Senior Director HRIS

UMass Memorial Health Care | Worcester, Massachusetts 01605

Salary Range: Call for details
Date Posted: April 29, 2022
Opportunity Code: 30757


Not-For-Profit Health Care Center in Beautiful Massachusetts in Search of a Senior Director HRIS


The Position

  • Under the leadership of the Vice President of Compensation, the Senior Director HRIS is responsible for the development, maintenance, and coordination of all services related to HRIS which includes the implementation and optimization of Workday while overseeing up to 8 direct reports. 
  • Develops and oversees strategic and tactical plans in support of the transition to Workday as they shift to automating, building, and transforming the team.
  • The Senior Director will act as liaison to the HR and Information System staff and establish a close working relationship with all departments. 
  • Ideal candidate will bring excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills between all personnel, can demonstrate decision making and problem-solving skills, and have knowledge of Workday (OR Oracle and/or similar HRIS large systems). 
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field required, master’s degree in related field preferred.
  • Minimum eight years’ experience working in HRIS in a hospital and/or corporation, five years’ experience in an executive/management capacity required.
  • Open to candidates in a remote/hybrid setting. 

The Organization

  • UMass Memorial Health is the clinical partner of the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the largest health care system in Central and Western Massachusetts. It is a not-for-profit, integrated health care system designed to provide all levels of care, from primary to quaternary. The hub of the clinical system is the UMass Memorial Medical Center (UMMC), a major academic health center located on three campuses in Worcester. With 802 licensed beds, over 130,000 annual ED visits, and more than 1.2M outpatient visits, UMMC has become the third largest hospital in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. UMass Memorial Health also delivers care through two member hospitals, HealthAlliance-Clinton and Marlborough, and an extensive ambulatory system that includes clinics, medical offices, and health centers across central Massachusetts.
  • The UMass Memorial Medical Group is a large, integrated multispecialty group medical practice providing primary care and specialty care at locations throughout Worcester and Central Massachusetts.
  • UMass Community Medical Group (CMG) began in 1998 with the merger of Memorial Medical Group and UMCP and today represents 15% of the revenue of UMMMG and 26% of ambulatory visits. The group is two-thirds primary care (IM, FM, Med-Peds, Peds), and one-third specialty care (Hospitalists, Neurosurgery, General Surgery, ENT, Ob-Gyn, Neurology, Nephrology, Rheumatology, Endocrinology, Pulmonary, ID, Sleep Medicine) with 70 sites currently throughout central Massachusetts. The practice includes 190 physicians, 19 affiliate practitioners and about 450 support staff and has included 16 new practices or acquisitions in the last 5 years.

The Community

  • The City of Worcester is governed by a Council-Manager, or Plan E, form of government with a popularly elected Mayor, 11 City Council Members and a City Manager. Located in the center of Massachusetts, between Boston and Springfield, Worcester is known as the "Heart of the Commonwealth."
  • Although the position is Hybrid/Remote, Worcester offers a great opportunity to own or rent, raise a family, or live independently. Worcester is a city that offers the best of both large and small cities with its affordable housing; quality public schools; many colleges and universities; access to diverse culture, sports, restaurants, and entertainment; and reliable local and regional transportation.
  • Worcester is a great place to live. In addition to the nightlife, diverse restaurants, colleges and universities and events, the average housing price in Worcester is lower than the Massachusetts average. Residents and businesses also have the option of choosing from competing wireless telephone, satellite television and electricity suppliers.
  • Worcester is home to 8 colleges and universities. The Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts allows member universities and colleges in the Greater Worcester area to share resources, provide diverse courses to students at other member schools and further expand the possibilities for students. With such a great educational presence, Worcester's higher education industry is one of the City's proudest assets.



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