About Penn Human Resources

Our Mission

The Division of Human Resources is dedicated to the recruitment, retention and development of a highly qualified, committed and diverse group of individuals who support the University's goals of increased access, integrated knowledge, and local and global engagement. To accomplish this, we strive to:

  • Hire, retain and develop a talented, diverse and dedicated workforce.
  • Offer a generous total compensation package
  • Provide numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Support and enhance the work experience for our faculty and staff.
  • Partner with our schools, centers and departments to help them advance their—and the University’s overall—business needs.
  • Create and maintain a supportive environment.
  • Ensure that our faculty and staff have the necessary knowledge and skills to perform effectively and develop professionally.
  • Support the personal needs of our faculty and staff and their families.