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The Human Resources Team

HR Contact Information

Location:
Salisbury University
Room 153 Holloway Hall
1101 Camden Ave.
Salisbury, MD 21801

Hours: 8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. M-F

Office: 410-543-6035

FAX: 410-677-5026

TTY: 410-543-6083

Emailhumanresources@salisbury.edu

Lisa Lepore

Associate Vice President of Human Resources
410-546-6213
lmlepore@salisbury.edu

The AVP is responsible for providing effective strategic vision and leadership in all areas of human resource management. Responsibilities include hands-on oversight and management of the University’s human resource activities including:

  • Development and implementation of human resources policies, programs and services
  • Recruitment, selection, and retention
  • Employee and labor relations as well as union negotiations
  • Employment practices and procedures
  • Staff communications
  • Performance, compensation and benefits management
  • Staff training and compliance with federal and state labor/employment laws & regulations
  • Legal and BOR USM policies/procedures compliance

Also serves as internal consultant to University's management team, supervisors and staff on personnel issues.

Wendy Ringling

Director of Human Resources Operations
410-543-6036
wlringling@salisbury.edu

Wendy provides direction and oversight for departmental daily operations:

  • Front Office customer service and support
  • Classification/Compensation (to include job analysis, salary surveys and performance management)
  • Human Resource Information Systems (HRIS)

As well as guidance and support for all other HR functions.

She provides consultative direction to constituents on HR best practices, assists in the development & administration of human resources policies & procedures and acts in the stead of the AVP in his absence.

Marissa Chávez

HR Administrator
410-677-6565
mmchavez@salisbury.edu

The HR Administrator provides administrator support for Academic Affairs relating to:

  • Search and selection
  • Employee relations
  • Employment
  • Immigration

Additionally for general HR administrator support:

  • Search and selection
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Employment, unemployment, and exit process
  • Employee Recognition
  • HRIS administration, upgrades and testing coordinator

She assists with program/process evaluation, development, and implementation. She also provides consultation to faculty, staff, and management regarding employment, policy, procedure performance management, and discipline.

Melissa Sabol

HR Administrator
410-677-5068
masabol@salisbury.edu

Melissa provides administrator support relating to:

  • Search and selection
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Employment, unemployment, and exit process
  • Employee Recognition

She assists with program/process evaluation, development and implementation. Melissa also provides consultation to faculty, staff and management regarding employment, policy, procedure performance management and discipline.

Stacy Messick

HR Administrator
410-543-6282
slmessick@salisbury.edu

Stacy provides administrator support to Facilities and Capital Projects relating to:

  • Search and selection
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Employment, unemployment, and exit process
  • Employee Recognition

She assists with program/process evaluation, development and implementation. Stacy also provides consultation to staff and management regarding employment, policy, procedure performance management and discipline.

Christine Benoit

HR Talent & Organizational Development Specialist
410-677-5394
cmbenoit@salisbury.edu

Christine is responsible for providing professional level support in relation to employee engagement, training and development to include:

  • Training and Professional development
  • Onboarding/Orientation programs
  • Succession Planning
  • Performance management
  • Process improvement/change management initiatives

Cynthia Drews Cinnamon

Class/Comp and HRIS Specialist
410-548-4058
cfdrewscinnamon@salisbury.edu

Cynthia is responsible for providing professional level support with respect to the development, implementation, and administration of the Classification/Compensation and HRIS function.

  • Review and evaluate Position Descriptions for vacancy and Job Analysis requests. Assist with market survey and analysis projects as well as data analytics and reporting.
  • Oversee and/or lead the contractual faculty, staff, and student contract process.
  • HRIS includes maintenance of HRIS and employee records; enter and review HRIS entries to ensure data integrity; coordinate and prepare data files for transmission; conduct and/or coordinate required testing; create queries and prepare reports from databases
  • Contingent II and FTNTT employment contract process

As appropriate will also provide support for faculty and staff matters related to various HR functional areas and HR-facets of the employment life-cycle.

Nadalyne Campbell

HR – Benefits Specialist
410-548-4755
necampbell@salisbury.edu

Nadalyne is responsible for benefit administration and she provides assistance in supporting and maintaining HR programs and functions to include:

  • Provides consultative services to faculty, staff and retirees on the variety of benefits programs
  • Processes benefits related transactions to include enrollment, correspondence, employee presentations, health fairs, tuition remission, etc.
  • Liaison with the State of Maryland Employee Benefits Division (EBD), State Retirement and other Retirement and benefit plan vendors
  • Classification/Compensation for nonexempt positions
  • Benefit (to include Tuition Remission) and Wellness administration
  • HRIS and other maintenance of related records

Jennifer Petrella (acting)

HR Associate II
410-543-6037
jlpetrella@salisbury.edu

Provides support for the contingent employee contractual process and maintenance of the Human Resources Information System (HRIS):

  • Review and processing of faculty, staff and student contracts and employment paperwork
  • Process and paperwork coordination with the Payroll Office
  • Data integrity reviews, testing, and report generation

Jerry Church

HR Associate I
410-546-4117
jrchurch@salisbury.edu

Provides Human Resources administrative departmental support to include:

  • Processing a variety of HR related documents (employment contracts, I-9s, etc.)
  • HR Office ProCard and other financial related document processing and tracking
  • Assisting customers, internal and external, related to human resources practices and procedures.

Brent Wright

HR Associate I
410-546-4117
bwright@salisbury.edu

Provides Human Resources administrative departmental support to include:

  • Processing a variety of HR related documents (employment contracts, I-9s, etc.)
  • HR Office ProCard and other financial related document processing and tracking
  • Assisting customers, internal and external, related to human resources practices and procedures.

Sally Smith

HR Administrative Assistant I
410-543-6035