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Human Resources Coordinator – School of Undergraduate Studies and Enrollment Management


Hiring Department:

School of Undergraduate Studies


Position Open To:

All Applicants


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Position Duration:

Expected to Continue





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General Notes

Our goal is to recruit and support staff and students with a wide range of backgrounds, ideas and viewpoints. A deep passion for promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging and access among our university community. Diversity in our community strengthens teaching and learning, research and creativity and our positive contributions to society. Must be eligible to work in the United States on a full-time basis for any employer.


To support student employment within the School of Undergraduate Studies and Enrollment Management (UGS/EM).


  • Responsible for all graduate and undergraduate student employment processing and onboarding in Workday. Provide guidance to students and supervisors on student employment policies, regulations, and procedures. Act as liaison with other UT Austin offices and colleges as needed.
  • Provide support to HR team. Assist with Smartsheets updates, processing Workday reports, special projects, and audits as requested.
  • Assist with UGS/EM portfolio Workday processing, as needed. File all necessary documentation and maintain personnel files. Ensure the organization is in compliance with all institutional rules and regulations pertinent to human resources functions. Stay abreast of all Workday updates and changes.
  • Complete I-9 forms and background checks for all new staff and student employees.
  • Serve as Timekeeper and assist with reviewing and approving time reports for the portfolio. Operate as primary approver for all part-time and student reports and backup for full-time staff time reports.

Required Qualifications

Successful candidate will demonstrate the following competencies, typically evidenced by a Bachelor’s degree and two years of HR experience: established problem-solving skills, a self-starter and results-oriented approach to work; demonstrated experience working in a large, complex, fast-paced and dynamic environment. Demonstrated commitment to supporting equity and inclusion in the portfolio. Demonstrated record of professional demeanor and discretion with the ability to interact diplomatically with diverse constituencies. Excellent communication (both oral and written), critical thinking skills, and attention to detail. Must be able to work with confidential information and utilize discretion. Knowledgeable of university resources, policies, and procedures.

Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional experience beyond the required. Knowledge of human resources laws, regulations, and best practices. Familiarity with UT policies and procedures. Familiarity with Workday. Demonstrated ability to multitask and handle concurrent projects with accuracy, diplomacy, and discretion. Ability to strategically problem solve and execute a plan of action. Engage and be an advocate for our students and staff. Previous experience in higher education or a large, complex organization.

Salary Range

$45,000 + depending on qualifications

Working Conditions

  • Standard office conditions
  • Daily use of a keyboard and computer
  • Hybrid telework optional

Required Materials

  • Resume/CV

  • 3 work references with their contact information; at least one reference should be from a supervisor
  • Letter of interest

Important for applicants who are NOT current university employees or contingent workers: You will be prompted to submit your resume the first time you apply, then you will be provided an option to upload a new Resume for subsequent applications. Any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) will be uploaded in the Application Questions section; you will be able to multi-select additional files. Before submitting your online job application, ensure that ALL Required Materials have been uploaded.  Once your job application has been submitted, you cannot make changes.

Important for Current university employees and contingent workers: As a current university employee or contingent worker, you MUST apply within Workday by searching for Find UT Jobs. If you are a current University employee, log-in to Workday, navigate to your Worker Profile, click the Career link in the left hand navigation menu and then update the sections in your Professional Profile before you apply. This information will be pulled in to your application. The application is one page and you will be prompted to upload your resume. In addition, you must respond to the application questions presented to upload any additional Required Materials (letter of interest, references, etc.) that were noted above.


Employment Eligibility:

Regular staff who have been employed in their current position for the last six continuous months are eligible for openings being recruited for through University-Wide or Open Recruiting, to include both promotional opportunities and lateral transfers. Staff who are promotion/transfer eligible may apply for positions without supervisor approval.


Retirement Plan Eligibility:

The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length.


Background Checks:

A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.


Pay Transparency:

The University of Texas at Austin will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


Employment Eligibility Verification:

If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification I-9 form.  You will be required to present acceptable and original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States.  Documents need to be presented no later than the third day of employment.  Failure to do so will result in loss of employment at the university.



The University of Texas at Austin use E-Verify to check the work authorization of all new hires effective May 2015. The university’s company ID number for purposes of E-Verify is 854197. For more information about E-Verify, please see the following:



Employees may be required to report violations of law under Title IX and the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act). If this position is identified a Campus Security Authority (Clery Act), you will be notified and provided resources for reporting. Responsible employees under Title IX are defined and outlined in HOP-3031.

The Clery Act requires all prospective employees be notified of the availability of the Annual Security and Fire Safety report. You may access the 2021 report here or obtain a copy at University Compliance Services, 1616 Guadalupe, Suite UTA 2.206, Austin, TX 78701.