UT Health HCM / Peoplesoft Specialist for Administration - Houston, TX in Texas

HCM / Peoplesoft Specialist for Administration - Houston, TX



Human Resources

UTHealth Administration

Requisition #: 180002B1

Position Summary:

We are looking for an HCM Specialist who will work inside the Human Capital Management System in Peoplesoft. You will review, approve, enter/upload basic to moderately complex personnel actions in HCM. Assist System Data Resources team with all aspects of SDR tasks. You will need to be fluent in Excel, and understand human resources processes in order to translate these into actions within our systems. You will do reporting as well as work on transactions.

This is a full time role that will work in the University Center Tower located in heart of Houston's Texas Medical Center. The building is easily accessible by both bus and rail lines from Metro. You will be eligible for full benefits. Typical work schedule will be Monday through Friday 8am until 5pm. This is a non-exempt role.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  1. Reviews personnel actions and fund source actions ensuring compliance with UTH and UT System policies. Reviews expenditures to ensure conformance to budgetary provisions such as the need for a Request for Budget Check (RBC). Approves, rejects, and follows up for entry by scheduled payroll processing dates.

  2. Reviews, approves, and uploads basic to moderately complex personnel actions, new hire information and vacant positions.

  3. Processes semi-monthly personnel maintenance file transfers to Comptroller’s Office and associated timely entry of corrections/additions from the exception reports.

  4. Generates appointment letters, logs in database, sends for signature, and logs as receives back and files accordingly.

  5. Entry of monthly longevity new setups and changes.

  6. Assists SDR team with personnel actions, special projects, audit requests, etc

  7. Performs special projects as required for clean-up in PeopleSoft HCM.

  8. Runs monthly queries and creates quality checks for data entered into system.

  9. Performs other duties as assigned.


Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills

Requires good judgment, analytical and problem solving skills

Minimum Education:

Associate’s degree, preferably in business administration or related field, or relevant experience in lieu of education.

Minimum Experience:

Two (2) years of experience, preferably in Accounting, Payroll, Budget, or Human Resources and including experience with Peoplesoft HCM.

Physical Requirements:

Exerts up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently and/or a negligible amount constantly to move objects.

Security Sensitive:

This job class may contain positions that are security sensitive and thereby subject to the provisions of Texas Education Code § 51.215

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University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Office of Benefits Website.


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