Staff Directory

Administration

Cindi Nelson

Chief Human Resources Officer

Duties

Campus strategic initiatives, policy and program development, overall management of HR functions, oversee compliance, escalated HR matters, consult with leaders to provide HR strategy and guidance

Partners

The Human Resources Partners assist with employee relations matters, legal and policy guidance, compensation guidance as well as provide supervisor/management coaching and each have specialized content areas.

Wendy Estes

Human Resources Partner

Duties

Partner areas: Student Affairs, University Advancement, and Finance and Operations

Connie Hudgens

Human Resources Assistant Director

Duties

Partner areas: Provost and College of Engineering and Computing

Christopher Keehn

Human Resources Partner

Duties

Partner areas: Academic Support, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Enrollment Management, Kummer Institute, and Kummer College

Barbi Spencer

Human Resources Partner

Duties

Partner areas: Information Technology, Marketing and Communications, College of Arts, Sciences, and Education, Sponsored Programs, and Graduate Education

Support Staff

Felena Budnik

Recruiting Specialist

Duties

Faculty recruitment consultant, HFA support, candidate sourcing and advertisement

Kait Lynn Cupples

Human Resources Specialist

Duties

Recruitment, job openings, H1-B support, Career Skills Program Coordinator, eHRFile Project contact

Cindy Heck

Academic Employment Specialist

Duties

Faculty and staff job offers, pre-boarding activities, finalize faculty ePAFs: job change, status change, additional pay, and emeritus appointments

Simone Waldon

Staff Success Center Manager

Duties

New Employee Orientation, Onboarding Program, training and development, and Staff Council liaison

Vacant

Human Resources Specialist

Duties

Recruitment, job openings, H1-B support, Career Skills Program Coordinator, eHRFile Project contact

Vacant

Human Resources Specialist

Duties

Coordinate student hiring, HR Monthly Meetings, and HR website, legal/preferred name changes, finalize work address/phone number change and courtesy/volunteer appointment ePAFs, position management (position numbers, job classifications, and descriptions)

Benefits and Retirement

Vacant

Human Resources Partner for Compensation and Benefits