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Staff and Support
HR Staff

Cindy Corwin, Human Resources Director
719-255-3696
Cragmor Hall 101A

Valerie Bivens-Young, Human Resources Operations Manager
719-255-3307
Cragmor Hall 105B

Robynne Kiplinger, Program Assistant I
719-255-3591
Cragmor Hall 101B

Melissa Lucero, Administrative Assistant II
719-255-3269
Cragmor Hall 105

Christine Montoya, HR Consultant - Classified Staff
719-255-5115
Cragmor Hall 105

Karen Righeimer, Program Assistant I
719-255-3628
Cragmor Hall 101

Katie Simmons, Compensation & Compliance Specialist
719-255-3306
Cragmor Hall 105A

Susan Watson, HR Consultant - Faculty
719-255-3848
Cragmor Hall 101

Benefits Office (Payroll & Benefit Services)
1-855-216-7740 (PBS)
Cragmor Hall 105 (by appointment only)

Who to Contact

Employment Group or Area

Subject or Service

HR Contact

Classified Staff

Recruitment, reallocation and selection activities

Christine Montoya

Review of Job Descriptions

Christine Montoya

Compensation and review of offer letters -New Hire/Promotion and Discretionary Pay

Valerie Bivens-Young

Six month Temporary Aide Hiring

Valerie Bivens-Young

Employee Relation Issues - Performance Management and Progressive Discipline

Valerie Bivens-Young

Entry of Actions for Classified Staff - New Hires, Promotions, FTE Changes, Leave Payouts, Overpayments, Handdrawn Requests

Melissa Lucero

Officer and Exempt Professional

Use of OEP job codes, Review of Job Descriptions and Conducting Compensation Analyses

Katie Simmons

Review of offer letters

Katie Simmons

Search committee training for OEP searches

Katie Simmons

Approving OEP Job Postings and Waivers submitted by HR Liaisons in JobsAtCU

Melissa Lucero

Employee Relations/Performance Management

Cindy Corwin

Entry of Actions for Exempt Professional Staff - New Hires, Promotions, FTE Changes, Leave Payouts, Overpayments, Handdrawn Requests

Robynne Kiplinger or Karen Righeimer (Based on assignments below)

Faculty

Use of Faculty Titles and Secondary Appointments

Susan Watson

Faculty Compensation - Additional Pay

Susan Watson

Review of offer letters

Susan Watson

Search committee training for faculty

Cindy Corwin

RPT and Post Tenure Review

Susan Watson

Approving Faculty Job Postings and Waivers Submitted by HR Liaisons in JobsAtCU

Melissa Lucero

Sabbatical and Leave of Absence Review and Tracking; Retirement Agreements and Terminations

Susan Watson

PAM approvals of Faculty/Lecturer actions entered by HR Liaisons and entry of actions for faculty - New Hires, Promotions, FTE Changes, Leave Payouts, Overpayments, Handdrawn Requests

Robynne Kiplinger or Karen Righeimer (Based on assignments below)

HRMS Assignments by College or Department

Classified Actions

All Departments

Melissa Lucero

Faculty/OEP Actions

Beth-el

Karen Righeimer

COB

Karen Righeimer

COE

Karen Righeimer

EAS

Karen Righeimer

LAS

Robynne Kiplinger

Library

Karen Righeimer

SPA

Karen Righeimer

University Advancement

Robynne Kiplinger

VCAA (includes Research, Graduate School, NISSSC and other centers)

Robynne Kiplinger

VCAF

Robynne Kiplinger

VCSS

Karen Righeimer

Front Desk and Miscellaneous

Benefit Questions

1-855-216-7740 x3

Conflict of Interest questions

Katie Simmons

Employment Verification

Students at 255-3372

Family Medical Leave/Short Term Disability

Karen Righeimer

HRMS Access

Job Descriptions (to request a copy within HR Liaison's own work unit)

Students at 255-3372

JobsAtCU Resource for HR Liaisons and Applicants

Melissa Lucero

LT List

Melissa Lucero

MyLeave Support

Robynne Kiplinger

New hire paperwork

Students at 255-3372

POI entry

Students at 255-3372

SOW approval

Karen Righeimer

SOW receipt and tracking

Students at 255-3372

Tracking required training for new employees

Katie Simmons

Unemployment Claims

Karen Righeimer

Webpage Oversight and Development

Susan Watson