Welcome to the Office of Human Resources
Our Mission Statement
The goal of the Carleton College office of Human Resources is to foster an open work environment in which all employees feel welcomed, respected, and recognized for their contributions. Through a strong recruitment program, we seek a talented and competitive workforce that exemplifies diversity and teamwork.
The HR office provides service in the areas of employment, compensation, labor and employee relations, management consultation, training, benefits and HR information management systems to all Carleton College employees. Our department is committed to the highest standards of service and is continuously seeking to improve in all of these areas. Our office seeks to provide support to all employees, as well as effective and efficient communication of Carleton College policies and procedures.
What's New in Human Resources?
2014 Benefits Open Enrollment
It's that time of year again when benefit eligible employees will be tasked with reviewing their benefit options and making necessary changes desired.
In advance of our online system (benefitsCONNECT) opening up for this all-important process, we encourage you/your interested family members to attend an Open Enrollment Benefits Meeting.
Please reference the schedule of available meetings below where valuable information will be presented regarding updates to current benefits, as well as an opportunity to participate in new benefit offerings.
Meetings are scheduled on:
Thursday, October 31, 2013: (12:00-1:00 p.m.) in Sayles Hill #251
Friday, November 1, 2013: (1:00-2:00 p.m.) at the Weitz Center/Larson Mtg Room
Tuesday, November 5, 2013: (10:00-11:00 a.m.) in the AGH Meeting Room
Thursday, November 7, 2013: (6:00-7:00 p.m.) in Sayles Hill Lounge
Thursday, November 14, 2013: (12:00-1:00 p.m.) in the AGH Meeting Room
If these times will not work well for your schedule, there will be additional opportunities as noted below:
Quarterly Meeting: October 30, 2013 (10:00-11:00 a.m.)-----Concert Hall
Lunch and Learn: November 21, 2013 (12:00-1:00 p.m.)------Sayles Hill #254
Information will also be shared for faculty members within their Faculty Meeting (November 4, 2013), during SAC and Forum meetings (dates yet unknown), and possibly a meeting for union employees (date as yet undetermined).
Our Open Enrollment period for 2014 will be from November 4-30, 2013. You will be utilizing the online system (benefitsCONNECT) to make your elections/changes. We do encourage you to note the dates available for Open Enrollment Benefits Meetings and mark your calendars to attend! Benefit information that will be presented will be valuable to you in preparation of making your 2014 elections in November.
For comprehensive 2014 benefit information, please click here.
If you have questions, please contact Melanie Ulrich (x7142) or Andrea Zunkel (x5989).