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Our Mission Statement title

It is the mission of the Human Resources department to strategically partner with departments across the university and contribute positively in support of the values, vision and mission of Northern Kentucky University.  We will do this by providing leadership and excellence in effective human resource management through initiatives, services, programs and policies that help recruit develop, reward and retain talent.


Lucas Admin Center

Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday  8:15 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Office Information

Lucas Administrative Center
7th Floor, Room 708
Nunn Drive Highland Heights, KY 41099
Phone: (859) 572-5200
Fax: (859) 572-6998


What We Do


The Human Resources Department at NKU assists faculty and staff members in the following areas:

  • Employment & Employee Relations
  • Position Classification & Compensation
  • Employee Training & Development, Compliance and Staff Performance Evaluation
  • Wellness and Employee Engagement & Wellbeing
  • Payroll & Taxes
  • Records & Information Management
  • Faculty & Staff Benefit Administration