Human Resources

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Human Resources Mission & Vision

Human Resources/People and Culture is dedicated to ensuring services are rooted in the values of social justice and inclusive excellence, with an emphasis on creating a culture and community where people can flourish. Transparency, empathy, and kindness are at the heart of every interaction. We are committed to being a trusted partner, enhancing the employee experience through strategic engagement, collaborative leadership, and expertise in line with industry best practices, making Seattle University an employer of choice.    

We will remain energized in advancing a campus culture that provides a one-of-a-kind employee experience in which innovation is at the core of the services and programs delivered, where everyone’s talents are nurtured and recognized, and where each individual feels empowered and encouraged to be their authentic self.

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Contact Human Resources

To better serve you, please use the following specialized inboxes that routes your email directly to the working group that can best assist you.

Topic Email Contact
For benefits and retirement-related questions/requests:
For leave of absence requests and questions:
For questions or information about staff recruiting, hiring, applications: 
For training and development-related questions/requests:
For information or questions about staff compensation:
For any questions or inquiries about faculty (Academic Operations), including faculty recruitment, compensation/payroll, and stipends:
For ADA accommodations: Ellen Whitcraft-Huelmann
For inquiries or concerns related to faculty and/or staff relations: Ellen Whitcraft-Huelmann
For all staff HR forms (E.g. Wage Change or Title, Department or Supervisor Change Form) and Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) forms please submit to:
For questions about Staff Annual Staff Performance Reviews (APR):
For new and rehired faculty transcripts:

Staff Directory

Human Resources/People and Culture Staff