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About Human Resources

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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 & Vice President of Administration 806-742-2121
Jodie Billingsley Associate Vice President of Human Resources 806-742-3851
Teresa Angulo Administrative Coordinator 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.

E-mail: hrs.employee.services@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-3851

LaDonna Johnson Associate Managing Director 806-742-3851
Jessica Perea Section Supervisor 806-742-3851
Jessica Trauger Senior Benefits Advisor 806-742-3851
Brian Chandler Senior Benefits Advisor
Alma Bustamante Administrative Coordinator

Talent Acquisition

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.

E-mail: hrs.recruiting@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-3851

Adrian Romero Section Manager 806-742-3851
Gale Soto Senior Advisor 806-742-3851
Michelle Waters Senior Advisor 806-742-3851
Pat Fleming Senior Advisor 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.

E-mail: hrs.compensation.operations@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-3851

Lacey Ellis Associate Managing Director 806-742-3851
Jill Calcote Section Manager 806-742-3851
Sarah Wood Senior Analyst 806-742-3851
Gina Meurer Analyst II 806-742-3851
Norma Dela Rosa Analyst II 806-742-3851
Maryann Puente Analyst II 806-742-3851
Alex Putman Analyst 806-742-3851
Daisy Adair Senior Specialist 806-742-3851
Olga Silva Senior Specialist 806-742-3851

Talent Support

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.

E-mail: hr.talent.management@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-3650

Todd Phillips Associate Managing Director 806-742-3650
Charlene Hack Section Manager 806-742-3650
Laurel Beneze Senior Analyst 806-742-3650
Diane Gibson Senior Analyst 806-742-3650
Holly Caglar Analyst II 806-742-3650

Talent Development

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.

E-mail: hr.talentdevelopment@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-0530

Stephanie West Section Manager 806-742-0530
Blaine Grimes Training Specialist 806-742-0530
MaClay Buie Training Specialist 806-742-0530
Kailey Kilcrease Lead Specialist 806-742-0530

HR Systems

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.

E-mail: hrs.systems@ttu.edu
Phone: 806-742-3851

Candice Rice Associate Managing Director 806-742-3851
Jesus Vega Section Manager 806-742-3851
Gurkan Ozfidan Programmer Analyst IV 806-742-3851
Frankie Gongora Senior Designer 806-742-3851
Vincenzo Gasbarro Administrative Coordinator 806-742-3851

Department Contact Information

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Texas Tech University Human Resources
160 Doak Conference Center
2518 15th St. (northwest of 15th St. & University Ave.)
Lubbock, TX 79409-1093

Phone: 806-742-3851
Fax: 806-742-1371
Mail Stop: 1093
E-mail: webmaster.hr@ttu.edu
Web site: hr.ttu.edu
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