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  • The Applicant Tracking System (ATS) through PeopleAdmin has greatly improve the university's recruitment process for all faculty and staff hires.

    This system is an efficient and effective recruitment process through a fully automated process that includes email notifications, routing, approvals and document retention. The system also allows for the review and evaluation of applications at any time, from any computer system with internet access.

  • Enhancements for Applicants System

    • Allows the applicant to create a single application profile and use it to apply for multiple jobs.
    • Applicants may update their online application 24 hours a day from the convenience of their own home.
    • Provides automated notification to applicants both online and via email regarding the status of their application (reduces time and costs associated with mailing paper notifications).

    Enhancements for Texas State University

    • Hiring departments will have electronic access to applicant data.
    • Faster processing of employment information.
    • Up-to-date access to information regarding all of your postings.
    • Eliminates processing delays associated with submission of applicant document.
    • Ensures applicant data is readily available for both analytical and compliance reporting.
    • Improves EEO response rate while eliminating the costs associated with a paper process.
  • The Texas State Job Opportunities website is the official application method for job seekers. You should send the applicants an acknowledgement either by email, hard copy, or phone to let them know they need to apply directly through the Texas State Job Opportunities website, This ensures consistency and that we appropriately ask for the same information from every applicant.

  • Faculty Contact

    If you need assistance with the faculty hiring process, please contact Lyndi Wittekiend in Faculty and Academic Resources at 512.245.3628 or by email at

    Staff Contact

    If you need assistance with the staff hiring process, to speak to a veteran liaison, or for disability accommodations, please contact Talent Acquisition at 512.245.1697 or

  • Access the faculty recruitment site at:

  • In order to gain access to PeopleAdmin, you will need to complete the following: 

    1. Complete PeopleAdmin training session; and
    2. Submit Security Request Form
      •  The form should be completed, signed by supervisor, and submitted to HR per the instructions on the form.

    Please contact Lyndi Wittekiend at to schedule training.