Enterprise Applications Group Team Lead

Lexington, KY
Jun 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Kentucky is seeking an Enterprise Applications Group Team Lead. With a direct reporting relationship to the Executive Director of Enterprise Applications and a dotted reporting relationship to the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, this position leads the team responsible for support and innovation within our Enterprise Applications Human Resources team. In addition to managing the team of functional and developer professionals, this person partners with other leaders (such as Business Owners, EA leadership, Service Desk, BASIS, etc.) to ensure the most effective and efficient use of current tools and helps define the future environment in helping our customers manage the resources of the University.

The Human Capital Management (HCM) Team Lead position serves as the service owner for SAP's HCM module and is responsible for roadmaps, service design, and continual improvement.

This position will has supervisory responsibilities; managing day-to-day operations within the SAP HCM group; managing employees assigned to the Group; and assigning mentors for employees. Employee training is also crucial, and this position will formulate and execute a knowledge transfer program; maintain a high level of morale; and provide development opportunities for the unit.

Job Title
Enterprise Applications Group Team Lead

Requisition Number

Working Title
Team Lead Human Resources, Enterprise Applications

Department Name
3J510:Human Resources Administration

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies:

Required Related Experience

5 yrs

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements for this position include communicating effectively; building positive working relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds; abiding by University guidelines; maintaining confidentiality; prioritizing and managing work effectively; providing exceptional customer service; performing work in a sedentary position; reporting to meetings at different locations both on and off campus; and interacting with individuals from various levels throughout the university.


Primarily days - 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM. However, this is an exempt position and may require additional time during evenings, weekends, and holidays to accomplish work goals.


The ideal candidate must have a working knowledge of Human Resources topics and needs (Hiring, Onboarding, Payroll, Benefits, Compensation, etc.); the ability to multi-task; solid time management; critical thinking; follow through; excellent project planning and organizational skills; leadership skills to include the ability to lead and direct others toward goal setting and attainment, taking into account divergent demands while managing scope and timelines; exceptional communication skills (written & verbal); collaboration; customer service; confidentiality; enjoy working independently as well as in a group; a thorough understanding of resource and employee management; strategic thinking; change management; planning and organizing; and effective project management skills.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Degree in a business-related or computer field.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of professional work experience do you have in HR related field/performing HR duties.
    • None
    • More than none, less than 3 years
    • 3 or more years, less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years, less than 8 years -
    • 8 or more years
  2. * How many years of professional work experience do you have in ERP system support or implementation role(s)?
    • None
    • More than none, less than 3 years
    • 3 or more years, less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years, less than 8 years
    • 8 or more years
  3. * How many years of professional work experience do you have in a management or lead position?
    • None
    • More than none, less than 3 years
    • 3 or more years, less than 5 years
    • 5 or more years, less than 8 years
    • 8 or more years
  4. * Describe your experience and/or process in leading people and projects.

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Describe your ideal work scenario – how are you most productive and how do you inspire others to become their most productive?

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


Similar jobs

Similar jobs