About OHR

about office of human resources

Welcome to the Office of Human Resources

Working in collaboration with the University community, the Office of Human Resources, through the departments of Administration, Benefits, Compensation, Employee and Labor Relations, Organization Development, Talent Acquisition, and the University Child Development Center, is an integral component in support of the University of Pittsburgh's Mission to advance teaching, research, and public service.

Our Mission

Recruit, develop, retain, and support a diverse and talented workforce, and partner in maintaining a productive, dynamic, and inclusive work environment.

Our Vision

Serve as a center of excellence in providing foundational support for advancing the University's mission by helping make Pitt an outstanding place to work, grow, and thrive.

Our Values

We serve the University community with a focus on individual and institutional well-being, using a team-oriented approach bolstered by strong partnerships. In doing so, we help sustain an inclusive environment in which diversity is celebrated and serves as a source of institutional strength. We pursue our work with a committment to excellence, transparency, and a strong sense of accountability to those we serve.

Our Drivers

Engage with those we serve to establish and maintain a strong understanding of their needs.

Collaborate with institutional partners to advance our mission, aided by strong internal communication and teamwork.

Sharpen efficiency through a continuous focus on process improvements and clear assessments of our performance.