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HR Data Processing Manager

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: January 21, 2023

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID351225

LocationTwin Cities

Job FamilyHuman Resources

Full/Part TimeFull-Time


Job Code9362IS

Employee ClassAcad Prof and Admin

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Working with the Director of Workforce Data Management, the successful candidate will develop and lead a team that works with many campus partners in the collection, organization, analysis, auditing and correcting of HR data. They will also work on HR systems security strategy, and ongoing management of improving transactional processing.Job Responsibilities:
Workforce Data Leadership 45%

  • Leads a team of Workforce Data Supervisors that are responsible for ensuring their team efficiently fulfills data requests and provides excellent customer service
  • Provides strong, innovative leadership that mentors, develops, and guides team members to efficiently leverage the value of every request.
  • Delivers results against a defined scope of work that includes measurable performance reporting and develops the tools needed to improve such measurements
  • As a people manager, directly influences and contributes to UMN's goal of creating a caring and inclusive culture
  • Manages performance reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Ensures teams are effectively collaborating with other workforce data management work streams to ensure data is reportable/modeled and prioritized training is developed on process best practices.
  • Serves as a final escalation point for complex issues or questions
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by tracking emerging trends in operations management, including benchmarking state-of-the-art practices related to data quality / audit, trend measurements, training strategy, technology support, and data security. Continuous Improvement 25%
    • Facilitates, improves, and leverages business processes to help ensure equity, effective use of systems, accuracy, and security of data
    • Identifies processes and procedures, lines of communication, opportunities for critical monitoring/data integrity oversight, and other aspects of the workforce transactional process to ensure compliance with federal and state policies and contractual provisions of all unions
    • Critically evaluates the inclusiveness, efficacy and relevance of transactional processes to support streamlined, centralized, and transparent procedures
    • Invests in the professional development of the Supervisors, Specialists and Coordinators and contributes to equitable succession planning and workforce strategy discussions
    • Ensures Supervisors have a working knowledge of all applicable HR policies and procedures
    • Cultivates an inclusive environment where all feel a sense of belonging
      Technology and Data Security 15%
      • Responsible for executing a data security strategy and for managing the team that reviews all security requests and for determining if the appropriate approvals have been attained.
      • Reports out on compliance metrics related to data requests
      • Ensures compliance with regulatory agency guidelines and standards.
      • Collaborates with various data security teams to understand University-wide security programs and policies.Professional Development 10%
        • Completes professional development, education, and training activities, consistent with managing the responsibilities of the position. Completes continued learning and development appropriate to work duties and for the pursuit of individual, unit, and institutional success.
        • Empowers and enables staff development based on individual need including ongoing skills training, DEI development, professional learning, service & scholarly activity, and engagement & well-beingOther duties as assigned 5%


          • BA/BS degree and 8 years of experience
          • Experience with workforce data and HR management principles, practices, procedures, and documentation.Preferred:
            • Proven experience as a data manager
            • Excellent understanding of data administration and management functions
            • Experience collaborating across various institutional offices
            • An analytical mindset with problem-solving skills
            • Demonstrated knowledge of principles and processes for providing equitable customer and personal services.
            • Focus on compliance to ensures policies, practices and procedures are upheld to maintain institutional compliance
            • Ability to maintain and foster inclusive relationships within, across, and external to organizational boundaries.
            • Experience using organizational knowledge to understand the vision, mission, and values of an organization in order to achieve success.
            • Evidence of effective communication that provides regular, consistent, and meaningful information both written and verbally; ability to listen carefully to others and ensure messages are understood.


              Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
              • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
              • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the Regents Scholarship
              • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
              • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
              • University HSA contributions
              • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
              • Employee wellbeing program
              • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
              • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) opportunity
              • Financial counseling services
              • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the Office of Human Resources website for more information regarding benefits.

                How To Apply

                Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will be given the opportunity to complete an online application for the position. Please attach your resume. To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).


                The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:

                Employment Requirements

                Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

                Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to comply with the University's Administrative Policy: COVID-19 Vaccination and Safety Protocol by either providing proof of being fully vaccinated on their first day of employment, or complete a request for an exemption for medical exemption or religious reasons. To learn more please visit:

                About the U of M

                The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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