Vice President of Human Resources & Compliance
Vice President of Human Resources & ComplianceACoffey@messiah.edu 717-796-1800 ext. 3320
The Vice President is responsible for the overall management of human resources, university-wide compliance programming, and oversight of the university's legal services. Amanda also serves as the University's Title IX coordinator. Contact the Vice President regarding employee and supervisory counseling, employee relations issues, performance management, staff training and development, harassment and discrimination complaints and issues regarding compliance.
Contact Our Team
Director of Human Resources
Director of Human ResourcesIBlount@messiah.edu 717-796-1800, ext. 3941
Inger is responsible for managing the Data, Recruiting and On-boarding Team. She has overall responsibility for recruitment, video 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. She is responsible for managing the advertising/recruiting of faculty and she manages the faculty and administrative employee 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. Inger works to develop and implement intercultural competence education and programming University wide. She also works with supervisors to develop strategies for addressing employee concerns/issues.
Contact Inger regarding hiring manager’s recruitment questions including assistance with the development of recruitment plans, advertising and placement of position openings, assistance/training with PeopleAdmin Messiah’s applicant tracking software as well as questions related to employee concerns/issues. Inger serves as the second Human Resources & Compliance authority and resource for campus when the VP for Human Resources & Compliance is unavailable.
Assistant Director of Human Resources
Assistant Director of Human ResourcesDLerew@messiah.edu 717-796-1800, ext. 2030
Don provides leadership and oversight to the compensation, HRIS, data and payroll functions of HR. Additionally, this position provides primary support for the HR/Payroll information system as well as for designing the structure of the University’s employment data. This position works closely with the VP for HR & Compliance in developing and maintaining compensation reviews, studies, and analyses. This position also oversees the TPA’s administration of the University’s retirement plan.
Human Resources Data Manager
Human Resources Data ManagerKBlair@messiah.edu 717-796-1800, ext. 2289
Karen is responsible for the salary data administration for all employees. She manages the tuition reduction benefit, the annual letters of appointment, the background clearance process for new and existing employees, and the vetting of volunteers and interns. Karen also works with all of our benefit vendors to ensure accurate data content as it relates to employee benefit coverage.
Employee Health & Wellness Coordinator
Employee Health & Wellness CoordinatorJSmithmyer@messiah.edu 717-796-1800 x. 7086
Jennifer is Messiah employees’ first point of contact for most benefits questions. She can provide assistance with health, vision, and dental enrollment, plan details, selecting network providers, resolving claims, etc. She manages all employee health-related leaves of absence including maternity/paternity leaves, short-term disability, family medical leave and other general leaves of absence. In addition, she oversees workers’ compensation, and information regarding the reporting of on-the-job injuries. She chairs the employee safety committee and ensures the University’s compliance with federal, state and local environmental, health and safety regulations by coordinating departmental safety audits, developing compliance plans, and educating employees on safety and compliance measures.
Coordinator for Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Education
Coordinator for Interpersonal Violence Prevention and Educationhmcbride@messiah.edu 717-796-1800, ext. 2608
Hannah is responsible for coordinating (as well as evaluating and revising as needed) a comprehensive university-wide violence response and prevention program. Responsibilities include working with the Department of Safety, the Title IX Coordinators, the Grievance Review Board and care teams to develop programs for educating employees, identifying resources for improving existing practices, facilitating prevention activities, and institutionalizing university-wide education programs suited for various constituencies.
In addition, Hannah works closely with students as a confidential resource and facilitates the intake for grievance processes.
Student Employment Coordinator
Student Employment CoordinatorBConrad@messiah.edu 717-796-1800, ext. 2900
Belinda works with departments across campus to coordinate the student employment process. Her responsibilities include recruitment/advertising, hiring, onboarding, and concluding student employment, as well as controlling student employment data. She is available to assist student employment hiring managers with the People Admin system and works closely with the Financial Aid Office as it relates to federal work study employment.
In addition, Belinda coordinates student employee appreciation and recognition as well as certain trainings for student employees.
Human Resources Specialist
Human Resources Specialistsdavis@messiah.edu 717-796-5300
Staci is responsible for appraisals and performance feedback as well as managing the Human Resources master calendar and calendar of the VP for Human Resources & Compliance. Staci facilitates new employee orientations and oversees other employee recognition and engagement opportunities throughout the year. She is also responsible for managing verifications of employment for those seeking loans and mortgages.
Human Resources Assistant
Human Resources Assistantacrouse@messiah.edu 717-796-1800, ext. 5038
Amelia is responsible for assisting with recruitment and on-boarding tasks, including HR’s social media, as well as for providing accurate and timely HR data entry. This position also serves as the HR, Payroll, Student Employment and Compliance first point of contact, managing the front desk, greeting visitors and taking calls.
Payroll Coordinatorcbriel@messiah.edu 717-796-1800 x.2903
Cindy manages the payroll process and the associated tasks of tax research, tax filings and reporting to ensure compliance. She currently processes all aspects of the staff and student payrolls. Lastly, she coordinates payroll-related projects (such as Web-Time Entry) as well as unemployment compensation.
Payroll Processing Technician