Human Resources Staff

The 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 may be of service to you, please contact our staff below.

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Melissa Mlynski
Senior Director of Human Resources
(217) 206-7148
mmlyn2@uis.edu

 

 

 


Classification/ Compensation

Position Requests and Reviews for New or Replacement Extra Help, Civil Service, and Academic Professional Positions, Civil Service Testing, Civil Service Job Audits, Salary Change Requests, and Job Description Requests


Melisa Hatch
Human Resources Associate
(217) 206-7015
mhatc2@uis.edu

  • Position Requests & Reviews
  • Salary Change Requests
  • Job Audits


Amy Cantrall
Human Resources Assistant
(217) 206-6652
acant4@uis.edu

  • Civil Service Testing

Employment

Human Resource Systems, University Policies and Procedures, SURS Reporting, Unemployment Verification, Employment Verification, Employment Background Checks, Staff Exit Interviews, I-9 Verification


Melanie Trimm

Employment Services Manager
(217) 206-7078
msmit2@uis.edu


Carlene Hindert
Human Resources Assistant
(217) 206-6652
chind2@uis.edu

  • Civil Service Employment


Kathleen Lurkins
Human Resources Officer
(217) 206-7095
klurk2@uis.edu

  • Civil Service Employment


Lydia Schillinger
Human Resources Representative
(217) 206-6670
lschi4@uis.edu

  • Academic Professional Employment


Jennifer Suthard
Human Resources Assistant Manager
(217) 206-8464
jearl3@uis.edu

  • Extra Help Employment

Labor and Employee Relations

University Policies and Procedures, Labor Relations, Employee Relations, Employee Performance Evaluations


Mark Owens

Assistant Director Labor and Employee Relations
(217) 206-7096
mowen1@uis.edu


Amy Gurnitz

Human Resources Officer
(217) 206-7021
agurn2@uis.edu

  • Employee Performance Evaluations

Workers Compensation, Leaves, and Student Insurance

Tuition Waivers, ADA, FMLA, VESSA, ANCRA


Ceitha Steele

Human Resources Associate
(217) 206-7020
cstee2@uis.edu

  • Assist Senior Director / Maintain Calendar
  • Student Insurance Administrator
  • Athletic Insurance Administrator
  • Workers’ Compensation Claims Administrator


Anthony Lozzi

Human Resources Officer
(217) 206-7237
alozz2@uis.edu

  • Family Medical Leave -FMLA / Leaves of Absence
  • Student Insurance
  • Tuition Waivers, Employee/Dependent
  • Americans With Disabilities Act -ADA
  • Victims’ Economic Security and Safety Act -VESSA
  • Abused, Neglected Child Reporting Act -ANCRA