Pay Grade
EEO Code
Human Resources Specialist

Performs responsible and complex administrative work under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources.


Works closely with departments relating to submission of Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFs). Submits new hire and change EPAFs. Conducts new employee orientation sessions for benefit eligible employees. Maintains personnel records and files for all employees. Assists in the administration of numerous employee programs such as the staff educational incentive program, dependent educational assistance program, employee service recognition award ceremony, and annual staff awards. Maintains employees' records of FMLA , sick leave pool application and usage, and sick donation. Works closely with the Workers Compensation Coordinator regarding employee's leave. Assists the Benefits Administrator in administering benefits programs. May constructs web-based forms and surveys. Responsible for ad hoc reporting as assigned. Performs other duties as assigned.

Physical Condition

Ability to sit and stand for long periods of time.


Two or more years human resource experience, preferably for a public agency. State of Texas higher education experience is desirable. Excellent computer skills and knowledge of software technology including Access, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher. Knowledge of Banner is desirable.


Must have knowledge of federal, state and university laws and regulations relating to human resources administration and implementation, including AA/EEO, ADA, FMLA, FLSA and others. Skilled in use of PC, typewriter and automated human resource systems. Thorough knowledge of the campus organization, functions, procedures, and personnel is helpful.


Bachelor's degree (preferably with courses in Human Resources, Education, Business, or Public Administration) or equivalent experience is desirable.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to deal effectively, courteously, and professionally with a diverse group. Must have ability to formulate learning objectives. Requires strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to interpret and communicate personnel rules and policies to employees. Confidentiality a must. Personal cell phone usage may be required to complete position duties, including multi-function authentication requirements.*Regular reliable attendance is required. *Designated as a Responsible Employee as outlined by Title IX. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 11-16-2022