We want to ensure you get to the information you need. Below is a list of services we provide, including contact information for each area. If you don’t find what you’re looking for, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ADA Accommodations and Program Services office provides reasonable accommodations such as a modification or adjustment to a job, the work environment or the hiring process for a qualified individual with a disability. The ADA office aids with accommodations and accessibility to all employees and campus visitors.
Email ADA@niu.edu for general inquires or questions regarding ADA accommodations or accessibility issues.
Administrative Support manages scheduling and calendars for HRS leadership. The administrative assistant assists the SAVP/CHRO, and the office manager assists the director of employment services. Additionally this area manages the service awards program for the university.
Email NIU_ServiceAwards@niu.edu for general inquires or questions regarding NIU service awards.
Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity is responsible for developing, implementing and maintaining the Affirmative Action Plan and equal opportunity policies for the university. They provide oversight of NIU recruitment and hiring (search) processes.
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Benefit Services is responsible for processing benefit/insurance elections, leaves of absences and supplemental retirement plans for all new and existing faculty and staff. We offer counseling services for leaves of absences, up to and including disability claims, retirement preparation and the L.E.T.S. (Leading Employees to Success) new employee program.
Business Operations is responsible for tuition waivers, public service loan forgiveness and moving expense reimbursements. Additionally they handle employee taxation of waivers, reimbursements and other taxable benefits. Manages internal and external audits and well as divisional financial, IT and facilities support, which includes managing the content on the HRS website.
Applicant Processing is responsible for assisting departments with identifying, recruiting and retaining talent. Major tasks include providing effective strategies in advertising and promoting positions; training on recruitment, selection and hiring; and processing and approving employment forms in the university’s employment system.
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Civil Service Testing is responsible for scheduling, administering and scoring examinations as governed by the State Universities Civil Service System (SUCSS) for civil service positions.
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Classification and Compensation is responsible for reviewing position requests, determining the appropriate classifications for positions and recommending pay rates for those positions.
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Employee Life Cycle is responsible for processing employment transactions for all new, existing and former employees. This includes onboarding, additional pay requests, performance evaluations and separations. Employee Life Cycle also oversees the hiring process for extra-help employees, student employees and graduate assistants.
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Employee Well-being provides confidential counseling, advising and coaching to employees and their families for both their personal lives and careers. Employee Well-being promotes wellness through a range of resources as well as provides training and workshops that cover topics for both personal and professional growth.
Email EmployeeWellbeing@niu.edu for general inquires or questions regarding counseling, advising, coaching, or wellness topics.
The HR Service Center team serves as the first point of contact for all HR inquiries from prospective, current and past employees. We answer all incoming calls and greet drop-in visitors to both our main Lincoln Highway location and our satellite location in Lowden Hall 102. We also process employment verifications and background checks.
Payroll is responsible for calculating the hourly and salary semi monthly payrolls. They process general deductions, garnishments and child support orders. Additionally they provide assistance to employees needing help updating their direct deposit or W-4 tax withholding forms.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for general inquires or questions about payroll. They provide a response within 48 hours.