Associates degree and two years of related experience, or High School/GED with four years of related experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and familiarity with report-writer software preferred. Bilingual preferred. A combination of education, experience, and training that would produce the required knowledge and abilities could be considered.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Provides administrative support in assigned functional areas of the Human Resources (HR) Department.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Performs work requiring the application of broad standards, general instructions, or professional practices to frequently changing situations to support management in the following areas: insurance and retirement benefits; scanning and indexing HR records; completing state service, education, and other verifications; processing electronic Personnel Action Forms and employee new hire documents. May assist in other areas of HR as needed, including work in the reception area answering phones and greeting/assisting visitors. 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 reports and other related HR activities, such as, but not limited to: HRIS, insurance data entry, new employee orientation, and special projects, as required. Maintains the HR website information. 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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