Job Location:
San Antonio, TX

Job Title

Human Resources Generalist I or II – Benefits


Texas A&M University – San Antonio


Office Of Human Resources

Proposed Minimum Salary


Job Location

San Antonio, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Human Resources Generalist I or II -Benefits, under general supervision, provides moderately complex Human Resources work and plays a key role in the talent management strategy by administering comprehensive benefit and reward programs perceived as highly valuable to our university community to retain top talent. This customer-service minded professional is responsible for actively engaging with our employees to educate them on the benefits received through working at A&M-San Antonio and serve a resource to get the most from of their benefits. The Human Resources Generalist I- Benefits reports to the AVP/Chief Human Resources Officer.


  • Performs technical and administrative work in support of human resources programs to include selection of benefit plans, retirement, and wellness.

  • Assists in compiling and preparing reports and documents related to benefits and wellness activities.

  • Enters, updates, and retrieves files and records in Workday the human resources information system, and may assist with the analysis of human resources reports or organizational methods.  

  • Assists in planning, developing, revising, and implementing human resources policies, procedures, and forms.

  • Coordinate open enrollments, changes, and training for employee benefits programs.

  • Coordinate benefits administration to include new hire enrollment, annual open enrollment, and mid-year changes including communication to the university community and managing enrollment data with all vendors and within the HRIS online system.

  • Conduct benefit orientations educating new employees of the details of the retirement, leave, and benefit programs.

  • Respond to human resources-related benefits inquiries.

  • Serve as an initial point of contact for employees directing them to appropriate resources and answering benefit policy inquiries with a high level of customer service, discretion, and confidentiality.

  • Assist with the Health & Wellness strategy that incorporates holistic well-being focusing on physical, mental, financial, intellectual, and social health.

  • Act as the benefits subject matter expert (SME) ensuring benefits policies and practices remain compliant.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field

  • 0-1 years of prior HR experience.

Preferred Experience

  • Benefits experience in higher education.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet applications. Knowledge of HR concepts, principles, and practices in relation to benefits and wellness.

  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.

  • Workday experience a plus.

  • Strong analytical and presentation skills, exceptional interpersonal communication, strong problems solving skills, high level or organizational skills, ability to manage multiple projects and priorities.

  • Flexible self- starter.

Applicant Instructions: 

Please make sure to provide the following documents: 

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume / CV 

  • References – at least two professional references

For detailed instructions on how to apply for any position on our website, please use the following link: 

http://www.tamusa.edu/humanresources/job-opportunities/index.html ​  

Summary of Employee Benefits: 


Texas A&M University-San Antonio values community engagement and encourages applicants who are committed to advancing the well-being and prosperity of our communities. 


Please ensure that all required documents are uploaded prior to submitting the application. Once the application is submitted, no changes or revisions can be made.  If you have issues with adding documents to your application, please contact HR at 210-784-2058. 

In compliance with ADA, if accommodations are needed for the application process, please contact HR at (210) 784-2058.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.