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Human Resources Contact Information

Please contact Human Resources with any questions regarding staff, faculty, and student employment, compensation, benefits, training, Banner HR or HR data requests.


humanresources@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7177

 

JaCenda D. Robinson

Assistant Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

Provides leadership and is responsible for all aspects of the Human Resources Department including supervision and evaluation of functional area Directors, management and oversight of operations, employee relations, policy development and compliance with federal and state laws. The AVP/CHRO has responsibility for setting the vision and creating strategies and initiatives designed to support APSUs mission.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Immigration
  • Employee Relations
  • Strategic Overview/Management
  • Workplace Investigations

robinsonj@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7179

 

Fonda Fields

Director, Human Resources

Works closely with the AVP/CHRO and serves as a partner and resource for the campus by leading and guiding recruitment, staff development and training, and employee relations. Ensures that HR best practices and continuous improvement are implemented across the campus.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Employee Recruitment
  • Positive Discipline and Employee Grievances
  • Supervisor/Manager Coaching

fieldsf@apsu.edu     (931) 221-6279

 

Anthony Roark

Director of HR Technology and Operations

Works closely with the AVP/CHRO and is the chief point of contact between Human Resources, Information Technology and systems vendors. Oversees interfaces for Banner, PeopleAdmin, and other processes and serves as the primary contact for process issues and end user support, and prepares most internal and external reports from the department. Leads coordination and integration of efforts among Human Resources and other customer-servicing departments by planning and implementing workflow strategies and operations to improve systems and produce more cost-effective business processes.  With the use of technology, spends time on strategic compensation management for improved cultural and goal alignment.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:                                                                             

  • Reporting (Internal & External)
  • Banner Data Management & Testing
  • Annual Compensation Adjustments
  • 3rd Party Software Management
  • Educational Increases
  • HR Website Management

roarka@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7356

 

Hannah Allen

Benefits & Retirement Services Coordinator

Works closely with the AVP/CHRO and is the chief point of contact for all benefits and retirement needs. Provides new employees with an overview of benefits and all APSU employees with a variety of resources and assistance during any life changing events from the time of hire to the time of separation.       

Primary Areas of Responsibility:                                                                             

  • Benefits Onboarding
  • Benefits Changes & Annual Enrollment
  • Family & Medical Leave
  • Employee Consultations
  • Retirement Services

allenh@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7181

 

Jai Joshua

Human Resources Coordinator

The HR Coordinator provides a wide range of human resources support and consulting services while ensuring smooth operations of the HR department.  Serves as a link between the HR department and APSU students and employees.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Graduate Assistant Onboarding
  • Temporary Staff Advertisement
  • Temporary Staff Onboarding
  • Customer Experience

joshuaj@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7176

 

Victoria Simpson

Human Resources Coordinator

Under the supervision of the Director of Human Resources, and in collaboration with the Assistant to the Provost (Office of Academic Affairs), the Human Resources Coordinator acts as a liaison between human resources and academic affairs.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Assists with hiring processes for all faculty (full-time and part-time) 
  • Part-Time Instructor Advertisement
  • Part-Time Instructor Onboarding
  • Part-Time and Full-Time Faculty Evaluations

simpsonv@apsu.edu     (931) 221-6295

 

Lisa Ramsey

Student Employment Coordinator

Oversees office operations to ensure HR provides a transactional and first line best-in-class support services to our employees and supervisors, and ensures processes and procedures are completed efficiently and right first time, every time. Builds strong and trusted internal working relationships across the campus and functions to ensure our HR processes and services support the university's needs.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Student Onboarding (General Campus, FWS, & RA)
  • Student/GA/RA Data Entry
  • Employment Verifications
  • Student Worker Supervision

ramseyl@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7619

 

HR Business Partners

The Office of Human Resources has restructured our business model to better serve our customers. As part of our model, Human Resources Business Partners (HRBPs) serve as the first point of contact/liaison for human resource related issues and will work with departments to translate operational needs into HR solutions that drive performance. This model will allow each HRBP to become familiar with the operations and issues in the areas they serve.

See your assigned HRBP below:

Correy Emmert

Human Resources Business Partner

Primary Areas of Responsibility:             

  • Employee Relations
  • Staff Onboarding
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Assists with:
    • Performance Management
    • Recruiting & Onboarding
    • HR Compliance
    • Benefits
    • Offboarding

HR Business Partner for the following departments:

  • College of Arts & Letters
  • College of Business
  • College of Education
  • Academic Affairs
  • APSU Center @ Fort Campbell
  • Athletics
  • Library
  • President's Office

emmertc@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7013

 

Robert Lane

Human Resources Business Partner

Primary Areas of Responsibility:             

  • Employee Relations
  • Staff Onboarding
  • Workplace Investigations
  • Assists with:
    • Performance Management
    • Recruiting & Onboarding
    • HR Compliance
    • Benefits
    • Offboarding

HR Business Partner for the following departments:

  • College of Behavioral and Health Services
  • College of Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
  • Division of Finance & Admnistration
  • Legal Affairs & Organizational Strategy
  • Office of Student Affairs
  • THEC
  • University Advancement

laner@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7336

 

Student Workers

We could not get along without our student help for the office. Responsible for a variety of jobs including typing, filing, making copies, organizing data and reports, customer service, and a variety of other tasks.

hrsw@apsu.edu     (931) 221-7177