Organizational Structure & Leadership Team

The Office of University Human Resources operates within the Office of the Provost.

We operate with three major groups:

  1. HR Strategic Partners
  2. Centers of Expertise
  3. HR Service Center

Office of UHR Org Chart

View UHR's Activities & Responsibilities Realignment

Click below to explore each group's functions within HR. Find contact information and our staff directory as well.

Office of the CHRO

  • Human Resources
  • Employee Benefits
  • Compensation & Data Analytics
  • Employee & Labor Relations
  • HR Strategic Partners
  • HR Service Center
  • HR policy development, training & interpretation
  • Administration of academic HR processes






HR Strategic Partners

HRSPs serve as a single point of contact for OSU leaders and consult on application of HR programs and resources in support of assigned colleges and units. HRSPs provide general employee relations support and regularly liaise with ELR and Centers of Expertise to support specific situations and needs across the below functions. Find your HRSP here.

  • Workforce planning
  • Recruitment strategy
  • Development planning
  • Career ladders
  • Succession planning
  • Facilitation and teambuilding
  • Performance management coaching
  • Exit interviews
  • Manager coaching and training
  • Change management
  • Restructures
  • Organizational development

Centers of Expertise

  • Employee Benefit plan administration
  • Graduate Assistant benefit plan
  • Retirement plan administration
  • EAP program
  • Tax-deferred savings programs
  • Dependent care assistance/flex spending programs
  • Work-life and well being programs

  • Job classification, salary, and other types of pay
  • HR systems, data, and access

  • Employee relations, contract negotiations and administration, grievance administration
  • Collective bargaining contract interpretation and training
  • Protected leave administration

  • UHR policy education and outreach
  • UHR policy consultation and interpretation
  • Critical training compliance administration
  • Domestic/international flexible work arrangement agreement review and consultation

HR Service Center

  • HR Service Center
    • Recruitment Services
      • Job postings
      • Search committee training and support
      • Candidate workflow
      • Offer letters
    • Employee Lifecycle Services
      • New hire paperwork & orientation
      • Job & status changes
      • Leaves of absence
      • Offboarding process
    • Graduate Assistant Services
      • Hiring process
      • Orientation
      • Appointment changes
  • Student Employment Center
    • Student recruitment/hiring process
    • Student employment eligibility
    • Student employee new hire paperwork and onboarding
  • HR Helpdesk
    • Technical assistance with the application process
    • Assistance with the criminal history or motor vehicle history check processed