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Manager, HR Projects & Technology

Date: July 3, 2014
Reports to (Job Title): Assistant Director, HR Operations
Jobs Reporting (Job Titles): HR Business Analyst, HR Information Systems Specialist, Project Resources
Location: Main Campus

USG 11/12

35 hr/wk

Primary Purpose

The HR Project and Technology Manager will be responsible for the planning and execution of all HR projects and initiatives in collaboration with the HR Leadership team. Reporting to the Assistant HR Director, Operations, the HR Projects and Technology Manager will support cross-functional HR initiatives and provide process improvement and/or technology solutions to drive efficiencies aligned with the strategic plan.

Key Accountabilities:

1.  Manages the effective planning and execution of Continuous Improvement, HR Transformation and HR Technology Projects/Initiatives


2.  Leverage HR technology capabilities to meet the needs of all stakeholders


3.  Responsible for the effective configuration, deployment and maintenance of HR technology


4.  Ensures the effective utilization, deployment and development of people resources:

Position Requirements




MS Word Excel PowerPoint Other
Advanced Advanced Intermediate PeopleSoft or other HR enterprise systems, Cognos Impromptu or other Reporting Tools, TQM/Lean, MS Project, Visio

Nature and Scope

Interpersonal Skills:

Internal communication with all levels of staff to understand  needs and to communicate priorities for the team in a clear and concise manner by discussing information, issues and problems; with the HR team and other stakeholders to exchange information, collaborate and discuss issues and problems.  External communication with the system providers to obtain, clarify and discuss information, issues and problems.

Level of Responsibility:

This position provides day to day management of HR technology and project staff.  The role is required to lead defined projects specific to HR technology and process improvement and provide resources as needed to other areas within HR to support HR transformation efforts. The position ensures that all HR technologies are effective and efficient and that all committed projects are executed on time, on budget and within scope.

Decision-Making Authority:

Responsible for developing recommendations for review by the Assistant HR Director, Operations to ensure that HR systems are delivering maximum effectiveness and assigned projects are delivered on time and within scope.

Physical and Sensory Demands:

Requires high attention to detail and must handle distractions, changing priorities and interruptions, while meeting required deadlines.

Working Environment:

Performed in an open work area with a lack of privacy and constant interruptions by telephone, email or colleagues.