IT Systems Manager- HRIS

Information Technology
Corporate Services & Purchasing

The IT Manager, HRIS is responsible for LCS’ HRIS system(s) and employee data, including identifying emerging system requirements, monitoring and managing system performance, and overseeing support for process improvements & change initiatives. The IT Manager, HRIS will work alongside the HRIS Technical Lead on the design and implementation of business requirements.  This role will work with the Onboarding teams to effectively onboard all new clients to LCS’ HRIS platform.


Together, We’re Greater

At LCS, we provide you the opportunity to use your talents in a progressive, growing organization that makes a positive difference in the lives of the seniors we serve. If you are seeking an organization that gives back, you’ll love working here. Our principles and hospitality promises define our company culture. LCS employees can be found participating in volunteer activities, getting involved in our committees or collaborating with team members in our innovative work space. You’ll find lots of opportunities to grow as a professional, serve the community, and enhance the lives of the seniors. Our culture of partnership is truly we feel what makes us unique.


Ready to make a difference? Then join us as the IT Manager, HRIS. We think it’s time for you to begin your #lifeatLCS.   


What You Need To Know

  • Responsible for maintaining and ensuring the integrity and confidentiality of all employee personnel data within Oracle HCM, addressing quality issues and identifying the route cause and actions to improve performance

  • Responsible for leading the end-to-end process transformation, change initiative and the transition to standard processes across all business lines.

  • Responsible for defining the governance of exceptions to the global standard processes and implementing HRIS policies and procedures where applicable.

  • Oversee cost-effective development and maintenance of Oracle HCM system integrations

  • Develop routine and ad hoc system queries and reports, leveraging metrics and trends to proactively identify areas for improvement

  • Partners with HRIS Technical Lead and key business stakeholders to implement HR technology upgrades and enhancements strategize on prioritization, functional design, documentation, implementation, testing, and training. Analyzes software releases to assess impact of new features.

  • Proactively identifies and recommends opportunities for operational excellence and process improvements to eliminate inefficiencies in our technologies and better support business needs.

  • Ensures the proper security administration, configuration and system processes are in place and appropriately maintained and that they comply with internal and external audit standards.

  • Drive strong performance management in the HRIS team through clear expectations, priority setting, frequent touch-points and feedback.

  • Establish standard operating procedures and departmental practices to ensure adherence service delivery protocols by direct reports. This includes case managing service requests from customers, turnaround time, customer communication, application documentation and testing practices.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders across all functions (HR, Finance, IT, Operations) to maintain and develop processes and integrations that will create a best in class HR technology platform.

  • Identifies and creates the processes necessary to get work done. Separates and combines activities into efficient workflow. Designs processes and procedures that allow managing from a distance. Seeks ways to improve processes, from small tweaks to complete reengineering.

What We Are Looking For

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field and/or history of continuing education related to job responsibilities or relevant experience. 

  • Minimum of seven (7) years hands on HRIS experience with proven leadership work in HR systems, HRIS design and implementation techniques, HRIS practices, HRIS methods and HRIS programs.

  • Demonstrated management experience.

  • Experience in Oracle HCM is strongly preferred.

  • Working knowledge of functional human resources administration and basic principles of general human resources and payroll, reporting methods and procedures.

  • Knowledge of data collection, analysis, data presentation and project management.

  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, maintain productivity and effectiveness in a fast-changing environment with sometimes conflicting priorities; able to prioritize workloads and resources to meet deadlines.

  • Experience with implementing, configuring, and supporting HR systems.


Even Better 

  • Excellent written, verbal, and communication skills required.

  • Demonstrated customer service approach to providing IT or support services.

  • Ability to coordinate and manage projects.

  • Ability to prioritize and meet multiple deadlines.

  • Ability to use discretion in working with sensitive and/or confidential information.

  • Knowledge and experience in Oracle Service Request process

  • Knowledge of SQL and PL/SQL

  • Strong problem solving ability with focus on quality and urgency

  • Strong documentation skills

  • Flexibility for on-call/afterhours support.

  • Follows through on commitments and makes sure others do the same.

  • Acts with a clear sense of ownership. Takes personal responsibility for decisions, actions, and failures.

  • Establishes clear responsibilities and processes for monitoring work and measuring results.

  • Comes up with useful ideas that are new, better, or unique.

Sound like a good fit? Let’s talk about how together we can be greater!


Why LCS?  

Industry leader. We have been in the business of Senior Living for over 40 years. Nearly 90% of Life Care Services-managed health centers have a 4- or 5-star rating.

Competitive pay, great benefits and vacation time.  We are an equal opportunity employer with benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, disability, 401(k) with company match.

Family oriented culture. We provide a positive and supportive work environment which our employees value. Flex-time, work from home, and social activities with employees and their families add to our family centric approach.

Charity and community involvement. We are recognized as a national team for the Alzheimer’s Association and consistently a top contributor to United Way. We also support our employee’s individual community contributions and provide opportunities to get involved at our corporate locations and in our communities.

Outstanding advancement opportunities. 650 and counting; LCS is growing and we think you should too. Our company growth allows for internal growth opportunities across all of our business lines.

Professional development. Ongoing, onsite education opportunities, education assistance, and continuing education credits allow LCS employees to keep their knowledge of current industry changes relevant.

Fun companywide events. Leadership Summit, SHOE, and our annual company holiday party; just to name a few.

Top Iowa Workplace. We’ve created an environment where LCS employees enjoy coming to work. LCS has been named a top Iowa Workplace, an award that recognizes the top workplaces based on employee survey results each year.


LCS creates living experiences that enhance the lives of seniors. You’ll see this commitment in our people. They’re talented, dedicated professionals who truly care about residents, with each conducting his or her work with integrity, honesty and transparency according to the principles of LCS. We strive to help every community succeed—strengthening available resources, establishing proven practices that lead to long-term growth and creating lasting value for those living in, working for and affiliated with the community. Check us out on our website:


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