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Human Resources Staff


 

 Staff Directory

 

 Associate Vice Chancellor's Office

HR consists of Talent Acquisition and Compensation; Employee Relations and Performance; Human Resources Operations; and Learning and Development. 

Carolyn Brownawell

Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

303-315-2727

Carolyn.Brownawell@ucdenver.edu  ​

A message from the Chief Human Resources Officer​


MaryAnn Hill

Executive Assistant 

303-315-2717

MaryAnn.Hill@ucdenver.edu​

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 Talent Acquisition & Compensation

The Talent Acquisition and Compensation team offers consulting services to employees, supervisors, and managers who have questions or need assistance with the following:
  • Compensation policy interpretation and application
  • Salary analysis for Officer and University Staff positions
  • Creation, reallocation or recruitment for Classified positions
  • Faculty selection and compensation
  • Requests for exemption, recruitment or waiver for University Staff positions
  • In-range and discretionary pay requests
  • Additional remuneration
  • One-time payment requests
  • Separation leave payouts
  • Consultation on Classified retention rights and layoff processes
  • Review of requests for compression and equity increases
  • HCM use and security access
  • Overtime eligibility determination (Fair Labor Standards Act)


Florie Montoya
Senior Director of Talent Acquisition and Compensation
303-315-2741
Florie.Montoya@ucdenver.edu

Recruitment, selection, job evaluation and compensation consultation for Faculty, University Staff, and Classified positions. Volunteers and HCM and Taleo system upgrade.

Mark Genkinger
Talent Acquisition Manager
303-724-8523
Mark.Genkinger@cuanschutz.edu​

Sheri Kalina Jungman
Talent Acquisition Team Lead
303-315-2709

Sheri.KalinaJungman@ucdenver.edu

Marie Hartke
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
303-724-8525
Marie.Hartke@cuanschutz.edu​​


Sean McBride

Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
303-724-9689
 

Elby Potter
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
303-724-9680
Shelby.Potter@cuanschutz.edu

Ann Shimamoto
Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
303-724-9692

Ann.Shimamoto@cuanschutz.edu

Ryan Untisz
​Senior Talent Acquisition Consultant
303-315-2714

 

Compensation 


Loan La
Principal Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2734
Loan.La@ucdenver.edu

Compensation policy interpretation and application, additional remuneration for faculty, security access for HRMS, and separation leave payouts.

 

Laurie Barnes
Principal Compensation Consultant​

303-315-2703
Laurie.Barnes@ucdenver.edu

Compensation analysis and consulting services.  Additional pay requests for classified and university staff positions. Provides back-up and assistance as needed in the following areas:  additional pay approvals for faculty, leave payouts, HCM appointment set-up and compensation. 

 
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 Employee Relations & Performance

The Employee Relations and Performance team offers consulting services, advice, support and referrals to employees, supervisors, and managers who have questions or need assistance with the following:
 
  • Policy and rule interpretation and application
  • Performance management
  • Education and development
  • Management and Organizational Consulting
  • Communication efforts
  • Managing Family Medical Leave and Parental Leave
  • Classified staff grievances
  • Progressive discipline including corrective actions and disciplinary actions for classified staff
  • At-will terminations
  • Unemployment hearings
 
Supervisors should contact an Employee Performance and Development consultant prior to beginning the progressive discipline process, responding to a classified staff grievance or when considering termination of an at-will employee.


 

​Doug Kasyon
Director of Employee Relations and Performance
303-724-9686
Doug.Kasyon@cuanschutz.edu 
Review and approval of all at-will terminations (Exempt Professional and Faculty including PRAs)

Richard Benson
Principal Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2738
Richard.Benson@ucdenver.edu 
Employee Recognition

Melissa Flippin
Sr. Human Resources Consultant
303-724-9691
Melissa.Flippin@cuanschutz.edu 
Unemployment hearings, FML and all leave-related matters

​​​​Brad Mathers
Principal Human Resources Consultant
303-724-9687
Brad.Mathers@cuanschutz.edu
Performance management​

Lydia Ombogo
Sr. Human Resources Consultant
303-724-1109
Lydia.Ombogo@cuanschutz.edu
 
 
Michele Padilla
SR. Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2726
Michele.Padilla@ucdenver.edu


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 Human Resources Operations

The Human Resources Operations team offers consulting services, advice, support and referrals to employees, supervisors, and managers who have questions or need assistance with the following:
 
  • Faculty job postings
  • Temporary job postings and hires 
  • University Staff position requests/approval in HCM
  • I-9 and E-Verify compliance
  • Background checks and compliance
  • Staff working retirees
  • Personnel matters reports
  • Personnel file review/transfer
  • Legal records requests
  • Updating and maintaining the Human Resources website
  • Award program review and approval
  • Staff recognition
 
Kaylene McCrum
Director of Human Resources, Operations
303-315-2728
Kaylene.McCrum@ucdenver.edu
HR operations, faculty phased retirements, award and recognition program review and approvals

Marissa Blackwood
Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2737
Background Checks: HR.backgrounds@ucdenver.edu

Judy Cooper
Human Resources Assistant
303-315-2711
Judy.Cooper@ucdenver.edu
Personnel file maintenance
Employment verifications: HR.VOE@ucdenver.edu

Emily Gavel
Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2733
Emily.Gavel@ucdenver.edu ​
Hiring processes for University staff/Exempt: HR.Exempt-Request@ucdenver.edu
2nd Level Budget Approval Request: HR.2ndlevel@ucdenver.edu

Roo Khan
Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2705
Domestic and International I-9's: HR.I-9@ucdenver.edu​
 
Ben Patient
Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2752
Ben.Patient@ucdenver.edu​​
Hiring processes for Faculty: HR.Faculty-Request@ucdenver.edu
Hiring processes for PRA: HR.PRA@ucdenver.edu​


Anitha Sakthivel
Human Resources Consultant
303-315-2725
Hiring Working Retiree Staff: HR.Staffworkingretiree@ucdenver.edu​
9 month Temporary postings and hires: HR.newtemp@ucdenver.edu
Personnel Matters Report: Personnel.Matters@ucdenver.edu 
Honorarium Processing: HR.Honorarium@ucdenver.edu
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 Learning and Development

The Learning and Development Department assists with all aspects of employee development.  The following is an example of the types of courses currently offered:

  • New Employee Orientation (NEO)
  • Crucial Conversations
  • Crucial Accountability
  • 7 Habits of Highly Effective People
  • Extended DISC / Teambuilding
  • HR Related topics such as Managing Classified Staff, Performance Management, Goal Setting, and Working with Employee Health Conditions

In addition, we work with individual teams on customizing courses to specific needs.

Click here for more information on the courses currently offered.

 

 
​Debbie Lammers
Director, Learning and Development

303-724-9685


Kaitlin Norris
Training Coordinator, Learning and Development
303-724-9698
 
​New Employee Orientation, other trainings: HR.TrainingRegistration@ucdenver.edu​
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