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University of Arkansas

Workday Report Developer (R0006083_Fayetteville)



$55,000.00 - $65,000.00


Full Time


Fayetteville, Arkansas, United States

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Type of Position:Professional Staff - Project/Program Administration

Workstudy Position:

Job Type:Fixed Duration of Project/Grant (Fixed Term)
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Sponsorship Available:

Institution Name: University of Arkansas System

Since its inception, the University of Arkansas System has developed a tradition of excellence that includes the state’s 1871 flagship, land-grant research university; Arkansas’s premier institution for medical education, treatment and research; a major metropolitan university; an 1890 land-grant university; two regional universities serving southern and western Arkansas; five community colleges; two schools of law; a presidential school; a residential math and science high school; a 100 percent-online university and divisions of agriculture, archeology and criminal justice. The individual entities of the UA System maintain cooperative strength as well as diverse offerings that exhibit unmatched economic and social impact to the state.

The UA System provides communities in Arkansas with access to academic and professional opportunities, develops intellectual growth and cultural awareness in its students and provides knowledge and research skills to an ever-changing society. The system enrolls more than 60,000 students, employs over 17,000 employees, and has a total budget of over $2 billion. An intrinsic part of the texture and fabric of Arkansas, the UA System is a driving force in the state’s economic, educational and cultural advancement.

Department:TECH - Reporting

Department's Website:
Summary of Job Duties:This position serves as the Workday Report Developer on the Technical team, reporting to the Reporting and Analytics Lead. This position will be an integral part of the transformative team in-charge of data reporting and analysis for Workday Student Implementation at University of Arkansas System.

Job Duties for this position include
• Analyzing reporting requirements to determine development methods, development templates, and report design
• Developing and maintaining simple to complex Workday reports (advanced, matrix, composite, BIRT) utilizing Workday Report Writer and Report Designer, as well as other available technologies
• Building and maintaining calculated fields in accordance with best practices and industry standards
• Designing and developing accurate dashboards to enhance operations and provide leadership the ability to make strategic decisions
• Partnering with stakeholders (Student implementation teams and institutional teams) to understand report/data requirements and ensure results meet the business needs
• Working with security team to build reports in accordance with the System’s security policy to support the evolving reporting needs of the organizations
• Developing and executing unit test and/or system test plans for reports ensuring delivery of a quality product
• Troubleshooting report related issues and resolving issues in a timely manner
• Assessing change impact and maintaining proper change management documentation to satisfy the Project’s internal/external audit controls
• Managing development progress by tracking activity and periodically publishing status updates.
• Actively participating in Workday Community by researching, contributing to content, voting on Brainstorms, etc.
• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education
  • At least two years’ related experience

Preferred Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science or a related field
  • Experience with statistical analysis and reporting financial, HR, academic and or medical data
  • At least two years’ experience with report development (designing, coding, testing, optimizing) for complex reports
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams including but not limited to Human Resources, Finance, Student Financial Aid, Student Records etc
  • Prior technical experience with Workday, including Report Writing is a preferred skillset.
  • Ability to work from home and willingness to travel within the state, for up to 25% as needed

Salary Information:

$55,000 - $65,000

Required Documents to Apply:


Optional Documents:

Cover Letter/Letter of Application, List of three Professional References (name, email, business title)
Additional Information:

Recruitment Contact Information:

Smitha Kartik, Reporting Lead

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site [Register to View] target="_blank">[Register to View]

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:Criminal Background Check

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to age, race, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran status, military service, genetic information, sexual orientation or gender identity. Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding
Frequent Physical Activity:Sitting
Occasional Physical Activity:Talking
Benefits Eligible:Yes