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Human Resources Consultants (HRC)

In This Guide

Understanding the Role of a HRC

Your HRC is a business partner who works with individuals, teams, managers, and departments to find solutions for your needs.

Your HRC can help to identify areas of growth, set strategic objectives, solve interdepartmental and team issues, provide resources, and plan for the future.

Each HRC works with a specific area of the University.

HRCs are partnered with different departments to find specialized solutions and provide personalized advice and solutions for your needs. Find you HRC under Employee Profile in BaylorCompass.

HRCs can provide brief, or in-depth consultations.

You can talk with your HRC for brief, informal consultations, or opt for a more comprehensive and detailed approach that may take several months. In every conversation, your HRC will consider the mission and values of the University, and specific departmental goals to offer personalized advice to promote a professional work environment.

Learning & development for employees & managers.

Baylor offers learning and development opportunities to faculty and staff members, and HRCs can guide you to the appropriate resource.

As an academic leader/manager, your HRC can help talk through management challenges with you and provide resources for you. Baylor managers adhere to the Core Commitments and the Leadership Commitments. If you are a new manager, you can read about getting started as a manager here.

Find Your HRC

Each HRC is committed to working with specific departments/divisions across the University. To find your HRC, click the link above and search the list for your department/division.

Additional Resources

Do you feel like you need additional resources?
Civil Rights (Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964)

Employees who feel they have been discriminated against or sexually harassed should follow the procedures outlined within Baylor’s Civil Rights policy.

  • Equal Opportunity Policy Statement: Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion as a selection criterion. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. See the Federal EEO Posting here.

Resources

BU-PP 028a Civil Rights Policy and Procedures for Employees
BU-PP 028b Civil Rights Policy and Procedures for Students
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Baylor Title IX Office

Employee Assistance Program

The University partners with GuidanceRecources Online to provide an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) that offers a wide array of confidential services including counseling, financial planning, legal counsel, wellness, and many more areas of consultation at no cost to Baylor employees, or their immediate family members. You can read more about the full services of the EAP here.

Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety provides a safe working and learning environment by offering law enforcement, emergency management, and fire safety services to all members on Baylor's campus.

Report a Concern

Report It is an online system designed for students to report a wide range of concerns, incidents, or activities. Students can access the site at www.baylor.edu/reportit to view all of the reporting tools and a short description of why to use each tool.

Ethics Point is an anonymously and confidentially online platform for employees to use to report activities that may involve criminal, unethical, or otherwise inappropriate behavior in violation of Baylor’s policies. If you are unsure of which tool to use, you can talk with your HRC.

RightNow Media

RighNow Media is an online library of faith-based videos geared toward topics ranging from leadership, team work, and dealing with change, to topics such as marriage, parenting, finances, and recovery. These videos range in length, often 2-20 minutes, and are great tools for accessible and targeted learning. RightNow Media is offered free to Baylor employees and their immediate family members. You can sign up for your free account by following this link and creating your profile.

Title IX

Baylor University is dedicated to ensuring a safe living, working, and learning environment for all members of the Baylor family. Baylor does not discriminate based on sex or gender in any academic or employment opportunities and activities. Baylor has various reporting tools for Title IX related issues including: anonymous, confidential, and online reportinng resources. You can learn about these different reporting options here.

Wellness Initiatives

Baylor supports wellbeing in five dimensions:

  • physical,
  • financial,
  • spiritual,
  • emotional/social,
  • and professional.

There are numerous events surrounding your wellbeing in each of these areas. Explore the wellbeing website to find a calendar of events, as well as more information about the programs and resources offered to you and your family.

Your HRC can provide you more information about any of these dimensions, as well as connect you to resources and tools you need to succeed personally and professionally.