Job Location:
Cambridge, MA

Job Description

Your Charter

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 Institute

Project Management

  • Serve as the project manager for complex, large-scale 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 and burden


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 releases for HRIS ancillary systems

Data Integrity & Reporting:

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

  • Develop organization-wide metrics and dashboards to support HR managers in support of changing business needs and growth of the organization.

  • 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:

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

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

  • Participate in the Workday and other HRIS system Community and User Groups



  • 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 Workday Reporting & Integrations experience preferred


  • 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


All Broad employees, regardless of work location, must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by Tuesday, October 12, 2021.  Requests for exemption for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs will be considered.

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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