University of Houston-Victoria

Human Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the status of my application?

To check the status of your application, login to your Taleo account.  You can view your job submissions and view your current status.  Interviews are by appointment only.  You can also contact Human Resources by phone at (361)570-4801.

What kind of medical and dental insurance can I get?

You can find out about UHV's benefits at the ERS website or contact Human Resources at (361)570-4801 for more information.

How many hours of vacation does a benefits eligible employee accrue each month?

Credit for one month's vacation leave accrual is given for each month or fraction of a month of state employment and is posted on the first day of employment and on the first day of each succeeding month thereafter.

Vacation Leave Accrual
Length of Total
State Employment
Maximum Hours to Be Carried
Forward from One
Fiscal Year to Next
Less than 2 years 8 180
2 but less than 5 years 9 244
5 but less than 10 years 10 268
10 but less than 15 years 11 292
15 but less than 20 years 13 340
20 years but less than 25 15 388
25 years but less than 30 17 436
30 years but less than 35 19 484
35 years or more 21 532

What is the holiday schedule for staff?

Please see our UHS Holiday Schedule.

Are pay plans on the website?

Yes, the pay plans can be found on our HR Resources Page.

Where do I change my contact information for insurance purposes?

To make changes to your information in ERS, visit the ERS Website or you call Human Resources at (361)570-4801 for more information.

How do I contact the Human Resources department?

View our Contact Us page for more contact information.

I am a new benefits eligible employee at the University. When am I eligible to take vacation leave?

Although vacation hours are earned beginning on the first day of employment, employees are not eligible to take vacation until they have completed six months of continuous employment with the state of Texas. To view more information about leave, view our Leaves of Absence policy.