Established in 1865, Indiana State University is a four-year public university that embraces its mission
to educate the leaders of tomorrow. With focus on experiential learning and research, programs of
distinction, and civic engagement, Indiana State University excels in working with community leaders
across the state to create and implement a vision for a better tomorrow. From day one, our students are
challenged through well-rounded experiential academic programs and reap the benefits of working side-by-side
with expert faculty. Because of this interaction, our students gain confidence, experience, and a resume of
accomplishments that go far beyond the classroom.
Located in a park-like setting in downtown Terre Haute, Indiana State University has the facilities, diversity
and distinctive academic programs associated with large universities, but with the atmosphere of a small,
The Human Resource mission is to provide quality services and support in employment, training,
employee relations, employee assistance, immigration, benefits and compensation to those we serve
while meeting all regulatory and legal standards in accordance with University policies and ethics
as human resource professionals.
Human Resource staff will promote excellence in customer service by being responsive, knowledgeable
and sensitive to the needs of ISU students, faculty, staff, candidates and the community at large in a
pleasant, professional and efficient manner.
With the use of technology and the promotion of excellence in customer service HR will:
- Recruit committed and motivated faculty and staff
- Provide training and development opportunities for professional and personal growth,
- Act as an employee advocate with regard to fair treatment, problem
solving and morale,
- Continually improve department performance through research,
planning and assessment,
- Maintain and provide accurate and comprehensive records for HR
decision making, personnel actions, planning and policy making,
- Recommend and administer efficient use of limited financial
resources to provide compensation and benefits that are competitive in
- Assist in strategic planning and serve as a change agent within the
- Establish goals and objectives for total
compensation and benefits that allow for accountability within the
practices, provide a means to ensure consistent application of plans,
support the non-discrimination policy of the institution and legally
defend plans and decisions.