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Our Mission, Vision, and Values

The Vanderbilt Basic Sciences Office of Human Resources (VBSOHR) supports the discovery, innovation, and impact pillars of our faculty, staff, and students, through the development and administration of quality human resources, programs and services designed to enhance the work environment and increase organizational effectiveness.

Our Mission
Our mission is to provide effective human resource management by developing and implementing programs and services retain a high performing and diverse workforce and foster a healthy, safe, and productive work environment for employees to maximize individual and organizational potential and position Basic Sciences at Vanderbilt as an employer of choice.

Working together in a spirit of continuous collaboration, our team provides timely and accurate services that are customer focused, quality driven, and highly effective toward the pursuit of an exceptional experience for everyone we serve.

Our Vision
The Vanderbilt Basic Sciences Office of Human Resources will provide our faculty, staff, and students with the services and tools they need to advance excellence in their scientific endeavors.

Our Values
The Vanderbilt University Basic Sciences Office of Human Resources celebrates teamwork, encourages communication and is a champion for employee development.

  • We believe those we serve deserve excellent service and quality results.
  • We model and encourage a positive and healthy work environment.
  • We are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining a talented workforce.
  • We are a trusted and impartial resource for those we serve, communicating respectfully, openly, and honestly.