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Subject matter experts on workforce management policies and procedures at the University. We work closely with leaders to help drive success in effectively managing their workforce through department restructures, employee relations, and performance management.

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Total Rewards is more than just your health insurance! The Total Rewards team serves current Wichita State University employees with general questions and concerns related to topics of leave, benefits, and compensation.

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The Organizational Development team helps employees achieve greater effectiveness and enhance Wichita State’s culture by offering onboarding and new hire programs, career development, ongoing training, leadership development, and consistent performance evaluation practices.

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The Talent Acquisition team is committed to assisting Wichita State University recruit, hire, and employ an effective workforce. Our team is the university's resource for all hiring and onboarding needs.

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The HR Service Center is your go-to resource for assistance with your employee or personal data updates, employment verification questions, data requests, or for any general HR question you may have.  

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myPerformance Planning

Annual non-teaching employee performance evaluations for 2024-2025 are now accessible for managers to complete the planning step of the myPerformance evaluation cycle.

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Keep your information up to date for compliance and other reporting purposes as well as ensuring you receive all mailings

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Background Check Requirements

Background checks are completed for employees (including student employees) and volunteers, per Policy 3.31 Background Checks for Employment. The University uses a third party vendor, Validity Screening Services, to perform criminal history and sex offender background checks. Information regarding the requirement for background checks is found below. Driver’s license checks are processed dependent upon position requirements.

Departments are only notified by Human Resources regarding the results of a background check for employees if the results are flagged.  The completion date of background checks are entered into Banner by Human Resources, and can be found in Reporting Services.

Each department pays for background checks for their respective positions.


H-1B Application Process

The H-1B applicant completes Part A of the H-1B Request Form. The applicant sends the H-1B Request Form by email to the hiring department.


Flexible Work Arrangement

 A Flexible Work Arrangement may be considered by Leaders when an Employee requests a change to the normal work schedule or location, when a position is conducive to a Flexible Work Arrangement, and in cases where it is mutually agreeable to the Employee and the Leader. Examples of Flexible Work Arrangements offered by the University are: Compressed Work Week, Flextime. Job Sharing, Reduced-Time Work, or Remote Work.


Non-Employee Access

There are times when access to university resources for an individual that is not an employee of Wichita State University, if necessary.


Volunteer Procedures

Wichita State University (“University”) recognizes the vital role that Volunteers play in accomplishing its mission. The Volunteer Policy should be used in conjunction with the following detailed steps which are necessary to properly document a volunteer relationship.  


Linked-In Learning

Discover how this all-in-one learning solution can enhance your education, add value to your academic program/course, or help you learn a new skill to advance your career!


How to find my performance evaluations

Go to my myPerformance and select Evaluations. Check the small box “Show completed and expired tasks” then click “Search” to see all your evaluations including in-progress and completed.

Leader Orientation program details and request form

Information about the Leader Orientation program including program structure, coursework, and upcoming schedule (if available) can be found on the website wichita.edu/leaderorientation.

Thinking about Retirement

Whether you are a prospective employee, current employee, or an employee looking at retiring in the near future click the link below to learn more!


Making Changes to SEHP Coverage

SEHP coverages are more than just medical insurance. There are three situations in which employees can elect coverage or make changes to their elected coverage: Initial Enrollment Period, Annual Open Enrollment, and Mid-year with a Qualifying Event.  


Adding or Updating Your Life Insurance Beneficiary

Maintaining accurate beneficiary information is important. KBOR and KPERS members can access the Beneficiary Designation Form below.


Requesting Leave for Family, Medical, or Personal Reasons

Employees who wish to request leave for family, medical, or personal reasons, should complete the form below and return to HR at least 30 days prior to the first date of requested leave, when such leave is reasonably foreseeable, otherwise leave must be requested as soon as possible. 


Reporting a Workplace Accident or Injury

Workers Compensation is insurance that provides coverage for an employee who has suffered an injury or work-related illness resulting from job-related duties.


Market Based Compensation Resources

Use the link below to learn more about the market-based compensation implemented in July 2021.


How do I locate my State of Kansas (SHaRP) employee ID?

Employees can lacate their State of Kansas (SHaRP) employee ID through myWSU. Once in myWSU, select the Faculty/Staff tab, scroll down a little and find the SHaRP ID box in the middle of the page, and then hover over the blank box to display your SHaRP ID.

How do I access job descriptions?

Employees can access their job descriptions through the Job Catalog through myWSU by following the directions linked below.


Leaders should use the following link as a guide when developing a new or changing an existing position.


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