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Updated Oct 31, 2014
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    I applied online – interviewed at Texas State.

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    Pre-Hiring process: Online application required as well as resume, cover letter, Microsoft Excel skills test. The website was easy to navigate and use. The application took a few hours to complete; uploading my resume and other required documents was simple.
    Interview process: l received a phone call about a week after the closing date of the job posting asking if I was still interested, if I wanted to be interviewed and to set up taking the Excel test. The test was set for later that week. Once they got my score, the interview was set up for the following week. I was notified at the end of the day of my interview that they would like to offer me the position. I said I would like to accept.
    Hiring Process: They can only offer the position pending positive results of a background check, which took about a week. The office of equity and access also has to review the methods used by the office to make sure they followed the proper rules and procedures. Once all of this was vetted and I was cleared, I started the job 2 weeks later.

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Website www.txstate.edu
Headquarters San Marcos, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1899
Type College / University
Industry Education
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
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Texas State University-San Marcos is saddled up and ready to rope some graduates. The former Southwest Texas State University (the name was changed in 2003) was originally a teacher's college founded by the state legislature in 1903. The school has more than 29,000 students pursuing degrees in about 100 undergraduate programs, nearly 90 graduate programs, and eight doctoral programs. Comprising eight colleges as well as a graduate school, Texas State is the largest school in the Texas State University system, which includes Angelo State University, Lamar University, Sam... More

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