HR Manager – Education –

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Why Work Here:

  • Off all state and federal holidays, spring break, Easter (Friday and Monday), the whole week of Thanksgiving, a minimum of 10 days between Christmas and New Years.
  • Eligible for 3 weeks PTO, unlimited sick time
  • 403B: EHS contributes 5% of annual salary automatically and up to matches 4% dollar for dollar
  • Opportunity to formalize/build out the HR function
  • Central Houston location, 80 to 85K

Benefit Administration:

  • Manage and coordinate benefit programs – Health, Dental, FSA, 403(b) Retirement Plan, STD, LTD, Life/AD&D, and COBRA – for faculty and staff, including all faculty and staff communication, problem-solving and claims resolution.
  • Ensure compliance of all plans with all federal, state and local applicable laws and statutes, i.e. HIPPA, ERISA, IRS guidelines.
  • Manage annual open enrollment for Health, Dental, and FSA Plans.
  • Ensure Summary Plan Descriptions are in legal compliance.
  • Manage Worker’s Compensation and Texas Workforce Commission programs.

Faculty and Staff Relations:

  • Complete periodic job description audits and ensures appropriate classifications under the Fair Labor Standards Act.
  • Manage faculty and staff recruitment, including faculty and staff page on the website, placement of opportunities in appropriate venues; and the receipt, acknowledgment, and dissemination of all candidate materials; management of the search process and maintenance of search documentation to ensure EEOC compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state and local statutes/laws such as FMLA, ADA, Sexual Harassment, Worker’s Compensation, Title VII, and ERISA.
  • Execute issuance of employment contracts and compensation statements.
  • Oversee the contract/paperwork portion of the hiring process for the Athletic Department (seasonal coaches) and Summer Programs (faculty/students) to ensure compliance with school/DOL requirements.
  • Manage the faculty and staff separation process for both voluntary/involuntary terminations.
  • Oversee new faculty and staff orientation and documentation process, including background checks.
  • Consult administrators and faculty and staff regarding faculty and staff disciplinary problems, resolving personnel issues and providing mediation when necessary.
  • Conduct internal investigations relating to faculty and staff complaints.
  • Provide training on various HR topics including interviewing skills, faculty and staff coaching and performance reviews.
  • Supervise training of faculty and staff on child abuse prevention
  • Oversee payroll processing.
  • Serve on Retirement Plan Fiduciary Committee, and other committees as requested.



  • College degree with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in HR.
  • Professional in Human Resources certification (PHR) preferred.
  • Ability to maintain all faculty and staff information with absolute confidentiality.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong customer service/communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize a variety of projects and multiple tasks in an effective and timely manner, organize own work, set priorities, and meet critical time deadlines.
  • Attention to detail; demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Comfortable working with/learning new technologies.
  • Self-starter who can work independently to problem-solve.
  • Ability to multitask and be flexible.
  • Demonstrate professionalism in all aspects of the job.
  • Engage in Professional Development to remain current on legal compliance/best practices.
  • Proficiency with Excel and Word required.

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