Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director Salary
Job Description for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director
Human resources information systems (HRIS) directors are responsible for overseeing an organization's human resource information system, including system configuration and security maintenance. A bachelor’s degree in information technology (IT) or a related field and prior experience are generally required for this position.Read More...
HRIS directors work closely with employees of the information technology (IT) and human resources (HR) departments and provide leadership, system evaluations, strategic direction, and other analyses. They may be involved in choosing vendors and approving changes to the organization’s current system, and they also follow up on projects delegated to their employees to ensure that deadlines are met. Strong written and verbal communication skills are important in this position, and they may be actively involved in hiring and interviewing applicants within their departments. As directors, they must conduct performance evaluation reviews and provide timely feedback to staff, and they must always stay up-to-date with government rules and regulations related to employee pay and benefits to ensure that relevant requirements are integrated into the HRIS system. They must also stay up-to-date with relevant new technology available in the marketplace.
Prior experience with PeopleSoft and familiarity with SuccessFactors, Workday, Taleo, or SAP are highly beneficial, and proficiency with Microsoft Office programs may be required for this position. HRIS directors may also be required to travel to their companies' branch offices.
Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director Tasks
- Direct the design, selection and implementation or modification of HRIS and other HR computer solutions.
- Provide strategic and operational direction for all HRIS functions.
- Report departmenal progress to organization leadership.
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Popular Skills for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director
Survey results show that Human Resources Information Systems Directors typically report just a few professional skills. Most notably, skills in Workday Software, PeopleSoft HRMS, Project Management, and Human Resources Information System (HRIS) are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Microsoft Excel and Human Resources Information System. For most people, competency in Human Resources Information System indicates knowledge of Project Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) Director
Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.
For Human Resources Information Systems Directors, experience does not seem to be a major factor in determining pay. During their first five years in the workforce, individuals in this position earn $106K on average. Survey participants with five to 10 years under their belts see an only a slightly bigger average of $116K. Human Resources Information Systems Directors with one to two decades of relevant experience report an average salary of approximately $136K. After two decades in the workforce, the average Human Resources Information Systems Director generally earns more than ever; median pay for this group is estimated at $156K.