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Meet the Human Resources Staff

Jan Aspelund, Director of Human Resources

Responsible for the daily operation of the HR Office, which includes the areas of employment; benefits; performance evaluations; leave administration; employee relations; University policies, regulations and standard administrative procedures (SAP), regulatory and legal compliance; compensation; immigration services; staff training and development; HR communication; and Equal Employment and Affirmative Action.

Phone: (956) 326-2361
E-mail: jan.aspelund@tamiu.edu

 

Rene Prado, Assistant Director of Human Resources

Responsible for the assisting with the daily operation of the HR Office, which includes the areas of employment; benefits; performance evaluations; leave administration; University policies, regulations and standard administrative procedures (SAP), regulatory and legal compliance;  staff training and development; HR communication; and Equal Employment and Affirmative Action.

Phone: (956) 326-2067
E-mail: rprado@tamiu.edu

 

Front Office Administration

Alejandra Covarrubias, Administrative Associate

Responsible for providing front-line services and administrative support for the Human Resources office and staff.

Phone: (956) 326-2366
E-mail: alejandra.covarrubias@tamiu.edu

 

Immigration Services

Araceli Sandoval, Immigration Coordinator

Responsible for immigration services; international employee tax compliance; I-9 compliance and reporting and Co-Coordinator of the TAMIU Leadership Experience.

Phone: (956) 326-2368
E-mail: araceli.sandoval@tamiu.edu

 

 Employment Services

Melissa Dominguez, Employment Coordinator 

Full-Time Staff and Graduate Assistants

Responsible for the Full-Time Staff and Graduate Assistant employment services for the HR Office. Provides support for human resources services related to recruiting, hiring and onboarding for full-time staff and graduate assistants.  Co-Coordinator of the TAMIU Leadership Experience.

Phone: (956) 326-2367
E-mail: melissa.dominguez@tamiu.edu

 

Claudia Martinez, Employment Coordinator

Full-Time Faculty

Responsible for the Full-Time Faculty employment services for the HR Office. Provides support for human resources services related to recruiting, hiring and onboarding for full-time faculty.

Phone: (956) 326-2360
E-mail: claudiae.martinez@tamiu.edu 

 

Rebecca Delgado, Employment Coordinator

Part-Time Staff and Student Employment

Responsible for the Part-Time Staff and Student Employment services for the HR Office. Provides support for human resources services related to processing and onboarding for part-time staff, student employees, and Federal and State work study students.

Phone: (956) 326-3202
E-mail: rebecca.delgado@tamiu.edu

 

Lorena Rodriguez, Employment Coordinator

Adjunct Faculty

Responsible for Adjunct Faculty employment services for the HR Employment Office. Provides support for human resources services related to recruiting, hiring and onboarding for adjunct faculty.

Phone: (956) 326-2364
E-mail: lorena.rodriguez@tamiu.edu

 

 Benefit and Retirement Administration

Ashley Carey, Employee Benefits Representative

Responsible for providing information, assistance and enrollment in the University benefits and retirement programs.

Phone: (956) 326-2362
E-mail: ashley.carey@tamiu.edu

 

Benefit Information and Leave Administration

Alice Arce, Employee Benefits Representative

Responsible for providing information, assistance and enrollment in the University benefits programs.  Provides information, assistance and monitoring of FMLA, Workers’ Compensation, and leave administration. 

Phone: (956) 326-2339

E-mail: alice.arce@tamiu.edu