Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources!
Students at USM

The Division of Human Resources is responsible for recruiting, supporting, and retaining a qualified workforce whose primary mission is to ensure the success of USM students.  Our division oversees Employment Services, Benefits, Payroll, Employee and Organization Development, Equity and Compliance, and Labor Relations.

In partnership with University leadership, Human Resources develops and delivers strategic, innovative, and efficient human resource programs and services designed to support the mission and employees of the University of Southern Maine and promote fiscal sustainability.  We succeed in our efforts by focusing on the mission of teaching, research, and public service, by increasing individual and institutional effectiveness, and by supporting student success, active learning, and community engagement.

Our goal is to attract, support, and retain outstanding faculty, staff, and students at USM and to provide leadership and guidance that promotes excellence in organizational and individual performance.


Employment Verification

Employment and income verifications are most often required when an employee applies for such financial products as loans and mortgages, requests reference checks, seeks an apartment lease, establishes credit or in any other circumstance in which proof of employment or income is required.

The University of Maine System and the Work Number, provided by Equifax, have joined in a partnership designed to render gathering this information more convenient for both employees seeking to provide it and verifiers seeking to gain access to it.

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