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Workforce Management Analyst (Kronos experience required) Scholastic
New York, NY

Scholastic is a publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children's media.

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Job Description


The Workforce Management Analyst will be a Kronos functional resource responsible for the configuration and business process enhancements within the specific enterprise Kronos functional area. This role will support a team member and be responsible for monitoring and reviewing security request changes for approvals or denials within the environments. In addition, the analyst will provide assistance in creating new workforce policies and procedures.


Application Architecture/Configuration:

* Maintain master data configuration ensuring master data sync between other systems
* Maintain Business Processes (break/fix and enhancements)
* Provide subject matter expertise to the BPO's. Keep up to date on functionality and training
* Work with BPO's to develop requirements for changes and work with relevant resources to implement change and prioritize workload
* Assist with testing of integration / security cases
* Assist in resolving User "How To" questions and coordinate with BPO's to maintain relevant job aids/learning/communications
* Coordinate feature/function cases with Kronos
* Identify areas for process improvement


* Understand security and data privacy standards
* Develop and maintain awareness of data security and comply with policies and procedures (working closely with Security lead)
* Grant security access following security protocols established by the security lead and configurator
* Assist with compliance reporting
* Serve as escalation point for unresolved security issues from Help Desk


* Deep understanding of data model, corporate system architecture, interfaces, reporting, and data loading procedures
* Heavily involved in requirements gathering, designs, and tech QA reviews
* Enforce data governance and attention to data quality
* Works across various platforms (data warehouse, web services, various file exchanges, etc.)


* Create and maintain related calculated fields for integrations; communicate calculated fields needs across areas to avoid redundancy and achieve efficiency
* Work across various platforms that integrate with Kronos
* Work on multiple enhancements / projects and other duties as assigned
* Reviews release notes and works with team to assess impacts and coordinate integration testing


* 2-3 years of experience working with Kronos Workforce Central including the functional, architectural, and configuration knowledge of Kronos Workforce Timekeeper, Accruals, Attendance, Activities, and Scheduler
* Workday and Kronos iSeries knowledge preferred
* Application Support Service experience
* Strong knowledge of web services, SOAP, WDSL, XML, XSLT or XPATH.
* Kronos WIM and SQL or advanced query language skills preferred
* SOX knowledge where required
* Strong communication skills and a customer service orientation required
* Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail
* Strong problem solving and communication skills
* Excellent organizational skills
* Query language skills preferred
* Experience implementing or reporting from a data warehouse
* Experience with data models, security, reporting and integration
* This is a project-based opportunity with benefits
* Some travel required


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 97 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.

About Scholastic

Scholastic is a publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and related services and children's media.

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