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Amanda Coffey

Amanda Coffey

Vice President of Human Resources & Compliance
ACoffey@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-1800 ext. 3320 

The Vice President is responsible for overall human resource management program of the college, including policy development, interpretation, administration of the human resource function and college-wide compliance. The Vice President also serves as the liaison for any college-wide legal issues. Contact the Vice President regarding employee and supervisory counseling, employee relations issues, performance management, staff training and development, harassment and discrimination complaints for issues regarding compliance.


Inger Blount

Inger Blount

Assistant Director; Manager of Employment and Recruiting Services
IBlount@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-1800, ext. 3941

Inger is responsible for recruitment, preliminary interviewing and hiring of Staff and Administrative employees, as well as Temporary staff. Inger works closely with and advises hiring managers throughout the recruitment process. Inger is responsible for advertising/recruiting faculty and she manages the faculty immigration process as well as the relocation process for newly hired administrators and faculty. She is available to assist with the coordination and training of certain search committees. Contact Inger regarding advertising and placement of position openings. She also provides assistance with creation and updating of position descriptions.  In addition, Inger provides assistance with preliminary problem solving for both employees and supervisors.


Kathy Castonguay

Kathy Castonguay

HR Project Manager
KCastong@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-1800, ext. 7086

Kathy is responsible for salary administration, including issuance of Letters of Appointment to administrative and staff employees.  She also assists Don with database management.  Kathy oversees the performance appraisal process for non-faculty employees.  Her additional responsibilities include supervisor training and development, employee recognition and management of employee events.  Kathy is the HR representative to the United Way Committee.


Don Lerew

Don Lerew

HRIS & Payroll Manager
DLerew@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-1800, ext. 2030

Don has primary responsibility for human resource database management, including the implementation and support of Banner, PeopleAdmin, Self-Service and other employee-related applications.  He oversees the job classification and compensation system and is responsible for conducting compensation evaluations. He is responsible for the design and delivery of a variety of management reports and analyses for both internal and external audiences as well as for maintaining the HR website. Don also manages the College's Payroll Office and the Student Employment Office.


Su Deitch

Su Deitch

Benefits Manager
SDeitch@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-1800, ext. 7085

Contact Su for assistance with benefits and the retirement program. Benefits issues include maternity/paternity leaves and short-term disability, workers' compensation, and information regarding the reporting of on-the-job injuries, family medical leave and general leaves of absence. Su is responsible for the administration of health and retirement benefits for faculty, staff, and administrative employees as well as for the educational assistance programs.


Donna Fink

Donna Fink

Compliance Coordinator
DFink@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-5038

Helping to insure that the College is in compliance with federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulations is a primary function of Donna’s position. Her responsibilities include auditing compliance practices, helping departments to develop compliance plans, educating employees on safety and compliance measures, and overseeing the reporting of adverse events and potential hazardous conditions including reporting claims to governmental or voluntary agencies. Donna is also involved with the higher education aspects of compliance: FERPA, Title IX, Clery, etc. She is available to employees if there are safety concerns and is happy to discuss with you any safety suggestions you may have.


Sharon Robinson

Sharon Robinson

HR Specialist
SRobinso@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-5300

Sharon provides administrative and general support for the HR office and the employment function, including search activities and new hire orientation. Sharon can assist with general HR-related questions regarding employment and recruitment procedures, employment verifications and personal data changes. Sharon receives and processes personnel actions and serves as a HR liaison with Payroll.


Cady Grau

Cady Grau

Administrative Assistant, Human Resources & Compliance
CGrau@messiah.edu

Phone: 717-796-1800, ext. 2289

Cady provides administrative support for Messiah’s HR department processing and initiatives. This includes support of the recruitment function as well as support for employee events. This consists of providing PeopleAdmin (jobs.messiah.edu) support for both hiring managers and applicants, conducting select telephone interviews, data input and filing, participation in planning and coordination support for employee events.