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  • You may call 713-348-2514 to reach the general Human Resources offices, send an e-mail (click the link to send), visit us in the Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza Building (26th Floor, Suite 2600) or click one of the links below to contact team members in that particular area: 

    Public (Walk-In) Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.   

    Please note that all extensions are for (713) 348-xxxx.  


    Associate VP of Human Resources     

    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Cronin, Mary     4070    Associate Vice President for Human Resources   
     Knowlton, Corina 4759    Executive Assistant/Department Coordinator  


    Benefits  

    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Benefits Hotline          xBENE (x2363)     Reach the first available benefits team member.    
    Edson, Janel      4663   Benefits Manager – Manager for the benefits programs for faculty and staff.  
     Hagler, Lauren  5544 Student Benefits Specialist – Primary contact for the student health insurance plan.    
    O'Bryan, Gloria      4080   Benefits Specialist – Benefit assistance including new hire enrollment.  
     Saldivar, Marian        6074 Benefits Specialist – Benefit assistance including new hire enrollment.  
    Villasenor, Veronica      3557   Benefits Specialist – Benefit assistance including new hire enrollment.  


    Compensation   

    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Lipari, Angela     6323     Compensation Manager – Primary contact for all compensation or classification related inquiries (i.e., pay structure, job descriptions, departmental reorganization, salary reviews, etc.).      
    Salinas, Rebecca    4760     Compensation Coordinator – Assists departments with job description reviews, and compensation or classification related inquiries.       


    Employee Relations
      

    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Gould, Rebecca    4755       Director of Employee Relations & Talent Management – Handles Employee Relations issues including departmental reorganization and staffing, employee problem solving and dispute resolution, and performance management. Manages the TEAMS program.    
      Comensky, Carrie   4791   Employee Relations Specialist – Manages service award program, the exit interview and termination process, and serves as a resource on employee relations matters.     


    HR Services  

    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Servellon, Yesenia   5175    HR Services Manager – Manages the HR Services office including customer service, personnel action processing, and records management.    
    Antoniete, Portia    4017    HR Services Coordinator – HR Services front desk, background checks and employment verification.   
    Bradford-McGee, Nikea  4973   HR Records Analyst – Data entry, coordination of HR records and Oracle scanning.
    Edwards, Sonja   3957    Senior HR Records Analyst Data entry and coordination of HR records, maintains monthly reports, people@rice.edu and HR Services website.             
    Peralta, Leslie           2232 HR Services Coordinator – HR Services front desk, tracks PAFs and responds to general HR inquiries.


    Recruitment

    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Callan, Jana    6717    Director of Recruitment & Systems Management – Responsible for staff recruitment and HR systems mgmt.   
    Bennett, Wiley    4091    Staff Recruiter – Employee recruitment and new hires.   
    Garcia Acero, Diana  5252    HR Specialist – H-1B visa and university sponsored permanent residency applications, RICEWorks administration and staff recruitment/new hires.   
    Potoczniak, Michelle  5217    Staff Recruiter – Employee recruitment and new hires.   
    Slaughter, Ally  6712    HR Specialist – I-9 software administrator and HR data projects including IPEDS and AAP reporting.   

    Training
    Name   Extension   Areas of Responsibility  
    Wehrung, Marie    6003   Director of Training – Develops and manages the HR training programs.  
     TBD 6130   HR Training Assistant – Coordinates and supports all aspects of the Training program.  

     

 
 
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