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Assistant Director, Human Resources

Texas A&M International University
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Mar 7, 2023

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Assistant Director, Human Resources

Job Title
Assistant Director, Human Resources

Texas A&M International University

Human Resources

Proposed Minimum Salary
$5,667.67 monthly

Job Location
Laredo, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

Job Summary

The Assistant Director of Human Resources (HR), under general direction assists with planning, managing and overseeing activities, operations and projects in the Human Resources Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists in the administration of Human Resources.
  • Participates in planning, prioritizing and coordinating operational or procedural matters to meet department goals and objectives. Assists in planning and budgeting for department.
  • Participates in developing strategic plans based on department goals. Develops, implements, and administers policies and projects.
  • Oversees, coordinates and evaluates business functions. Prepares, reviews, and compiles reports, analyses, compliance, and surveys. Maintains database files and tables and develops custom reports.
  • Development and implementation of training programs.
  • Develops guidelines, procedures, and rules and oversees compliance with government standards, policies, procedures, and activities.
  • Develops schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Supervises and trains employees.

This document represents the major duties, responsibilities, and authorities of this job, and is not intended to be a complete list of all tasks and functions. Other duties may be assigned.

Additional Responsibilities
  • Become familiar and stay current with Workday and the process for all areas of human resources i.e. employment, benefits, leave functions, employee relations, etc.
  • Serve on campus committees as a representative for the human resources department
  • Serve on Workday committees as needed.
  • Assist with onboarding, orientations and human resource campus events.

Minimum Requirements
  • Education - Bachelor's degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Experience - Six years of related experience.
  • Supervisor Experience: Minimum of one (1) year supervisory experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master's degree in Organizational Development, Human Resources, Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited institution.
  • Prior higher education human resource experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful
  • Prior experience with Workday helpful

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • State and Federal laws and policies including:
    • Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA),
    • Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA),
    • Benefits,
    • Recruitment and hiring (faculty, staff, adjunct faculty and student),
    • Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA),
    • Leave of absences,
    • Worker's compensation, and
    • FMLA.

Ability to:
  • Multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong supervisory and organizational skills.

Preferred Knowledge and Abilities

Preferred Knowledge of:
  • Training and development programs
  • Compensation

Preferred Ability to:
  • Willingness to learn all aspects of human resources
  • Flexible and creative thinking
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact effectively and professionally with the general public and the University community
  • Attention to detail
  • Maintain confidentiality

Licensing / Professional Certification - PHR/SPHR helpful

Physical Requirements - None.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervision of Others

This position generally supervises employees.

Other Requirements
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.
  • Occasional travel.
  • Position requires on campus, face-to-face interactions.
  • Position requires maintaining a regular schedule of attendance on campus and in the workplace.

First review of applications will be March 1, 2023

Salary: $68,012/annually

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANT: During the application process you have only one opportunity to enter the requested information, upload documents and Submit the application. You will not be able to make changes or add additional documents once you “Submit” the application materials. The software does not allow you to “Save” your application and return to complete the process at a later time. The page "My Experience" has an area provided under Resume/CV to drop or upload files. Be sure to include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • At least 3 professional references and their full contact information, and
  • Unofficial transcripts (if applicable)

Applications received by Texas A&M International University must have all job application data entered. Failure to provide all job application data could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. “See resume” is not an acceptable entry in the job application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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