Human Resources

Welcome to Penn State Wilkes-Barre’s Human Resources office. This office handles issues and information relating to employment, training, payroll, benefits, policies and guidelines, holidays, vacation, sick leave, retirement, new employees, etc.

The Penn State Human Resources’ website offers information for current and prospective employees, as well as our retirees. The website allows you to access information about employment, benefits, and resources at Penn State. Employees can reach out to Penn State HR Services for any of their HR needs, including recruiting, payroll, benefits, and more.


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WorkLion is the central resource for Penn State HR services, payroll, attendance, and more. As part of WorkLion, employees can access the HR Knowledge Base for a range of information including benefits, performance management, and manager tools, as well as Workday (our Human Capital Management system), and the Learning Resource Network (LRN).

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Employment Information

Prospective employees can view employment opportunities and related information on the Penn State Jobs website

Current employees can view and apply for open positions through Workday.

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Penn State Policies

Penn State policies provides the official policies and guidelines approved and made public by the Board of Trustees and officers of the University. University policies are policies with broad application throughout the University system, designed to enhance the University’s mission, promote operational efficiencies, and reduce institutional risk. Such policies help ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations, promote ethical standards and integrity, and are approved in accordance with applicable procedures.

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Penn State’s Employee Benefits Division is committed to providing a comprehensive benefits program designed to attract and retain high quality faculty and staff.

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Professional Development

Penn State's faculty and staff have a wide range of opportunities to expand their areas of expertise. Topics include core business skills, project management, business acumen, faculty development, technology, professional growth, compliance, and many more. Visit Human Resources’ Workplace Learning & Performance pages.