Director, UKG Dimensions Employee Time and Attendance Management

Category:  District Leadership
Job Function:  Administration
Department:  Payroll & Benefits

Salary Schedule Range



Provides central leadership, coordination, and direction for the planning, implementation, and assessment of employee time and absence management. Responsible for providing business and technical architectural guidance to development teams and District leadership by functioning as a liaison between IT and End User Groups. Excellent project management skills and the ability to document requirements, configure, test, and manage implementation tracking to keep projects on budget and on time. Also, ensures employees and managers know their responsibilities related to timekeeping, provides training where needed, and assists school-based Time Managers to identify and resolve errors related to employee worktime and absences.

Essential Duties

  • In-depth knowledge of the UKG Dimensions Timekeeping and Scheduling modules and mobile application
  • Technical support duties to include, but not limited to hyperfind/Dataview Creation
  • Compiles and analyzes time and attendance data and maintains related reports 
  • Performs end of pay period reviews to ensure all entered time is approved and submitted by school-based Time Managers (TM) prior to payroll cutoffs
  • Identifies potential errors through missed punch reports and proactively works with TM/employee on corrections
  • Identifies any calculation issues within the UKG-D configuration/logic for the timekeeping system (i.e., straight time and overtime, leave accrual, etc.) and analyzes pay rule design for process improvement opportunities
  • Responds to school-based Time Managers inquiries related to time keeping
  • Assists school-based Time Managers to ensure employees are accurately capturing time for PTO, Holiday periods and other less frequent events
  • Updates basic UKG-D system configuration, such as adding new departments or jobs to the business structure, creating new pay-codes, maintaining basic schedules, and assigning security roles
  • Receives communications from IT/UKG-D support regarding major system release upgrades and maintenance windows 
  • Interprets and explains FCS time and labor policies and the various related personnel rules 
  • Generates and distributes compliance reports on timecard approvals and retro pay changes due to timekeeping errors
  • Adjusts work schedules to meet District emergency situations
  • Ensures compliance of internal controls, and governing federal and state laws
  • Participates in or oversees the development of training programs specifically related to time and attendance to maintain adherence to time keeping practices
  • Maintains job aids and knowledge base articles related to time keeping system
  • Reviews and revises the District policies and guidelines related to employee time and attendance
  • Responds to employee/supervisor inquires and concerns regarding time and attendance in a timely manner
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the appropriate administrator

Required Education

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related discipline required


UKG Dimensions certifications highly desirable

Experience Qualifications

Minimum 3 years of hands-on work with UKG WFC/Dimensions functional technical areas; Timekeeping, Mobile app, and System configuration in an environment of a similar size/complexity


  • Experience with UKG-Dimensions (Kronos)
  • UKG Dimensions configuration, best practices, and problem research/troubleshooting skills
  • Knowledge of technical principles, practices, and procedures to implement and maintain system solutions
  • Experience providing business management leaders with system provided technical or business solutions
  • Practical knowledge related to Business principles (Payroll, General Ledger, Accounting)
  • Experience with Employee Central and SAP S/4 payroll preferred
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to consistently and efficiently meet established deadlines and timely respond to problems with employees and co-workers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to make public presentations
  • Ability to supervise and work effectively with departmental personnel
  • Good decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to develop implement, monitor, and evaluate program goals and initiatives
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Must have transportation and be able to travel across a wide geographically diverse District

Working Conditions

  • Office and school environment

Physical Demands

  • Routine physical activity associated with normal office and school environment
Posting ID:  28732

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