Human Resource Services

HR Mission

It is Human Resource’s mission to support the University mission, vision, and core themes through its most valued resource, PEOPLE.

HR is committed to:
  • Supporting change and institutional strategies
  • Deploying, developing, and aligning talent 
  • Attracting and retaining talent
  • Improving performance and productivity of the workforce
  • Advocating for fair, equitable, and consistent treatment for all
  • Providing leadership and high quality service in human resource functions
  • Modeling and inspiring the values of integrity, trust, excellence, respect, and teamwork
  • Being knowledgeable, efficient, responsive and kind
HR will collaborate and support the functional areas of:
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Hiring and staffing
  • Compensation and payroll practices
  • Benefits and retirement
  • Training and development
  • HR risk and compliance
  • Performance management
  • Workforce policy and procedure
  • Employee Relations

PNWU is committed to a culture that supports 17 key behaviors.

  • Strive to be self-aware and to be open about self.
  • Explore alternatives before acting.
  • Be approachable and open to feedback.
  • Help each other succeed and hold each other accountable.
  • Accept necessary change and be adaptable.
  • Involve others in decisions that affect them.
  • Encourage and help others to grow and develop.
  • Help others think for themselves.
  • Recognize others with positive rewards.
  • Resolve conflicts constructively.
  • Be a good listener.
  • Practice constructive and effective communication without judgment.
  • Be accepting and appreciative of diversity.
  • Seek to establish mutual understanding.
  • Emphasize quality over quantity.
  • Think in unique and independent ways.
  • Help each other succeed.