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HR Assistance

HR Assistance

The Office of Human Resources provides several key services regarding a variety of HR topics. Below you'll find some of our most common services. For more information about our HR Services, please contact or call 5.2557.


Classification and  salary benchmarks

The Compensation area conducts job audits to ensure the appropriate job title, pay grade, and FLSA status for staff positions on campus. In addition, we make recommendations for university pay plan upgrades through our benchmarking and salary survey efforts. Learn more about our classification and salary benchmark services, or contact Blake Bissing for more information.

Conflict Resolution

Do you think you have an employee relations issue and are not sure how to handle it? The Employee Relations team offers various services to help you resolve workplace conflict, including consultation, facilitation, mediation, and workplace investigations. For more information, contact Tammy Coyle.



Employee reference checks

Internal and external organizations can verify the employment history of current or past employees. Common requests include potential employers, mortgage companies, and Public Service Loan Forgiveness. More details are provided in Section 12 of UPPS 04.04.03. For more information, email

Insurance and retirement programs

Benefits staff are available to assist employees and managers with questions related to a variety of benefits including insurance enrollment, retirement, time and leave reporting, Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) absences, and other employee benefits. Employees are welcome to come by JCK 360, email, or call 5.2557. No appointment necessary.

Performance management

If you would like to learn more about the Performance Management process through one-on-one consulting and/or group training regarding the software, or conceptual objectives of the process, please contact Tammy Coyle. For more information, visit the official Performance Management website.