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HR Consulting

The HR Consultants partner with departmental leadership and their units to support a wide variety of human resource matters. In their role as strategic partners in the hiring, compensation and classification process at Rutgers, they assist units in achieving better alignment and the fulfillment of the units’ missions and goals. They also provide guidance in the investigation and resolution of employee issues and recommend corrective action and resolution.

The HR Consultants partner with university organizations in the following ways:

  • Advising departments on university policies, procedures and state and federal regulations.
  • Providing consultation on job design and structure, reviewing and analyzing classification requests, and making recommendations based upon criteria established for the Classification Review Process.
  • Advising and guiding units on performance management that will support your mission.
    • Position description development
    • Performance appraisals
    • Standardized documentation
  • Providing solutions to work climate issues.
  • Reviewing organizational structure and changes. Once a department has identified and defined a structure, the HR Consulting group will help outline and recommend how to achieve desired outcomes.
    • Organizational charting
    • Job equity across departmental and university lines
  • Serving as a referral bridge to other University Human Resources departments and units.
  • Serving as a resources for staffing and recruiting.
    • Assistance in search committee development
    • Advisement on interview skills and practices
    • Consultation and referral for training and development programs
    • Provide guidance on job offers, compensation, and on-boarding

Classification Resources

Performance Management

Performance Management is an on-going partnership between supervisors and employees, working together to accomplish university and departmental goals. The process focuses on the alignment of employee roles and goals with the university’s mission and on supporting development and performance as a means to these ends.

Additional Resources