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Human Resources Departments

Operations and Administration

Includes the Office of the Vice President; performance planning; financial management; project management; customer service; HR service delivery; records management; executive searches; relocation services; and HR events.

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Employee Relations/Professional and Organizational Development

Oversees HR policies and procedures; Hartford HR services; conflict of interest issues; Rensselaer's Affirmative Action Program; performance-related issues; disciplinary action; exit interviews; complaint investigations; and the coordination and delivery of staff professional development courses.

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Compensation and Employment

Assists with issues regarding faculty and staff salary administration; position clarification; career ladders; performance management; compliance; executive compensation; recruitment plans; employment application processes; sourcing, screening, and interviewing internal and external candidates; new hire processing; extensions and re-hires; independent contractor classification; and non-resident alien work authorization for faculty and staff compliance.

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Benefits and Retirement

Offers assistance regarding faculty and staff health and welfare plans; retirement; tuition scholarship requests; leaves of absence; Rensselaer's Wellness Program; workers' compensation; ID cards; Rensselaer Computing System (RCS) accounts; employment transaction forms; and custom and routine reporting.

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Title IX

Commits to maintaining an environment in which no member of the campus community is subjected to any form of discrimination or harassment, takes all gender- and sexual-based violence seriously, and provides support and information to all members of the Rensselaer community.

If you would like additional information regarding Rensselaer's Title IX program, please feel free to contact one of the Institute's Title IX Coordinators:

  • Jacquelyn Turner: (518) 276-3980
  • Karen Fajardo: (518) 276-4093


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