Human Resources

PLEASE NOTE: Aligned with the University's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Human Resources has reduced onsite staffing in order to ensure the safety of the USD campus community. Our physical office is currently open on Mondays and Thursdays from 9 AM-1 PM.

Our Human Resources team remains available by email and over the phone during our regular business hours, which are Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Please visit our directory page for guidance on particular areas of HR.   

For specific information regarding the University’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please visit USD's Torero Blueprint page.

For more information regarding employee resources and policies during this time, please visit the Human Resources COVID-19 Information page.

Recruiting exceptional talent who will help advance the university’s mission and ensuring our active commitment to equal opportunity is realized.

Assisting employees and supervisors with the resolution of work issues with honesty, respect, and dignity and providing special programs to recognize and reward employees’ contributions to the organization.

Providing support to individuals and departments, through learning opportunities, to cultivate their talent and leadership skills.

USD maintains a comprehensive and competitive benefits program for its employees and their dependents in order to attract and retain motivated individuals.
USD assists eligible employees with leaves of absence to attend to personal care, family obligations, and periods of disability.  
USD’s compensation policies are designed to meet objectives allowing the university to provide a competitive compensation program that will attract and retain the best qualified employees.