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University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 19, 2024

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Posting Number: SRGV7497
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Office of Faculty Affairs
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Provides management for the area of faculty relations and success. Responsible for providing guidance on complex issues related to faculty performance management, attendance, conflict management, and other reported personnel issues.

Description of Duties:
  • Provides guidance on faculty-related policies and practices including, but not limited to, performance management, disciplinary actions and administration, and other work related issues.
  • Coordinates and participates in timely investigations of complaints or grievances as they relate to employment, termination and unemployment.
  • Evaluates, prepares and presents documentation regarding the recommendations for corrective or disciplinary actions to academic leadership in collaboration with Human Resources.
  • Collaborates with Human Resources, Legal, and Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs to determine necessary plan of action and offer recommendations.
  • Ensures communication with Human Resources on pending actions/cases, as applicable.
  • Proposes and coordinates process for faculty grievances in accordance with institutional HOP policies and procedures.
  • Prepares and presents reports, proposals, operations and procedures, written materials and documentation to superiors and external stakeholders as requested.
  • Administers, coordinates and manages activities involved in faculty development or leadership programs or projects as assigned.
  • Develops and implements standards for attainment of Faculty Affairs program goals and objectives.
  • Determines and assesses work priorities.
  • 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.

Preferred Education:
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources or closely related field.


Required Experience:
Five (5) years of professional experience working with faculty in academia, including three (3) years experience in Human Resources or operations in closely related field.

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. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally, and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. UTRGV is a distributed institution, which may require presence at multiple locations throughout the Rio Grande Valley. Work is performed primarily in a general office environment.

Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Ability to interact in a professional manner with faculty, staff, students and the public. Ability to handle ambiguous and difficult faculty-related issues with tact and diplomacy. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of federal, state and local laws.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 04/16/2024
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
Social Security Number

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.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 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 VP of HR & Talent Development .

To apply, visit jeid-45f045f6e983ff4fb9e15d7a8fe3cbc9


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