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, HCM Solutions, Organization Development, Shared Services, 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 commitment to excellence, transparency, and a strong sense of accountability to those we serve.

Our Governance

The Office of Human Resources functions under a shared governance model. Operating under the oversight of the Office of the Chancellor, our operations rely on collaborations with various University community stakeholders to ensure everyone's voices are heard and needs are addressed.