As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. The Integrated Service Center (ISC) supports the University's faculty, staff and student workers by serving as a first point of contact for designated HR and Payroll inquiries and by processing a limited scope of centralized Human Capital Management (HCM) transactions (i.e., within the HR, Benefits and Payroll domains). The hallmarks of the ISC are delivering services that are timely, accurate, and highly attuned to the fast-paced university environment.The ISC has an outstanding full time opportunity for a Workday / HRIS Training Specialist.Reporting to the ISC Training Manager, the Workday/HRIS Training Specialist will support the Report Adoption Strategy initiative, which will include participating in report specific focus groups to gather feedback and requirements, report testing, documenting use case scenarios, and campus outreach. Other duties will include development and execution of ISC training activities, including training internal team members and external Workday users/stakeholders.In order to be successful, the incumbent will need to exhibit excellent skills in delivering training content, both in-person and remotely. Additionally, the role will require keen technical and analytical acumen, strong organizational and collaborative skills, and experience working with Workday's HCM module.RESPONSIBILITIES:Report AdoptionOversee the coordination and execution of reporting focus groups to understand business requirements, identify information gaps, and collaborate with the Tier 3 Reports team to execute report changes based on feedback from focus groupsParticipate in requirements gathering to improve the catalog of reports currently available in WorkdayDevelop reporting prioritization plan for visibility to campus and consistent with internal matricesLeverage knowledge of Workday business processes, reports, and security role inter-dependenciesExecute testing of new and enhanced reportsCoordinate and participate in campus outreach activities to meet measurable metrics for campus-wide report adoption, including both in-person and remote sessionsCollaborate with Campus Engagement team to draft communications, update website, and leverage existing channels to roll-out new reporting optionsDeliver Training ContentConduct training sessions with external end-users and internal ISC team members as requiredMonitor and evaluate the effectiveness of training delivery over time and incorporate improvements accordinglyAssist with maintenance and date staging within the Workday training tenant as neededBecome familiar with and assist with Bridge (LMS) maintenance and supportOther duties as assignedREQUIREMENTS:Bachelor's Degree and minimum four years of experienceExperience in a training specialist role, knowledgeable regarding training methodologies, best practices, and trendsExperience with Workday or related HRIS custom reports within the absence, earnings, and leave spacesExperience working with business processes and routing in Workday or related HRISExperience with exporting report data from Workday or related HRIS and manipulating the data in other formats (Excel)Experience in the learning and development, teaching, or training domainsExperience communicating effectively with diverse stakeholders, including customers and key process stakeholdersExperience using a proactive continual service improvement/iterative approach to meet HR and Payroll process design requirements, assimilating stakeholder feedback and refining operational frameworks on an ongoing basisExperience with complex scheduling and calendaringExperience managing staff or business processes at the UWEquivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED:Experience working in a shared services environmentWorking experience designing, executing and/or managing relevant HR/P training at the University of Washington within your department(s)Technical aptitude and appetite for learning, and becoming proficient in, new systemsExperience with eLearning tools such at Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, CamtasiaExperience with a Learning Management System (LMS)Interest in expanding personal analytical aptitude and applying what you learn to projects as assignedCONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Application Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.