The Recruitment area coordinates and advises on every aspect of the hiring process. Working in close partnership with university hiring officials, Recruitment identifies and attracts potential applicants via social media and networking events to meet the university’s staffing needs.

Recruitment conducts unbiased assessments of applicant skills to ensure a pool of high-quality candidates while complying with all applicable laws.

Equal Employment

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. UTRGV promotes and ensures equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or protected veteran status. Our University is committed to complying with all government requirements and ensures nondiscrimination in our education programs and activities, including employment.

An eligible veteran, surviving spouse of a veteran, or an orphan of a veteran is entitled to preference in the selection process over other applicants who do not have greater qualifications. Further, we grant an employment preference to 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 over other applicants for the same position who do not have a greater qualification.

We encourage women, minorities, and differently-abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.