HR’s Mission

Our mission is to provide effective human resource management by developing and implementing policies, programs and services that align with the University's values, strategy, and mission.  We provide leadership in shaping an equitable and inclusive culture that drives diversity and excellence by supporting talent, engagement, and the employee work experience.

The Office of Human Resources is aligned to deliver services through three functional groups as follows:

Client Services

Serves as the primary contact between departments / schools and provides guidance in a broad set of functions and services, including recruitment and hiring, employee relations, learning and development, compensation, benefits and program development.  Our service areas are described under each roll-up section below.

  • Business Partners

    • Primary HR PoC between departments / schools
    • Employee Benefits Support
    • Tuition Benefits
    • Health and Wellness
    • Policy Development and Administration
    • General Employee Inquiries
    • Employment Verifications
  • Talent Acquisition and Development

    • Recruitment and Hiring Services
    • Onboarding and New Hire Orientation
    • Learning and Development
    • Temporary Staffing Services
    • Form I9 / E-Verify
    • Diversity, Inclusion and Equity
    • Workforce Planning
    • Employee Engagement and Retention
  • Employee Relations

    • Leave Services
    • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
    • Workers Compensation
    • Offboarding
    • Performance Management
    • Labor / Collective Bargaining Relations
    • Complaint Resolution, Conflict Management and Mediation
    • HR Investigations
    • Unemployment Claim Resolution
  • EEO and Title IX

    • Accommodations
    • Affirmative Action and EEO Services
    • EEO and Title IX Investigations
    • EEO and Title IX Training


Oversees the day to day operations that enable effective HR management including compensation and benefits plan development and administration, transactional operations, reporting, and the university's HR systems.

  • Business Operations

    • Compensation Philosophy
    • Compensation Program Development
    • Compensation Plan Administration
    • Job Analysis and Classification
    • Market Trend and Salary Analysis
    • Transaction Processing
    • Audit Support Services
    • Records and Data Management
  • Benefits Operations

    • Benefits Plan Development and Administration
    • Benefits Operations
  • HR Systems Support

    • System Enhancement and Implementation
    • System Support and Maintenance
    • Data Integrity
    • Reporting
    • Website Management


Responsible for all aspects of payroll operations for faculty, staff and students; committed to accurate and timely payroll processing adhering to federal, state and university regulations.

  • Payroll Services

    • Payroll Data Management
    • Payroll Processing and Administration
    • Tax Forms and Reporting
    • Time and Attendance

Commitment to Excellence

The mission of the University as a community of students, faculty, administrators, and staff is to pursue the truth in all its forms through excellence as a Catholic university, excellence in graduate research and excellence in teaching and learning. Fulfillment of this mission requires, among other things, that our workplace embody the Catholic principles of social justice, especially the benefits from working as a community of service toward a shared aim. This common vision entails the university's commitment to its employees. To learn more about this commitment, please read the entire University's Philosophy on Human Resources Management.