Human Resource Services

HRS Communication and News

HRS Communication and News

Job Target

Human Resource Services is now offering a new, exciting recruitment tool to help efficiently post faculty, administrative professional and classified staff job announcements. JobTarget is a platform for distributing recruitment advertising online. Using the OneClick option, users will be able to efficiently and effectively complete online advertising through one location. You will be able to get timely information on your job postings as the platform tracks how successful each posting is through real-time media measurement analytics.

HRS will email user login information to area hiring and personnel managers on Wednesday, September 17, 2014. Training for JobTarget Users are scheduled for:

  • Friday, September 19, 2014, 9:00-10:00am (local in Pullman, but available statewide through AMS videoconference)
  • Thursday, September 25, 2014, 9:00-10:00am (local in Pullman, but available statewide through AMS videoconference)

To enroll in JobTarget training sessions, view training materials and more information about this and other recruitment resources: 

New HRS Facebook Page

Today is the first day of the official WSU Human Resource Services Facebook page. The HRS Facebook page will provide a communication channel for employees to connect and communicate with others. Connecting with the profile is optional and is set up so no one is able to view your personal FB profile if you choose to like/follow the page.

The HRS Facebook page will highlight the talented employees and outstanding programs at WSU. The HRS Facebook page will have interesting and informative posts, news, updates of interest, resources and services available to the university community. Connect with WSU HRS at:

Employee Engagement Survey

The 2014 Employee Engagement survey was sent on March 31, 2014 to all active faculty, administrative professional and classified staff. The survey response period was March 31 - April 11, 2014.

The results from the survey questions are available to view here: Employee Engagement Survey Results



One-Time, Four Percent Payment To Be Provided To Civil Service Employees

WSU is implementing a one-time payment of four-percent of base salary for eligible civil service staff.  The payment, although one-time, reflects our concerns for the importance we place on the staff who make WSU the fine and dynamic institution it is today.

President's Perspective | Frequently Asked Questions

Inclement Weather/Suspended Operations

Information on Inclement Weather/Suspended Operations


Annual Review 2013
Annual Review 2013 - Instructions from the Provost

Review of Progress Towards Tenure 2013


January 1, 2014 Salary Increase Information

President Floyd has authorized a salary increase that is a combination of an across-the-board adjustment of 4% for faculty, administrative professional (AP) employees, and graduate students and an additional meritorious increase for eligible tenured, tenure-track, and clinical faculty. This increase is effective January 1, 2014.


Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act and Information about the Marketplace

Effective January 1, 2014, individuals and families will have a new insurance option available through the ACA Marketplace.  Most WSU benefit eligible employees will not need to pursue that option, however, it may be applicable to employees who do not have coverage.  For information about the Affordable Care Act, as well as the Marketplace, click on the above link.


Select Plus
Human Resource Services, is excited to announce a NEW employee resource from SelectPlus. 
SelectPlus is a self-service solution which grants faculty and staff access to local caregivers.  The membership to SelectPlus is fully paid for by WSU.  Employees are responsible for making all arrangements including selecting providers and the cost of care.   For more information visit  To register today, visit
Step M Information

As part of the 2013-2015 operating budget, the Office of the State Human Resource Director  implemented a new pay step, step M,  within the State’s pay range system for Civil Service employees. Step M is a longevity step to be added to the state salary schedules.  Eligible employees who have been at the top step (step L) in the same salary range for six years will move to the new step M effective July 1, 2013.  It provides an approximate 2.5 percent increase over step L.

Frequently Asked Questions on Step M


Faculty Appointments - Full-Time Academic Workload

Starting in 2014, under the Federal Affordable Care Act, Washington State University (WSU) must report actual work effort for all employees, including Faculty.  Therefore, effective July 1, 2013, WSU will require faculty appointments be set up as full-time equivalency (FTE).   

Employee Benefit Information

Temporary/Seasonal Employee Benefits

I-9 Reminder
Employing Departments I-9 Requirement Reminder

Creating ZZUSIS Records
Creating Employee Records (ZZUSIS) for TEMPS/PERMS


Foreign Worker Disclosure Required for workers who are non-U.S. citizens
Foreign Worker Disclosure


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