The objective of Human Resource Development is to provide programs which orient, train, and develop the employees of the University by improving the skills, knowledge, abilities, and competencies necessary for individual and organizational efficiency and productivity as well as personal career growth.
While career development and job skills acquisition after employment are the joint responsibility of the employee and the employing unit, the University is obligated to provide a program of training and development which improves organizational effectiveness and productivity by enhancing the skills, knowledge, abilities, and competencies brought to the position by the employee and necessary for work-related success,individual growth, and career development.

Human Resource Development will provide such programs and make every effort to balance the needs of the individual andthe needs, goals and objectives of Auburn University. Refer to section 7 of the Human Resources Policies and Procedures Manual for details.


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Ben Smith

Director, Human Resource Development


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  1. The HRD Training Facility has moved to the East Glenn Administrative Complex, located at 1550 East Glenn Avenue

  2. HRD Releases Spring 2015 Schedule

    Human Resource Development's "Schedule of Courses for Spring Semester 2015" is now available online at the HRD home page http://www.auburn.edu/administration/human_resources/hrd/index.html, and course registration is now open. The paper copy of the schedule will be distributed via campus mail during the week of January 5-9, 2015.

  3. HRD to Release the Spring Semester 2015 "Schedule of Courses"

    The Human Resource Development "Spring Semester 2015 Schedule of Courses" will be posted on line during the week of December 1-5, 2014, and distributed in paper form during the week of January 5-9, 2015


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Last Updated: May 13, 2015

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