OLD HR @ Your Service

Our Mission and Values

Create a work environment and build a workforce that elevates the University and enables all who research, teach, and work at NYU to achieve more than they can at any other university.

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Core Values


Uphold superior ethical standards by promoting accountability, fairness, honor, transparency, and trust.

Respect for the Individual

Interact with all persons openly, equally, and fairly with dignity and with consideration for individual differences. Recognize multiple valid perspectives. Assume positive intent. Commit to honest self-evaluation. Communicate with transparency and empathy.

Service Excellence

Serve internal and external customers accurately, competently, efficiently, and in a timely manner. Anticipate needs. Seek to provide complete solutions that extend beyond the customer’s stated request. Communicate with transparency and empathy.

Continuous Improvement

Challenge the status quo. Collectively and as individuals seek to innovate, learn, and improve our services, processes, practices, and knowledge. Assess and evaluate our progress. Take informed risks.


Collaborate and communicate. Respect, recognize, and leverage the knowledge and strengths of others. Operate and communicate with an enterprise-wide view, regardless of functional reporting relationships. Understand, anticipate, respond to, and support the professional and personal needs of our stakeholders. Promote community and collegiality.


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CMS training and tests 4/15/15

Anchors: drop anchor below, link to #anchorname at top

Back to top: list text at bottom, link it to #top (built in to CMS - no further coding necessary)

Video: YouTube is highly recommended vs. DAM or Flash .flv (.mp4 would be preferred). YouTube has Google Analytics.