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Human Resource Services


About Human Resource Services

Welcome to Northern Illinois University Human Resource Services

Let us introduce you to NIU Human Resource Services (HRS). Human Resource Services consists of four main divisions comprised of the following service areas:

Karen Baker

  • Center for Affirmative Action and Diversity Resources
  • Employee and Labor Relations
  • Risk Management
  • Title IX

Celeste Latham

  • Employment Services
  • Payroll and Benefits
  • Human Resource Information Technology Support
  • Service Centers (Human Resources and Swen Parson)

Deborah Haliczer

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Training and Human Resource Development
  • Ethics Training

HRS is committed to the well being of our faculty and staff of Northern Illinois University. Our goals and initiatives support the priorities established by our Board of Trustees and the university administration relating to compensation, shared governance, and excellence of the campus environment as a place of employment.

We look forward to working with you as Northern Illinois University moves into a successful and dynamic future. The goal of HRS is to share in the university’s strategic mission by providing an efficient and effective program of human resource administration.


Main Location
Human Resource Services
1515 West Lincoln Highway
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-6000 (v)
815-753-2335 (f)

Campus Service Center
Swen Parson 110
DeKalb, IL 60115
815-753-6000 (v)
815-753-6777 (f)