About Human Resources
Human Resources has strived to become a team that is approachable and solution focused while partnering with colleges and departments to achieve desired goals.
TTU Human Resources is located in the Doak Conference Center building on the TTU campus, at 15th and University Ave.
|Grace Hernandez||Chief of Staff & Associate Vice President of Administration||806-742-2121|
|Jodie Billingsley||Assistant Vice President of Human Resources||806-742-3851|
|Stephanie Gonzales||Senior Administrative Assistant||806-742-3851|
Employee Services Center
The Employee Services Center educates faculty and staff on the university's comprehensive benefits and advises on retirement options and resources by meeting with employees in person, over the phone, and via email because the team wants to inform each person of all available benefits to ensure timely and accurate selections, and to create a sense of trust and confidence in the employees.
|LaDonna Johnson||Associate Managing Director||806-742-3851|
|Jessica Bussell||Section Supervisor||806-742-3851|
|Jessica Trauger||Benefits Advisor||806-742-3851|
|Brian Chandler||Benefits Advisor
|Stephanie Van Loon||Benefits Advisor
|Lucy Lanotte||Senior Planner||806-742-3851|
|MaClay Buie||Student Assistant||806-742-3851|
The Talent Acquisition team maximizes the hiring experience by strategically identifying, attracting, and onboarding top talent to efficiently and effectively meet the university's dynamic and unique business needs. To accomplish this, the Talent Acquisition team assists applicants, manages the university's applicant tracking system, and consults with departments to maintain compliance and create a positive candidate experience.
|Jessica Thomas||Section Supervisor/Veterans Liaison||806-742-3851|
|Gale Soto||Senior Advisor||806-742-3851|
|Latrice Ervin||Senior Advisor||806-742-3851|
|Gwen Laster||Lead Specialist||806-742-3851|
|Claire Newberry||Student Assistant||806-742-3851|
Compensation and Operations
The Compensation and Operations team develops, coordinates, and advises university administration, faculty, and staff on issues related to competitive pay, job classification, hiring compliance, and employment changes. This team provides guidance on topics such as appropriate salary ranges, job titles, and similarly compensated employees to departmental leaders, supervisors, and divisional vice presidents.
|Lacey Ellis||Associate Managing Director||806-742-3851|
|Jill Calcote||Section Manager||806-742-3851|
|Gina Meurer||Analyst II||806-742-3851|
|Norma Dela Rosa||Analyst||806-742-3851|
|Daisy Adair||Senior Specialist||806-742-3851|
|Olga Silva||Senior Specialist||806-742-3851|
|Ann McKandles||Student Assistant||806-742-3851|
The Talent Support team provides support through development opportunities and encourages employee engagement through performance management to build professional teams and retain a strong workforce. The team also meets with employees and consults with managers to provide honest and constructive feedback as they strive to resolve issues in the workplace, to reduce risk to the university, and to promote better working relationships.
|Todd Phillips||Associate Managing Director||806-742-3650|
|Sandra Garza||Section Manager||806-742-3650|
|Cindi Drake||Senior Analyst||806-742-3650|
|Hannah Bjerch-Andresen||Senior Analyst||806-742-3650|
|Ruby Sanchez||Analyst II||806-742-3650|
|Morgan Pickering||Analyst II||806-742-3650|
|Tolulope Oduba||Student Assistant||806-742-3650|
The Talent Development team is dedicated to assisting employees perform at their best to succeed in current positions and successfully prepare for future positions. This team oversees employee development programs, reward programs, and recognitions programs by conducting instructor-led and online trainings, by developing relationships with departments, and by creating memorable awards ceremonies. They do these things because the team believes in welcoming employees into the Texas Tech family and its culture, creating a compliant and educated staff, and recognizing and rewarding employees for their successes, including years of dedicated service.
|Stephanie West||Section Manager||806-742-0530|
|Trey Gardenhire||Senior Analyst||806-742-0530|
|Kristen Kincannon||Lead Specialist||806-742-0530|
The HR Systems team manages the testing, development, maintenance, and security access for Human Resources Information Systems. Additionally, this team identifies gaps in service that impact the university's high priority populations. In response, HR Systems is dedicated to increasing efficiencies through the use of technology.
|Candice Rice||Associate Managing Director||806-742-3851|
|Gurkan Ozfidan||Programmer Analyst IV||806-742-3851|
|Jesus Vega||Programmer Analyst I||806-742-3851|
|Frankie Gongora||Senior Designer||806-742-3851|
HR Business Partner
The HR Business Partner collaborates with colleges and departments to develop people strategies that align with the mission and goals of the university. This is achieved through employee awareness and training in four main areas of focus: Title IX, Clery Act, and Violence Against Women; Affirmative Action; Human Resources Operating Policies; and Workforce Planning.
Department Contact Information
Texas Tech University Human Resources
160 Doak Conference Center
2518 15th St. (northwest of 15th St. & University Ave.)
Lubbock, TX 79409-1093
- www.hr.ttu.edu (home page)
- www.depts.ttu.edu/hr (home page)
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