Human Resources Systems and Data Analyst

Saint Michael's College
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Location: Chittenden County,
About the Job

The Office of Human Resources at Saint Michael’s College is inviting applications for the position of Human Resources (HR) Systems and Data Analyst. This role manages important details and data to ensure timely and accurate payroll processing and is responsible for the collection and analysis of systems and payroll data. The HR Systems and Data Analyst leads the office as the systems subject matter expert and collaborates with Green Mountain Higher Education Consortium (GMHEC) and partner colleges to design, maintain, and facilitate business processes, documentation, and efficiency in how we leverage the system.  

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:   

  • Provides oversight for the processing of the bi-weekly payroll, ensuring that changes are made accurately and in time for the payroll  
  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date worksheets, spreadsheets, and/or reports that monitor functions of both payroll and tax activity, keeping everything organized and easily accessible  
  • Provides problem-solving and full technical support on the use of computer applications and data entry protocols and techniques to ensure accurate data capturing and reporting  
  • In collaboration with the HR and GMHEC Payroll shared services teams, develops, monitors, and maintains payroll procedures, checklists, error trapping routines, and documentation that contributes to the efficient and accurate production of the payroll  
  • Provides excel reports to various constituencies, ensuring the accuracy of data  
  • Analyzes data from reports in order to make data-driven decisions  
  • Performs monthly, quarterly, and annual audits of data  
  • Communicates to impacted employees in a timely manner changes/corrections they will see in the payroll, clearly explaining the issue and resolution to the employee(s)   
  • Coordinates and oversees the team’s Oracle HCM quarterly upgrade testing process    
  • Assists Human Resources team and employees with resolving system-related issues including monitoring progress on related support tickets  
  • Collaborates with the HR team in identifying, examining, and addressing inequities and barriers in our human resources systems, practices, and procedures   
  • Promotes responsive, customer-oriented service in job responsibilities, exhibiting a commitment to anticipating, understanding, and responding actively and sensitively to customer needs 


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Benefits include health, dental, vision, employer-paid life and disability insurance, voluntary life, critical illness and accident insurance options, parental leave, flexible spending accounts (healthcare and dependent care), 401(k), generous paid time off, paid holidays, employee and dependent tuition benefits, employee assistance program, well-being programs and opportunities, discounted gym membership, paid volunteer time, use of the athletic facilities and the library, and countless opportunities to attend presentations, lectures, and other campus activities.  


Applicants should have the following:    

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience  
  • 5+ years of human resources and/or payroll and data entry experience preferred  
  • Highly proficient with/aptitude for technology and business processes  
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Excel  
  • Proficiency in problem-solving, accounting, and recordkeeping preferred  
  • Previous experience working with cloud-based Human Resources Information Systems (Oracle HCM highly desired)  
  • Ability to meet deadlines with efficiency, accuracy, and organization at a high level by anticipating, assessing, and addressing competing needs through effective prioritization, and pivots when necessary  


An offer of employment will be contingent upon the successful completion of a background and credit check.  

Application Instructions:  

Please be prepared to attach the following documents after clicking on the Apply Now button:   

  • Resume   
  • A cover letter that includes a statement sharing how your skills and experiences might contribute to the efforts of the Office of Human Resources to cultivate and support a more inclusive and equitable working environment for all employees. Every member of the Office of Human Resources has an active role in supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion work at Saint Michael’s College  
  • Name and contact information of three references  


Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, please submit your application by August 5, 2022. 


For a complete job description, benefits information, and to apply online, please visit: 

Employer's Approach to Diversity, Equity, & Belonging

Saint Michael's College delivers a compelling, world-class education in a beautiful Vermont setting. Our connected community allows students to form close relationships with each other and accomplished faculty and staff members, providing an ideal learning environment where they have the space and support to challenge themselves and their peers. As a fully residential college located minutes from Burlington, one of the country's top-rated college towns, Saint Michael's offers an unparalleled mix of academic, spiritual, cultural, service and wilderness experiences. Saint Michael's is among the elite ranks of only 286 colleges and universities nationwide allowed to host a Phi Beta Kappa national honor society chapter on campus, one of only 20 national Catholic colleges, and one of four in New England. Saint Michael's College was ranked 3rd in Best Colleges in Vermont and No. 59 in the Best Catholic Colleges rankings by Niche, a popular college ranking website. Saint Michael's was also named 120th in Best Liberal Arts College and No. 136 in the Best Small Colleges. The College is included in the Princeton Review's Best 385 Colleges, earning a spot on the Green College Honor Roll for demonstrating a strong commitment to sustainability and on their list of Best Northeastern Colleges for its academic offerings, campus infrastructure, activities, and career preparation. Saint Michael's was also named in the 2018 The Princeton Review book "Colleges That Pay You Back: The 200 Schools That Give You the Best Bang for Your Tuition Buck." Surrounded by the beautiful Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, and only 3.5 hours from Boston and 1.5 hours from Montreal, the area offers abundant recreational and cultural opportunities. To learn more, visit

At the heart of our Edmundite Catholic mission is a belief that experiencing new perspectives, cultures, traditions and ideas helps us become fuller, more compassionate people. As a Catholic higher education institution with a social justice mission, we are called to be even more intentionally inclusive, celebrating the complexity and individuality that each person brings to our community. Each of us at Saint Michael's carries an obligation to ensure all students, faculty and staff encounter a welcoming, supportive, and inclusive environment.

Building a culture of inclusion is an ongoing and evolving journey. We are continually striving to ensure our processes, policies and behaviors support and encourage diversity, meeting the needs of all individuals, especially those from historically underrepresented and marginalized groups. Saint Michael's College's vision of inclusion and diversity embraces not only racial and ethnic identities, but also gender, age, religion, language, ability/disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, military service, geographic origin, and first-generation/multi-generation college experiences.

Saint Michael's College is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, in compliance with applicable provisions of state and federal law that prohibit discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, gender identity, age, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sexual orientation, veteran or military service status, HIV-positive test result status, genetic information, disability, or any other legally protected characteristic, as such characteristics and prohibitions are defined by applicable law. The College will not rely inappropriately on such characteristics, or upon related stereotypes or biases, in making employment-related decisions. Also, unless doing so would result in an undue hardship or otherwise would not be required by applicable law, the College will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, as well as any employee who is limited in their ability to perform the functions of their job because of pregnancy, childbirth or a medical condition related to pregnancy or childbirth.

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