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Employee Resource Center
The HR Employee Resource Center is our one-stop hub for work-related questions. It provides information and referrals about benefits, leaves, payroll, job applications, retirement, and all information related to HR services.
Hours: Weekdays 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
HR Consulting, part of the Organizational Development unit, serves as a strategic advisor, collaborator, and partner with department leaders to build HR solutions that meet UConn Health's changing needs. It advises leaders on policy adherence, talent planning, performance coaching, workforce planning and development, and organizational development.
Employee/Labor Relations is responsible for the administration of fair collective bargaining contract administration, grievance/arbitration processes, workforce separations, corrective actions, and training in related areas. Additionally, investigates potential violations of collective bargaining agreements, agency policies or rules, provides interpretation and application of University policies and collective bargaining contracts, and provides management guidance related to employee performance and their responsibilities under the bargaining agreements.
HR Operations and Decision Support Services
Absence management helps plan, track, and handle employee leaves and accommodations, including administration, compliance with Federal laws, State of Connecticut statute, University policy, collective bargaining contracts, claims management, return-to-work support, and reporting.
Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073
Absence Management Manager
Ginger Frasca, 860-679-8765
Leaves – Medical, Military, Maternity
HR Resource Center, 860-679-2426
HR Associate, Marshauna Williams, 860.679.3419
HR Specialist II, Arnold Brion, 860-679-7234
HR Specialist II, Dala Grabowski, 860-679-2901
HR Specialist II, Jake Plamenco, 860-679-3782
HR Specialist II, Lea Richman, 860-679-7259
HR Specialist II, Corinna Jabouin, 860-679-7242
American with Dissabilities Act (ADA) Accommodations
Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Lakeesha Brown, 860-679-2204
ADA Case Manager, vacant, 860-679-2831
The Benefits Unit advises, administers, and provides services to employees in areas such as benefit enrollment, retirement and insurance plans, tax-deferred products, and tuition reimbursements/waivers.
Jessica Van Alstyne, 860-679-3073
Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
Tuition Reimbursement – UHP and Managerial/Confidential
HR Associate, Jennifer Hart, 860-679-3549
Tuition Reimbursement – Classified
Benefits Manager, Teri Chasse, 860-679-2791
Tuition Waivers – UHP Employees, Dependent Children of UHP, Faculty, and Managerial/Confidential Employees
HR Specialist I, Susan Baccaro, 860-679-1483
Compensation and Classification monitors a competitive, equitable workforce compensation and standardizes a classification system which defines the scope and nature of job assignments, provides ongoing updates of classification specifications, differentiates between work assignments, identifies job expectations, and supports career development options which enables the organization to hire and retain qualified employees while ensuring compliance with local, state and federal laws and regulations as well as Statewide collective bargaining agreements.
HR Information Systems and Operations is responsible for implementing, setting standards for maintaining Human Resources information and employee records, longevity payments and bargaining unit pay increases. The unit also provides reporting services to all levels of management.
Lawrence Pittman, 860-679-4575
HR Information Systems
HRIS Specialist, Saba, Chris Desjardins, 860-679-7577
HRIS Administrator, iGreentree, Susan Keegan, 860-679-8170
HRIS Administrator, Kronos, Ken Lowell, 860-679-2427
HRIS Specialist II, Kronos, Lisa Bartis, 860-679-3442
Banner Specialist, Sandy Leba, 860-679-4579
Personnel Transaction Requests
Human Resources Coordinator, Carrie Proctor 860-679-2049
Liz Fay, 860-679-7573
Processing of employee personnel and payroll records with last names beginning with:
File Room: 860-679-7106
The Payroll Unit is responsible for processing employee payments on a bi-weekly basis, including regular pay, lump-sum payments for separating employees, workers’ compensation checks, and other pay due employees. In addition, the Payroll Unit assists employees with changes to pay, such as tax status, direct deposit, and other employee pay deductions.
Responsible for general and workers' compensation payroll questions with last names beginning with:
Talent Management Services
Organizational Development is dedicated to building capacity in individuals and teams by delivering outstanding solutions that impact organizational effectiveness in support the UConn Health mission. It also leads the development and implementation of employee engagement strategies with a focus on improving culture and creating a positive workplace environment.
Talent Management partners with hiring managers and departments in finding, recruiting, and selecting the most talented individuals who align with UConn Health's mission, possess required competencies, and fit into the university's culture.
Talent Acquisition Specialists
Central Administration Information Technology, School of Dental Medicine, School of Medicine Non-Faculty Basic Sciences, Pamela Rucker, 860-679-2040
UConn John Dempsey Hospital and Advanced Practice Providers, Elizabeth McNamara, 860-679-2115
School of Medicine Non-Faculty Clinical Departments, UMG Administration and Nursing, Sarah Knapp, 860-679-3143
UConn John Dempsey Hospital Non-Nursing and Clinics, Facilities and Logistics Management, Donna Alexander, 860-679-3431
Radiology, Patient Services and Accounts, Finance, Administration, Kia Manson, 860-679-7691
P.O. Box 4035
Farmington, CT 06034-4035