Human Resources

Human Resources

The Willamette Human Resources team serves a dedicated group of faculty and staff who are committed to the educational mission of the university. Employment at Willamette University means being part of a community that values education and its impact on the world, is friendly, supportive, and increasingly diverse.

with any questions you may have. In addition, if you have sought or received service from Willamette's Human Resources team, we'd love to hear about your experience through participation in our confidential Human Resources services survey.

Our Mission

Willamette's Office of Human Resources is dedicated to the mission and values of Willamette University and to excellence in service to the University community.

Our department mission is to assist Willamette University in its efforts to recruit and retain exceptional faculty and staff, provide programs and services that cultivate excellence and support the University's goals, and serve as a source of information, expertise, advocacy, and support for faculty, staff, management and the Willamette community at large.

Contact Us

Willamette University's Office of Human Resources is located in the Executive Building at the corner of Cottage and Ferry, a block South from the westside Capitol building grounds.  For directions to campus or to locate the Executive Building on a map, see the Campus Map & Driving Directions page.  HR maintains two temporary parking spaces for visitors.  Parking on State Street or in other visitor spaces on campus is metered.

Human Resources
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem, Oregon 97301
503-370-6210 voice
503-370-6570 fax

Our Commitment to Non-Discrimination

Willamette University strives to provide equal opportunity in its educational programs and activities, and in employment. Questions regarding the University's equal opportunity policies and practices may be directed to the Director of Human Resources. See Compliance for more information.

HR Highlights


Save the Date: Flu Shot Clinics
The flu season is fast approaching and the single best way to keep from getting and spreading the flu according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is to get a flu shot.  To help protect yourself, your loved ones, and your colleagues we will be holding two convenient on-site flu clinics in Alumni Lounge.

Clinic #1: Wednesday, September, 24 2014, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Clinic #2: Thursday, October 2, 2014, 9:00 am  -  2:00 pm

Please schedule your flu shot appointment through WISE.

After all faculty, staff, and retirees have had the opportunity to schedule and get their flushot, and if there are appointments still available, registration will be made available for spouses and domestic partners. If you are a student, please contact the Bishop Wellness Health Clinic for your flu shot.

Retirement Appointments:
Faculty and staff can register to review retirement accounts with a professional on:

  • Tuesday, September 23rd
  • Wednesday, September 24th
  • Thursday, September 25th

To sign up for an appoint register at


Payroll and Tax Changes  (Posted Spring 2014)

Benefit Changes - Supreme Court Ruling on Defense of Marriage Act (Posted Fall 2013)

Tuition Remission/Exchange for Dependent Children (Posted Fall 2013)

New Faculty/Staff Profiles

Get to know our new colleagues who recently joined the Willamette Community.