Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources provides leadership, guidance and expertise on human-resource issues for the development, motivation and support of an exceptional workforce. HR provides quality service and, through teamwork and collaboration, promotes a climate of mutual trust, confidence and respect. Key functional areas of HR include recruitmentsalary and benefits administration, employee relationsworkforce development and work-life programming.

Current Employees
The Office of Human Resources serves the Washington and Lee community by supporting its most valuable asset, its employees. We hope you will familiarize yourself with the Employee Handbook and with the many benefits and resources the University offers to faculty and staff. The Human Resources Office provides support in the following functional areas:
Job Seekers
Washington and Lee strives to recruit and retain exceptionally qualified faculty and staff who are committed to the mission and values of the University. We work to provide compensation and benefits consistent with peer institutions and a performance development program that focuses on coaching, career planning, and feedback and evaluation to support current performance and future career growth.
Retirees
Washington and Lee University honors retirees by providing benefits to support healthcare costs, encourage external interests and stay connected with W&L for years to come. Retiree health insurance benefits are determined by date of hire.
Student Employees
Students who have not worked on campus before must come to Human Resources to complete the necessary forms before beginning work. These forms MUST be completed before your first day of employment.
Supervisors
Managing your employees is fundamental to their success. Here you will find resources and guidance on topics that address key aspects of hiring and managing employees at various stages of their careers. If you'd like to talk about a managerial challenge or are wondering how to accomplish an administrative goal, HR is here to support you.