Director of Human Resources
College Station, TX Human Resources
Job Type

Through our shared values and culture of professional team service, we engage and inspire the Aggie Network to support Texas Aggies and perpetuate the Aggie Spirit. We seek an individual to join a highly motivated team in selflessly advancing The Association of Former Students’ noble mission through the recruitment, development, and retention of our most important asset — our people.

The successful candidate will demonstrate skill and devotion toward the development and cultivation of trusted, long-term relationships; serve as a professional ambassador for The Association and Texas A&M University; and exhibit an elevated level of organizational detail to ensure the effective and efficient administration of our human resources programs and initiatives. The Director of Human Resources will have the self-motivation and persistence to effectively contribute as an individual, while also collaborating with the executive management team and fellow directors to achieve our overall vision, mission, and goals.

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Essential Functions:

  • Champions and exemplifies our culture of professional team service.
  • Counsels and assists executives and supervisors in carrying out their personnel responsibilities.
  • Works in partnership with leadership and hiring managers to improve recruitment strategies, hiring practices, professional development, and talent management.
  • Works with the Vice President of Communications and the Director of Communications to ensure timeliness, clarity, and consistency of internal communications. 
  • Oversees planning for quarterly All-Team Meetings and other team-building events and activities that promote our culture.
  • Assists with preparation of materials for quarterly Board meetings and Leadership Council meetings.
  • Coordinates annual performance appraisals and other performance feedback programs.
  • Assembles, supervises, and develops the Human Resources Department staff.
  • Works collaboratively with executive staff to develop and monitor compensation budgets.
  • Administers employee onboarding, training, and professional development programs.
  • Manages time and attendance records, processes payroll, and performs accounting-related tasks.
  • Develops and maintains a human resources information system that meets the organization's business needs.
  • Conducts salary and benefits surveys and collects compensation data for executive and board review.
  • Administers all aspects of employee benefit programs, including researching plans and cultivating vendor relationships.
  • Coordinates workers' compensation claims.
  • Recommends improvements to personnel procedures and practices.
  • Ensures compliance with all current applicable employment laws.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all human resources matters.
  • Develops relationships with peers from Texas A&M, other fundraising affiliates, and the local community. 

Participates and provides input on various Association-wide activities:  

  • Actively contributes toward efforts to achieve our culture, engagement, and fundraising goals.
  • Provides on-site event support for Board and Leadership Council meetings.
  • Participates on internal event teams and task committees.
  • Participates in Association events, including but not limited to Aggie Muster, Aggie Ring Day, Reunions, Distinguished Alumni Gala, Pass It Back Day, All-Aggie Grad Party, and All-Aggie Hullabaloo, as needed.


Serves as an ambassador for The Association:

  • Meets our Team Expectations.
  • Supports The Association’s marketing, communications, and branding and initiatives.
  • Fosters relationships with students, former students, parents, faculty, staff, and friends of Texas A&M. 
  • Attends external events in support of the Vice President of Communications or on behalf of The Association, as directed.

Other duties as assigned:

This description of expected duties is neither all-inclusive nor permanent. Employees may be required to take on additional duties without notice.


The Association of Former Students is a team, and each member of the team is important to the overall success of the organization. To achieve our goals and mission, each team member will:

  • Display a positive, customer-focused attitude and treat all individuals with courtesy and respect.
  • Manage each customer experience with the highest level of service and enthusiasm. Seek opportunities to exceed expectations and develop lasting relationships.
  • Make innovative contributions by proactively challenging current practices and suggesting and implementing improvements.
  • Contribute to our team environment by being a productive, supportive and reliable teammate. Take responsibility for their actions and the outcomes produced.
  • Lead with a positive example and in doing so, inspire others to fulfill the expectations of our team. 


Required: Sound judgment and utmost discretion. Ability to organize concurrent projects and manage time, while working independently with minimal supervision or collaboratively with teammates. Strong written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, including superior listening and public speaking skills and the ability to articulate complex information with clarity. Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. Ability to work effectively with a variety of unique personalities and individuals. Commitment to continuing education and professional development. Ability to use standard office equipment and software. 

Preferred: Extensive familiarity with Texas A&M and its history, traditions, and values. Extensive relationships with local HR professionals. Prior experience with Paylocity, Wrike, Chrome River and/or Salesforce software applications.


Strong commitment to the mission and vision of The Association of Former Students, with the ability and desire to serve as an advocate for the organization and Texas A&M University. High energy level and intrinsic motivation. Occasional travel, including overnight stays, weekends, and evenings, in support of Association events.


Required: Five years of professional experience with emphasis in human resources. 

Preferred: Seven years of professional experience with emphasis in human resources. Two years of supervisory experience in human resources at a nonprofit organization. Involvement in campus activities as a student at Texas A&M.



Required: Bachelor’s degree. PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, SHRM-SCP or equivalent certification.

Preferred: Bachelor’s degree in related field from Texas A&M University.


Received: Vice President for Communications.

Given: Coordinator of Human Resources.