About HR

Human Resources is comprised of multiple units, responsible for different operations. Recruitment, onboarding, labour relations, performance management, communications, safety and security, training and development, and more.

Click below to see which unit is responsible for the area you are curious about.

Consulting Services and Labour Relations

Consulting Services and Labour Relations is a unit of Human Resources that supports the campus community by providing strategic support in the areas of employee and labour relations, fostering a positive culture and engaging faculty and staff.

Consulting Services and Labour Relations provides expertise in:

  • People and succession planning
  • Organizational reviews
  • Leadership
  • Collective bargaining
  • Performance management
  • Employee engagement
  • Employee relations
  • Labour relations
  • Professional development
  • Support for unit or institutional projects impacting people
Recruitment and Development

Recruitment and Development is a unit of Human Resources that supports the recruitment and retention of outstanding faculty and staff, and connecting individuals to programs and processes that encourage leadership and career development.

Recruitment and Development provides expertise in:

  • Recruitment best practices
  • Creating job profiles
  • Relocation
  • Immigration compliance
  • Career development
  • Aboriginal recruitment and retention
  • Advertising vacancies
  • Diversity language
  • Cross-cultural interaction
  • Leadership

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Immigration inquiries:


Compensation, Benefits and Wellness

Compensation, Benefits and Wellness is a unit of Human Resources that supports the university's total rewards and wellness principles in creating an environment that supports overall mental and physical well-being.

Compensation, Benefits and Wellness provides expertise in:

  • Developing comprehensive benefits programs
  • Effective communication and education regarding Total Rewards Programs
  • Managing university resources for salary and benefits programs
  • Adopting health promotion, prevention, intervention and support best practices
  • Individual and group consultation regarding benefits plans
  • Support for collective bargaining and other projects and initiatives

Benefits inquiries


Compensation inquiries


Internal Communciations

Internal Communications is a unit that supports academic and administrative leaders across campus with communication expertise, service, and collaboration, using a variety of media. The team ensures that internal communication is aligned with the university's brand. 

Internal Communications provides expertise in:

  • Communication strategy - planning, tactical, implementation 
    directed at internal audiences (faculty, staff, students and key stakeholders)
  • Biweekly publication of student email newsletter
  • Biweekly publication of faculty/staff email newsletter
  • Faculty and staff recruitment communication
  • Management of websites, PAWS portal, web and mobile technology services
  • Development and implementation of crisis communications plan
  • Communication of employee wellness, diversity, safety and protective services
  • Student enrolment communication

General communication inquiries:


Media contacts:


Protective Services and Safety Resources

Protective Services and Safety Resources is a unit of Human Resources that supports the safety and security of the campus community through educational programming (VTRA, RAD, Verbal Judo and Violence and Threat Risk Assessment), planning (Emergency Response Plan and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design), surveillance, emergency management, hazardous materials handling, workplace ergonomics, and more.

Protective Services and Safety Resources provides expertise in:

  • Training in health, safety and security
  • Emergency management, planning, response and alerting
  • Fire prevention
  • Uniformed patrol and security
  • Safety management
  • Regulatory programming support (radiation safety, biosafety)
  • Communication of employee wellness, diversity, safety and protective services
  • Electronic protection

Protective Services inquiries:

306-966-5555 (in an emergency, call 9-1-1)

witter: @USaskPS

Safety Resources inquiries:

Twitter: @USaskSafety