Welcome Employees and Job Seekers!

Current Employees

To achieve its mission and address the world's grand challenges, the University depends on thousands of talented and diverse faculty and staff. This site will help you learn more about all the University has to offer you, including benefits and resources to help you with your day-to-day work and grow your career.

Prospective Employees

Thank you for your interest in the University. We offer one of the most vibrant, satisfying, and rewarding workplaces in Minnesota. And with nearly 26,000 employees at the University, 850 distinct job titles, and five Minnesota campuses, your opportunities are vast. Learn more in Find a Job.

HR News

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Healthy Cooking Class Offered to Employees

Are you looking to improve your cooking skills and make a renewed commitment to healthy eating? If so, consider enrolling in the Cooking for Wellness—The Basics class, offered exclusively for U of M employees and spouses. The four-week class, held after work once a week, includes instruction by a chef, hands-on cooking practice in the lab with classmates, and home assignments. Students gain improved cooking skills and take away numerous delicious healthy recipes for sauces, whole grains, soups, and proteins. The next class begins March 23 and another class begins April 25. Participants who finish the class earn 50 wellness points and a reimbursement of $200 of the $210 class fee.

E2 Employee Engagement Survey Returns Next Fall

Important Tax Reminders

It's tax season. See our Tax Reminders web page for a few things you should know about:

  • W-2s
  • Form 1095-C (proof of health insurance)
  • Community Fund Drive tax deductions
  • Protecting your personal information with Duo
  • And more
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Take the wellness assessment by March 31

Don't forget you have until March 31 to complete your online wellness assessment. The confidential assessment takes less than 10 minutes, and you’ll automatically earn 150 wellness points when you do. If your spouse is covered by the UPlan, he or she can also take the assessment and earn 150 points. The wellness assessment from StayWell, our Wellness Program partner, gives you personalized results that can help you focus on the best ways to improve your health. Even if you're already health conscious, the assessment can give you valuable insights on how to enhance your wellness routine.

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IDShield Provides the New University-Sponsored Identity Theft Protection Program

Identity theft can happen to anyone. To help protect you and your family, the University is offering IDShield, an identity theft protection product, beginning in April. IDShield has provided privacy and security monitoring and identity theft coverage since 2003, longer than anyone else in the market.

As a voluntary benefit, you’ll pay the low group rate to purchase coverage. Enrollment is done directly through IDShield's website.

Why I Work at the U

"I love the U and what it stands for. I say congratulations to every freshman I do a phone interview with. I think it's such an important message to acknowledge the work it takes to get into this institution of learning." 

Tracy Sherbert
Trainer, University of Minnesota Foundation Call Center

"I work in a field that's new, moving forward, and with lots of research to be done. It's never hard to get up in the morning."

Pamala Jacobson
Professor of Pharmacy

"I am so grateful for the opportunity to work on important projects with kind, passionate, and fun individuals."

Luna Allen-Bakerian
Student Employee, University of Minnesota Women's Center 

Diversity on Campus

The University is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming campus. Learn more about diversity at the U.

HR Policies

All policies can be found in the University Policy Library. Look for the Human Resource Policy page for policies related specifically to Human Resources. Forms from across the University are available on this site as well.

Contact Us

Phone: 4-UOHR (612-624-8647, or 800-756-2363)

Office of Human Resources  
Job Center
Employee Benefits
Leadership & Talent Development
Wellness Program
Compensation & Classification
Payroll Services

Office of Human Resources
100 Donhowe Building
319 15th Ave. S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455


U of M Job Center
545 West Bank Office Building
1300 South Second Street
Minneapolis, MN 55454