Meet Our Team



Long Term Disability (LTD)

Life insurance

Voluntary benefits

Retirement MOSERS/CURP

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Vacation/sick leave

Worker’s compensation

Credit course fee waivers

Deidre A. Mings

Deidre A. Mings

Assistant Director, Human Resources - Benefits

Provides full range of HR Benefits management services. Specific responsibilities include health insurance, dental, vision, long term disability, life insurance, FSA, leave and FMLA benefits, and retirement.

Denise Lofton

Responsibilities: Benefits Administration; Wellness Fair; Workers’ Compensation; FMLA Administration; Emergency Paid Leave; Open Enrollment

Job descriptions

Salary surveys

Staff compensation system

Personnel action forms (new hires, salary changes, terminations, etc…)

Board agenda actions

Property clearance

Jamie L. Patrick

Jamie L. Patrick

Assistant Director, Human Resources - Compensation and Information Management

Responsible for the administration of job classification and compensation programs, salary administration and classification under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Supervises the HR Records Team.

Michele M. Bogart

Michele M. Bogart

Human Resources Senior Records Technician

Senior Records Technician

Tamara L. Hernandez

Tamara L. Hernandez

Senior Human Resources Records Technician

Workplace Issues

Appraisal and Development Plan Process


Applicant recruitment and referral

Applicant Tracking System (ATS)

New employee orientation

Background checks


Financial disclosure statements

Unemployment claims

Human resources web pages

Employment Verifications

Jill C. Murphy

Jill C. Murphy

Assistant Director, Human Resources - Talent Acquisition

Responsibilities: Applicant Tracking System; Job Postings; New Employee Orientation; I-9 Training; E- Verify Program Administrator; Background Checks; Unemployment Claims; Employment Verifications; Staffing Agency Contracts; Financial Disclosure Statement

Charlee J. Newton

Responsibilities: Background Checks; Employment Verifications; E-Verify Completion; General ATS Assistance; HR Employment Inbox Management; General Front Office Duties;

Organizational development

Workplace learning

Compliance training

Leadership development

Professional learning management system

University staff ambassadors

Bear connection mentoring program

Business process and reporting

HR data system enhancement

Data reporting and analysis

Project management

System testing and training