Meet the Staff
Vice President, Human Resources
Valerie is responsible for the overall administration of the Human Resources Department to include: recruitment and selection, training and development, benefits, payroll, classification/compensation, HRIS and general policy administration.
Elmer is responsible
for overseeing the
employment process and
Director of Payroll
Director of Training and Organization Development
Terri is responsible
for leading training and professional development opportunities and
organization development engagements that enhance skills and the efficient
achievement of goals.
Rochelle is responsible for overseeing Classification/Compensation, Benefits, HRIS and PeopleSoft functions of the HR Department to include: wage studies, requests to establish or modify positions, health, retirement and other supplemental benefits, as well as activities related to the management of biographic and demographic data for employees.
Zahira is reponsible for managing the day-to-day activities related to HR Benefits and Leave programs and ensuring compliance with policies and laws. She provides advice and counsel to employees on benefit programs to include health, retirement, disability, life, tuition remission, and employee assistance programs.
Allen, Benefits Assistant
responsible for conducting new employee orientation, reviewing and processing
tuition remission and tuition reimbursement requests, and handling all
retirement and pension-related work, including retiree health benefits,
retirement applications, and supplemental retirement accounts.
Pat Jarkowski, Classification/Compensation Manager
Kim is responsible
for recruitment and selection for exempt and non-exempt staff as well as faculty
recruitment. She coordinates the Employee of the Quarter Program. In addition, Kim is responsible for development and maintenance
of the Human Resources website.
Sandy Vance, Employment Specialist
Labor Relations Specialist
Jessica Hutchins, Payroll Processing Associate
Jessica is responsible for processing Faculty and Staff payroll documents, overpayments, stop payments and void checks.
McNamara, HRIS Manager
currently assigned to the Delta Initiative Project for the implementation
of the PeopleSoft HRMS modules. Sherrell is the designated HRIS Functional
Subject Matter Expert for the Time & Labor and other reporting modules
in the HRMS system. In addition, she processes all HR security requests.
Denise Curry, HR Specialist
Training and Organization Development
Jill Weinknecht Wardell, Training and Development Specialist
Jill is responsible for training and professional development opportunities that enhance skills and the efficient achievement of goals.
Kathryn Nemirovsky, Administrative/Training Assistant
Kathryn provides administrative and program support for professional development programs.
Michele Kimery, Executive Administrative Assistant
responsible for administrative support to the Associate Vice President and the department
as well as assisting employees and the public with inquiries.
Sara Shannon, HR Associate
Sara provides front-line assistance with general information requests as well as providing clerical support to the department.