Human Resources Associate

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Human Resources Associate

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Hiring Salary:

This position is a pay grade 10. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category:



Human Resources

Open Date:


Open Until Filled:


Educational and Experience Requirement:

Associates degree and two years of related experience. Familiarity with report-writer software desired. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.

Nature & Purpose of Position:

To provide administrative support in assigned functional areas of the Human Resources Department.

Primary Responsibilities:

Performs work requiring the application of broad standards, general instructions, or practices to frequently changing situations to support management in the areas of insurance and retirement benefits, onboarding, verifications, and records. May also assist with the following areas: talent acquisition and staffing; employee training and development; and wage and salary administration. Determines work priorities, evaluates work in progress, and ensures the meeting of deadlines. Acts as a liaison with other departments on matters related to own department or section. Responsible for creating and submitting required reports and other related Human Resources activities, such as, but not limited to: Human Resource Information System (HRIS), insurance downloads and edits, new employee orientation, and special projects, as required. Creates and maintains the Human Resources website information. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Other Specifications:

Must be able to communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and other university departments, vendors, and off campus agencies on procedural and policy matters. Performs research and prepares analytical reports, and provides recommendations on assigned subjects. Handles sensitive and difficult personnel issues as a normal course of activities. Requires independent judgment and initiative. Requires a level of skill with modern office equipment and the ability to type.

Full Time Part Time:

Full Time


EEO Statement:

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity or expression. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code § 51.215.




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Job No:
Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 5/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time