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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  
    Comensky, Carrie     4759  Department Coordinator 


     

    Benefits

     

    Name   Extension  Areas of Responsibility  
    Benefits Hotline        xBENE (x2363)     Reach the first available benefits team member.   
    Britt, Elaine     6074    Director of Benefits and Compensation – Strategic benefits administration.   
    Edson, Janel      4663    Benefits Manager – Manager for the benefits programs for faculty and staff.   
    O’Bryan, Gloria      4080    Senior Benefits Coordinator – Benefit assistance including new hire enrollment.   
    Villaseñor, Verónica      3557    Benefits Specialist – Benefit assistance including new hire enrollment.   


    Compensation
      


    Name  Extension  Areas of Responsibility 
    Britt, Elaine     6074    Director of Benefits and Compensation - Strategic compensation planning.    
    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.).       
    TBD     4760    Compensation Analyst– Assists departments with job description reviews, and compensation or classification related inquiries.      

     

    Employee Relations
       

    Name    Extension    Areas of Responsibility   
    TBD       4755     Director,  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.      
    Baig, Humaira        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 
    Ruehl, Phoebe    5175   HR Services Manager – Manages the HR Services office including customer service, personnel action processing, and records management including people@rice.edu email; the HR website and Time/Attendance reports.  
    Bradford-McGee, Nikea    2232       HR Serivces Coordinator - HR Services front desk, tracks PAFs and responds to general HR inquiries.   
    Edwards, Sonja       3957   HR Records Analyst - Data entry and coordination of HR records.  
     TBD  4017   HR Services Coordinator, HR Services front desk, background checks and employment verification.  
    Servellon, Yesenia    4973   HR Records Analyst - Data entry and coordination of HR records.  

     

     Recruitment
        

    Name  Extension  Areas of Responsibility 
    Callan, Jana     6717    Director of Recruitment & Systems Management – Responsible for staff recruitment & 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. 
    Torres, Norma   6130  HR Training Assistant - Coordinates and supports all aspects of the Training program. 
     

     

 
 
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