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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Dec 12, 2022


Posting Number: SRGV6369
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Human Resources and Talent Development
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
To perform coordination, application, and monitoring of employee engagement activities and wellness initiatives exercising independent judgement and specialized knowledge. Develops materials and activities to promote organizational culture and employee engagement, including employee On-Boarding program, employee recognition, and employee wellness initiatives.

Description of Duties:
  • Proposes, coordinates and implements quality services affecting employee engagement activities and initiatives including new hire On-Boarding program, orientation, employee recognition, retention-focused efforts, and wellness initiatives.
  • Develops and delivers presentations related to On-Boarding program, employee engagement best practices, well-being initiatives, and employee engagement activities.
  • Manages and monitors all event logistics, associated with new hire On-Boarding, Wellness Champion cohorts, wellness activities, and employee engagement initiatives.
  • Develops and compiles metrics and reports to assess services including new hire survey data to provide a baseline point of reference regarding comprehensive On-Boarding experience, employee engagement, and employee wellness.
  • Tracks new hires through their first year of employment at UTRGV, captures data at periodic benchmarks for program evaluation and engagement.
  • Develops communications, webpages, and resource materials to promote awareness of engagement programs and initiatives.
  • Researches strategic opportunities to enhance programs and processes to enhance
  • efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Collaborates and develops new partnerships with University departments, acts as committee representatives for collaboration efforts.
  • Recommends new policies and procedures for improvement of program activities.
  • Attends meetings and conferences related to corresponding program initiatives.
  • Serves as an ambassador for UTRGV, our values, culture and service standards.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or stated work experience is accepted in lieu of education on a 2-for-1 basis.

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Three (3) years of relevant experience in Human Resources, outreach services, project/event coordination, public relations, or closely related area preforming related duties.

Preferred Experience:

Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.

Exceptional planning and organizational skills.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 11/28/2022
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956) 665-2451 and/or

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit jeid-98d1dd5b47598d4c97636e7d25097d17

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