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Who Do I Contact in HR

Our Mailing address is:

UNMC Employment Office
985470 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE 68198-5470  

We are located on the corner of 40th St and Dewey Avenue in Omaha, Nebraska

Questions for specific areas of Human Resources can be directed as follows:

For Benefits questions or for an appointment with a Benefits Representative contact: unmcbenefits@unmc.edu

For Employment, Application and Hiring questions contact: jobs@unmc.edu.

For Employment verification contact:  hrrecords@unmc.edu.

For EAP information and appointments: Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

For Payroll questions contact: unmcpayroll@unmc.edu

For questions related to Employee Relations, COVID-19, FMLA/ADA, or Crisis Leave contact: employeerelations@unmc.edu

To submit FORMS or for questions about Worker's Compensation, Unemployment, or Reward & Recognition contact: erdocuments@unmc.edu

Because our goal is to provide timely, attentive and effective service, employees who need HR assistance can call, email or make an appointment. To schedule an appointment with a Human Resources Department representative, please see contact information below. Regular business hours are Monday – Friday from 8 – 5pm. Thank you! 

Associate Vice Chancellor of Human Resources/Executive Director's Office  

Aileen Warren 
Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources
Email

Michelle Coe
Administrative Associate II
402-559-5343
Email

Summary of Services

The Executive Director, and her staff provide leadership of campus-wide Human Resources strategies, organization effectiveness activities and oversight of Human Resources operations.

Compensation, Staffing (Employment), HRIS, and Payroll  

Carmen Sirizzotti
Associate Director Human Resources,
Compensation, Staffing & HRIS.  Title IX Coordinator
402-559-2710
Email

Summary of Services

The Compensation, Staffing, HRIS, and Payroll is responsible for employment related activities to include:

  • Staffing, recruitment, selection
  • Compensation, career counseling
  • Verifying employment
  • Background checks
  • Trustworthy and Reliability verification
  • Associated technologies required for HR functions

Compensation

(for questions regarding paychecks/payroll, contact the Payroll Office at unmcpayroll@unmc.edu

Alice Weyant
Compensation Administrator
402-559-5913
Email

Amy Knop
Sr. Compensation Specialist
402-559-4102
Email

Tatym M. Hutchison
Compensation Specialist I
402-559-9041
Email

Tamara Rager
Admin/Compensation Associate
402-559-5489
Email

 

 

Staffing

Kimberly Snow
Senior Talent Acquisition Specialist
402-559-5906
Email

Tina Johnson-Randle
Staffing Coordinator
402-559-4101
Email

Michael Miller
Talent Acquisition Specialist
402-559-4071
Email

Human Resource Information System (HRIS)

Kris Hammond
HRIS/Business Systems Coordinator
402-559-5908
Email

Daniel S. Carlson
HRIS Specialist/Analyst
402-559-5912
Email

 

Tony Huerta
Employee Records Technician
402-559-4391
Email

Pamela Smith
HRIS/Data Records Technician
402-559-4216
Email

 

Payroll

Suzette Brown
Payroll Supervisor
402-559-5875
Email

JoAnn Leeper
Payroll Technician
402-559-7461
Email

Mary (Dede) Rohrer
Payroll Technician
402-559-7533
Email

Employee Benefits and Child Care Development  

Jayme Nekuda
Associate Director, Human Resources
Division Director, UNMC/HR Employee Benefits & Work Life Programs 
402-559-8962
Email

Summary of Services

Employee Benefits:

The Benefits Staff administers insurance and retirement plans for University employees, assisting them in understanding their insurance coverage and investment options.

Benefit Services include: 

  • Health
  • Life
  • Dental
  • Long Term Disability
  • Reimbursement Accounts
  • Employee Pension Plans
  • Cobra
  • Retirement
  • Death Claims
  • Long Term Disability Claims

Main Benefits
402-559-4340
Email

Amanda Rasco
Benefits Specialist
402-559-7403
Email

Angela Wallin
Benefits Associate
402-559-5911
Email

Julia Leister
Benefits Assistant
402-559-1846
Email

Child Care Development:

The Child Care Development Staff strives to provide a program that not only meets your child's physical needs, but also encourages emotional and intellectual development through stimulating activities in a loving and accepting atmosphere.

Child Care Development Services include:

  • Age Group: weeks through 7 years
  • Meals provided: Breakfast, Lunch and Afternoon Snack
  • Full Time
  • Hours: 6am-6pm
  • Open Door Policy

Kelly Rasmussen
Child Development Center Manager
402-559-8800
Email

Kris Swan
Child Development
Center Manager
402-559-8800
Email

Employee Relations / Organizational Development/ Diversity  

Linda M. Cunningham
Associate Director, Human Resources,
Employee Relations, Organizational Development & Diversity
402-559-7394
Email

Summary of Services

Employee Relations is responsible for and provides the following services:

  • Reward and Recognition, including the administration of the Gold U, Silver U and  People Are Everything as well as the annual Service Awards Dinner.
  • Employee Organizational Development, including the Re-Imagining U employee development program, as well as other developmental workshops and seminars.
  • Equity, Diversity and Inclusion education and activities.
  • Leaves of Absence, including the administration of Family Medical/Military Leave ("FMLA").
  • Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act ("ADA")
  • University Policy and Procedure Interpretation and Training.
  • Federal and State Employment Law Compliance, including Affirmative Action and EEO.
  • Employee Relation Issues, including conflict resolution/problem solving, harassment/discrimination and performance management.
  • Facilitation of the Employee Grievance Process.
  • Administration of the Employee Satisfaction Survey, Exit Survey and New Employee Orientation.
  • Unemployment and Worker's Compensation. 

Debra Motl
EEOC/AA Specialist
402-559-8534
Email

Angela Hayes
Employee Relations
Specialist
402-559-4371
Email

Evelyn Grixby
Organizational Development Coordinator
402-559-6020
Email

Brittany Copenhaver
Employee Relations
Technician
402-559-5827
Email

Giovanni Jones
Employee Training & Development Specialist
402-559-9090
Email