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Santa Clara University’s faculty is at the heart of the University’s Mission, Vision and Values.  It is through their efforts that the University is able “to educate citizens and leaders of competence, conscience, and compassion and cultivate knowledge and faith to build a more humane, just, and sustainable world” as stated in the SCU Vision Statement.  The Department of Human Resources wants to support you in achieving that vision.

This section of our website offers information on the benefits available to you including health, dental, vision, retirement and the employee assistance program.   You can also learn more about the many leave programs that the University provides.  Answers to questions regarding your payroll are also provided here. 

Opportunities for professional development workshops and coaching, as well as a wide variety of programs targeting improved health and wellness are also detailed in this section. 

Please take some time to review this section and do not hesitate to contact the following Department of Human Resources staff with questions:


  • Senior Benefits Specialist

    Jonna S. Delgado

    As a Senior Benefits Specialist, Jonna provides support for daily interactions and transactions with faculty, staff, and vendor/providers regarding benefits provided by the University.

  • Benefits Specialist

    Michele DuBois

    As a Benefits Specialist, Michele provides support for daily requests and transactions for faculty, staff, and vendor/providers regarding benefits provided by the University.

  • Employment Counsel & Assistant Director of HR, Employee Services

    Eréndira Rubin

    Eréndira Rubin is the University's Employment Counsel, as well as the Asst. Director of HR, Employee Services.

Health and Wellness


  • Payroll Manager

    Michelle Brucal

    Michelle is responsible for all the activities related to the preparation, accurate processing, and timely delivery of University's payroll, including the processing of employees' payroll information updates such as voluntary and involuntary deductions, direct deposit, tax withholding status, and one-time/supplemental payments.

  • Payroll Associate

    Georgina Santiago

    Georgina Santiago is the Payroll Associate. In this role, she assists both Payroll and Student Employment in the Department of Human Resources. She serves as the primary contact for all payroll related inquiries.

Professional Development

  • Assistant Director of HR, Employment Development

    Cheryl Johnson

    Cheryl is the Assistant Director for Human Resources, Employee Development. She is responsible for providing leadership and expertise to executive leadership, deans, directors, managers and supervisors; as well as creating programs, initiatives and services in the areas of: organizational development, leadership development, health and wellness, and employee development.

  • Learning and Leadership Specialist

    Anthony Metten

    Anthony is a Leadership Development Specialist working with staff and faculty​ in the area of one-on-one and team coaching, facilitation​ of ​professional ​developmental workshops and programs, and overall job related growth and support.