Human Resources

What's New:

Student Work Schedule 28 Hour Limit Process

SORM announces new Workers’ Compensation Network Partner

Human Resources Department (936) 294-1070

Department Staff

David Hammonds - (936) 294-2709
Associate VP for Human Resources and Risk Management
david.hammonds@shsu.edu

  • Supervise Human Resources Department
  • Supervise Risk Management Department
  • Plan and direct University environmental, health, safety, emergency, and risk management programs
  • Advise university administrative officers on personnel matters

Cynthia Bennett - (936) 294-1064
Associate Director, Human Resources cbennett@shsu.edu

  • Supervise HR functions, to include:  benefits, employee development, EEO/AAP, leaves, records, staffing, and staff wage and salary administration
  • Assist supervisory personnel with employee relations
  • PERM petition processing

    Cindy Balusek - (936) 294-4415
    Senior Human Resources Manager
    cjm028@shsu.edu

    • Manage employee insurance and retirement plans
    • Supervise records management and employment verifications
    • HR contact for Employee Assistance Program

    T.J. Bittick - (936) 294-2328
    Professional Development Coordinator
    tjb005@shsu.edu

    • Coordinate Professional Development opportunities
    • Design and deliver training
    • Talent Management administrator

    Cindy Bradfield - (936) 294-2329
    Senior Human Resources Manager
    csb017@shsu.edu

    • Manage compensation and classification programs
    • Supervise performance evaluation and training programs
    • Assist supervisory personnel with employee relations

    Jessica Carranza - (936) 294-1872
    Human Resources Specialist
    jeg039@shsu.edu

    • Process employee leave requests
    • Process faculty and staff EPAFs for employee leaves, one time pays, rehires, and separations
    • Process unemployment and workers' compensation claims

    Amanda Duval - (936) 294-2330
    Senior Human Resources Manager
    alb020@shsu.edu

    • Manage staffing program (PeopleAdmin)
    • Supervise employee leave process and unemployment
    • Assist departments with new hire process

      Dana Grafton (936) 294-2331
      Human Resources Specialist
      dgrafton@shsu.edu

      • Assist faculty and staff employees with benefit questions
      • Process faculty and staff insurance and retirement benefits
      • Assist employees with ERS online questions

      Christene Hughes - (936) 294-2431
      Human Resources Specialist
      cnh002@shsu.edu

      • Process posting requests for faculty and staff positions
      • Process applications for staff positions
      • Process faculty and staff EPAFs for new hires

      Paula Jannett - (936) 294-1071
      Human Resources Specialist
      pjj003@shsu.edu

      • Process employment verifications
      • Process graduate assistant EPAFs and insurance
      • Record management

      Angel Lamb - (936) 294-1066
      Human Resources Associate
      all021@shsu.edu

      • Assist with faculty and staff postings and new hires
      • Schedule interviews with applicants
      • Process E-Verify for new hires

      Whitney McGowen (936) 294-1272
      Human Resources Associate
      wlm007@shsu.edu

      • Assist with benefit processing
      • Assist with benefit questions
      • Cognos reporting

      Brandi O'Bannon - (936) 294-1069
      Human Resources Associate
      bno001@shsu.edu

      • Record imaging
      • Process student employee EPAFs
      • Assist with employment verifications

      Brianna Shaw - (936) 294-1166
      Human Resources Associate
      bcs010@shsu.edu

      • Assist with classification processing
      • Assist employees with Talent Management
      • Coordinate Learning Academy events

      Kristy Stapleton - (936) 294-1068
      Assistant to the Associate VP for
      Human Resources and Risk Management
      kls013@shsu.edu

      • Assist Associate VP for Human Resources and Risk Management
      • Coordinate the Corporate Travel Charge Card program
      • President’s Employee Scholarship Program

      Angie Thompson - (936) 294-4409
      Human Resources Specialist
      axg031@shsu.edu

      • Process classification requests
      • Complete compensation surveys
      • Assist departments with reorganization requests

      Patricia Zavala - (936) 294-1070
      Human Resources Associate
      pxz004@shsu.edu

      • Assist with faculty and staff postings
      • Schedule interviews with applicants
      • Process security clearances


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