The Human Resources Division, within the Ohio Department of Administrative Services, performs a variety of functions including overall administration of the state's human resources operations for state employees. This division provides services and information to state employees and assists state agencies in conducting their human resource functions. Services are offered in the areas of policy development, payroll administration, benefits administration, classification and compensation, drug testing, central recruiting, training and development, workforce planning and records maintenance.
Office of Benefits Administration Services
This office provides state employees with high quality, cost effective benefits. BAS solicits, procures and manages State of Ohio employee benefit services from commercial vendors of insurance products including medical, dental, prescription drug, vision, basic and supplemental life, long term care and health management services. BAS also coordinates the administration of workers' compensation, COBRA, disability and benefits communications for all state agencies.
Office of HRD / OCB Policy
This office provides legal, policy support, and policy training to HRD and customer agencies, enhances HR-related communication with internal and external customers, and monitors new and pending legislation.
Kristen Rankin, Administrator - 614.752.5393 / Kristen.Rankin@das.ohio.gov
Office of HRD / Pay Fiscal Services
This office is responsible for the reconciliation and funding of all Payroll deductions including retirement, medical, dental, vision and other payroll related deductions.
Office of Human Capital Management & HR Agency Support
This office is responsible for all functions supported by the OAKS HCM module and for providing direct assistance to agency HR, Benefits and Payroll staff; Including: personnel action processing, certification lists, statewide employee records, state payroll processing and statewide benefits processing. The office also serves as front-line support for all customers of the OAKS HCM module.
Office of Learning and Professional Development
This office provides enterprise-wide educational and professional development opportunities to state employees to support our customer agencies in developing a high performance workforce. This office also administers the exempt employee educational program and employee educational development programs.
Robert Cooperman, Administrator - 614.995.1200 / Robert.Cooperman@das.ohio.gov
Office of Workforce Administration
This office provides support and solutions to agency customers by supporting compliance with applicable state and federal statutes, regulations and contractual obligations such as compensation, drug testing, civil service and proficiency testing as well as supporting a variety of tasks related to workforce planning, recruitment, hiring, advertisement, screening and performance management at a statewide level.
Office of Applications and Reporting
This office provides planning, design and configuration functions for multiple, enterprise-facing Human Resources programs which include: Payroll, Position Management and HR, Benefits, Enterprise Learning Management, HR Reporting and HR system security approvals.