Human Resources

Division Function

Human Resources (HR) actively promotes the training and development of Iḷisaġvik College employees, monitors employment practices to ensure legal compliance and developer HR policies and procedures.  Unlike the tactical approach of “Personnel,”  HR’s emphasis is strategic, considerably strengthened and more effective when in partnership with staff, faculty and management.

Philosophy & Practice

HR’s policies and practices represent important forces for shaping employee behavior and attitudes.  In addition to providing advice on legal employment practices, some other HR function include the following:

Employment Selection

If properly designed and practiced, employment selection practices will legally identify competent candidates and accurately match them to open positions.  Our focus on hiring the most qualified individuals fosters a vital atmosphere of excellence and professionalism.

Training & Development Programs

These programs can positively affect employee behavior in tow ways.  In addition to directly improving the skills necessary for employees to successfully perform their jobs, training and development programs offer individuals opportunities to increase motivation and self-confidence.

Performance Evaluation

A Performance Evaluation offers employees and supervisors opportunity to mutually assess the employee’s performance, to highlight the employee’s accomplishments and development areas, set goals and objectives and provides a basis for determining reward allocations, if appropriate.  Employee satisfaction and performance increase when the evaluation is based on behavioral, results-oriented criteria, when employees have opportunity to actively participate in their evaluations and when evaluation criteria and process are consistently applied throughout the organization.

Equal Opportunity

Iḷisaġvik College offers equal employment opportunity to prospective employees.  Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, creed, color, gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation, veteran or disability status.