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Texas A&M University-Texarkana is a comprehensive regional university committed to Academic Excellence, Student Success, and Community Leadership.  We are educating the leaders of tomorrow with a high-quality, rewarding and affordable educational experience.  As a member of The Texas A&M University System, one of the largest and most distinguished higher education systems in the nation, we provide our students with a world-class degree in a family atmosphere known as a “community” of higher education.

A&M-Texarkana is uniquely positioned to serve a four-state area, contributing to the region's dynamic and diverse culture and resources.  The Texarkana metropolitan area is located only one hour from Shreveport, LA, two hours from Little Rock, AR, and a little less than three hours away from Dallas, TX. No matter which direction you are coming from, A&M-Texarkana is the perfect location to complete a four year degree, build long lasting friendships, and take part in the true university experience.  Students can experience the best of both university worlds at A&M-Texarkana, finding resources characteristic of a large university with the personalized attention of a small college.  We offer in-demand academic programs with outstanding, dedicated faculty, and maintain an 18:1 student-to-faculty ratio, ensuring personalized attention and opportunities to build relationships.  For more information, visit www.tamut.edu

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Internal Applicants

If you are a current employee of the Texas A&M University System (including current student employees and graduate assistants), please follow these steps to view and apply for an open position in Workday:

  • Login to Workday via Single Sign On or click the Internal Applicants button.
  • Click on Career
  • Click Find Jobs
  • The Internal career site will reflect current open positions for your review/application.
  • You may update your professional profile through the Career icon to include Education, Job History and other professional information. 

External Applicants    

If you currently are NOT a Texas A&M University System employee, please submit an application by selecting the External Applicants button.  External applicants must create an account before applying for positions. Once an account has been created, then applicants may view/manage their information as a returning user. Please be sure to include all required documents in the attachment box at the bottom of the “My Experience” page of the application before continuing through the application process.

For assistance with the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resource at 903-223-1360 or 903-223-3012.

Student Worker Positions

  • Postings:  A variety of opportunities may be available.  Postings can be viewed through HIRE AN EAGLE on the Career Development website. 
  • Requirements:  Varied
  • Directions to apply:  Create an account on HIRE AN EAGLE.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Texas A&M University - Texarkana is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer. As a member of The Texas A&M System, Texas A&M University - Texarkana 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.

Immigration Reform & Control Act (IRCA) Requirements

The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 requires that within three days of their employment, all new employees must present documents verifying identity and right to accept employment within the United States. 

Checks & Verifications

All positions at Texas A&M University - Texarkana are security sensitive positions and applicants for these positions are subject to a background records check. Positions which require driving of University vehicles require applicants to possess and maintain a valid driver's license and maintain evidence of insurability.  

All offers of employment at Texas A&M University - Texarkana are contingent on the clearance of required background checks to include, but not limited to, a criminal history check, employment and education verifications, certification/licensure verification, and employment reference checks as applicable based on the positions, qualifications and requirements.

E-Verify

Texas A&M University - Texarkana participates in E-Verify. We will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the Government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, A&M-Texarkana will provide you written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you, including terminating your employment.

E-Verify will not be used to pre-screen job applicants for employment purposes, Texas A&M University - Texarkana uses the E-Verify system to ensure all potential employees are verified accurately and efficiently. Federal law requires that all employers verify the identity and employment eligibility of all new employees. 

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Selective Service Requirement

HB 558, passed by the 76th Legislature requires that males between the age of 18 and 25 show proof of compliance with federal Selective Service law in order to be eligible for employment with the state.

Crime Information and Statistics

The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (Clery Act) requires higher education institutions to make public their campus security policies and release to the campus community crime data collected or reported.  In compliance with the Clery Act, Texas A&M University - Texarkana is required to distribute this information to all current and prospective employees and students.

The Annual Security Report and Fire Safety Report  contains information about university security rules/procedures and statistics for the previous three years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by Texas A&M University - Texarkana; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.  It also includes information regarding fire safety for student housing and fire statistics.

TAMUT’s  current Annual Security Report and Annual Fire Safety Report is posted on the University Police Department website.  Please contact the Texas A&M University - Texarkana Police Department at (903) 334-6674 or (903) 334-6611 for printed copies of the report.

Veterans’ Employment Preference

If I am a veteran, how do I know if I am eligible for veteran’s preference?

You are eligible under Texas Government Code, Section 657657.002 for veteran’s preference if you meet all the following qualifications:

    1. served in:  the army, navy, air force, coast guard, or marine corps of the United States or the United States Public Health Service under 42 U.S.C. Section 201 et seq., as amended or the Texas military forces as defined by Section 437.001 or an auxiliary service of one of those branches of the armed forces; and
    2. were honorable discharged from the military service.
    3. If you meet all these qualifications, you should respond “Yes” to this question on the application.

If I am a surviving spouse or orphan of a veteran, how do I know if I am eligible for veteran’s preference?

A veteran’s surviving spouse who has not remarried or an orphan of a veteran qualifies for a veteran’s preference if the veteran was killed while on active duty. If you meet all these qualifications, you should respond “Yes” to this question on the application.

How do I respond if I do not meet these requirements?

All other applicants should respond “No”.

What does veteran’s preference mean in the Texas A&M University hiring process?

Veteran’s preference means if two applicants are finalists for a position, and equal in all respects, the veteran would be offered the job. If veterans’ preference is granted, the veteran or surviving unmarried spouse/orphan would be required to produce form DD214 or similar document at the point of hire to verify eligibility.

Former Foster Child Employment Preference

Texas Government Code Chapter 672 requires that former foster youth who were in the permanent managing conservatorship of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services on the day preceding the individual's 18th birthday be accorded preference in employment with state agencies over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification. An individual is entitled to an employment preference only if the individual is 25 years of age or younger (day before turning 26).



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  • Texarkana, TX 75503
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  • p: 903.223.3000
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