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Human Resources Staff

The Human Resources staff provides services to Georgia Southern’s employees in Statesboro, the Armstrong Campus, and the Liberty Campus.

You can reach any staff member listed below by contacting the H.R. Service Center:

Phone: 912-478-6947

hrservice@georgiasouthern.edu

Administrative Staff

The Human Resources Administration unit provides oversight for the Human Resources Department. Functions concerning employee relations, employee grievances, progressive disciplinary procedures and human resources policy questions can be directed to the Associate Vice President.

NameTitle
VACANT CHRO/Associate Vice President

Armstrong Campus Human Resources Operations

Directs and coordinates all Human Resources activity on the Armstrong Campus of Georgia Southern University.

NameTitle
Willette StevenDirector of Human Resources Operations

Benefits & Wellness

The Benefits & Wellness Administration is responsible for administering the various benefit programs available to employees, both active and retired.

NameTitle
Vicki HodgesDirector of Benefits & Wellness
Samantha RossiHuman Resources Manager
Heather BradleyHuman Resources Coordinator
Brynn RawlinsHuman Resources Associate

Compensation Administration

Manages and coordinates all non-faculty employee compensation functions; including classifications, reclassifications, & equity adjustments.

NameTitle
Denise GebaraDeputy CHRO/Director of Talent Acquisition & Employment Services
Willette StevensDirector of Human Resources Operations
VACANTHuman Resources Manager

Employee Relations

Employee Relations is concerned with preventing and resolving employee issues that may affect work situations.

NameTitle
Vickie ShawInterim CHRO/Associate Vice President
Deputy CHRO/Director of Engagement & Employee Relations
Katie Edwards Human Resources Manager

Professional Development and Employee Engagement

Professional Development and Employee Engagement is responsible for assessing a diversity of training and developmental needs and designing delivery systems and programs that focus upon achieving those needs throughout the University community. Employee Engagement also provides programs and services targeted at Employee Wellbeing.

NameTitle
Vickie ShawInterim CHRO/Associate Vice President
Deputy CHRO/Director of Engagement & Employee Relations
VACANTHuman Resources Manager
Carissa Hendricks Human Resources Coordinator

Records & Compliance

Records and Compliance administers OneUSG data input concerning appointments and terminations; manages the maintenance of the employee human resources files; leads new employee onboarding.

NameTitle
Denise GebaraDeputy CHRO/Director of Talent Acquisition & Employment Services
Carol LightleHuman Resources Manager
Karisha GibbonsHuman Resources Coordinator
Abbie HillHuman Resources Associate
Courtney JenkinsHuman Resources Associate
Tangie JohnsonHuman Resources Associate
VACANTHuman Resources Associate

Talent Acquisition

Talent Acquisition is responsible for administering the recruitment, interview and selection process and procedures for individuals seeking benefited, temporary, or student employment opportunities at Georgia Southern University.

NameTitle
Denise GebaraDeputy CHRO/Director of Talent Acquisition & Employment Services
Yolanda HernandezHuman Resources Manager
Melissa Duggan Human Resources Coordinator
Meghan DurranceHuman Resources Coordinator
Kiera StansellHuman Resources Coordinator
Kenny RobertsHuman Resources Coordinator

Service Center

The Human Resources Service Center focuses on high quality customer service and is the first line of interaction between the campus community and Human Resources. If you ever think, “I would like to talk to someone in HR but I don’t know who,” please contact the Service Center.

NameTitle
Vickie ShawInterim CHRO/Associate Vice President
Deputy CHRO/Director of Engagement & Employee Relations
Rosalind CallesHuman Resources Manager
Kyra LarryHuman Resources Associate
Laura NicklesHuman Resources Associate
Blake NoblesHuman Resources Associate
Betty RobbinsHuman Resources Associate

Last updated: 4/4/2022