Welcome to Human Resources!

Mission Statement

The mission of the Office of Human Resources is to provide quality services and programs, as well as knowledgeable guidance and assistance, to all members of the campus community. We develop and communicate sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the university while ensuring compliance with federal and state law in our administration of benefits, compensation, employee relations, recruiting and selection, performance management, training and development, and human resources planning.
As we strive to support the University’s goals and objectives, we are committed to excellence in building and maintaining effective campus and community partnerships while promoting an environment in which individual differences are embraced, diversity is valued and encouraged, and people are recognized as our most important resource.

Functional Areas

BENEFITS Accident Insurance, Cancer/Intensive Care Insurance, COBRA, Dental Insurance, Health Insurance, Hospitalization Insurance, Leave Submission/Tracking, Life Insurance, Long-Term Care Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Retirement (TRS), RSA-1, Short-Term Disability, Supplemental Benefits, Teachers' REtirement System, TIAA-Cref, Tuition Remission, Vision Insurance, NOVATime (adding/terminating employees within system; working with supervisors and payroll on time keeping/time card issues) Becky Price
ADJUNCT/CLINICAL ASSISTANT & SUPERVISOR EMPLOYMENT New Adjunct Set-Up/Hiring, New Clinical Assistant/Supervisor Set-Up/Hiring, Lab Instructor Hiring, Accompanist Hiring, Adjunct/Clinical Assistant/Supervisor EPAFs, E-Verify Andi Underwood
REGULAR STAFF/FACULTY EMPLOYMENT Online Employment System; New Postings, Adjunct Postings/Pools, Job Descriptions, Search Protocol, Advertising, Interview Requests/Approvals, Hiring Proposals, Promotional Opportunities, Background Checks, Departmental Faculty/Staff Position Budgets Kari-Kay Cassady
CLASSIFICATION/COMPENSATION New Position Grading, Reclassification of Existing Positions, Staff Salary Plan, Market Data Research Catherine White
Lisa Rogers
Kari-Kay Cassady
EMPLOYEE RELATIONS Advice and Assistance Regarding: Performance, Attendance, Personal Conflicts, Workplace Issues Catherine White
HR WEBSITE CONTENT Website, University Organization Charts Kari-Kay Cassady
HR ELECTRONIC FORMS/DIRECTORY Electronic Forms Online, Directory Updates Andi Underwood
REPORTING HR State, Federal, and General Campus Reporting including bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reporting, as well as daily on-demand report requests Kari-Kay Cassady
EPAFS/SELF-SERVICE BANNER Electronic Personnel Action Forms; Self-Service Banner; Banner HR Access Lisa Rogers
HRIS - BANNER New Employee Set-Up, New Position Set-up, Electronic Personnel Action Forms, Assignment/Payment Entry, Payroll Reconciliation

Lisa Rogers

PERFORMANCE EVALUATIONS Performance Evaluation Annual Process Management; ReviewSnap Questions/Assistance Andi Underwood
POLICY ADMINISTRATION Research for Creation of New Policies, Existing Policies/Practices Updates and Revisions, Handbooks Catherine White
Kari-Kay Cassady
STUDENT EMPLOYMENT New Hires, Supervisor Training, Offer Letters, Performance Evaluations, Progressive Discipline, Temporary Hires, Timesheet Information, Student EPAF Processing Stephanie Smith
PART-TIME/TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT Temporary Staff Employment, Temporary Staff Background Checks, Temporary Staff E-Verify Stephanie Smith
TRAINING INITIATIVES Workplace Matters Training (Harassment), Diversity Training Catherine White
If you have any questions and/or suggestions regarding this site, please feel free to contact our office at 256-765-4291 or by email at humanresources@yopin365.com.