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Human Resources Directory

Human Resources, through strong collaborations with university offices, provides leadership on the attraction, retention and motivation strategies aligned with the university's VISION twenty18 strategic plan, the Total Compensation Philosophy and furthering DePaul University's mission, vision and values.   

University Offices- Areas within the university that provide direction on related HR matters.

Office of Human Resources (312) 362-8500
Office Hours 9am - 5pm


   Compensation and Benefits
Associate Vice President, Compensation and Benefits     312-362-7513                     Ben Parma
Senior Administrative Assistant 312-362-6369

Melania Avila



Director, Compensation 312-362-6441 Vacant
Director, Benefits 312-362-6119 Diana Chin
Director, Benefits 403(b) 312-362-8997 Johanna Zawada



Responsible for university-wide salary planning, job evaluations and position management
Senior Compensation Analyst 312-362-7557 Kyle Spanski
Senior Compensation Analyst 312-362-7541 Angela Shahjahan




Responsible for general benefits information, health plans (medical, dental, vision), COBRA, Healthy Vin-cent$ Campaign, transit and parking programs, flexible spending accounts, life insurance, tuition assistance, family status changes, retirement 403(b), leaves and employee assistance program.


General Benefits

Senior Benefits Specialist




Jen Rupp

Benefits Specialist
Benefits Specialist
Student Assistant, Benefits


Maria Madrigal
Bola Lamina
Hira Mubashir



   Staffing, Workplace Learning & Performance
Associate Vice President, Talent Management


Susan Barrett-Kelly
Senior Administrative Assistant 312-362-6369

Melania Avila

Talent Management

Responsible for full-time and part-time staff hiring

General Staffing 312-362-6855 


Director, Talent Acquisition




Jessica Cook

Talent Acquisition Consultant 312-362-6345 

Janie Burrel

Talent Acquisition Consultant 312-362-7572 Jenn Greco
Talent Acquisition Consultant 312-362-7142  Mariella Palacios
Talent Acquisition Coordinator 312-362-5710 

Maria Gonzalez

Student Assistant,Talent Acquisition 312-362-7520

Gretchen Thom

Organization Development and Workplace Learning (OD-WL)



OD-WL General

Director, Learnng and Organizational Development






Jason Wells

Trainer 312-362-7116 Sarah Frost
Learning Technology Specialist 312-362-8338  Brandon Ciarlo
Student Assistant, OD-WL 312-362-8654  Moriah Way
HRIS/Operations - HR Central

Responsible for PeopleSoft HR system, security, data, reporting and system requests, adjunct faculty, staff and student employment processing, personnel records management, verification of employment and Form I-9.

Director, HRIS 312-362-6854  Christina Kallenborn
Senior HRIS Analyst 312-362-7446  Soumya Radharaman
Senior HRIS Analyst
HRIS Analyst - Intermediate
Kevin Turner
Talina Phillips
HRIS Analyst - Associate 312-362-7933  Melanie Chan


Employment Processing, Form I-9, Personnel Records, Verification of Employment
      HR Central Team Lead


Niambi Clark
      HR Central Specialist 312-362-8320  Sandra Calderon
      Student Assistant 312-362-7105 Evett Marban 

Verification of Employment Fax

Verification of Employment Voicemail 312-362-7505

Employee Relations

Responsible for consulting and advising managers and employees on behavior and performance issues, progressive discipline and terminations.

Manager, Employee Relations &Engagement 312-362-8577  Isabel Diaz
Employee Relations Specialist 312-362-8506 

Gianna Bellavia




Vice President for Human Resources


Stephanie Smith
Executive Assistant & Budget Manager 312-362-7146 Hazel Perez


University Offices                    

  Office of Institutional Diversity (Training & Programs) 312-362-8588  Elizabeth Ortiz
Office of Institutional Diversity (Investigations) 773-325-7496  Barbara Schaffer


   Faculty Personnel Administration

Faculty Personnel Administration: 
Leaves, Personnel Records, Phased 

312-362-5067  Kelly Johnson
   Grant Staffing Guidelines
Office of Sponsored Programs & Research (OSPR) 312-362-5409  Robert McCarthy
Office of the General Counsel 312-362-8865  Main Phone Line
Ombudsperson 312-362-8707  Craig Mousin
    Payroll & Timekeeping coordination, including: 312-362-8692  Main Payroll Line
   - Request access to Time and Labor
   - W2 and W4
   - Labor reallocations for budgets
     - Direct deposit requests
   - Crusade of Mercy & Development 
  Garnishments, wage assignments, child 
care deductions
312-362-8693  Audra Young
   Sexual Harassment - Policy & Education
    Sexual Harassment Policy Office 773-325-7496  Barbara Schaffer
   Student Employment
  Student Employee Compensation, Employee Relations
            Loop Campus
            Lincoln Park Campus


Student Employment/Career Center
   Temporary Staffing
    Student Employment - Student Temp Pool 312-362-5850  Student Temporary Service
   Workplace Safety
Risk Management and 
Environmental Health & Safety
773-325-4201  Jennifer Graham