To recruit, retain and develop a quality faculty and staff, which effectively supports the teaching, research, and administrative functions of the University and to provide human resource services and programs, which consistently meet a standard of professional excellence and effectiveness.
To provide leadership to the broader University community in promoting sound managerial practices and standards which result in effective use of human, financial, technical and physical resources. To model through organization and behavior a workplace whose standard is professional excellence in the services it provides, placing an emphasis on professional and collaborative working relationships while recognizing the importance of individual contributions.
The Office of Human Resources is a service-oriented department involved in many key areas of the daily work life of the University community. Services are provided through administrative and support staff in the areas of recruitment, compensation, employee relations, training and staff development.
It is the policy of Norfolk State University to provide equal employment and educational opportunities for all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, gender, disability, political affiliation or sexual orientation. The University is cognizant of all statues and regulations mandating requirements of equal opportunity and affirmative action and the University, its employees and agents adhere to practices and procedures to insure equal opportunity for all.
Norfolk State University's Human Resources Office, through careful monitoring of employment practices, as well as through educational programming and assisting with the resolution of EO-related complaints, assists the University in its commitment to eliminate discrimination and establish equal opportunity for all of its constituencies.