Compensation Philosophy Hamline University strives to offer employees a total compensation program which includes salary, benefits, career opportunities and a positive culture and work environment. The University will maintain a comprehensive compensation program that is equitable without regard to race; color; religion; creed; sex; sexual orientation; gender identity; gender expression; national origin; marital status; familial status; status with regard to public assistance; membership or activity in a local commission; disability; age; or protected veteran status; or other protected class status according to applicable local, state or federal laws. Because of its importance to the University and its employees, the Board of Trustees has established a total compensation philosophy, the cornerstones of which are: 1. A culture of Pay for Performance2. An environment of Internal Equity3. Opportunities for Growth and Development4. Responsive to market influences to support a Competitive Position Compensation Forms & Guidelines Special Payroll Payment Form: This form is to be used for special one time or temporary recurring payroll payments, not to exceed 3 months. You can also download the Word version. Salary/Title Change Request Form: Use to obtain the necessary authorizations for changing pay or title or account/labor distribution of an existing staff person.