An essay by Dr. Jennifer Sasser, gerontology program director, was published in the International Journal of Reminiscence and Lifelong Learning in January 2015.
The Office of Human Resources is dedicated to the mission and values of Marylhurst University. We strive to deliver exemplary customer service to all of our employees by offering competent personalized, responsive and reliable employee services. As thought leaders, we examine and review processes to ensure continuous improvement and performance results. As catalysts for change, we play a key role in building an employee engagement culture that will attract, motivate and retain our talent. In the spirit of fun and teamwork, we partner, we lead, we collaborate and we serve.
Total rewards philosophy
Marylhurst University offers a challenging employment experience with a strong emphasis on working collaboratively, lifelong learning, continuous improvement, merit, accountability and respect for the whole person. Our "total rewards" package is designed to sustain:
- Competitive wages
- Health benefits
- Growth and development
- Work/life effectiveness
- Community service
- A fun place to work
Marylhurst University strives for cultural competency and a respectful organizational culture by recognizing the uniqueness of each individual. Through respectful collaboration, dialogue and policy, the members of the Marylhurst community build a culture of welcome, trust and inclusion.
Marylhurst University is committed to equal opportunity and equal treatment for all qualified individuals. The university will not discriminate against any person because of age, gender, color, race, national origin, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other class protected by law. Marylhurst University will make efforts to ensure that employees and applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of the characteristics mentioned above in terms or conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, classification, compensation, promotion, training, termination or any other employment decisions.
Marylhurst University offers a comprehensive benefits package. Included is a tuition waiver program, flexible spending accounts, the choice of two medical insurance plans (a health maintenance organization and a preferred provider organization), dental coverage, and disability and life insurance. Our emphasis on health means access to an employee assistance program and a campus workout facility.