Sr. Workday Analyst

Information Technology
H0100297 Requisition #


The Sr HRIS Analyst is responsible for the support and maintenance of the Workday Human Capital Management system, as well as other systems supported by the HRIS team. This position serves as a point of contact and subject matter expert for functional areas within the HCM system, such as Core HR, Performance, Compensation, Security, Business Processes, and Organization Management. This role is responsible for ensuring data integrity, testing, changes, and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities. The HRIS Analyst also supports HCM upgrades, patches, testing, and other technical projects as assigned. 


● Lead annual performance and merit compensation process within Workday HCM including stakeholder interviews, process development, testing and support

● Provide functional system support for end users.

● Plan and execute projects while providing ongoing progress communication and status updates.

● Maintain a high level of system and process expertise and understanding of core HR systems.

● Understand and use expertise of available data elements to develop creative solutions and recommendations.

● Build strong partnerships and collaborate with the team, key business partners, and Technology Services (STS) in day to day work and issue resolution.

● Develops and maintains documentation of HR systems business processes.

● Responsible for data review and monitoring.

● Participate in the ongoing design, configuration, deployment and maintenance of Workday configuration

● Diagnose and resolve issues (end-user, business process, security, etc.)

● Develop and maintain simple to complex custom Workday reports (Advanced, Matrix, Composite) using Workday Report Writer

● Run and distribute scheduled reports and support business requests for ad hoc report generation

● Oversee the daily operation of our Workday HRIS

● Monitor and support inbound/outbound Workday HCM integrations to third party vendors including payroll and benefits providers.

● Develop data upload templates to support business needs and perform uploads into Workday as needed (EIB)

● Supports Workday HCM by researching and resolving issues, testing solutions and communicating resolution with customers

● Analyze errors and utilize resources such as Workday community to drive resolutions and identify root cause

● Develop simple test plans and project plans for upgrades/new functionality

● Actively participate in Workday Community by contributing to content, voting on Brainstorms, etc.

● Develop training document related to Workday updates

● Performs other duties as assigned 



 Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books, a leading provider of core literacy curriculum and professional services, and a producer of educational and entertaining children's media. The Company creates quality books and ebooks, print and technology-based learning programs for pre-K to grade 12, classroom magazines and other products and services  that support children's learning both in school and at home. With operations in 14 international offices and exports to 165 countries, Scholastic makes quality, affordable books available to all children around the world through school-based book clubs and book fairs, classroom collections, school and public libraries, retail and online.  True to its mission of 100 years to encourage the personal and intellectual growth of all children beginning with literacy, the Company has earned a reputation as a trusted partner to educators and families. Learn more at

Some benefits that we offer:

•  100% vested of 401(k) Retirement Plan after 5 years employment

•  Up to 1M worth of supplemental Life Insurance

•  Tuition Reimbursement

•  Purchase Scholastic stock at a 15% discount

Thank you for your consideration in choosing Scholastic.

HOW YOU CAN FIT    (Qualifications)


● Experience and knowledge of HCM, Performance, Compensation, Security and Benefits

● Understanding of object oriented architecture

● Outstanding customer service skills

● Basic knowledge of Workday domains, data structures and reporting functional areas (e.g. within Core HCM, Reporting, Compensation, Talent, Benefits and Payroll).

● Ability to collect, organize, analyze and disseminate information with attention to detail and accuracy

● Ability to consult with stakeholders and identify metrics and interpretation needed in deliverables

● Proficiency with MS Excel & MS PowerPoint (creating graphics, charts) ● Self-motivated with a focus on driving results and strong sense of accountability

● Experience supporting a global customer base 


● Four-year degree or equivalent experience

● 2-5 years of related experience working in/ supporting a core HCM system (i.e. Workday, PeopleSoft, SAP)

● Demonstrated experience and knowledge in systems management (configuration, business process, security)

● Knowledge of Ceridian Dayforce and/or Kronos Timekeeping system.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Scholastic is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our policy is clear: there shall be no discrimination on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam veteran.

Those factors shall not influence the determination of qualifications for a job or other opportunity within the company. Further, all personnel actions (such as compensation, tuition aid, benefits, transfers, promotions, and dismissals, company-sponsored training, social and recreational programs) shall be administered without discrimination.

To view the full EOE policy, click here.

To view the Scholastic Inc. EEO Policy statement, click here.

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