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Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

Tarleton State University
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Human Resources

The division of Finance and Administration is seeking highly dynamic human resources professional to serve as the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources. Ideal candidate will lead the institution’s efforts in human resources and elevate workplace excellence, integrity, respect, and innovation.

Institution Overview: Tarleton State University is an energetic, comprehensive Carnegie R2 Doctoral University: High Research Activity, with the elective Community Engagement classification, and a new member of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities. The Wall Street Journal’s latest rankings have Tarleton State fifth among U.S. schools highly recommended by their students and recent alumni. Fall 2023 brought another all-time-high enrollment, outpacing many institutions nationwide. Our total of over 14,500 students is an increase of 10% from 2019, making Tarleton one of the fastest growing universities in Texas.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer/Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration (CFO/EVP for FINAM) the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources provides leadership, strategic planning and direction, and oversight for all human resources and civil rights functions, including day-to-day oversight for organizational development and institutional human resources policies and strategies. Coordinates and implements projects assigned by the CFO/EVP for FINAM in support of division and University initiatives. Serves as a member of the Executive Vice President’s senior management team and serves on other committees as appropriate. Manages the annual human resources budget and supervises the human resources staff members. It is simultaneously a hands-on and managerial role, with expectations for leading a team of HR professionals and working across all academic and administrative divisions.Work location is Stephenville, Texas with work hours of Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm or as work requirements indicate which may include after-hours and weekends.

Applicants must have a master’s degree in human resource management or applicable field. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered. Additionally, a minimum of five years of related experience in human resources and/or payroll experience including at least four years related supervisory experience is required.

For full position description visit Jobs at Tarleton and search for R-074411. Application packets only accepted on-line at

Documents required: Completed online application, Cover Letter, Resume/CV, three professional references with complete contact information. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

 A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton State is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy, and engagement — while transforming the lives of nearly 17,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Bryan, and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real-world learning and address regional, state, and national needs.

Tarleton State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of the Texas A&M System, Tarleton will provide equal opportunity for employment to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and will strive to achieve full and equal employment opportunity through the Texas A&M System.

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