HRIS Specialist

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Date: Nov 8, 2022

Location: New York, US

Company: Springer Nature Group

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The HRIS Specialist role is an exciting and fast paced opportunity within a dynamic Human Resources team. Working within a global organization, the primary focus of this position is to support the maintenance of the HRIS system in addition to the other systems supported by the team. The HRIS Specialist also supports upgrades, patches testing and other projects as assigned. This is an excellent growth opportunity collaborating with multiple business functions, as well as implementing and driving process improvements across all HR systems.



  • Process various types of HR data transactions (e.g. new hires, rehires, terminations, salary adjustments, promotions, title changes, department and manager changes)
  • Provide support, including researching and troubleshooting HRIS problems, unexpected results or process flaws, performing scheduled activities; recommending solutions or alternate methods to meet requirements.
  • Write, maintain and support a variety of reporting requirements
  • Assist in the development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs.
  • Maintain data integrity.
  • Support file integration processing through data validation and error resolution
  • Design and develop user procedures, guidelines and documentation. Conduct training for end users on new processes and functionalities.
  • Subject Matter expert for system related processes
  • Any other duties that can reasonably be expected of you.


Experience, skills and qualifications


  • BA/BS with a minimum of 3 years of professional HR experience, specifically with HRIS
  • Working knowledge of integrated HR Information Systems and MS Office Suite, particularly MS Excel
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical skills
  • Demonstrable project management skills with the ability to coordinate multiple projects, analyze data and develop recommendations
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt while managing competing priorities to produce quality deliverables and meet tight deadlines
  • Adheres to strict confidentiality requirements and protection of sensitive HR data



  • Experience within a global organization and ability to interact with various departments and levels of management a plus
  • Ceridian Dayforce and Workday an advantage


If you are an internal applicant please inform your line manager.


Springer Nature US provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes the benefit offerings listed below: 
•    Medical, Dental and Vision 
•    401(k) with company match and contribution
•    Hybrid office working policy, Summer Hours, and paid time off
•    Flexible Spending and Commuter programs
•    Multiple Life insurance options
•    Disability coverage
•    Tuition Assistance
•    Voluntary benefits: Identity Theft Protection, Pet Insurance, and Legal Assistance Insurance
•    Employee Assistance Program
•    Family friendly benefits and a variety of employee discounts
•    An array of Employee Social Networks  


Annualized Base Salary Range: $70,000 – $80,000. The salary offer may vary based on work experience, education and skill level.


Springer Nature is an Equal Opportunity Employer that complies with the laws and regulations set forth in the following “Equal Employment Opportunity Is The Law” poster:
At Springer Nature we value the diversity of our teams. We recognize the many benefits of a diverse workforce with equitable opportunities for everyone. We strive for an inclusive workplace that empowers all our colleagues to thrive. Our search for the best talent fully encompasses and embraces these values and principles.