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Mission statement

Our Purpose …

The Department of Human Resources is dedicated to supporting the University’s commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship, and service to the general public.

Our goal is to establish and sustain Memorial University’s reputation as an employer of choice, and to maintain a workplace culture in which all employees feel valued and able to contribute their personal best to the achievement of the University’s mandate.

Our Strategies …

We will demonstrate human resources leadership by …

  • Developing and implementing high quality programs and services that are responsive to the challenging needs of our evolving workplace, and which support the university’s strategic framework;
  • Acting as a strong, influential advocate for employees and fairness within the University workplace;
  • Developing and promoting the adoption of progressive “best practices” in all areas of human resource management and organizational development;
  • Developing and sustaining meaningful partnerships that are supportive of the diverse needs of the University community.

Our Values …

We will place a high value on the following in the pursuit of our goals and strategies …

  • Leadership Managers who are highly effective teachers, coaches, and motivators of people.
  • Integrity High standards of personal integrity, and respect for the capabilities and views of others.
  • Client Focus Seeking to always understand our clients’ needs, circumstances and point of view.
  • Quality Focus High standards of quality, and an ongoing focus on innovation and continuous improvement.