Human Resources

General Information

A Faith-Based Work Environment

North Central University is a faith-based, Assemblies of God-affiliated, post-secondary institution. All employees of the University are asked to sign and adhere to a Christian Community Life Standards agreement, indicating commitment to a lifestyle that is in alignment with the Assemblies of God / NCU Christian community.

Mission Statement

North Central University is a Christ-centered Pentecostal school with a commitment to academic excellence that prepares students to fulfill biblical models of leadership and ministry throughout the world. (Ephesians 4:11-12)

The goal of the Human Resources and Risk Management Department is to recruit and develop highly-qualified employees; to provide quality service to university employees and to safeguard NCU’s resources through responsible risk management.

Risk Management

Risk Management includes all aspects of Worker’s Compensation including the review and investigation of worker’s compensation injuries and maintaining accident loss time injuries and medical separation; administration of safety programs; negotiation of all insurance programs; processing of liability claims, and various other factors affecting risk management.

North Central University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association -

North Central University has been granted full membership in the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).


  • Recruitment of qualified employees
  • New Hire Orientations
  • Retention
  • Benefits Management
  • Classification and compensation plans
  • Retirement Management
  • Policy creation, implementation and management
  • open Enrollment and Annual Benefits Updates
  • Training
  • Employee Relations
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The Human Resources Office is located in Miller Hall #136
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(612) 343-4442


Job Openings

Customized Benefits Package

At North Central University we value our employees and know the importance of good benefits for both the employee and their family. Therefore, we have created a competitive and comprehensive benefits package for all full-time faculty (.75) and full time staff at the University. This includes:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental plan
  • Voluntary life/AD&D insurance
  • Short-term disability insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Section 125 Cafeteria/Flexible Spending plan
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • 20% off at the Bookstore
  • Free parking and more (how about all-you-can eat "2 dollar days" in our cafeteria)

Tuition Benefit

Employee Tuition Benefit

Regular full-time (40 hours per week) and regular part-time with benefit employees (30+ hours per week) are permitted and encouraged to take up to three North Central credits in the fall and spring semesters. The employee tuition benefit discount does not extend to summer course offerings. With the tuition benefit discount, tuition, general fees and technology fees are waived. Applied lesson, directed research, and class fees are the responsibility of the employee.

Employee Dependent Tuition Benefit Discount

The spouse and/or dependent children (as defined by federal financial aid regulations) of regular full-time (40 hours per week) employees may receive up to 100% paid tuition through the Employee Dependent Tuition Benefit Discount. The Employee Dependent Tuition Benefit Discount can only be applied to tuition. All other costs such as general fees, class fees, housing, textbooks and meal plans are the responsibility of the student (whether the student is full-time status or part-time status). In order to qualify for the Employee Dependent Tuition Benefit Discount, all spouses/dependents who are taking 6 or more credits MUST first file for federal and state financial aid.

Paid Time Off


Vacation is granted on an accrual basis at the rate of 3.07 hours per pay period (for full-time employee) or 10 days per year. Vacation is available for usage after 90 days of employment. Upon completion of 5 years of employment vacation time is increased to 15 days per year.

Discretionary Leave

Full-time regular employees are awarded a total of 48 hours (6 days) of discretionary leave per calendar year. This is available for sickness, medical appointments, personal time, etc.

Holiday Pay

NCU currently has 10 paid holidays that are observed as paid-time-off for employees. In addition to these holidays, Christmas week is also observed as paid-time-off when granted by the President's Cabinet (this is voted upon annually and not guaranteed on an annual basis).

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Training & Recognition

Programming & Events


In July 2010, Jake Smith celebrated 10 years of service with NCU. He currently holds the title of Dean of Residence Life.

In July 2010, Lee Holmer celebrated 15 years of service with NCU. He currently holds the title of Locksmith/Plant Operations.

Aimee Robertson is the Administrative Assistant for the Vice President of Academic Affairs. She has celebrated 5 years of service at NCU.

Jason Wickstorm has been chosen as Employee of the Month. Jason currenly plays the role of Tech Support Specialist. Jason was chosen as the Employee of the Month because he goes above and beyond the call of duty. Recently while on holiday break, Jason helped a Faculty member with issues he was having at home with his computer. The Faculty member had alot of projects to complete and Jason took the time while on break to help him.

Congratulations to Lauren Milani for winning Employee of the Year for 2011. She is the Assistant Director of Housekeeping. Lauren consistently goes above and beyond in her role. She often suggests options to employees as it relates to set-up for events and facilities. She follows through on her duties and is a strategic thinker. She is always trying to implement efficient processes as it relates to Housekeeping. Congrats to Lauren