Department of Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources

HR-Christmas-Invite-2014-(1)-1PLU Christmas Celebration

Thank you to all those who attended the Christmas Celebration and made a food donation to the Trinity Lutheran Food Pantry. Your thoughtfulness is much appreciated.

We’d also like to extend congratulations to the staff, faculty, and administrators who received an Anniversary Award. This year we celebrated an impressive range of service, from 5 – 50 years. Thank you all for your continued good work!

Finally, a special congratulations to the winners of our Faculty Excellence Awards: Amy Siegesmund, Michael Bartanen, Suzanne Crawford-O’Brien, Anna Leon-Guerrero, Diane Harney, and Edwin Powell, and the winners of our Distinguished Staff and Administrator Awards: Cynthia Givens, Patricia Sunderland, and Tom Huelsbeck.

We’re so pleased to count all these amazing and dedicated staff, administrators, and faculty as part of the PLU community. Best wishes to all!


J-Term Wellness Classes

PLU offers wellness classes for staff and faculty during each term throughout the year. There are several classes being offered this J-term, including Step It Up, Core/Strength Circuit, and Resolution Fitness. For more information and to sign up, please click here. For questions, please contact Human Resources at or (253) 535-7185.

HR Mission Statement:

We are a team of HR professionals, who promote an exceptional work environment for the PLU community, in order to provide a premier educational experience.


Join a remarkable community working together in support of the University's mission and students.

Fall Good Fit Newsletter

Published fall and spring, the Good Fit is filled with the latest information on your benefits.


We’re pleased to provide a comprehensive benefit plan to fit the needs of you and your family.

Dispute Resolution

We provide mediation services and assistance in improving conflict resolution skills.