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Assistant Director of Human Resources

Sam Houston State University

Last Updated: 10/05/21

Job Description

Requisition 202100347S
Title Assistant Director of Human Resources
FLSA status Exempt
Hiring Salary This position is a pay grade 20. Please see Pay Grade Table at:

Occupational Category Professional
Department Human Resources
Open Date 09/27/2021
Open Until Filled Yes
Educational and Experience Requirement Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business, or related field. Six years of experience in one or more areas of Human Resources. Previous supervisory experience and experience in benefits required. Previous experience with the Banner Unified Digital Campus system, and in particular, the Human Resources and Payroll module, is preferred. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position Performs highly complex managerial work providing direction and guidance in the operations and planning in the Human Resources Department. Assists the Director of Human Resources with various initiatives and objectives.
Primary Responsibilities Responsible for all onboarding for faculty, staff and student employees; insurance, retirement, and other benefits; employment verifications; and records management. Supervises, hires, evaluates, and trains staff. Oversees and approves schedules, priorities, and standards for achieving goals. Develops, implements, evaluates, and oversees compliance with policies and procedures. Assists the Director and other managerial staff in directing and evaluating programs and department activities, focusing on continuous process improvement. Participates in strategic planning. Oversees the processing of all applicable benefits actions for benefits eligible staff, faculty and graduate student employees. Supervises the data entry and audit of insurance actions in the Employees Retirement System of Texas (ERS) online system. Assists with the development, implementation, and maintenance of the processes and systems used for effective onboarding of new employees. Ensures Affordable Care Act (ACA) compliance. Supervises the document imaging process, ensures proper records retention of personnel files, and processing of employment verification requests. Oversees the processing of graduate student employee and hourly student employee electronic personnel action forms. Oversees the preparation of management and productivity reports, studies, Legislative Budget Board reports, Optional Retirement Program (ORP) Coordinating Board Reports, Medicare Data Match surveys, College and University Professional Association (CUPA) benefit surveys, ACA related reporting, and other benefit related reports and surveys. Supervises the maintenance of web pages associated with the assigned areas of responsibility. Answers policy and practice questions for areas of responsibility. Represents the department at business meetings, conferences, and seminars. Serves as a member of the Banner Human Resources core process team. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Other Specifications Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws. Ability to organize work effectively and prioritize objectives. Ability to exercise discretion, excellent reasoning, and independent judgment. Assists in the development of policies and operational procedures for the overall department. Skilled in directing multiple tasks, setting priorities, and organizing operations. Ability to manage business functions and supervise employees. Contacts include other University departments, vendors and off campus agencies; administrators, faculty, staff, and student employees. Performs research and prepares analytical reports, together with recommendations, on assigned subjects. Position requires confidentiality, attention to detail and accuracy, and excellent communication, time management, and supervisory skills. Position requires travel to conferences.

This position may be designated as a Campus Security Authority (CSA).
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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Company Details

Huntsville, Texas, United States