Human Resources



The Compensation Department administers the development, implementation, and maintenance of LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans Campus' compensation, classification and pay delivery program for all unclassified staff positions.  This includes the development and adjustment for competitive salary ranges, the establishment and updating of job descriptions, and the classification of  jobs and pay policies.  Our objective is to attract, retain, and motivate individuals of caliber necessary to achieve the goals and objectives of LSU Health Sciences Center - New Orleans.

LSUHSC Compensation Philosophy


Position Descriptions are a critical component of our compensation philosophy and are used in determining the worth of a position within LSUHSC and externally.

Unclassified position descriptions are updated and maintained in PeopleAdmin.   PeopleAdmin is the system used for position managment, applicant tracking, and Performance Management.  "PeopleAdmin Login Link"

Detailed guides and instructions can be found on the HR Resources (PeopleAdmin) page.

Position Description Template - Unclassified Positions  - Position descriptions must be created and/or updated in PeopleAdmin to create new unclassified positions or updates to existing positions.  This format can be used to draft updates.

Guidelines for Completing an Unclassified Position Description  - this helpful tool provides instructions for completing each section of the position description

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSA's) - use these KSAs when completing the position description.

Glossary of Action Verbs - use these action verbs when completing a position description.

Helpful Links