Human Resources Leadership

Trent Klingerman
Trent Klingerman

Vice President for Human Resources
Director, Employee Relations

  • HR policy administrator
  • Supervisory training
  • Organizational assessments
  • Conflict resolution
  • Reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA)
  • Administration of Grievance policy for administrative/professional and clerical/service staffs, Reduction in Workforce policy, Drug and Alcohol policy, and Provisional Period of Employment policy
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Exit interviews
Rita Jackson
Rita Jackson

Administrative Assistant to Vice President for Human Resources

Adedayo Adeniyl
Adedayo Adeniyi

Director, Leadership and Organizational Development

  • Leadership development
  • Succession planning and career development
  • Staff Advisory committees
  • Staff evaluation
  • Staff recognition
  • Change management
  • Process improvement / Organizational development
  • HR governance structure
  • HR staff development and certification programs
Darrel Castricone
Darrel Castricone

Director, Compensation

  • Compensation programs, policies and procedures
  • Compliance with federal and state compensation laws
  • Classification and compensation structures
  • Information, data and advice on pay levels, policies and practices
  • Guidance, perspective and support to enable managers to make appropriate pay decisions
Brenda Coulson
Brenda Coulson

Director, Talent Acquisition

  • Executive recruitment
  • Staff recruitment
  • New employee onboarding
  • New employee orientation
  • Workforce planning
  • Diversity Task Force of the Executive Vice President for Business and Finance, Treasurer
  • Staff and volunteer background check policy
Cheryl Gray
Cheryl Gray

Benefits Systems & Information Manager

  • Human Resources data steward
  • HR systems access
  • HR memo of understandings for identity purposes
  • HR data requests
  • Investigation of employee identity issues (career account, PUID)
Jared Hayman
Jared Hayman

Director of Financial Affairs

  • Financial and management reports
  • Liaison between VPHR staff and central business offices
  • Interpretation, communication and execution of fiscal policies and procedures
  • Budget planning and preparation
Pam Nesbitt
Pam Nesbitt

Director, Academic Human Resources

  • Liaison between academic units and Human Resources
  • Consulting services
  • Academic strategic planning
  • Human Resources communication
  • Business Systems Prioritization Governance Committee
  • Global Resource Committee
Eva Nodine
Eva Nodine

Director, Benefits

Provides strategic direction in the following areas:

  • Benefit Programs design, analysis, financial management, vendor relationship and policy
  • Leaves design, analysis and policy
  • Center for Healthy Living (wellness programs, employee assistance program)
  • Center for Healthy Living (wellness programs, employee assistance program)
  • Benefits System Administration
  • Benefits enrollment, including open enrollment
  • Centralized leaves processing for FMLA and paid parental leave
  • Administration Worker’s Compensation program
Kevin Vedder
Kevin Vedder

Senior Director, Organizational Effectiveness

Lead, guide and direct the Organizational Effectiveness Department comprised of Communication, Training, Leadership & Organizational Development and Change Management in achieving business objectives and University strategic priorities. Assist University leaders in developing and executing strategic initiatives and best practice solutions to enhance organizational performance. Utilize workforce analytics to drive change, enhance employee engagement and to inform HR decision and policy making across the University.

Jackie Wilson
Jackie Wilson

HR Director, Information Technology

  • Strategic human resource management for information technology
  • HR Project Management Office – program manager
  • Business Systems Prioritization Governance Committee

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