The Human Resources (HR) department serves as an advocate for the ODU community to consistently provide discreet, valuable and personalized service that is timely and responsive. HR helps ODU to maintain a diverse workforce of the highest caliber and to support employees in their roles within the university.

Your HR Teams

Each team provides unique services to meet your needs and champion your growth from start to finish during your tenure as a Monarch.

Vice President of Human Resources

Oversees our HR teams, compliance, information systems, transactions, record-keeping and more.

Benefits Team

Assists new and existing employees with navigating benefits including retirement, tuition assistance, and more.

Compensation & Classification Team

Responsible for conducting classification and compensation reviews of management requests for salary adjustments, change of duties, and title changes.

Employee Relations Team

Provides confidential assistance to university classified staff, administrative and professional faculty, hourly wage employees, and supervisors.

Training & Organization Development Team

Offers a variety of professional development courses to enhance core workplace skills and promote connection and collaboration with peers.

Recruitment & Employment Team

Facilitates the hiring and onboarding of exceptional candidates, establishing positive relationships between Human Resources and potential employees.

Looking for a specific service? Check out our HR Services page for a listing.