Job Location:
Remote Home Office

With the release of Workday Student, Higher Education is quickly becoming the hottest market in the Workday ecosystem.  Alchemy is the only Workday partner that is 100% focused on Higher Education projects and holds the largest number of successful Workday deployments in the space. We are highly regarded as Workday’s Premier Higher Education Partner, and we proudly celebrate this achievement.

At Alchemy, we believe that success begins with people, and we’ve made it our mission to hire individuals with great potential and provide them with the tools and resources needed to build rewarding Workday consulting careers.

Read more about Alchemy’s values here: https://alchemy.us/about/.

Alchemy is seeking a Workday HCM Associate Consultant for its NEW emerging talent program, Aspire, that launches this September.

This program is NOT designed for established practitioners, experienced consultants, or career pivots. While we value these backgrounds, Alchemy’s Aspire Program is built to develop early talent. Candidates with more than 5 years of professional experience will not be considered. If you have more than 5 years of experience, please consider one of our consultant-level openings.  

In this one-year program, Alchemy consulting professionals will guide you through the highly sought-after Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) Core certification, extensive training and shadowing opportunities, and several key milestones on your way to becoming a billable Workday HCM Consultant. 

As a Workday HCM Associate Consultant, you will learn the ins and outs of the Workday HCM module, consulting and implementation fundamentals, Alchemy’s methodology for higher education deployments, and much more. Are you ready to get started? 

Your Responsibilities

  • Successfully complete Workday prep and certification training and become an expert in Workday Core HCM.
  • Shadow consultants in various project phases while attending internal training sessions about higher education, Workday, consulting, and Alchemy.
  • Deliver demonstrations on Workday functional and technical topics; incorporate feedback from peers across Alchemy to refine and improve presentations.
  • Begin to support Workday HCM implementations with process design, basic configuration and conversion, systems testing, and customer project reviews.
  • Learn to collaborate effectively on internal and external projects. 
  • Partner with Leads and Project Managers to ensure alignment across project plans and allocated budgets. 
  • Learn how to guide customers through Alchemy and Workday best practices. 
  • Collaborate on internal efforts to improve documentation and methodology. 
  • Maintain Workday certifications and qualifications. 

About You (Required Skills)

  • Bachelor's Degree, ideally in Human Resources or similar discipline.
  • 1-3 years of relevant work experience in a higher education setting or within a Human Resources department. 
  • Experience using ERP, HCM, or HRIS solutions: Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP, Oracle, etc.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills, with the ability to effectively manage audience expectations.
  • Passion for providing exceptional customer service. 
  • Ability to effectively manage against timelines and goals.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.

About You (Bonus Skills)

  • End-user or implementation experience with Workday HCM.
  • Experience with staff in a higher education setting.

For You (What We Offer)

  • Market competitive compensation packages and annual merit program.
  • A remote work environment.
  • One-time home office reimbursement for new hires.
  • Expense allowance per pay period (towards technology, office, and/or wellness).
  • Investment in your ongoing Workday training.
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits that begin on day one.
  • HSA, FSA, STD, LTD, and life benefits.
  • Unlimited paid time off. We want you to take care of yourself and those who matter most to you.
  • Ten (10) paid holidays.
  • One (1) flex holiday.
  • 401(k) with employer annual contribution.
  • Paid parental leave.
  • DEIB council.
  • Quarterly awards and recognition.
  • Award-winning culture. Alchemy is a Great Place to Work-certified company!

Pay Transparency Statement 

As a part of the total compensation package, this role may be eligible for the Alchemy variable bonus plan based on role-specific commission/bonus. Talent Acquisition can share more detail during the hiring process. The salary range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. At Alchemy, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $65,000.00 to $85,000.00 USD.