HRIS Administrator

--School Group--




HRIS Administrator 


Human Resources 

Reports to  

HR Manager, Operations 


About School Group 

School Group (SG) is a start-up international non-profit developing a cutting-edge global e-learning platform that will allow students around the world to connect for peer-to-peer collaborative learning and skills development — improving the accessibility and quality of education, while transforming lives and impacting future success. We need talented people to help us make our vision a reality. So, if you believe in the power of education, international development and community service — and have the time, skills and know-how to match — we want you as a School Group volunteer. 



Role Overview 

The Human Resource Information System (HRIS) Administrator will support and maintain the organizations HRIS applications and modules for all School Group members. 


Essential Functions 


  • Oversees and maintains optimal function of the HRIS, which may include installation, customization, development, maintenance, and upgrade to applications, systems, and modules. 

  • Provides technical support, troubleshooting, and guidance to HRIS users. 

  • Collaborates with executive leadership and HR staff to identify system improvements and enhancements; recommends and implements solutions. 

  • Manages permissions, access, personalization, and similar system operations and settings for HRIS users. 

  • Programs custom functions and documentation such as automated queries, filters, macros, and reports. 

  • Compiles or assists with the acquisition of complex data reports, summaries, and logs for senior executives and HR staff. 

  • Serves as lead representative and liaison between HR, information services, external vendors, and other stakeholders for HRIS design and implementation projects. 

  • Ensures system compliance with data security and privacy requirements. 

  • Maintains knowledge of trends and developments in HRIS providers, vendors, and technology. 

  • Performs other duties as required. 




Every effort has been made to identify the essential functions of this position. However, this position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties you may be required to perform. The omission of specific descriptions of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or can be considered essential to this position. 



Key Relationships 


  • Human Resource Leadership Team 

  • Product Development Team 

  • Internal Departments 




  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or related field required. 

  • At least five years of related experience required with at least one year in a supervisory position preferred. 

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  

  •  Excellent interpersonal and technical support skills. 

  •  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. 

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 

  • Familiarity with human resource policies and procedures to ensure the HRIS meets organizational needs and goals. 

  • Ability to keep information confidential.  

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software. 

  • Thorough understanding of all areas of information systems with a highly technical understanding of at least one commercial HRIS product. 


  • Master’s degree in Human Resource Management, Business, or Organizational Psychology.  

  • Experience working remotely as part of a small team  

  • Experience working in a start-up company, non-profit or entrepreneurial environment.  




Why volunteer with us? 

We are a community of people from different parts of the world who share a common belief in improving education which will eventually reduce poverty and improve the quality of life and living conditions globally. Volunteering with us will enable you to build your resume and gain invaluable experience in a supportive environment. 


  • In the USA, School Group is a Certifying Organization, offering the President’s Volunteer Service Award (PVSA) to eligible volunteers. 


  • School Group will provide a letter of recommendation to all volunteers who are able to showcase outstanding performance for professional references. 



Other information 


This is a volunteer position. There will be no financial compensation. Our organization is 100% volunteer-run. We welcome volunteers located anywhere in the world, as long as they can connect reliably to the internet.