People Services provides a variety of services to the faculty and staff of Berea College as well as retired personnel and prospective applicants for employment. Services provided include recruiting and employment, training and staff development, payroll processing, benefits administration and employee relations activities.
Labor positions in People Services offer hand-on experience for students interested in careers in human resource management, public administration, the legal profession, or education. Assignments involve nearly every aspect of department operations.
The Department employs students with a variety of majors. General qualifications include the following skills: customer service, written and verbal communications, the ability to work independently as well as part of a team, attention to detail and confidentiality.