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Equal Opportunity and Access Content has Moved

July 12, 2018 | Information about equal opportunity at Northwestern has moved to a new website. There, you can learn about the ways that Northwestern prevents discrimination and fosters diversity. This includes affirmative action planning in the areas of recruitment and retention, as well as providing accommodations for employees and applicants with a disability. Read More

Staff Survey Action Teams Launch

July 10, 2018 | Almost 70 staff members from across the University met in June to kick off work on the four cross-University priorities identified through the Staff Survey. Teams will be working throughout the summer to identify possible actions to take and explore approaches to implementing a variety of ideas. The teams will present recommendations to the executive sponsors in early fall. Updates will be shared with staff throughout the summer. Read More

Paid Sick Leave for Non-Benefits Eligible Staff

July 10, 2018 | The Chicago and Cook County paid sick leave ordinances require employers in Chicago and Cook County to provide paid sick time off to staff and student workers for sick leave purposes. This requirement covers non-benefits eligible staff and student workers including part-time staff, temporary staff, student workers and some graduate students with paid positions not related to their academic studies. Read More

New Minors at Northwestern Policy

July 10, 2018 | Together we share a mission to be a good neighbor locally as well as a responsible citizen globally. As part of that effort, many staff and faculty members administer programs that offer innovative and challenging opportunities for youth to grow academically and athletically. The new Minors at Northwestern policy formalizes protections for minors involved in these programs and is open for community review through Friday, July 20. Read More

Our Vision

The vision of the Office of Human Resources is to be highly-trusted, strategic partners who deliver innovative solutions to the Northwestern community, enabling our people to do their best work.