Your HR Center of Excellence

The HR team is committed to providing excellent service and strategic support that actively enriches our diverse, knowledgeable, and dynamic community.

Where to Start

Your guide for who to contact for each of your HR needs.

For general HR inquiries, please contact or call our office at 607-274-8000. 

Please visit our Candidates & Job Seekers website for all things recruiting! General questions from candidates, hiring managers, and search committees can be directed to our Recruiting Inbox:

Our Recruitment and Employment team: 

Recruitment and Employment Consultant: Amy Overstrom

Sr. Talent Management Specialist: Megan Stelick 

Please visit our Benefits & Wellness website to learn more about our programs! General questions about benefits, leaves, retirement, and wellness initiatives can be directed to our Benefits Inbox:

Our Benefits team:

Sr. Retirement and Benefits Compliance Consultant: Deb Merriman 

Sr. Benefits and Work Life Consultant: Julie Tinkham 

Benefits Associate: TBD 

Please visit our Payroll and Student Employment website to learn about our services! 

  • General payroll and timecard questions can be directed to our Payroll Inbox: 
  • General student employment/payroll questions can be directed to the Student Employment Inbox: 
  • General questions about your Federal Work Study Award can be directed to the Student Financial Services Office Inbox:

Our Payroll team: 

Director: Susan Shutts  

Assistant Director: Jenn Brown 

Please visit our Employment Relations, Training and Development website to learn more about programs and offerings!

Our Employee Relations, Training and Development team: 

Employee Relations & Training and Development Consultant: Kimberly Lieb  

Talent Management Associate: Laney Sodoma 

Please visit our website to learn about what we do and how we can help! General Initial HR Cloud, data, and reporting questions can be directed to

Our HRIS team:

HRIS Analyst: Megan Escobar (payroll, benefits, absence, time and labor)

HRIS Associate: Brynn Fielding (recruiting, performance, compensation)

Sr. Director, Talent Management: Michelle Hammond  

Compensation Consultant: TBD 

Human Resources Assistant: TBD 

The Office of Human Resources

Your team for all things People. Click here for our complete staff directory.

Hours of Operation: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Fax: 607-274-1670