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Human Capital Services Directory

Our team is here to help you with all of your human capital needs.  Please explore the page below to find out what we can do for you!

HCS Organizational Chart (pdf)

Administration

   

Cheryl Johnson

Cheryl Johnson, SPHR
Vice President
532-6277

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified

LinkedIn

  
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Kris Mauck
Admin. Assistant to VP HCS
532-1874

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

  
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Deena Schmelzle
Administrative Specialist
532-1862

LinkedIn

Duplicate/Replacement W-2’s and 1042’s 
 Jennifer King

Jennifer King
Project Manager
532-6255

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

  

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Michelle White-Godinet
Special Projects
532-1920

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

  

Benefits

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments
 Amanda McDiffett

Amanda McDiffett, PHR SHRM-CP
Director
532-1870

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
"Live Your Best" Wellness Program
Phased Retirements
Limited Health Care Bridge
Emeritus requests

 

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 Stacy Divine

Stacy Divine
Benefits Specialist
532-1873

Accident Reporting
KPERS Retirement
Workers' Compensation
All 
 Catherine Newsham

Catherine Newsham
Benefits Specialist
532-1871

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified
Long Term Disability
Learning Quest
Retirement - Board of Regents
Retirement - Voluntary Savings Plans
Shared Leave Program
Survivor Assistance
Tax Sheltered Annuities
Tuition Assistance
All 
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R.J. Steelsmith
Benefits Specialist
532-1872

Flexible Spending Accounts
Health Insurance
Health Insurance - GTA/GRA
Health Savings Account
Life Insurance-Optional KPERS
Life Insurance-Optional TEA
All 

Compensation and Organizational Effectiveness

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

Derek Smith

Derek Smith, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director
532-1869

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified
  • Korn Ferry Leadership Architect™ Certified

LinkedIn

Organizational Analysis
USS to Unclassified Conversion
Essential Function Reviews
Salary Survey Requests
 All

Mylene Larson

Mylene Larson
Human Resource Prof II
532-1866

LinkedIn

Annual Position Reviews
FTE Movement
Position Descriptions
All 

Trenton Modean

Trenton Modean
Administrative Specialist
532-1836

LinkedIn

Position Descriptions Research
General Compensation & Organizational Effectiveness Information

All 

Jaime Parker

Jaime Parker
Compensation Coord./Analyst
532-1836

LinkedIn

USS Position Reviews
FLSA Determinations
Professional Staff Position Reviews
All 

Employee Relations & Engagement

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

Charlotte Self

Charlotte Self
Director
532-1868

LinkedIn

Grievance and Conflict Management
Grievances, Mediate/Facilitate Dispute Resolutions, Consultation
ADA Coordinator
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Gina Lowe
EE Relations & Engagement Spec
532-1878

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Employee Conflict
Grievance Assistance
USS Appeal Process
USS Peer Review Hearing

All

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Valetta Miranda-Evans
EE Relations Business Partner
532-6229

 

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Resource Center and Operations

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

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Alma Deutsch
Director
532-1448

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

  All

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Jolene Agan
Human Resource Prof I
532-1888

LinkedIn

TransactionsResource Center department listing for Departmental Liaisons

Frieda Beat

Frieda Beat
Human Resource Prof III
532-1884

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

HRIS Functional Analyst
Non-Resident Alien Employment
Tax Treaties for Non-Resident Aliens
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Becky Beckley

Becky Beckley
Human Resource Prof II
532-1893

LinkedIn

Transaction Processing for All Employees
Supplemental Paycheck Processing
Summer School Appointment Processing
Statement of Substantial Interests
United Way Deductions
Resource Center department listing for Departmental Liaisons

Anna Carroll

Anna Carroll
Accountant II
532-1898

LinkedIn

Agency Deductions
Direct Deposits
Exempt W-4 Renewals
Garnishments
K-4's & W-4's
Paycheck Adjustments
Payroll Transfers of Payments
Supplemental Paycheck Processing
Verification of Employment
 All

 Kristi Fronce

Kristi Fronce
Human Resource Prof III
532-1889

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Supervises Transaction Processing
Time & Leave Reporting
USS Longevity Bonus
USS & Unclassified Pay Increases
Resource Center department listing for Departmental Liaisons

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Jeff Hauser
Human Resource Prof II
532-1895

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified
Data Requests
Student Verification
 All

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Dennis Jones
Accountant II
532-1882

Faculty Awards
Lost Paychecks
Pay Cards
Paycheck Adjustments
Payroll Transfers of Payments
Supplemental Paycheck Processing
 All

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Kathy Kugle
Technology Supprt Consltnt III
532-1885

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Webmaster for HCS pages 
Technical Assistance for Forms
All 

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Shari Liming
Accountant III
532-1890

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Additional Pay
Reconciling FIS/SMART
Office of Financial Services Liaison
CWSP Accounting
FIS/Payroll Pmts. by Acct. Discrep.
Fund Sufficiency
Funding
Regents Retirement Accounting
Retirement Remittances
All 

 Mary Beth Rhoads

Mary Beth Rhoads
Human Resource Prof II
532-1891

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Transaction Processing for All Employees
Time & Leave Reporting
Sabbatical, Phased Retirements, and Adjunct Processing
Unclassified and USS Forms Training
Resource Center department listing for Departmental Liaisons

 Pat Schwandt

Pat Schwandt
Human Resource Prof I
532-1881

LinkedIn

Transaction Processing for Hourly and Graduate Students
Non-Resident Employment
Tax Treaties for Non-Residents
Unemployment
Hourly and Graduate Student Forms Training
Resource Center department listing for Departmental Liaisons

 Cindy Sicard

Cindy Sicard
Accountant IV
532-1447

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Academic Summer Reserve Payment
Coordinator for Payroll Processing
Moving Expense Reimbursement
Payroll Payments by Accounts
All 

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Candy Walsh
Human Resource Prof II
532-1896

LinkedIn

NRA Employment
Tax Treaties for NRA
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Institutional Equity

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

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Travis Gill
Director
532-6164

LinkedIn

 Title IX Coordinator All

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Danielle D. Dempsey-Swopes
Senior Investigator
532-4699

LinkedIn

Senior Investigator All
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Deb Eakes
Administrative Officer
532-6220

  

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Victoria Young
Investigator
532-4373

LinkedIn

InvestigatorAll 

Labor Relations and Special Projects

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

Gary Leitnaker

Gary Leitnaker
Director
532-1875

LinkedIn

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Learning and Development

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

Shanna Legleiter

Shanna Legleiter
Director
532-0185

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified
  • Korn Ferry Leadership Architect™ Certified

LinkedIn

New Leadership Transition Meetings
Directors’ Roundtable Sessions
New Faculty and Unclassified Staff Orientation
Learning and Development Training Initiatives
 All

Talent Acquisition

 Areas of ExpertiseServing Departments

 Roberta Maldonado-Franzen

Roberta Maldonado-Franzen, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director
532-4391

  • Korn Ferry Leadership Architect™ Certified
LinkedIn

Strategy and design of hiring process and procedures

President
Provost
Communications & Marketing (DCM)
Research
Athletics
Michelle Broky

Michelle Broky

532-1457

LinkedIn

Background check liaison
Career fair backup
Assessments lead
Social Media backup
Type contracts backup
Pre-employment drug screen liaison
E-newsletter lead

Facilities Department

USS employment liaison:

  • Admin and Finance
  • Engineering
  • Education
  • Student Life
  • Olathe
  • Library
  • Global campus
  • Arts and Sciences

 Cheryl Grice

Dr. Cheryl Grice
Talent Acquisition Strategic Partner
532-1899

  • Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certified

LinkedIn

Background Check lead
Pre-employment drug screen lead
Military Affairs liaison
Dual Career liaison
Education
Student Life (CCD)
Admin and Finance
Olathe
Library
Global Campus
Graduate School
Arts and Sciences

James Johnson

James Johnson
Talent Acquisition Strategic Partner
532-1676

LinkedIn

 Internship liaisonInformation Technology Services(ITS)
Engineering
Salina
Business
Architecture
International Programs
Human Ecology
HCS
 Melissa Klein

Melissa Klein
Talent Acquisition Specialist
5
32-1603

LinkedIn

ATS backup
Social Media lead
E-newsletter backup
Vendor contracts
Supervise students
Website backup
Type contracts
 USS employment liaison:
  • KSU Police
  • President
  • Provost
  • Communications and Marketing
  • Research
  • Athletics
  • ITS

Connie Pfaff-Eickhoff

Connie Pfaff-Eickhoff
Talent Acquisition Strategic Partner
532-1730

LinkedIn

Implementation of ATS Lead
ATS Coordinator
Metrics- reporting
Training lead
Agriculture
Veterinary Medicine
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Jacquee Stubbings
Talent Acquisition Specialist
532-1865

LinkedIn

Website lead
Advertisements
Career Fair lead
Schedule interviews
Temp hire lead
Social Media backup
 USS employment liaison:
  • Housing and Dining
  • Human Capital Services
  • Agriculture
  • Human Ecology
  • Vet Med
  • Graduate School
  • Architecture
  • International Programs
  • Salina
  • Business