Job Location:
Charlottesville, VA

Workday Security Administrator– Charlottesville, VA

ITS at UVA is a phenomenal place to lead, grow, and deliver impact. It's an organization that values results and teamwork.  We like the people we work with and the work we get to do.  We strive to create a welcoming and supportive workplace where everyone feels empowered to be their authentic selves and share ideas. We embrace a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.  ITS values work-life balance and provides flexible work location options where possible.  Please see additional information about joining our team.

Benefits Include: The choice between 3 different health plans; vision and dental insurance; life insurance; benefits savings accounts; starting with 22 days of paid time off a year in addition to 12 or more paid holidays; 8 weeks of paid parental leave; short term disability; up to $4,360 after your first year for combined use of tuition toward a degree-seeking program or up to $2,000 for professional development including classes, certification training and conferences; and more


  • Lead the design, implementation or delivery of delivery processes programs and policies.
  • Configure business processes to meet business needs, finding solutions to automate and streamline processes, creating dashboards, and managing projects using agile methodology.
  • Function as a main Workday Security Administrator.
  • Maintain the current ERP system administration, Workday, as one platform.
  • Maintain Workday ticketing system.
  • Maintain Workday change management, documentation, and quality controls.
  • Assist and coordinate with the evaluation, quality reviews and testing documentation of the system upgrades (Semi Annual), new feature releases and implementation.
  • Assist with the internal/External auditors’ requests.
  • Main point of contact to assist and support system users on questions or concerns.
  • Analyze issues and research for solutions to initiate corrective actions, and do proper follow ups.
  • Responsible for configuring changes to security setup within Workday.
  • Onboard training for new Workday Users.
  • Create security models based on the key functional responsibilities of the end user.
  • Review/Approve Workday /HR application security requests and create and document proper internal security controls.
  • Assist as needed in granting security access to Workday following security protocols.
  • Manage and maintain listing of Workday security definitions.
  • Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field, followed by 5 years progressively responsible experience with Workday configuration OR Master’s degree or foreign equivalent degree in Computer Science, MIS or related field and 3 years’ experience with Workday configuration.

Qualified candidate must possess: 2 years’ experience with Workday Security administration.

May be authorized for up to 100% telework.

The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

LOCATION: 914 Emmet Street Charlottesville, VA 22901 Salary: $108,846 – $149,843 /year

TO APPLY:  Please apply on-line at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs (Job Number R0049900)

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff.  We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences.  We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.