Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources

Welcome to the NRAO Human Resources (HR) Home Page

As a strategic partner with NRAO/AUI leadership, we develop and deliver innovative human resource programs and services designed to support the mission of the Observatory.  Our core professional services and competencies include recruitment and staffing, employee relations, organizational and employee development, diversity & inclusion, compensation and benefits, and regulatory compliance.

Our mission is to provide a sense of approachability, professionalism, and transparency through internal consulting, problem resolution, and the provision of efficient, customer-responsive human resource services.  We strive to:

  • Recruit and retain dedicated and highly qualified employees;
  • Develop and recognize individual and group performance;
  • Maintain competitive compensation and benefit programs; and
  • Provide employee relations support that balances the needs of staff and management.

We are committed to serving our management, employees, retirees and families.  We welcome your comments or suggestions on how we may better serve you. Please contact us!

New and revised policies have been approved:


1.  Vacation Policy updated with special provisions for California based employees - HR Policy

2.  Discretionary Retiree Benefit - Retiree Associate Status - HR Policy 5.3.7


The Workplace Violence Prevention Policy and FAQs are new and replace the Firearms at NRAO policy.  The Parental Leave Policy is revised with an enhanced benefit.


Holiday schedules available here:

2018, 2019.

HR Contacts



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