J.D. Wetsel Building
1225 W. Mitchell St., Suite 212
Box 19176, Arlington, TX 76019
Phone: 817-272-5554 - Fax: 817-272-7288
Careers at UTA
Meet Our TCI Team
The Office of Talent, Culture and Inclusion was created in the Fall of 2022 to operationalize UTA’s Strategic Theme of People and Culture. Human Resources and Diversity, Equity and Inclusion have been merged to ensure better alignment. TCI’s main goal is supporting the employee life cycle (i.e., recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, employee relations, and administration of benefits), while working with campus Leadership, staff, faculty, and others to further develop a culture where the values of diversity, equity and inclusion are embedded in the culture and operations of the university.
Divisions of Talent, Culture and Inclusion
Talent and Culture
Human Resources - Strategic partner to UTA community dedicated to providing innovative solutions.
INCLUSION AND BELONGING
Dedicated to supporting an inclusive workplace, and advancing the development of our faculty and staff.
Academic Talent and Culture
A central resource to campus constituents on aspects of the academic personnel lifecycle.
MISSION, VISION, CORE VALUES
Our Core Values
Focus Areas 3-5 Years
Technology, Data, Visualization & Reporting
Service Delivery Model
In order to ensure we are serving UTA in the best way and meeting our vision and mission aspirations we must first begin ensuring that we are set up for success. This 4 Tier approach structures our services to ensure we are providing the best service to the UTA community.
TIER 1 - SELF SERVICE
Actions an employee at UTA can do for themselves through TCI Portals.
TIER 2 - UNIT LIAISONS
Actions or inquires that will need entry level support from a Unit Liaison, especially those who participate in the TCI Service Partners Group and hear timely updates from TCI Leadership.
TIER 3 - HR ONE STOP
Actions or consulting that will need assistance from Frontline TCI experts.
TIER 4 - CENTERS OF EXPERTISE
Actions that will need to be escalated to a subject matter expert within TCI.
Jewel Michelle Washington, VP for Talent, Culture and Inclusion
Jewel Washington joined UTA in February of 2021 as the Chief Human Resources Officer and became the VP of Talent, Culture & Inclusion in October of 2022. Jewel has oversight of all areas of Human Resources, Academic Human Resources, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. Jewel actively engages with university leaders, governance groups and the broad UTA and HR community. For more than 25 years, Jewel has held various leadership positions in human resources that increased HR’s presences and reputation. For the last 8 years she has been the Chief Human Resources officer at two Flagship Universities. University of New Mexico and University of Maryland, College Park. Jewel’s professional philosophy as a Chief Human Resources Officer has been to strive to ensure that employee are given well designed total compensation packages, development and advancement opportunities, and work in an environment where they feel safe, valued and have a sense of purpose. She holds a Masters of Arts degree from Webster University, and is a member of CUPA and SHRM.
We prepare people for their careers, empower our faculty, and supply the world with fresh ideas and determined talent. Our strong central organization makes those things possible.
The Office of Talent, Culture & Incllusion strives to advance the University mission and promote a quality work environment for our employees by attracting, developing, and inspiring excellence in a diverse and inclusive campus community. Our role is to ensure faculty, staff, retirees, and potential employees receive guidance on various TCI topics through valuable and innovative services.
Put your Passions to Work
If you’re looking for an environment ripe with opportunity for personal growth and professional development, The University of Texas at Arlington is the place for you.
Are you a student looking for an exciting employment opportunity within the university that will help you grow career skills and even explore ways to use your degree?
UTA offers employees health insurance, life insurance, vision, dental, and retirement, as well as discounts and other Maverick Country perks.Benefits