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Human Resources Specialist

St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, USA

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  • HUMR - Human Resources
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Full Time
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    Human Resources Specialist

    Human Resources Department

    St. Edward's University is seeking a Human Resources Specialist. The Human Resources Specialist provides specialized HR support for the department. Supports the effective and consistent application of employee hiring, onboarding, job classification, and compensation administration processes and policies. Performs a variety of HR tasks including full lifecycle recruiting, all facets of onboarding, and entering and maintain accurate data. Provides customer services, advice, training, and support to the University community, as appropriate. Directly supports the Talent & Compensation Manager.

    QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, preferably in business administration, human resources, organizational management or a closely related field. Two-Three years related work experience in recruiting, talent development, compensation classification management.

    HR Certification preferred. Advanced knowledge of MS Office and office equipment such as photocopier, scanner etc. Good command of English both oral and written. Dependable with a respect to confidentiality and policies. Excellent organizational skills. Great attention to detail.



    Talent Management, Recruiting, and Onboarding

      Provides direct support for all talent and full-cycle recruiting and onboarding functions for the university.Works with hiring managers providing support for hiring, onboarding employees, and other HR functions as needed.Onboards new employees creating offer letters, sending and collecting new hire documents, and providing support and guidance to new employees.Runs and reviews background checks, collects appropriate documents and ensures completion and accuracy.Communicates with new hires throughout the onboarding process.Schedule and maintains New Hire Orientation.Assist with facilitation of the University NEO.Creates advertisements, position profiles and postings that are attractive to potential candidates. Maintains and updates the University's recruitment web presence on University and other recruitment websites.
    • Attends career fairs and other recruiting events in the representation of the university
      Performs activities supporting the recruitment, screening, and referral of applicants for the university.Establishes and maintains liaison with external agencies and recruiting sources.Coordinates the placement of job advertisements.Assists with the coordination and facilitating the process for the employee onboarding and transfer process.Performs activities in support of talent management process.Collects and reviews Employee Action Notices and ensures accuracy for submission. Submits EANs timely and complete to Finance Team.Assists with position audits, analyzes and evaluates jobs using established evaluation system, review and submission of appropriate documents.Diversify talent pipelines and to collaborate with external industry partners as necessary to strengthen the talent pool.Sources candidates through online job boards, social media and other techniques to reduce the lag time to fill vacant positions.Looks for cost efficient ways to market the University.Leads the development of targeted outreach strategies for diversity recruitment.
    • Email and correspond with hiring managers in regards to posting and ATS access.
    • Create Offer Letters and correspond with new employees in regards to job offer.
    • Gather and coordinate all related paperwork to new hires.
    • Assists with processing I-9 verification.
    • Supports with Recruiting and Talent Management Projects as needed.
    • Creates and run reports
    • Provide front desk support as needed.


    • Review incoming supplemental payments and coordinates submissions and salary change requests.
    • Assists and collaborates, as appropriate, in the planning, coordination, facilitation, administration, and reporting of the annual salary review program for regular staff employees.
    • Assists with collecting salary data and compensation, classification projects.
    • May assist with audits and collection of data for salary reviews.
    • Assists with perform HRIS Banner testing.
    • Maintain operational knowledge in other key human resources areas as employee relations, performance management, leave administration organization and career development, and Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO).
    • Other duties as assigned.

    The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!

    Medical & Rx Coverage - UMR (HSA & FSA Available)

    Dental - Sunlife Dental

    Vision - Sunlife Vision Plan

    Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

    Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

    Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

    Pet Insurance

    Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

    Retirement Plan - (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

    Tuition Benefits

    Paid Holidays

    Services & Discounts


    Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.


    St. Edward's University, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;



    We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

    Background Checks:

    A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

    Reference #: J20201672

    Posted: 12/21/2021

    Available: Immediately

    St Edwards University


    St. Edward’s University: One of America’s Best Colleges

    St. Edward’s is a dynamic, nationally ranked, Catholic university where teaching, learning, leadership and service come together to contribute to a better world. For more than a decade, we’ve been named one of “America’s Best Colleges” by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the thriving city of Austin, Texas, with partner universities in 16 countries, our impact extends across the globe.

    An Education for Today and a Lifetime

    St. Edward’s offers an extraordinary educational environment that challenges, inspires and empowers students to make a difference in their world. Our academic community is dedicated to providing undergraduate, graduate and adult-learner degree programs that meet the demands of our times, preparing students to lead and succeed in a rapidly changing world.

    Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, our liberal arts education emphasizes critical thinking, ethical reasoning and multicultural understanding. Students enjoy the advantages of small classes and personal attention coupled with innovative facilities and advanced technology. And they benefit from valuable real-world experience through research, internships, service and study abroad. Through the abundant learning opportunities a St. Edward’s education provides, our students gain the knowledge and skills they need to pursue fulfilling careers and purposeful lives.

    Quick Facts About St. Edward’s

    • 13:1 Student-faculty Ratio
    • 18 Average class size
    • 50+ Undergraduate areas of study
    • 7 Graduate degree programs
    • 10 Adult undergraduate programs
    • 4,620 Students enrolled
    • 4,023 Undergraduate students
    • 54 Countries represented

    See more facts and figures.     

    Our Achievements Draw National Recognition

    A commitment to students, faculty and a stellar academic environment that’s second to none has placed St. Edward’s in the national spotlight

    • Since 2003, St. Edward’s has consistently been recognized in the top 25 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual ranking of “America’s Best Colleges.” Currently, we’re 13th among universities in the Western Region.
    • Forbes, Princeton Review and Washington Monthly include St. Edward’s on their lists of the best universities in the country.

    • We’ve recently been ranked one of the top 10 “Best Colleges in Texas” by two highly respected college assessment groups: College Factual (2015) and Niche (2016). 

    • St. Edward’s has been named the nation’s top producer of U.S. Fulbright Students among master’s-granting institutions in 2015–2016. For the last six years, St. Edward’s has been recognized as a top producer of Fulbright Students, with a record 13 finalists and 10 winners in 2015. Since 2004, our students have won 37 Fulbright grants.

    Strategic Planning Guides Our Success

    From 1999 to 2015, St. Edward’s increased overall enrollment by 25%. And our donors contributed more than $152 million during that time. This record generosity helped grow our endowment to more than $95 million and provided important funding for new buildings and capital improvements. See how we’re continuing the momentum of that success in the years ahead. Read about our strategic priorities for 2018.

    Learn more about St. Edward’s.

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