Application Process & Employment Requirements

Employment Requirements

Job offer and continuation of employment are contingent on:

o Proof of eligibility/authorization to work in the United States on a full-time basis
o Proof of educational credentials that satisfies the requirements of the position
o Satisfactory results from a criminal history background check, if applicable

The THECB does not sponsor H-1B visas.

The THECB does not allow dual employment with other state of Texas agencies or institutions.

Application Process


A separate application must be submitted for each job posting.


Applications should clearly describe how you meet the minimum requirements (education, experience, and knowledge, skills and abilities).


Complete the entire application including the supplemental questions.


A cover letter and/or resume may be attached to the application but not in lieu of an application.


A writing sample and/or completion of an assessment may be required during the application or interview process.


Applicants may be required to provide college transcripts, licenses, certifications, or other credentials.


Foreign credentials may be required to be evaluated by an accredited foreign credential evaluation service.


Paper applications are not accepted.

Application Process FAQs

CAPPS Recruit System

Where do I find the current job vacancies at the THECB?

Go to the CAPPS Recruit website to view posted job vacancies. Select Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board from the list of state agencies under Organization. Select “See all organizations” to locate the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. You can register to apply online through CAPPS Recruit.

Will I be required to register with the CAPPS Recruit system to apply for a THECB job vacancy?

It is recommended to apply for job vacancies in CAPPS Recruit. Applications will be accepted through Work In Texas. However, if a position asks for supplemental questions, the applicant may be asked to register for CAPPS Recruit and to log in to answer the supplemental questions.

Where can I get help completing an application?

THECB Human Resources Department, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., via email or phone at 512-427-6190.

How do I sign up to receive email notifications of future THECB job vacancies?

You will need to register in CAPPS Recruit. Complete a profile and state application, and then go to Preferences and identify the job classifications and locations for which you wish to be notified. Additionally, go to Profile, My Account, and select Yes under Correspondence. Also, you may subscribe to e-UPDATES to automatically be notified via email when HR posts a new job vacancy. Go to the following section: Higher Education News and Notices – THECB Job Posting Information to subscribe.

Employment Information

Can I apply for THECB's job vacancies through Work in Texas?

THECB will accept Work In Texas online applications. However, to determine qualifications, THECB job postings may require responses to supplemental questions. Work In Texas online applications do not include the required supplemental questions. Therefore, if you choose to apply through Work In Texas, you may be sent an email asking you to register and log in to CAPPS Recruit, and to complete the supplemental questions. If the questions are not completed, the application may be considered incomplete. CAPPS Recruit is the preferred online application method.

Can I use Work in Texas to be notified of future THECB job vacancies?

All THECB job vacancies open to the public appear on Work In Texas. Your Work In Texas Job Search criteria and requirements determine whether you receive an email notification from Work In Texas about THECB’s job postings.

I missed the deadline - can I still apply?

As with any job vacancy, once a closing date has passed, no application will be accepted or considered. Please continue to visit our site and apply for new jobs as they become available.

Can I submit a resume?

You may either attach or cut-and-paste a resume into your online application. Please note a resume will not be accepted in lieu of a State of Texas application.

Will I automatically be considered for other positions if I previously submitted an application?

No. You must submit an application for each posted job vacancy you are interested in.

Do you accept employment applications for positions that are not open?

No. We only accept employment applications for current posted job vacancies.

Can I apply for more than one job vacancy at a time?

Yes. You can apply for multiple job vacancies at the THECB at the same time. You must apply for each job vacancy separately.

How often does the THECB recruit for a particular position?

There is no set time frame. Recruitments are initiated depending on departmental needs.


Application Process

Inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to Human Resources.

Email HR