HRIS Applications Manager in Franklin, TN at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/1/2022

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    Franklin, TN
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Job Description



This position supports and maintains the Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and other information systems for the Human Resources (HR) Department


  • Provides exceptional customer services to troubleshoot HRIS system issues and bring them to a timely resolution.
  • Collaborates directly with internal customers to understand business challenges/needs and identify HRIS solutions that supports people strategies across the organization.
  • Creates reports in Cognos BI for internal and external users; including standard audits to ensure data integrity.
  • Works with internal stakeholders to evaluate current processes and develop standardized processes to meet the needs of the organization.
  • Adjusts processes as needed to maximize efficiency including but not limited to technical processes, data integrity, systems integration and communication methods.
  • Ability to understand SQL and create or make updates to statements as needed for stored procedures to run.
  • Create interface file setup specifications and works with vendors to implement new interfaces.
  • Provides leadership and technical expertise for the configuration and implementation of new modules, HRIS projects and system enhancements.
  • Works with vendors to create interface files and API connections as needed.
  • Provides clear and timely communication to key stakeholders on system updates.
  • Provides system training to corporate and field HR as needed.
  • Develops creative ways to optimize the operation and end-user engagement of UKG.
  • Develops audit processes to maintain data accuracy and integrity within system.
  • Creates and update documentation of existing and new guidelines for operations and system processes.
  • Serves as the liaison between HRIS and IT as needed to ensure any updates or changes made to the HRIS system that would impact IT are reviewed and discussed prior to implementation.
  • Serves as a resource to other team members.
  • Participates in all system testing and validates results of functionality for system upgrades.
  • Accomplishes information systems and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:                

  • Utilizes knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the HRIS field and relies on experience, and judgment to perform the functions of the job.
  • Participates in weekly project team meetings.
  • Coordinate with other functional groups within HR and other vendors as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Complies with organizational policies, procedures, performance improvement initiatives and maintains organizational and industry policies regarding confidentiality.
  • Communicate clearly and effectively to person(s) receiving services and their family members, guests and other members of the team.
  • Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintains them over time.
  • Encourages and builds mutual trust, respect and cooperation among team members.
  • Maintains regular and predictable attendance.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience required.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of demonstrated and verifiable experience supporting multi-location information technology platforms.
  • Ability to write reports using Cognos BI.
  • Ability to understand SQL and make update as needed to facilitate system configuration updates.
  • Ability apply computer application knowledge to debug common technical issues.
  • Knowledge of office administration procedures with the ability to operate most standard office equipment.
  • Ability to work professionally with sensitive, proprietary data & information while maintaining confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact effectively and professionally with individuals at all levels; both internal and external.
  • Exercises sound judgment in responding to inquiries; understands when to route inquiries to next level.
  • Self-motivated with strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously within inflexible time frames. Ability to adapt to frequent priority changes.
  • Capable of working within established policies, procedures and practices prescribed by the organization.
  • English sufficient to provide and receive instructions/directions.


  • Not Applicable


This position is an Individual Contributor