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Job ID: 131839

Human Resources Generalist
St. Edward's University

Date Posted Oct. 18, 2019
Title Human Resources Generalist
University St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, United States
Department n/a
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Human Resources
Human Resources Generalist

St. Edward's University is seeking a collaborative and energizing HR Generalist to join the Human Resources team. This HR Generalist plays a key role in helping the department achieve its objectives in support of the university's mission. The incumbent will be responsible for day-to-day operations and hands-on-approach for the HR function in the areas of employee development, training, employee relations, compliance, immigration, in an expeditious, evolving environment.

For consideration, a Bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or a related field is required. PHR/SPHR or SHRM-CP/SCP certification is preferred. Four years of experience in human resources; education or higher education field preferred. Broad knowledge of all areas of Human Resources is required. Sound understanding of employment practices, employee development, training, and employee relations. Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Suite. Ability to quickly learn new technology and is self-motivated to stay current with emerging technologies. Knowledge of Banner or other HRIS systems. Excellent skills in verbal and written communication, organizational, leadership and training skills, etc. Excellent listening, verbal, and written communication skill with employees and all levels of management; able to create a working environment of open communication and trust. Working knowledge of company HR policies and procedures and state and federal employment laws. Experience with visa administration process for F, J, and H visas preferred. Knowledge of federal, state and local employment law and regulations. Detail-oriented and possess a strong work ethic. Ability to exercise and apply sound judgment and decision making skills as well as the ability to maintain integrity and high confidentiality. Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to work independently and accept supervision, assignments, change and correction. Proven effectiveness in dealing with a wide range of professionals, staff, and administrators. Ability to contribute to a work environment that encourages knowledge of, respect for, and development of skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds in accordance with the Holy Cross Mission. Must possess the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check. Must possess the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

The University offers an excellent TOTAL REWARDS package!
Medical & Rx Coverage Blue Cross Blue Shield (HSA & FSA Available)

Dental Guardian Dental

Vision Guardian/Davis Vision Plan

Short Term Disability (STD) Insurance

Long Term Disability (LTD) Insurance

Life & Accidental Death & Dismemberment (AD&D) Insurance

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Pet Insurance

Annual Leave & Paid Sick Leave

Retirement Plan (TIAA) Employee 5%/Employer Match 7%

Tuition Benefits

Paid Holidays

Services & Discounts

Interested applicants should submit an online application at; Please include resume, cover letter, and three employment references. No Calls Please. Applications will not be considered if it is missing any of these three items.

In your cover letter, please describe your lived experiences that prepare you to contribute to diversity and inclusion at St. Edward's University?


St. Edward's University, 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.

Founded in 1885 by the Congregation of Holy Cross, St. Edward's University is a private, Catholic liberal arts institution of more than 4,600 diverse students located in Austin, Texas. St. Edward's emphasizes critical thinking and ethical practices, as well as small classes, personalized learning and exciting internship opportunities. The community atmosphere extends to the approximately 800 faculty and staff who work together to make the university a welcoming yet challenging environment for students. An overview of St. Edward's University employee benefits is available at;


We are not offering sponsorship at this time.

Background Checks:
A criminal history background check is required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position.

Reference #: J19093
Posted: 10/16/2019
Available: Immediately


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