Welcome to the Division of Human Resource (DHR) at Florida International University…South Florida’s only urban, multi-campus, public research university serving its students and its diverse population. Thank you for visiting our website to learn more about our Division and FIU. Comprised of outstanding professionals dedicated to providing quality customer service, DHR is committed to helping fulfill the university’s mission, vision and strategic goals as an employer of choice. It is our privilege to support over 10,000 faculty and staff here at the fourth largest university in the nation.
Being among the ten largest employers in Miami-Dade County, FIU is an exciting place to work, learn, and grow. Our students receive quality education from the best faculty in the world as well as meaningful work experiences with top-notch administrators and staff, while studying at an institution that fosters a rewarding and positive environment. Having such a vibrant organizational culture has led to our being recognized as a Great College to Work For® with Honor Roll Distinction by The Chronicle of Higher Education. To maintain and strengthen this dynamic environment, we are in constant pursuit of talented individuals who embody core values aligned with truth, freedom, respect, responsibility, and excellence, and are passionate about their work. FIU is truly Worlds Ahead!
To learn more about exciting career opportunities, please visit careers.fiu.edu to view available staff, administrative, and faculty positions.
The Division of Human Resources looks forward to being of great service to you!
El pagnier Kay “EK” Hudson, M.S. Vice President, Human Resources
About our Vice President
El pagnier Kay Hudson “EK”, M.S.
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and
Vice Provost, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Florida International University
El pagnier Kay Hudson, “EK”, has been part of the Human Resources industry for over 28 years. As Senior Vice President for Human Resources at Florida International University, EK is responsible for strategic and innovative leadership of the Division of Human Resources and oversees all twelve discipline-specific areas of HR including, but not limited to: employee and labor relations, employee engagement initiatives, and the office of Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access. As Vice Provost, she is responsible for the development and implementation of all strategies that integrate student achievement, leadership, access and community across the organization having oversight of DEI strategies at FIU. She is leading several strategic initiatives, including the university’s commitment to ensuring our administrative and staff employees are able to champion the fast pace of change that advanced technologies are creating in the workplace through the “Next is Now” initiative. Most recently, she led the Equity Action Initiative with a focus on identifying issues of systemic racism, bias, and inequity within our FIU and providing actionable steps to eradicate them.
She currently serves as a Board Member for the Florida Chapter of the College and University Professional Association (CUPA-HR), is past-Chair for the College and University HR Executives (CUHRE) Consortium, serves as Executive Board Member to lead Urban/Community Growth with the Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, and recently joined the Board of Opportunities Industrialization Centers (OIC) of south Florida. She is the wife of Winston G Hudson with girl power running strong as mother of 3 lovely daughters, grandmother of 2 granddaughters 😊 and a female red-nosed Pitbull, Roxie.