The importance of this department stems from the principle of selection of personnel who are productive, committed and contribute towards the growth of AOU Oman. The department is very careful in the selection of its employees to ensure that they are qualified, competent and have strong work ethics. Another crucial task of the department is ensuring job satisfaction of all it employees. The department also disseminates all relevant policies to all employees in the institution. It works on professional development of its employees through training and development opportunities.