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UHR Units and Offices

Benefits and Wellness

Services Provided

Administers State Health Benefits Program including medical, dental, insurance, tax-savings, retirement plans and work-life resources and programs, and responsible for the remittance calculation of approximately $378M per year in premium share and pension costs.

The OneSource Faculty and Staff Service Center is your primary source for getting answers to your benefit and wellness questions.  The Benefits and Wellness unit is responsible for the following services:

  • New Employee Orientations
  • Retirement Consultations
  • Retirement Seminars
  • Rutgers Employee First Initiative – Seminars and Programming
  • Benefit Payroll Deduction Management
  • Health Savings Accounts, include Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Retiree Services

Staff

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Elizabeth Garcia Assistant Director of Benefits Email Elizabeth Garcia
Keesha Jones Senior Benefits Specialist Email Keesha Jones
Resha Clay Benefits Specialist Email Resha Clay
Michelle Brugnoli Human Resources Staff Associate   Email Michelle Brugnoli
Nicole McCardell Senior Benefits Specialist - RBHS Email Nicole McCardell
Quadeisha Daniels Human Resources Staff Associate Email Quadeisha Daniels
Aisha Hamilton Human Resources Staff Associate Email Aisha Hamilton

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
Compensation Services

Services Provided

Manages the compensation strategy across the university and administers compensation programs that are internally equitable and externally competitive to attract and retain top talent while ensuring compliance with applicable policy, state and federal regulations, and collective negotiations agreements. 

Additional Services Provided

For units that transitioned from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey after June 30, 2013 (generally RBHS positions and central administrative positions which primarily support RBHS): 

  • Assist with developing/reviewing job descriptions (prior to implementation in ROCS) to ensure it accurately reflects the responsibilities and outcomes of the role.
  • Provide assistance with job classifications/reclassifications.
  • Benchmark jobs against survey data to determine competitive compensation ranges for new or reclassified positions.
  • Conduct internal equity reviews.
  • Monitor FLSA classification.
  • Guide RBHS units with respect to salary offers, in-grade salary adjustments, acting assignments, secondary assignments, etc.
  • Advise management on applicable state and federal employment regulations, compensation policies, human resource procedures, and collective negotiations agreements. 

With the exception of the services provided below, specific questions related to employees in a position which, historically, were associated with Rutgers University prior to June 30, 2013, can be directed to HR Consultants.

  • Provide guidance with respect to exceptions to compensation policies exceptions
  • Conduct internal equity reviews as needed.
  • Conduct market data reviews as needed.
  • Benchmark jobs against survey data to determine competitive compensation ranges for new or reclassified positions.
  • Review and evaluate requests for faculty out-of-cycles, including pay equity adjustments. 

Staff (Click here to find your representative.)

Name Title Email
Diana Diaz-Lieberman Executive Director, Compensation Email Diana Diaz-Lieberman
Marie McGraw Manager, Compensation Email Marie McGraw
Bao Nguyen Manager, Compensation Email Bao Nguyen
Brenda Williams Senior Compensation Analyst Email Brenda Williams
Shelise Doyle Senior Compensation Analyst Email Shelise Doyle
Lindsay Minuski Compensation Analyst Email Lindsay Minuski
Employment Services

Services Provided

HR GENERALISTS partner with departmental leadership and their units to support a wide variety of human resource matters. In their role as strategic partners in the hiring, compensation and classification process at Rutgers, they assist units in achieving better alignment and the fulfillment of the units’ missions and goals.  They also provide guidance in the areas of employee relations, resolution of employee issues, HR policies, and performance management. 

HR Generalists provide support for staff employees in positions/Units that transitioned from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (generally RBHS positions and central administration positions which primarily support RBHS). Questions related to staff employees in positions/units which, historically, were associated with Rutgers University before June 30, 2013 can be directed to the HR Consultants.

Advisory, Consultative and Strategic Client Services include:

  • Recruitment and Hiring Events
  • Onboarding, including Final Candidate Qualification Review
  • Ensures Compliance with the University’s Background Check Program, Employment Eligibility, and applicable Employment Verifications, Licenses, and Certifications, and Drug Screening
  • Starting Salaries/Counter Offers
  • Workforce Assessment
  • Change Management/Resolution
  • Policy Advisement
  • Reorganization Support, Lay Off Management and Counseling
  • Performance Management and Improvements
  • Employee Counseling/Advisement
  • Employee Discipline, Terminations and Separations
  • Staff Promotions/Demotions
  • Employment and Income Verification
  • Hiring Process for Temporary Positions and Student Employees
  • Unpaid Internship Program, Visiting Researchers and Volunteers
  • Serves as a referral bridge to other University Human Resources departments and units

Staff (Click here to find your representative.)

RBHS Newark Campus

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Linda Groce Manager of Employment Services Email Linda Groce
Ramona White Senior Human Resources Generalist Email Ramona White
Kiara McNeil Human Resources Generalist Email Kiara McNeil
Annette Ojeda Human Resources Generalist Email Annette Ojeda
Stephanie Plaskow Human Resources Generalist Email Stephanie Plaskow
Sonia Sousa Human Resources Generalist Email Sonia Sousa
Quadir Bruce Human Resources Representative Email Quadir Bruce
Mary Martin Human Resources Representative Email Mary Martin

RBHS New Brunswick Campus

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Ashley Lofton Manager of Employment Services Email Ashley Lofton
Adriana Firenzuoli Senior Human Resources Generalist Email Adriana Firenzuoli
Adrienne Butler Human Resources Generalist Email Adrienne Butler
Jennifer Paradiso Human Resources Generalist Email Jennifer Paradiso
Hadiyah Sellers Human Resources Generalist Email Hadiyah Sellers
Nzingha Delespinasse Human Resources Representative Email Nzingha Delespinasse

Resources

Name Email
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/employment-services/home
General Inquiries hrg@hr.rutgers.edu
HR Consulting

Services Provided

HR CONSULTANTS partner with departmental leadership and their units to support a wide variety of human resource matters. In their role as strategic partners in the hiring, compensation and classification process at Rutgers, they assist units in achieving better alignment and the fulfillment of the units’ missions and goals.  They also provide guidance in the areas of employee relations, resolution of employee issues, HR policies, and performance management. 

HR Consultants provide support for staff employees in positions/units which, historically, were associated with Rutgers University before June 30, 2013. Questions related to employees in positions/units that transitioned from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (generally RBHS positions and central administration positions which primarily support RBHS) can be directed to the HR Generalists.

  • Position Management, Classifications/Reclassifications
  • Hiring and Onboarding, including Final Candidate Qualification Review
  • Counter Offers
  • Salary In-grades (In-grade requests for Grade 12 positions and above should be directed to Compensation Services)
  • Workforce Assessment
  • Change Management/Resolution
  • Policy Advisement
  • Reorganization Support, Lay Off Management and Counseling
  • Performance Management and Improvements
  • Employee Counseling/Advisement
  • Employee Discipline, Terminations and Separations
  • Staff Promotions/Demotions
  • Employment and Income Verification
  • Classification and Hiring Process for Temporary Positions
  • Serves as a referral bridge to other University Human Resources departments and units

Staff (Click here to find your representative.)

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Donna Louis Director, HR Business Partner Services Email Donna Louis
Anthony Cross Senior Human Resource Consultant Email Anthony Cross
Christopher Zigre Senior Human Resource Consultant Email Christopher Zigre
Kevin Jones Senior Human Resource Consultant Email Kevin Jones

Resources

Name Email
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/talent-management/hr-consulting
General Inquiries HRConsultant@HR.rutgers.edu
HR Information Systems and Information Technology

Services Provided

Manages key business functions with PeopleSoft HR/Payroll system and provides computer technologies that enhance customer service and improve internal processes

  • Supports the mission of University Human Resources (UHR) by providing computer technologies that enhance customer service and improve internal processes
  • Develops and maintains applications that facilitate the core functions of the department
  • Implements a comprehensive security infrastructure to protect the department's sensitive data and information technology assets

Staff

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Peter Camp Director of Human Resources Information Systems Email Peter Camp
Daisy Maxwell Senior Business Systems-Analyst Email Daisy Maxwell
Rita Evans-Walker Human Resources Senior Project Specialist Email Rita Evans-Walker
Mary Markulic Security/Data Specialist Email Mary Markulic
Greg Mueller Human Resources Business Systems Analyst Email Greg Mueller
Karinne Bachonski Human Resources Assistant Analyst Email Karinne Bachonski
Hua Xu Human Resources Application Developer Email Hua Xu
Wentuo Huang Unit Computing Manager Email Wentuo Huang
Felix D. Arauz Unit Computing Manager Email Felix D. Arauz
Brittany Biro Unit Computing Specialist Email Brittany Biro

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/hr-information-technology/home
General Inquiries HRIS@hr.rutgers.edu
Human Capital Management

Services Provided

Responsible for the approval and processing of all employment transactions assuring compliance with applicable union contracts, employment law, and university policy; responsible for implementation of salary improvement programs for approximately 20K employees.

  • Implements university wide salary changes and department initiated employee transaction requests using the RIAS HCM Application
  • Responsible for reviewing and processing Template-Based Hire transactions, an electronic process that allows department preparers to enter and submit data into the HCM system to hire new employees
  • Review and process additional transactions such as reappointments, transfers, salary adjustments, reclassifications, promotions, terminations, FTE/Hours Changes and retirements
  • Maintain contact and workflow with departments to complete transactions and monthly reports

Staff

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Karla Marie Anderson Director of Human Capital Management Email Karla Marie Anderson
Daniela Tapia HCM Manager Email Daniela Tapia
Ryan Gillen HCM Specialist 1 Email Ryan Gillen
Vanessa Rodriguez HCM Specialist 1 Email Vanessa Rodriguez
Erik Schwarte HCM Specialist 2 Email Erik Schwarte
Lorin Tompkins HCM Preparer Email Lorin Tompkins
Massiel De Los Santos HCM Preparer Email Massiel De Los Santos
Joseph Almeida HCM Preparer Email Joseph Almeida

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/human-capital-management/home
Human Capital Management Blog Site http://hcmblog.rutgers.edu
General Inquiries hcm@hr.rutgers.edu
Human Resources Operations

Services Provided

  • Provide front-line service to Rutgers University employees and the public
  • Provide information related to benefits, compensation, employment, and other departmental and university activities
  • Respond to inquiries and/or make determinations whether to refer inquiry to other staff or office resolution
  • Explain procedures to public and members of the university community

Staff

Name Title Email
Harold L. Andrieux Associate Vice President of Human Resources Operations Email Harold L. Andrieux
Tanysha Taylor Executive Assistant Email Tanysha Taylor
Henry Schmeding Senior HR Data Analyst Email Henry Schmeding

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/operations/home
General Inquiries hr_operations@hr.rutgers.edu
Office of Employment Equity

Services Provided

Supports the university’s commitment to preventing discrimination and advancing equal opportunity in employment; Responsible for investigations, disability and religious accommodations, equal employment opportunity and affirmative action compliance, education and training.

  • Investigates complaints of Discrimination and Harassment based on membership in a protected class, Sexual Misconduct Under Title IX, Workplace Violence and Conscientious Employee Protection Policy violations
  • Responsible for coordinating the university's efforts to provide reasonable accommodations based on a staff employee's disability
  • Responsible for coordinating the university's efforts to provide reasonable accommodations based on a staff employee's religious observances and/or practices
  • Ensures Rutgers' compliance with state and federal equal opportunity employment and affirmative action laws and regulations
  • Oversees the Unlawful Harassment Prevention Program, provides in-person training sessions on harassment, discrimination, disability, and affirmative action for departments and academic units and maintains a DVD library for training material

Staff

Name Title Email
Carolyn Dellatore Assistant Vice President of Workplace Culture Email Carolyn Dellatore
Lisa Grosskreutz Director of Employment Equity Email Lisa Grosskreutz
Melissa Lynn Ercolano Associate Director of Employment Equity Email Melissa Lynn Ercolano
Laurel Peltzman Associate Director of Employment Equity Email Laurel Peltzman
Juakena Johnson Case Manager and Senior Human Resources Associate Email Juakena Johnson
Lilianne Daniel Timmes Investigations Specialist Email Lilianne Daniel Timmes
Caitlyn Kelly Investigations Specialist Email Caitlyn Kelly
Vincent Leo Investigations Specialist Email Vincent Leo
Vickie Roberson Equal Employment Opportunity Specialist Email Vickie Roberson
Elizabeth Weber Disabilities Specialist Email Elizabeth Weber

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/oee/home
General Inquires employmentequity@hr.rutgers.edu
Office of the Senior Vice President

Services Provided

The Office of the Senior Vice President is responsible for leadership, strategy, service, expertise, policies and standards necessary to support Rutgers mission of teaching, service, research, scholarship, and clinical care.

Staff

Name Title Email
Vivian Fernández Senior Vice President for Human Resources Email Vivian Fernández
Mona Ghattas Human Resources Assistant Email Mona Ghattas
Melissa Marrero Director of HR Administration Email Melissa Marrero
Lisa Bonick Executive Project Director Email Lisa Bonick

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/office-senior-vice-president/home
OneSource Rutgers Faculty and Staff Service Center

Services Provided

OneSource Rutgers Faculty and Staff Service Center unifies our Rutgers community members and provides select services for HR and Payroll, offers simplified processes, and improves our customer experience.

OneSource offers resources that are available 24/7 from anywhere you can access the internet! The OneSource team shares the values of our Rutgers Community and are committed to the mission of providing best in class customer experience. Please visit the OneSource 'Self-Service' portal for the services related to HR and Payroll provided within the Service Catalog, search for your question(s) through our extensive Knowledge Base, or use the Ask a Question feature to submit a general inquiry.  To speak with a representative directly Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, contact OneSource at 732-745-SERV (7378).

Please view the available services through OneSource and click on the category headings to visit the site and submit your request.

Categories

Benefits Services

  • Benefits Retirement Consultation Request
  • Dependent Tuition Remission Request
  • Health Benefit Enrollment Inquiry
  • Health Benefits Verification Letter Request
  • Medicare Part B Enrollment Request
  • NJ State Employees’ Deferred Compensation Plan Request
  • Retirement Plan Request
  • Tuition Reimbursement (Educational Assistance Program) Request
  • Voluntary Retirement Savings Request

COVID-19 Related Services

  • COVID-19 Inquiry

General Services

  • Feedback
  • General Inquiry
  • Knowledge Feedback
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness Verification
  • Rutgers Faculty, Staff, and Guest ID Card Request
  • Vision Reimbursement Request

Leave Administration Services

  • Competitive Fellowship Leave (CFL) Request
  • Professional Development (PD) Leave Request
  • Completion of Terminal Degree (CTD) Leave Request
  • Research Leave Request
  • Leave of Absence Request
  • Leave Request on Behalf of Faculty or Staff Member
  • Suspension/Layoff (with recall rights)/Administrative Leave Request

Payroll Services

  • Former Employee Services Request
  • Kite & Key Deduction Verification Request
  • Management of Pending Job Change Repository Request
  • Payroll Form Request

PERSONAL DATA SERVICES

  • Address Change Request for Former Employees
  • Date of Birth (DOB)/Social Security Number (SSN)/Name Change Request

Talent Management Services

  • Shared Work Furlough Program Inquiry

Workplace Complaints and Accomodations Services

  • Accommodation Consultation Request
  • Accommodation Request
  • Complaint Consultation Request
  • Complaint Investigation Request
  • Discrimination and Harassment Prevention Training Inquiry
  • Self Identification Form Request

Please view the available services through OneSource and click on the category headings above to visit the site and submit your request. Visit the OneSource Home page for additional information.

If you are unable to locate the information you are searching for, continue to the UHR directory below or to speak to a representative directly from Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, contact OneSource at (732) 745-SERV (7378)

Organizational and Talent Development

Services Provided

Responsible for university-wide staff employee development strategy that seeks to build a culture of continuous learning, reflection, and professional growth.

  • Empowers employees to develop their skills through One Rutgers Employee Development (OneRED)
  • Oversees the Non-Aligned performance management program and supports the on-going partnership between supervisors and employees, working together to accomplish university and departmental goals
  • Supports employee development related to trending universitywide initiatives

Staff

Name Title Email
Will Constantine Director, Organizational and Talent Development Email Will Constantine
Jenny Koszulinski Manager, Organizational and Talent Development Email Jenny Koszulinski
Teri Hyatt Training Specialist Email Teri Hyatt
Aida El Samna Organizational Development Specialist Email Aida El Samna

Resources

Name URL
Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/organizational-talent-development/home
General Inquiries RutgersEmployeeDevelopment@hr.rutgers.edu
Human Resources Training (Course Registration) HRTraining@hr.rutgers.edu
Performance Management PerformanceManagement@hr.rutgers.edu
Rutgers Course Registration System (CRS) https://hrservices.rutgers.edu/crs/
Talent Acquisition

Services Provided

Provides guidance in leading sourcing and recruitment of top talent in support of university’s long- and short-term workforce needs.

  • Facilitates and provides guidance regarding the posting and recruitment processes for Staff and Temporary positions
  • Provides guidance and facilitates the investigation of pre-employment background checks
  • Responsible for compliance and provides guidance regarding the I-9/E-Verify, process and monitors/supports the Guardian I9 system

Staff

Name Title Email
Ryan Holcombe Director of Talent Acquisition Email Ryan Holcombe
Aedan Hill Talent Acquisition Coordinator Email Aedan Hill
Leslie Hurvitz Talent Acquisition Coordinator Email Leslie Hurvitz
Johnathan Rios Talent Acquisition Coordinator Email Johnathan Rios
Danielle Ulrichny Talent Acquisition Coordinator Email Danielle Ulrichny
Joycelyn Acheampong Background Investigation Coordinator Email Joycelyn Acheampong
Seema Limaye Background Investigation Coordinator Email Seema Limaye
Cindy Hendricks Compliance Coordinator Email Cindy Hendricks
Allison Carson Compliance Coordinator Email Allison Carson

Resources

Home Page https://uhr.rutgers.edu/talent-acquisition/home
Recruitment, Onboarding, and Classification System (ROCS) Support Email the ROCS Administrator
Non-RBHS Staff and Temporary Employee Background Check Investigation Inquiries Email non-RBHS Check (Joycelyn Acheampong)
RBHS Staff and Temporary Employee Background Check Investigation Inquiries Email RBHS Check (Seema Limaye)
Faculty Background Check Investigation and General Inquiries Email Faculty Check (Leslie Hurvitz)
I-9 E-verify Inquiries Email Cindy Hendricks or
Email Allison Carson