The Human Resource Analyst will research, compile, and analyze HR regulations, best practices, data, metrics, and statistics to develop outlines, recommendations, reports, graphics, and executive summaries for the Human Resources Manager. This role requires high business acumen, strong oral and written communication skills, consultative demeanor, ability to foster valued business relationships, knowledge of HR systems and data integrity, data analysis, reporting, timeliness, accuracy, and sound judgment.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
- Collect and compile HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including Lawson (HRIS), payroll outputs, management and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, employee life cycle data, as well as other internal sources.
- Research and analyze data, statistics, and regulations for trends, patterns, and legal requirements in areas such as, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, compensation, benefits, and compliance with employment laws and regulations.
- Prepare relevant, audience-based reports to present and explain findings and recommendations.
- Maintain data used to identify and recommend short and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics.
- Act as a resource and investigative partner to the Human Resources Manager in areas such as employment law, organizational strategy, process improvement, and data mining.
- Produce and deliver standard (monthly, quarterly, and annual) as well as customized HR reports such as EEO, ACA, OPEB, and audit reports ensuring comprehensive accuracy.
- Maintain HR data tools, reporting, KPI’s, and dashboards.
- Respond to HR data requests on an ad hoc basis by gathering, analyzing, and reporting relevant data from various sources.
- Maintain HR data integrity by ensuring the accuracy and consistency of input data. Audit HR data and troubleshoot irregularities.
- Provide analytical assistance with Human Resources related roles such as payroll, benefits, compensation, employee performance, recruiting, and departmental budgets.
- Coordinate annual HR budget preparations and routine budget versus actual reporting within the department throughout the fiscal year.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of employee relations programs with the use of metrics
- Interact and collaborate with other members of the Human Resources Staff.
- Maintain familiarity with the District’s strategic objectives.
- Continuous improvement monitoring and innovative efforts.
- Perform other duties as required.
- Five years of experience in a Human Resources related area such as Lawson HRIS, data analytics and reporting, data modeling, dashboard management.
- Eight or more years of experience in a related role.
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Accounting, or related field required.
- Valid Texas driver’s license
- SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP, PHR, or SPHR certification
Success Factors/Job Competencies:
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Knowledge and understanding of local, state, and federal laws involving employment, HR, and HR policies with a strong ability to research and investigate when needed.
- Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Excel.
- Ability to learn and understand the organization’s HRIS, payroll, and similar employee management software.
- Prior experience working with and contributing to a diverse workplace.
- Excellent interpersonal, customer service, time management, and project management skills.
- Proven ability to develop strong, respectful relationships, to inspire confidence and to build trust.
- Ability to maintain employee privacy and confidentiality.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: While performing duties of job, employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, and use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, balance,stoop, talk or hear. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee typically resides within an office or cubicle and may have occasional field work that will expose the employee to weather conditions prevalent at the time.