Human Resources and Payroll

The Enterprise Project is a business transformation that will improve the Ohio State experience and advance operational excellence through Workday and other modern, effective services and technology.

Benefits for HR and Payroll Professionals

Through modern systems and more efficient processes, the Enterprise Project will help you focus your work day on what matters most to you. For HR and payroll professionals, that means increasing consistency in HR and payroll services through streamlined processes and modern, mobile technology.


Streamlining and standardizing HR and payroll processes and systems will increase the ease and effectiveness of Ohio State’s business operations.


Your time is important. The Enterprise Project will provide tools to help focus more time on support for Ohio State students, faculty and staff and less time on administrative tasks.


From recruitment to retirement, Ohio State employees will have consistent experiences across the enterprise, which will build trust in HR and payroll services and operations.

HR and Payroll FAQs

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HR & Payroll News

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December 9, 2017

University leadership identified the "recruit to hire" process, the initial employment experience for the university’s faculty, staff and students, as a primary business process transformation (BPT) opportunity as part of the Enterprise Project.

November 15, 2017

As the state’s fifth largest employer, The Ohio State University provides more than 40,000 faculty and staff with opportunities to grow and thrive. The university is committed to cultivating a workplace culture that attracts, supports and retains quality talent. As a result, the operations within the human resources (HR) and payroll “workstream” were included in the scope of the Enterprise Project’s vision to transform the way the university does business.

September 28, 2017

The Enterprise Project convened a community forum on Thursday, September 21, to provide information on the project’s second phase. The Architect Phase Community Forum featured remarks from the project’s Executive Sponsors, an overview of phase goals and summaries of the strategic direction for each area. An estimated 400 people attended the event, with an additional audience of nearly 300 watching via livestream. See the full article for more details, including answers to audience questions posed to the Executive Sponsors and project leadership.