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Job Summary

University Human Resources Information Services is seeking a high energy, technically savvy Business Analyst to join our team providing analytical, reporting and testing support to meet HR’s unique needs.  The analyst will be involved in all aspects of production and project support including annual institutional reporting, ad-hoc requests, and datasets using HR reporting tools (Oracle, Business Objects, SQL, Tableau). The analyst will use these reporting solutions to deliver results, data for trends and compliance and test data for accuracy and integrity during upgrades, enhancements or significant business process changes.  Primary customers include HR, Benefits, Compensation, Recruiting and Talent, Payroll and Finance.

The office is comprised of a busy team of experienced data and reporting analysts who value accuracy, data integrity, and responsiveness to University needs in a collegial office environment.  HRIS is eager to add a team member with strong analytical and communication skills, good business acumen and similar values. 


Develop an understanding of human resource processes, production systems, data warehouses and departmental reporting structures in order to support institutional and ad-hoc analysis and report requests.

Compile and analyze complex HR data.

Design and format reports and presentations.

Create and maintain internal documentation.

Track and manage workload.

Participate in the annual process to produce governmental and institutional reports and surveys including IPEDS and Affirmation Action Plan.

Participate in analyzing the impact of upgrades or enhancements to the enterprise HR administration system and related reporting tools and repositories.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, information technology/studies, or other related fields.

Knowledge of and experience using Microsoft Access and advanced Excel features.

Experience working with large datasets in a decentralized environment.

Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful relationships with HR related administrators.

Sound organizational skills and the ability to successfully multi-task in a fast paced environment.

Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team.

Desired Qualifications*

Advanced experience with the University’s administrative data systems with specific understanding of human resource datasets and structure. 

Experience using TABLEAU.  

Experience using PS-Query and Business Objects  to validate and extract data.  

General knowledge of SQL.

Knowledge of human resource and employment regulatory reporting requirements such as OFCCP and IPEDs. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.