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What is the application process for Texas A&M University – Texarkana?

Each position will have a closing date or it will be open until filled. If the position has a hard end date, the hiring authority will start screening applications to ensure the minimum qualifications are met as determined by the job description after the end date. The hiring authority will then determine which applicants they would like to interview. Positions that are open until filled will be screened after being posted for 7 days unless the hiring authority post a date they will start the screening process.

How do I apply for multiple jobs?

You are not able to apply for multiple jobs at one time. You will need to apply for each position you are interested in. You can use your resume or LinkedIn account to pre-populate your application.

Is my application automatically sent to other jobs I might be qualified for?

No, each application is directly tied to the one job posting.

What is the time frame for the hiring process?

There is no set time frame for the hiring process, but we strive to make the process as efficient as possible.

How long before my benefits take effect?

Medical benefits are effective on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment. Employees begin receiving paid holidays from their first day of employment as well as begin accruing (8) eight hours of sick and vacation leave. Sick leave you can start using immediately and vacation, there is a 6 month waiting period.

Does A&M – Texarkana have a retirement program?

All Texas A&M University – Texarkana employees participate in The Teacher’s Retirement System (TRS) or Optional Retirement Program (ORP) as well as contribute to Social Security.

Does A&M – Texarkana participate in Texas State Service also known as Prior State Service?

Yes, State Service credit is earned when you work for a State of Texas Agency or public institution of higher education in the State of Texas. State Service affects your annual leave (vacation) accruals and eligibility for longevity pay. If you transferred to the university from another state agency with no break in service, your vacation and sick leave accruals may be transferred as well as your insurance benefits will start on the first date of hire and/or (1st ) first of following month. The university does not automatically receive information about your state service history, so it’s important to be sure your state service record is complete and correct.

  • 7101 University Ave
  • Texarkana, TX 75503
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  • p: 903.223.3000
  • f: 903.223.3104
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