As a Santa Clara University staff member you play a crucial role in supporting the University’s Mission, Vision and Values. Staff have a unique opportunity to impact the life of our students and support the education of the whole person. As such, the Department of Human Resources also wants to support you.
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 classification and compensation, timecard and payroll are also provided, along with information about performance management process.
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. Those staff experiencing challenges in workplace relationships with peers or supervisors can also get assistance through this section. Finally, new employees can learn more about the orientation process for them as they enter the SCU workforce.
Please take some time to review this Staff section of our website and do not hesitate to contact the following Department of Human Resources staff with questions.
Manager of Benefits
As Manager of Benefits, Lorraine is responsible for the management and administration of the University’s benefit programs.
Senior Benefits Specialist
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.
As a Benefits Specialist, Michele provides support for daily requests and transactions for faculty, staff, and vendor/providers regarding benefits provided by the University.
Compensation and Performance Management
Senior HR Partner and Compensation Analyst
Sheila is responsible for compensation policies and programs, talent acquisition, staffing services, and performance.
Senior HR Partner
As a Senior HR Partner, Shirley provides coaching and guidance to supervisors and managers in the areas of recruitment and staffing, classification and compensation, and performance management.
Health and Wellness
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.
Assistant Director of HR, Employment Development
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 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.