People Strategy

Enabling People to Make a Difference

The role of the Human Resources Service Unit (HR) is to contribute to the University vision of engaged, empowered and making a difference. We provide exceptional, seamless and professional Human Resource Management, Health and Safety Leadership, and Organisational Development services.

We are committed to working with our leaders and people to develop a constructive organisational culture that is agile, supports continuous improvement, and contributes to UC’s success.

We will achieve this by:

  • Fostering a safe work environment
  • Attracting, retaining and developing the best people
  • Developing leadership capability for now and for the future
  • Helping leaders to build a collaborative and engaged workforce, team by team
  • Challenging ourselves to seek opportunities to enhance our performance, every day
  • Enabling and supporting the desire to build a constructive organisational culture
  • Supporting Rautaki Whakawhanake Kaupapa Māori - UC's Strategy for Māori development - Plans, policies and regulations
    Plans, policies and regulations
  • Valuing and connecting our diverse community
  • Contributing to a positive experience for our students, including supporting staff to embed the graduate profile.

HR Goals