Human Resources

The Iowa Department of Administrative Services, Human Resources Enterprise, provides the full range of human resources services to state government.

Quick Links to HRE Services

updated 11/19/2020


Return to State Buildings Guidance and DAS-HRE FAQ (11/19/2020) 
Return to State Buildings Guidance and COVID-19 FAQ (09/16/2020) 
Return to State Buildings Guidance and COVID-19 FAQ (08/21/2020) 
Return to State Buildings Guidance and COVID-19 FAQ (07/01/2020) 
Return to State Buildings Guidance and COVID-19 FAQ (05/20/2020)
COVID-19 FAQ (04/24/2020)
COVID-19 FAQ (04/13/2020) 
COVID-19 FAQ (04/03/2020) 
COVID-19 FAQ (03/24/2020)
COVID-19 FAQ (03/18/2020)
COVID-19 FAQ (03/12/2020)

DAS Professional Development Education and Training During COVID-19

Performance & Development Solutions (PDS) courses now offered online

COVID-19 specific courses 
(Source – Learning Management System content)
Coronavirus Preparedness for Employers and Employees
Coronavirus: COVID-19
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Coronavirus Preparedness 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Stay Calm, Stay Informed 
Coronavirus Precautions and Prevention: Common Sense Hygiene

COVID-19 Resources from KEPRO EAP Services 

Parenting & Working During COVID-19

Returning to Work - The “New Normal”
Help During Challenging Times
Budgeting in Uncertain Times
COVID-19 Pandemic: Your EAP is Here to Help
Coping with Stress during an infectious Disease Outbreak
How to Talk to Children and Teens about the Coronavirus
Tips for the New Teleworker
Self-Care During Self-isolation 
Managing Anxiety when Returning to Work 
Planning a Socially Safe Summer: Many family vacations and children's programs have been cancelled this summer due to concerns over COVID-19. In this recording, resources and activities available to keep children busy in the era of social distancing are discussed.

COVID-19 Resources from Wellmark

Wellmark will maintain the COVID-19 plan benefits through Aug. 31, 2020

Back-to-basics wellness tips that actually improve your health 
Calm your anxious mind during the COVID-19 pandemic 
Creating a healthy work-from-home environment that works for you 
Doctor on Demand - Chronic Stress: 5 Things You Need to Know
5 ways to stop emotional eating

Changes to the Health Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Flexible Spending Account (FSA) 2020 COVID-19 Changes 
Over-the-Counter Health Care Products Drugs and Medicines Eligible Without a Prescription

Changes to RIC Deferred Compensation Distribution options 

Covid-19 Distribution Option

Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) FAQs

FFCRA FAQ (04/22/2020) 
Human Resources Associate Tools

HRE Quick Links

State of Iowa Jobs
Drafting Essential Functions
Service Guide for Managers and Supervisors
Employee Benefits
Retirement Investors' Club (RIC)
Training and Development