Payroll & Human Resources


Annual Reviews

Staff employees must be undergo a performance review at least once a year.  The review should cover employee performance between April 1st and March 31st. 




Hiring a Staff Member

Work with Shauna Ramos to get the position posted on the university's employment website. The job must be posted for at least 5 days. You can review applications and begin scoring them on the Hiring Matrix while the listing is still open. When you're ready to put the listing on hold, contact Shauna.

Once you've completed the Hiring Matrix, you can begin interviews.  Be sure to add interview & reference check scores to your Hiring Matrix.

Hiring a Student Worker

Complete the Student Worker Employment Sheet and have your student worker bring it to the Business Office. The student will need to fill out hiring paperwork before starting work.

Helpful Resources

Lawful & Unlawful Interview Questions ( 1000.1 KB)





Required Training

All Texas A&M University employees must complete the state-mandated training courses on Ethics, Creating a Discrimination-Free Workplace (EEO), Information Security Awareness, Orientation to the A&M System, and Reporting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse.

You will not be able to complete these courses until all of your hiring paperwork has been put into the Payroll & HR systems, so wait 1 week before attempting them.

How to complete the training courses

  • Log in to HR Connect at and click on the TrainTraq tab.
  • Click Assigned Courses.
  • Click on each course name to begin that course.
  • After you have finished reading the information, complete the quiz at the end of the training.  You may take the quiz as many times as necessary, but you must answer all of the questions correctly to receive credit for the training.

Development Training

There are a wide variety of courses available to TAMU employees at no cost or low cost through the Employee & Organizational Development Program.  You can work with your supervisor to find out which courses would be best for you, then register online.

Staff Development Funds

Staff members can request funding to attend developmental training either on campus or elsewhere via the College's Staff Development Committee.



Visit the Division of Human Resources & Organizational Effectiveness for information on leave, insurance, retirement, and much more.