Manager, HRIS

Remote (United States)
Albany, NY +3

Who are we?

Versant Health is one of the nation’s leading administrators of managed vision care, serving millions of our clients’ members nationwide. We are driven by our mission to help members enjoy the wonders of sight through healthy eyes and vision.

As a Versant Health associate, you can enjoy a comprehensive Total Rewards package, which includes health and dental insurance, tuition reimbursement, 401(k) with company match, pet insurance, no-cost-to-you vision insurance for you and your qualified dependents. We are also invested in your success. There are many opportunities for advancement and development throughout all stages of your career with us.


See how you can make a difference with the support of strong leadership and a team environment.


See Everything, Be Anything™.


What are we looking for?

The HRIS Manager primary focus is to perform professional and technical work managing and leading the Human Resources (HR) Information System (HRIS). Serves as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for the system and the HRIS advisor in implementing business processes that streamline, data analysis and enhance workflows. Demonstrates and applies broad-based knowledge of all operations within HR in order to streamline processes. Develop system configurations and workflow processes to HRIS system as dictated by company business rules and changes. Provides quality assurance analysis and ensures integrity of HR data.


Where you will have an impact:

  • Serves as the HRIS leader to plan, develop, test, and implement new and revised HRIS upgrades and enhancements
  • Maintain, develop, and modify applications, system configurations, security, and workflow processes
  • Consults and works collaboratively with functional experts to develop implementation strategy, taking into consideration specific needs and overall project goals
  • Identifies, investigates, and determines technical and procedural problems, issues, and circumstances and conducts remedies for resolution and documents outcomes as needed
  • Conducts system audits, verifies accuracy of new or revised HRIS components, methods, or processes; develops and runs audits to ensure accuracy of data entry
  • Performs system maintenance and troubleshooting in the processing and/or retrieval of associate data in the HRIS
  • Designs, develops, and delivers HRIS trainings as the SME; Supports the design and functionality of HCM systems, processes, and related activities
  • Day to day support of HCM Time and Attendance, Recruitment, Onboarding, HR, Payroll, Benefits, and Compensation
  • Creates and manages security and profile settings for HCM users.
  • Executes HCM’s application administration tasks, including Self Service settings, user profiles, performance cycles, workflows, and notifications
  • Assists HR team and other end-users to identify, analyze, and document business needs and requirements
  • Assists in development and running of weekly, monthly, and yearly standard and custom reports for ongoing internal customer needs
  • Coordinates integration solutions using Dayforce HCM and other import tools, including business process analysis, design, development, and testing
  • Recommends process/customer service improvements and innovative solutions.
  • Maintains strong partnerships with HR, Payroll and other stakeholders
  • Collects and compiles HR metrics and data from a variety of sources including the human resource information system (HRIS) and payroll outputs, management, and employee surveys, exit interviews, employment records, government labor statistics, competitors’ practices, and other sources
  • Analyzes data and statistics for trends and patterns with attention to recruitment, hiring practices, motivation, turnover, and compliance with employment laws and regulations
  • Prepares reports of data results, presenting and explaining findings to senior leadership
  • Identifies and recommends reasonable short- and long-term goals, milestones, and benchmarks for key performance metrics
  • May conduct or assist with conducting classification audits to ensure that jobs are properly classified as exempt or nonexempt
  • Ensures compliance with data privacy regulations and best practices
  • Other duties as assigned


What’s necessary to do the job?

  • A bachelor's degree and five (5) to seven (7) years in the development and administration of an HRIS system. Ceridian Day Force required
  • Management experience required
  • Strong functional knowledge of Human Resources business processes (compensation, benefits, and supporting operations) and computer software applications such as Microsoft Office and database maintenance and management. Any appropriate combination of education and experience

HIPAA & Security Requirements

All Associates must comply with the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as it pertains to disclosures of protected health information (PHI) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and HIPAA Privacy Policies and Procedures. As a component of job roles and responsibilities, Associates may have access to covered information, cardholder data or other confidential customer information which must be protected at all times. As a result, Associates must explicitly adhere to all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Privacy & Security Training Program.


Versant Health will never request money from candidates who seek employment with us and will never ask for any payment as part of the recruitment process.


Versant Health is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at Versant Health without regards to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


The wage range for applicants for this position is [$90,000 to $110,000].

All incentives and benefits are subject to the applicable plan terms.

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