Standard Insurance Company HRIS Specialist in Portland, Oregon

If you want to make a positive difference and stand out from the crowd, you’ll fit in at The Standard ( Through our retirement plans and insurance products and services, we help people achieve financial well-being and peace of mind. Come join us and share our passion for serving our customers in a positively different way.

The HRIS Specialist is responsible for completing the core day-to-day HR transactional processes for both employee and contingent workers in the HRIS systems. They play a key role in the employee onboarding and provisioning process to ensure a positive, timely and efficient experience. Responsible for auditing and troubleshooting data quality issues to ensure the accuracy of worker data. Able to manage multi-task workload and meet service level agreements with high degree of timeliness and accuracy.

Transactional Processing: Process personnel change forms, including but not limited to, onboarding requests, terminations, cost center changes and organization movement and I-9. Enter/update HR data with a high degree of accuracy and maintaining employee confidentiality. Understand end to end HR operational processes and impacts and collaborate with key partners to clarify or obtain missing information. Perform data quality audits for accuracy and completeness.

Customer Service: Provide partnership and support to managers, employees, IT, Payroll and internal HR customers to troubleshoot issues and resolve simple to moderately complex problems for customers.

Documentation: Create and maintain process documentation and make recommendation for improvements.

Other Duties as Assigned: Assists with HR projects, performing duties such subject matter expertise, documentation/procedure development and testing execution.

Education: Bachelor’s preferred, or combination of equivalent work experience and education considered.


  • 3+ years of experience in managing data with a focus on data integrity, with at least 1 year of HR system experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills required.

  • Maintains a positive approach to customer service; has a high level of discretion and maintains confidentiality of sensitive information.

  • Demonstrated ability to resolve issues quickly with the ability to prioritize work, working under strict deadlines. Attention to detail is critical.

  • Works well in a team environment, including assisting other team members as necessary.

Technical Aptitude:

  • Intermediate knowledge with Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Standard Insurance Company, The Standard Life Insurance Company of New York, Standard Retirement Services, Inc., StanCorp Equities, Inc. and StanCorp Investment Advisers, Inc., marketed as The Standard, are Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status or any other condition protected by federal, state or local law. The Standard offers a drug and alcohol free work environment where possession, manufacture, transfer, offer, use of or being impaired by an illegal substance while on Standard property, or in other cases which the company believes might affect operations, safety or reputation of the company is prohibited. The Standard requires a criminal background investigation, drug test, employment, education and licensing verification as a condition of employment. All employees of The Standard must be bondable.

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Individuals with disabilities who need assistance or accommodation with the application process should contact HR Direct at 971-321-7871. This number is only for the use of individuals with disabilities who need accommodation with the application process. General inquiries about application status will not be addressed.

Time Type: Full-Time

Req #: 16467

External Company Name: Standard, The