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Associate Vice President of Human Resources
St. Edward's University

Date Posted Jun. 14, 2019
Title Associate Vice President of Human Resources
University St. Edward's University
Austin, TX, United States
Department N/A
Application Deadline 8/1/2019
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Associate Vice-(Provost/Chancellor)
  • Human Resources

Associate Vice President of Human Resources

St. Edward's University is seeking a proven strategic transformational leader for the Associate Vice President of Human Resources (AVPHR) position. The AVPHR leads, plans, and directs the full range of Human Resources functions and services including talent management, employee training and development, employee relations, benefits and compensation administration, employment law compliance, and human resources information systems. As a key member of the university administration, the AVPHR serves as a strategic advisor to leaders across the university and works for the pursuit of excellent customer service, efficiency, and human resources' best practices. The AVPHR reports to the Vice President of Finance and Administration.

The ideal candidate must be a well-organized and an exemplary communicative individual who can relate to people at all levels within the university. The ideal candidate will demonstrate commitment to achieving cultural diversity and equal opportunity. Working collaboratively with internal (faculty, staff, and student body) and external constituencies, the AVPHR must demonstrate the ability to analyze complex issues and relationships and provide direction and advice to the university community about sensitive and confidential issues related to job performance, complaints, grievances, and other related concerns.

For consideration, a Master's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field (or equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher education is required along with ten years of relevant and progressively responsible management experience in a Human Resources leadership role. An advanced certification in PHR/SPHR, SHRM-SP or SHRM-SCP is highly preferred. Higher education experience and experience with large employee populations (1,000+) is also preferred. Knowledge of employment and labor laws (e.g., FLSA, FMLA, and ADA), EEO and Title IX regulations, enhancements or changes in health insurance, worker's compensation and other employee benefit programs is essential. This individual must be recognized for their integrity of the highest ethical standards, objectivity, and comprehensive organizational view. They must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and computer skills; with the ability to think analytically and strategically. Working knowledge of the human resources component of Banner preferred. The candidate must possess an unencumbered driver's license and the ability to successfully pass a criminal background check.

For detailed information, please visit our direct site and scroll to the bottom of the page to download the job description.

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)

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.


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



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