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Office of Human Resources at Winston-Salem State University

Mission, Vision and Value Statement

Office of Human Resources (OHR) 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
  • Benefits
  • Leave Administration
  • Employee Relations
  • Learning & Development
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Design

WSSU OHR 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.

OHR 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.

OHR 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.

OHR 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.