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As you support our teaching, research, and clinical mission to work toward a future you believe in, Stanford Human Resources works toward improving our exceptional, respectful workplace experience.

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Stanford Locations

While our iconic campus is well known, employee contributions to Stanford's mission take place in many places.

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Our Faculty and Staff Community

Our employees have many opportunities to build meaningful connections -- within Stanford and with each other. Learn more about how we give back to our communities, celebrate together, and work together to embrace diversity, advance equity, and cultivate inclusion.

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Policies & Processes

HR Policies

Our comprehensive policies support an effective employee experience by identifying workplace and conduct expectations, resources for answering questions, and legal compliance.

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Workplace Processes

Our workplace processes and procedures range from bi-monthly timecards to paid time off to performance management. Schools and units may also have local practices, which align with university-wide policies.

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About the Stanford HR Community

We have a deep partnership to envision, plan, and implement human resources strategic initiatives, programs, and services to support our faculty and staff. The central organization -- University HR -- works closely with university leaders, school and unit human resources groups, and program leaders to coordinate initiatives, programs, and services.

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