About Us:

The Office of Human Resources supports ESU’s vision of “changing lives for the common good” through the university’s employees. We strive to recruit, hire, and retain faculty and staff who embody the values of excellence, respect, responsibility, and service. In doing so, we are building a community which is preparing students for lifelong learning, rewarding careers, and adaptive leadership.

Additionally, the Office of Human Resources is committed to the growth and well-being of all university employees. This is accomplished through the functions of employee relations, performance management, compensation and benefits, and professional development.

Please feel free to contact us at humres@emporia.edu or (620) 341-5379 if you don’t find what you need on our website, or if you have questions about employment at ESU.


Open Enrollment for Health Insurance

Open enrollment is in November, but quickly approaching. During November, all employees will need to once again select what insurance options they would like for the 2017 plan year.  During the week of September 26, 2016, the State Employee Health Plan will post the open enrollment materials for the 2017 plan year at www.kdheks.gov/hcf/sehp.htm. For more information, see the quarterly State Employee Health Plan newsletter.


HealthQuest Discount

Start earning points toward a discount on your health insurance premiums for the 2017 plan year.  Be sure to complete your 30 HealthQuest points by November 15, 2016.  You can check your current points total, and earn more points by using your email address to access the HealthQuest Portal.  More information about HealthQuest can be found by clicking on the Medical section of our Employee Benefits page, or through the monthly news letters at http://www.kdheks.gov/hcf/healthquest/documents.htm.


Tuition Assistance/Waiver

Dependent and spouse Tuition Waiver applications are due by the first day of the enrolled class for the Summer 2016 semester. The student must be enrolled in at least one class prior to starting the application, and the E# for the employee and student will also be required.

Employee Tuition Assistance applications for the Fall 2016 semester are due Friday, July 29 by 5pm.  The employee must be enrolled in at least one class prior to starting the application. 

The applications, guidelines, and more information can be found under the Current Employees > Tuition Assistance tab near the top of this page. We regret we will be unable to accept late applications.

Upcoming Events

Employee Biometric Screening - September 2016

September 27, 2016
12:00 AM
Ballroom - Memorial Union

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