Mission, Vision and Value Statement
Human Resources at WSSU exist to provide value added, comprehensive, customer friendly human resources services. To that end, we will provide exceptional services in the areas of:
- Classification and Compensation
- Recruitment and Employment
- Candidate Selection Process
- Leave Administration
- Employee Relations
- Learning & Development
- Workers' Compensation
- Performance Management
- Organizational Design
WSSU Human Resources supports the university's strategic goal of providing efficient and effective systems, serving as steward of its physical, financial and human resources, and continuously improving its processes, procedures, and organizational structure.
Human Resources systems and processes will be optimized to serve customers by utilizing the best practices in higher education administration to support the university's mission of teaching, research, learning, and public service to attract, motivate, and retain a talented, diverse, and committed workforce.
Human Resources at WSSU is committed to assisting the university in its commitment to the principle of equal and fair treatment of all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, disability or national origin. An Affirmative Action Plan has been developed and will be monitored to insure that all present and prospective employees of the University can be assured of equal and fair treatment. This oversight covers not only recruitment and hiring, but also promotion, demotion, transfer, layoff, termination or selection for training and development.
Human Resources and the EEO/AA Office at WSSU will assure compliance with Federal and State regulations governing Equal Employment Opportunity. Their combined actions are in the best interests of the University, our employees and our community.
Statement on Human Resources Consultation and Management Responsibility
The Office of Human Resources provides a variety of services in the areas of Employment, Compensation & Classification, Leave Administration, Workers’ Compensation, Employee Relations, Training and Benefits. HR will comply with Federal, State and university policies and regulations while endeavoring to meet the needs of our customers.
In the process of resolving a range of complex workplace issues, it is the responsibility of HR and management to do so in a manner that complies with policy and protects the university and its constituents. Management decisions that may place the university in a place of vulnerability will be escalated by HR up the chain of command up to and including the Chancellor.
Additionally, non-compliance with HR processes including, but not limited to, Leave Administration, Performance Management and mandatory training, will be escalated by HR up the chain of command up to and including the Chancellor.