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Elyne Cole Welcome to the University of Illinois' Human Resources Web site. In these pages you will find useful information for applicants, current employees, supervisors and administrators, and retirees.

The Human Resources team is dedicated to enhancing the University community by attracting, retaining, and supporting a quality workforce. Our goal is to establish the University of Illinois as a recognized employer of choice among public research institutions and to create a work environment that embraces continual professional and personal development.

Thank you for visiting our site, and come back often.

Elyne G. Cole
Associate Provost for Human Resources

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Illinois Human Resources Units

The following five units report to the Associate Provost for Human Resources.

Academic Human Resources

Academic Human Resources (AHR) administers and provides consultation related to programs, policies, and procedures for Faculty, Academic Professional, and Other Academic employees, as well as Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants, and Research Assistants. AHR is also responsible for academic employees' union contract issues and processes.

Staff Human Resources

Staff Human Resources administers the Civil Service human resources program and provides a wide range of employee and departmental services, including Employment & Testing, Extra Help Services, Labor & Employee Relations, Classification & Salary, and Records Administration.

Center for Training and Professional Development

The Center for Training and Professional Development provides workshops, business training, and certificate programs to help employees of all levels and from all types of organizations attain their professional and personal goals by offering learning opportunities that are flexible, responsive, and innovative.

Faculty/Staff Assistance Program

The Faculty/Staff Assistance Program is dedicated to providing quality, confidential assistance to employees and their families who may be experiencing difficulties that impact their lives. This program is free of charge to all faculty, staff, and family members.

UI Wellness Center

The UI Wellness Center helps Illinois community members enhance their overall quality of life by providing lifestyle classes, individual consults, self-paced challenges, departmental programs, online information, and more. The UI Wellness Center facilitates collaboration among campus wellness partners to deliver wellness services as effectively as possible.  The unit’s ultimate goal is to help faculty, staff, and students attain successful and fulfilling studies, work, and life.