HR Excellence

HR Excellence

Human Resources is fully dedicated to supporting Rice University's research and teaching mission with an unwavering commitment to innovation, fostering excellence, nurturing a community of care, and empowering individuals to thrive in their careers at Rice.

The HR Excellence portfolio positions HR as a strategic partner with campus units to attract and retain accomplished faculty and staff supporting Rice’s mission, vision, and values.

Total Rewards

The Total Rewards Initiative, part of the HR Excellence portfolio, is a strategic initiative positioning Rice as a premier employer, enabling the attraction, selection, and retention of excellent employees. This will be achieved by providing Rice employees with a competitive and compelling total rewards package.

Performance Management

Performance Management, part of the HR Excellence portfolio, is an ongoing partnership between supervisors and staff to accomplish university and departmental goals. The process focuses on aligning employee roles and goals with the university’s mission and supporting employee development and performance.