Human Resource Building Spring 2010The Office of Human Resources strives to provide assistance to faculty, staff, students, applicants and visitors of the university in a timely, respectful and professional manner.

We make every effort to provide excellent service to the university community by using sound and effective personnel practices. As an equal employment opportunity employer, we are committed to serving a diverse community of students, staff and faculty.

If you have difficulty finding something, or if we can be of service to you, please contact our staff below.


Laura Alexander
Senior Director of Human Resources

  • General HR Policies and Procedures
  • Civil Service Rules and Regulations
  • Grievances
  • Labor Relations


Melanie Trimm
Employment Services Manager

  • Academic Professional employment
  • HR Systems
  • University Policies and Procedures


Mark Owens
Assistant Director Labor and Employee Relations

  • Compensation
  • Collective Bargaining Agreements
  • University Policies and Procedures


Ceitha Steele
Human Resource Officer

  • Student Insurance Administration (enrollment, waivers) and Athletic Secondary Insurance
  • Workers’ Compensation Coordinator
  • HR Sponsored Campus Events

Kathleen Lurkins

Human Resource Assistant

  • Student Tuition Waivers
  • I-9 Completion and Compliance
  • Reception
  • Extra Help employee administration


Jennifer Early Schaefer
HR Assistant Manager

  • CS  and AP Job Classification and Audit
  • Compensation
  • Salary Range Changes
  • CS Testing


Veronica DeLong
Human Resource Assistant

  • CS Testing
  • Job Application Processing


Melisa Hatch
Human Resource Officer

  • CS Job Classification and Audit



Amy M. Gurnitz
Human Resource Representative

  • Student Insurance Administration
  • HR Business Operations
  • Website Administration
  • HR Inventory
  • Performance Management and Tracking


Anthony Lozzi
Human Resource Officer

  • CS Employment
  • Leaves of Absence
  • Staff Entrance and Exit Interviews
  • Records and Retention