Director of Human Resources

Alpine, Brewster County / Sul Ross, Brewster County
$54,000 - $70,000
Sep 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Bachelor’s degree in personnel administration or related field. Four years managerial experience in personnel administration. Computer skills and working knowledge of standard office equipment.


Master’s degree with course work in personnel management. Some or all experience gained in higher education or other state agency personnel administration. Computer payroll, personnel data base, spreadsheet, and word processing skills.


    Responsible for formulation and interpretation of personnel and payroll policies and procedures; manages employment process including position announcement, advertisements, recruitment, application processing, skill testing, applicant referral, and applicant statistical data maintenance; administers insurance programs for all active and retired employees including health, dental, life, long term disability, flexible benefits plan with medical and dependent care accounts, claims problems, various reports, and beneficiary assistance; supervises employees responsible for production of two monthly payrolls and associated reports; responsible for retirement programs including the Teacher Retirement System and Optional Retirement Program; advises employees concerning the Texas Deferred Compensation Plan and supplemental tax sheltered annuities; oversees personnel records management for all employees including personnel actions, benefit program, time sheets, and leave records; handles employee grievance procedures and other employee problems; provides for new employee orientation and initiates training programs; prepares University Pay Plan for publication; responsible for non-academic position classification system including studies of positions, formulation of specifications, and preparation of job descriptions in cooperation with supervisors; processes unemployment compensation claims; handles workers’ compensation claims, accident and injury reports, and works closely with safety program; serves on employee awards, insurance, and safety committees; responsible for Affirmative Action Program including preparation of plan, statistical records maintenance, numerous reports, and answers discrimination claims; work entails frequent contact with individual employees, department heads, and representatives of various companies; prepares reports and surveys for federal and state agencies, professional associations, and for internal use; performs other duties as required. Department heads are responsible for content and maintenance of their department webpages.

    Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times.

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:                It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job‑related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry.  Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary.  Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.