Associates degree with two years of related experience; or High School or G.E.D. equivalent with six years of related experience. Familiarity with report-writer software desired. Additional education can be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
To provide administrative support in assigned functional areas of the Human Resources Department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
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) data entry, insurance data entry, new employee orientation, review and approval of Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFs) and onboarding documents, and special projects, as required. Assists customers over the phone and in person. Position includes working at the reception desk. Creates and maintains the Human Resources website information. Scans or saves documents in the Banner Document Management System. Performs other related duties as assigned.
About Sam Houston State University
For more than 140 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The measure of a Life is its Service," resonates among its 22,000 students, eight colleges and well beyond its historical roots through research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more.
SHSU is an inclusive institution whose mission is to provide high quality education, scholarship, and service to students. With over 90 bachelor degrees, 50 master’s, and 11 doctoral programs—including the nation’s first Ph.D. in forensic science, SHSU provides an exceptional college experience for every student: traditional or non-traditional; first generation; international; or online.
Service to self and others is paramount at SHSU and reflected in all university organizations and programs. In fact, the university was named to USA Today’s Top 50 in the U.S. for “commitment to civic engagement and global awareness,” in addition to being classified a "Community Engaged Campus" by the Carnegie Commission on Higher Education. This honor, bestowed to only 311 public institutions nationwide, acknowledges th...e university's significant commitment to service.
Sam Houston State University has a small town feel with large scale opportunities. Located in the Piney Woods region of East Texas, Huntsville provides area residents with a sense of community and belonging, although just an hour drive north of Houston.
SHSU 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. SHSU is committed to promoting a campus culture that embraces diversity and inclusion. The University acknowledges and values our responsibility to cultivate an equitable and inclusive environment where students, faculty, staff, and community recognize the benefits of collaboration and mutual respect through diverse identities and experiences.
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