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.



  • 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.

Compensation and Performance Management

  • Senior HR Partner and Compensation Specialist

    Sheila Javier

    Sheila is responsible for compensation policies and programs, talent acquisition, staffing services, and performance.

  • Senior HR Partner

    Delilah Montoya

    As a Senior HR Partner, Delilah provides coaching and guidance to supervisors and managers in the areas of recruitment and staffing, classification and compensation, and performance management.

Employee Relations

  • Employee Relations and Leave Specialist

    Abby Aceron

    As the Employee Relations and Leave Specialist, Abby advises employees on a broad range of employee relations and performance issues to facilitate positive working relationships throughout the University.

  • Director of HR, Workforce Strategies & Development / Employment Counsel

    Eréndira Rubin

    Eréndira Rubin is the University's Employment Counsel, as well as the Director of HR, Workforce Strategies & Development

Professional Development and Health and Wellness

  • Manager Employee Development

    Shirley Mata

    As the Manager of Employee Development, Shirley provides guidance, expertise, and programming in the areas of organizational development, leadership development, performance, health and wellness, and employee development.


  • 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.

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