time Administrator to ensure accurate and timely recording of exception and positive time for human resource staff members.
  • Performs routine payroll reconciliation in coordination with payroll end dates.
  • Coordinate and process personnel searches and hiring and maintains personnel files consistent with University policies and practices. 
  • Prepares and submits journal vouchers to adjust/correct expenditures to conform to project funding changes.
  • Analyzes data, investigates payroll discrepancies and works as a liaison between UTO and human resources to reach a solution.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Seven (7) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in using MS Excel to analyze data, design and build complex reports and documents.
  • Experience using SQL to extract data and build reports.
  • Experience using data analysis to improve efficiencies and propose solutions to streamline HR processes
  • Demonstrated knowledge of accounting and budgeting practices and principles.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of human resource practices and standards.
  • Experience in Department Time Administration to ensure accurate and timely recording of exception and positive time for all UTO staff members.
  • Experience using PeopleSoft, Kenexa BrassRing, and Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience in in coordinating activities and establishing priorities.
  • Evidence of effective verbal and written communication.
  • Experience in working effectively in an environment subject to quickly changing priorities, sensitive/confidential information and short deadlines.
  • Experience in developing and maintaining cooperative working relationships both within and across organizational areas.
  • Experience in leading by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution's sustainability programs.
  • Experience in preparing detailed financial information for a variety of constituencies.
  • Experience in stimulating changes in individual, institutional, and corporate behaviors to create a more sustainable environment.
  • Experience in leading by example in communicating, participating and encouraging support of the institution’s sustainability programs.

Working Environment

  • Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse (75%); frequently required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work (25%). 
  • Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. 
  • Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. 
  • Calculator, telephone, computer (monitor, keyboard and mouse), printer, fax and copier. 
  • This position receives regular review of objectives.

Department Statement

The University Technology Office embraces its role as both an enabler and catalyst for advancing the vision and work of the New American University. We are a values-driven organization. Our commitments are reflected in all of the work we do in pursuit of operational excellence, the experience and delight of our community, and our strategic and innovation initiatives. Applicant must be eligible to work in the United States; ASU UTO will not be a sponsor for this position.

ASU Statement

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.

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Employment Verification Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening which may include verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications.

Background Check Statement

ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.

Fingerprint Check Statement

This position is considered safety/security sensitive and will include a fingerprint check. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the fingerprint check.

Instructions to Apply

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

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