The associate vice president for human resources (CHRO) plays a pivotal strategic role in positioning the University as a higher-education employer of choice and in helping Bucknell achieve its long-term strategic initiatives. The CHRO provides inspirational leadership to a professional human resources staff responsible for supporting and partnering with University leadership in creating a positive and dynamic work environment. The associate vice president is a University-wide leader serving the Bucknell community and promoting an inclusive and rewarding environment for the recruitment and retention of a highly educated, accomplished, productive and satisfied work force.
Marcia K. Hoffman, Executive Director of Human Resources
Manages a comprehensive human resources program that supports the University's mission and strategic priorities. Offers individual and departmental employee relations consultations, and serves as the University liaison with outside search firms, HERC, and the regional Recruitment Coalition. Staffs the Administrative (APC) and Support Staff (SSPC) Personnel Committees and convenes the Roundtable.
Cindy Bilger, Director of HRIS and Benefits
Provides oversight and technical support for the Banner HR system, and the University's employee benefit programs, including wellness efforts. Responds to internal and external data requests. Serves as the HR liaison with Academic Affairs, Library and Information Technology, and the Finance Office. Supervises the Benefits and HRIS Specialists.
Kelley Adams-Verge, Benefit and Wellness Manager
Leads the University's wellness initiative for faculty and staff. Manages the health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans; the flexible spending account benefit; COBRA; tuition benefit programs; and new faculty and staff orientations (Getting to Know Bucknell). Serves as the University's Tuition Exchange officer. Conducts leave counseling and exit interviews.
Lisa Adams-Verge, Training and Organizational Development Consultant
Leads the needs assessment, planning, and implementation of staff learning and development programs. Manages the University's performance management program and provides ongoing training to managers and individual contributors. Provides organizational development consulting to managers and staff.
Nancy Berghauer, Human Resources Coordinator
Assists with general HR, recruitment, jobs.bucknell.edu and unemployment compensation administration.
Amy S. Britton, Compensation Manager
Maintains the University's cloud-based compensation system; responsible for position evaluations, benchmarking and compensation analysis, and FLSA classifications. Completes compensation surveys and facilitates the new position and change of status requests process. Reports to and works closely with the Director of Recruitment & Compensation in wage and salary planning, and administration of the annual merit process for staff positions.
Marcia Cooney, Director of Recruitment and Compensation
Leads the design, development and delivery of effective Human Resource recruitment and compensation strategies to cultivate and retain a diverse faculty and staff. Works in partnership with leaders throughout the University to explore and implement best practices in these areas. Consults and advises division and department heads in addressing organizational and employee relations issues. Supervises the recruitment consultants and the compensation manager; reports to the Executive Director of Human Resources.
Trish Haire, Recruitment Consultant
Provides recruitment, selection, employee relations, and dual career support to all University departments, providing assistance with jobs.bucknell.edu. Responsible for the University Staff Handbook and oversees the recruitment budget and expenses. Serves on the University Safety Committee and manages the Workers' Compensation program.
Betty Jean Hopple, HRIS Specialist
Manages the TIAA-CREF and Hartford retirement plans as well as the Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) and Sick Time Transfer Programs. Offers department and web time entry set-up and training. Enters all HR Banner transactions, and assists with records management.
Danielle Kraus, HR Specialist
Assists with the health, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, as well as new faculty and staff orientations. Responsible for oversight of University recruitment budget, including general expense questions and moving expense reimbursement.
Sue Smoyer, Recruitment Consultant
Manages jobs.bucknell.edu, the on-line recruitment and job description system, as well as employment services, including staffing, interviewing, new hire information, offer interpretations, and exit interviews.
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