The Division of Human Resources assists departments in attracting, motivating, developing and retaining talented individuals in a positive, diverse, healthy and safe work environment. Particular emphasis is placed on maximizing employee communications throughout the multi-campus system, enhancing the workplace climate and implementing technology solutions that streamline and improve the delivery of services.

Strategic Hiring

The Strategic Hiring Committee (SHC) along with the corresponding strategic hiring process is the university's universal approach to position control and financial oversight. The committee reviews requests to fill open positions via the Position Control Form.

Learn more about Strategic Hiring and the Position Control Form

Hiring Freeze FAQs

Recruiting and Hiring Tools

This information is specifically designed to offer hiring officials, supervisors and others associated with the hiring process a resourceful reference tool for the university and staff.

Learn more about this critical function for the continued growth of the university

  • The mission of the Office of Compliance, EOAA is to ensure equal access to employment and educational opportunities in support of the university's commitment to equal opportunity, affirmative action, and diversity.

  • Welcome to our Employee Appreciation Programs.  On these pages, you will find information on the  recognition programs offered by Human Resources and other participating departments across the university community.

  • Employee Relations works with managers and employees to enhance the working environment for Kent State employees. This includes change management, turnover reduction and improved employee relations.