Job Location:
Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Under the Associate Director of HRIS, support the Broad HRIS suite of applications, specifically but not limited to the Workday HCM, including the design, development and implementation of HR technology to support the Human Resources Function and the Broad overall.

Business Process Improvement:

  • Collaborate with colleagues to identify and recommend process improvements and system enhancements to meet changing needs of the organization

Project Management

  • Serve as the project manager for HR technology implementations that are cross functional in nature

HR Technology:

  • Be fluent in Workday technology with intermediate to advanced level skills in HCM, Recruiting, Benefits and Reporting

  • Implement ancillary HR systems that may or may not connect to Workday to reduce HR manual efforts

  • Participate in Workday Community and other HRIS system communities/user groups

Releases & New Functionality:

  • Research new features and provide recommendations to functional leads

  • Support projects to rollout new modules and functionality including scope documentation, design, UAT testing, and implementation

  • Work closely with Cloud Support Provider for Workday on bug fixes, enhancements, and assistance with upgrades

  • Plan, test Workday releases

Data Integrity & Reporting:

  • Design and develop reports utilizing a variety of tools, especially Workday

  • Assist staff with creation of advanced queries to support their day to day responsibilities, as well as create adhoc reports, as required

  • Partner with People Analytics team to assist with Broad's mission to become a predictive analytics based organization¬†¬†

Training & Communication:

  • Assist Functional Leads with developing user procedures, guidelines and training materials

  • Partner with members of the HR Operations Team in supporting, communicating and training on application updates as made available by Workday

  • Train employees on functionality and use of Workday as needed

Technical Support:

  • Test and support Workday configuration for all Workday applications (HCM, recruiting, benefits)

  • Partner with IT to support current integrations and assist with build out of new integrations


-Bachelor's Degree-Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Human Resources or related field preferred

-3+ years of HRIS experience

-Solid HR functional knowledge and understanding of HR processes and data, including workflows


-Strong experience with HRIS database design, structure, functions and processes

-Experience implementing and supporting various HRIS platforms (WorkDay, SAP) and functionally specific applications (ATS, talent management, ESS, MSS)

-Effectively manage time and prioritize projects to meet established deadlines

-Work independently as well as cooperatively in a team environment; communicate effectively, both verbally and in written form, with all levels of the organization

-Creative approach to solving problems

The Broad Institute will not offer visa sponsorship for this opportunity.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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