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 Human Resources Specialist

Scott Bucholtz

Scott Bucholtz

479-575-3962
srbuchol@uark.edu
  • RazorTemps
  • Background checks
  • New hire paperwork
  • E-Verify
  • RazorTemp time sheets

 Director of Total Rewards

Michele Burns

Michele Burns

479-575-4824
tmburns@uark.edu

Total Compensation Management including:

  • Oversees Classification and Compensation
  • Oversees Benefits and Leave
  • Oversees Work-Life Effectiveness
  • Total Rewards Policy Questions
  • Wage and Hour Regulatory Guidance
  • Benefits Compliance
  • External Market Analysis and Labor Market Analysis
  • Internal Job Worth Hierarchy Analysis
  • Salary and Benefits Survey Administration
  • BASIS Salary Management Approval Questions
  • BASIS Graduate Assistant Extra Work-Related Pay Questions

 Human Resources Analyst

Valerie Casey

Valerie Casey 

479-575-6103
valeriec@uark.edu
  • Employee Development training
  • Online training registration, calendar, and resource library
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Public relations and communications

 Office Manager

Eva Cordero

Eva Cordero 

479-575-2099
ecordero@uark.edu
  • E-Verify Administrator
  • Employee Awards Banquet
  • New hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, Direct Deposit)
  • W-2
  • Training
  • Supervision of front desk

 

Nonresident Tax Analyst

Amber Duncan

 

Amber Duncan

479-575-5351
amberd@uark.edu

 

  • NRA Taxation withholding
  • NRA Taxation reporting
  • Certified Acceptance Agent
  • Foreign visitor taxation
  • NRA new hire paperwork
  • Appointments by email only

 Nonresident Tax Coordinator

Shelly Gahagans

Shelly Johnson Gahagans

 479-575-2158
sgahagan@uark.edu
  • NRA Taxation withholding
  • NRA Taxation reporting
  • Foreign visitor taxation
  • NRA new hire paperwork
  • Appointments by email only

 Assistant Director of Classification and Compensation

Patrick Gallagher

Patrick Gallagher, Ed.D.

479-575-6211
pgallagh@uark.edu

Classification and Position Management including:

  • Position Description Management
  • Position Classification and Related Salary Administration
  • Position Audits Requests and Reclassifications
  • EWQ Management
  • BASIS Position Management
  • Provisional Position Management
  • Labor Market Requests

 HR Specialist

Courtney Hodge

Courtney Hodge

479-575-5689
cjh050@uark.edu
  • General questions
  • Unemployment claims
  • New hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, Direct Deposit)
  • E-Verify administrator

 HR Accounting Specialist and Assistant Director of Payroll

Bridgette Johnson

Bridgette Johnson

479-575-2245
harrisbl@uark.edu
  • General Payroll questions
  • BASIS help
  • Notary

HR Specialist

 Katherine Kimmerly

Katherine Kimmerly

479-575-2761
kkimmerl@uark.edu
  • Extra Compensation Process Management

  • Concurrent Employment Process Management

  • Employee, Spouse, and Dependent Tuition Waiver Management

  • Employee Educational Development incentive

Payroll Services Specialist

Shane Lewis

Shane Lewis

479-575-6831
sal005@uark.edu
  • Lost/Stale-dated checks
  • Miscellaneous deductions
  • Garnishments
  • 9/12 forms
  • Certified Acceptance Agent

 Director of Human Resources Administration

Jacque Linebarger

Jacque Linebarger

479-575-6209
jklineba@uark.edu
  • Employee development
  • Policies and procedures

 Payroll Director

Becky Shoemaker-Lingelbach

Becky Shoemaker Lingelbach

479-575-6204
bshoemak@uark.edu
  • Workers Comp coordination of benefits
  • Short-Term Disability coordination of benefits
  • BASIS help 

 HR Specialist

   
Courtney Hodge

Jason Lovett

479-575-5351
jalovett@uark.edu
  • General questions
  • Employment verifications
  • New hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, Direct Deposit)
  • E-Verify administrator

Manager of Student Employment and Temporary Staffing

Colton Martin

Colton Martin

479-575-4429
ctmartin@uark.edu
  • Recruitment and selection processes
  • Onboarding
  • RazorTemps
  • PeopleAdmin assistance          

 

 Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Debbie McLoud

Debbie McLoud 

 479-575-2159
dmcloud@uark.edu

Responsible for University services and associated policies to support:

  • Benefits
  • Compensation
  • Recruitment and retention
  • Payroll including non-resident taxation
  • Employment law compliance
  • Employee relations
  • Staff development
  • Personnel records management 

 

 Director, Recruitment and Workforce Management

Vacant

Lisa Milam

479-575-6207
lhmilam@uark.edu
  • Oversees recruitment
  • Employee relations
  • Performance management
  • Recruitment and selection process

 Assistant Director of Benefits

Katherine Murray

Katherine Murray

479-575-3717
kem051@uark.edu
  • General benefits questions
  • Day-to-Day Operations of benefits program administration
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and HSA Coverage
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and HSA Claims
  • Wellness Program
  • Benefits Accounting and Reporting
  • Appeals
  • Back-up resource for leave questions

 Instructional Designer

Christy Pollock

Christy Pollock

479-575-4432
 ckpoll@uark.edu
  • Online modules for training and development
  • Training instructor

 Benefits Analyst

Tracee Riggs

Tracee Riggs

479-575-6215
tdriggs@uark.edu
  • General benefits questions
  • Benefits enrollment assistance
  • Benefits forms request
  • Benefits forms processing
  • COBRA
  • Retiree Benefits
  • Disability and Death Claims
  • Benefits New Employee Orientation 

 HR Partner

Susan Rody

Susan Rody

479-575-8625
rody@uark.edu
  • Recruitment and selection process
  • Onboarding
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Dual Career assistance

 Payroll Services Coordinator

Jessica Rigers

Jessica Rogers

479-575-4852
jessicam@uark.edu
  • Payroll accounting
  • Invoicing
  • Payroll adjustments and refunds
  • BASIS help
  • Notary

 Payroll HR Specialist

Cheyenne Roy

Cheyenne Roy

479-575-4159
ceroy@uark.edu
  • NRA new hire paperwork
  • Scanning

Payroll Services Specialist

Carie Siria

Carie Siria

479-575-6987
siria@uark.edu
  • Annual Leave Payout
  • Leave without pay
  • Supplemental payroll
  • Pay Cards
  • General Payroll help

 Leave Administrator and Absence Manager

Wa'Nika Smith

 Wa'Nika Smith

479-575-7618
wxs01@uark.edu
  • BASIS LEAVE administration
  • FMLA
  • Catastrophic leave
  • Leave Without Pay
  • Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability

 HR Specialist

Robert Sucre

Roberto "Bobby" Sucre

479-575-5802
rsucre@uark.edu
  • RazorTemps
  • Background checks
  • New hire paperwork
  • E-Verify
  • RazorTemp time sheets

 System and Database Administrator

Vacant

Alesia Wells

479-575- 6260
aawells@uark.edu
  • System and Database Administrator
  • Provides technical support
  • Responds to requests for HR-related data
  • PeopleAdmin Administrator
  • Maintain Website

 

 Assistant Director of Recruitment and Workforce Management

Tonya Zarlingo

Tonya Zarlingo

479-575-7418
tzarlin@uark.edu
 
  • Recruitment and selection process
  • Onboarding
  • Background checks
  • PeopleAdmin Assistance

 

 Director of Total Rewards

Michele Burns

Michele Burns

479-575-4824
tmburns@uark.edu

Total Compensation Management including:

  • Oversees Classification and Compensation
  • Oversees Benefits and Leave
  • Oversees Work-Life Effectiveness
  • Total Rewards Policy Questions
  • Wage and Hour Regulatory Guidance
  • Benefits Compliance
  • External Market Analysis and Labor Market Analysis
  • Internal Job Worth Hierarchy Analysis
  • Salary and Benefits Survey Administration
  • BASIS Salary Management Approval Questions
  • BASIS Graduate Assistant Extra Work-Related Pay Questions

 Assistant Director of Classification and Compensation

Patrick Gallagher

Patrick Gallagher

479-575-6211
pgallagh@uark.edu
 

Classification and Position Management including:

  • Position Description Management
  • Position Classification and Related Salary Administration
  • Position Audits Requests and Reclassifications
  • EWQ Management
  • BASIS Position Management
  • Provisional Position Management
  • Labor Market Requests

 Assistant Director of Benefits

Katherine Murray

Katherine Murray

479-575-3717
kem051@uark.edu
 
  • General benefits questions
  • Day-to-Day Operations of benefits program administration
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and HSA Coverage
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA, and HSA Claims
  • Wellness Program
  • Benefits Accounting and Reporting
  • Appeals
  • Back-up resource for leave questions
     
 Katherine Kimmerly

Katherine Kimmerly

479-575-2761
kkimmerl@uark.edu
  • Extra Compensation Process Management

  • Concurrent Employment Process Management

  • Employee, Spouse, and Dependent Tuition Waiver Management

  • Employee Educational Development Incentive

 Benefits Analyst

   
Tracee Riggs

Tracee Riggs

479-575-6215
tdriggs@uark.edu
  • General benefits questions
  • Benefits enrollment assistance
  • Benefits forms request
  • Benefits forms processing
  • COBRA
  • Retiree Benefits
  • Disability and Death Claims
  • Benefits New Employee Orientation 

 Leave Administrator and Absence Manager  

Wa'Nika Smith

 Wa'Nika Smith

479-575-7618
wxs01@uark.edu
  • BASIS LEAVE administration
  • FMLA
  • Catastrophic leave
  • Leave Without Pay
  • Long Term Disability
  • Short Term Disability

 

 Personnel Manager

Eva Cordero

Eva Cordero 

479-575-2099
ecordero@uark.edu
  • E-Verify Administrator
  • Employee Awards Banquet
  • New hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, Direct Deposit)
  • W-2
  • Training
  • Supervision of front desk

 HR Specialist

   
Courtney Hodge

Courtney Hodge

479-575-5689
cjh050@uark.edu
  • General questions
  • Unemployment claims
  • New hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, Direct Deposit)
  • E-Verify administrator

 HR Specialist

   
Jason Lovett

Jason Lovett

479-575-5351
jalovett@uark.edu
  • General questions
  • Employment verifications
  • New hire paperwork (W-4, I-9, Direct Deposit)
  • E-Verify administrator

 

NRA Tax Analyst

Amber Duncan

Amber Duncan

479-575-2158
amberd@uark.edu
  • NRA Taxation withholding
  • NRA Taxation reporting
  • Certified Acceptance Agent
  • Foreign visitor taxation
  • NRA new hire paperwork
  • Appointments by email only

 NRA Tax Coordinator

Shelly Gahagans

Shelly Johnson Gahagans

 479-575-2158
sgahagan@uark.edu
  • NRA Taxation withholding
  • NRA Taxation reporting
  • Foreign visitor taxation
  • NRA new hire paperwork
  • Appointments by email only

 HR Accounting Specialist and Assistant Director of Payroll

Bridgette Johnson

Bridgette Johnson

479-575-2245
harrisbl@uark.edu
  • General Payroll questions
  • BASIS help
  • Notary

Payroll Services Specialist

   
Shane Lewis

Shane Lewis 

479-575-6831
sal005@uark.edu
  • Lost/Stale-dated checks
  • Miscellaneous deductions
  • Garnishments
  • 9/12 forms
  • Certified Acceptance Agent

 Payroll Director

Becky Shoemaker-Lingelbach

Becky Shoemaker Lingelbach

479-575-6204
bshoemak@uark.edu
  • Workers Comp coordination of benefits
  • Short-Term Disability coordination of benefits
  • BASIS help

 Payroll Services Coordinator

Jessica Rigers

Jessica Rogers

479-575-4852
jessicam@uark.edu
  • Payroll accounting
  • Invoicing
  • Payroll adjustments and refunds
  • BASIS help
  • Notary

Payroll HR Specialist

Cheyenne Roy

Cheyenne Roy

479-575-4159
ceroy@uark.edu
  • NRA new hire paperwork
  • Scanning

Payroll Services Specialist

Carie Siria

Carie Siria

479-575-6987
siria@uark.edu
  • Annual Leave Payout
  • Leave without pay
  • Supplemental payroll
  • Pay Cards
  • General Payroll help

 

 Human Resources Specialist

Scott Bucholtz

Scott Bucholtz

479-575-3962
srbuchol@uark.edu
  • RazorTemps
  • Background checks
  • New hire paperwork
  • E-Verify
  • RazorTemp time sheets

Manager of Student Employment and Temporary Staffing

Colton Martin

Colton Martin

479-575-4429
ctmartin@uark.edu
  • Recruitment and selection processes
  • Onboarding
  • RazorTemps
  • PeopleAdmin Assistance  

 Director, Recruitment and Workforce Management

Vacant

Lisa Milam

479-575-6207
lhmilam@uark.edu
  • Oversees recruitment
  • Employee relations
  • Performance management
  • Recruitment and selection process

 HR Partner

Susan Rody

Susan Rody

479-575-8625
rody@uark.edu
  • Recruitment and selection process
  • Onboarding
  • Performance Evaluations
  • Dual Career assistance

 HR Specialist

   
Robert Sucre

 Roberto "Bobby" Sucre

479-575-5802
rsucre@uark.edu
  • RazorTemps
  • Background checks
  • New hire paperwork
  • E-Verify
  • RazorTemp time sheets

 Assistant Director of Recruitment and Workforce Management

Tonya Zarlingo

Tonya Zarlingo

479-575-7418
tzarlin@uark.edu
  • Recruitment and selection process
  • Onboarding
  • Background checks
  • PeopleAdmin Assistance

 

 Human Resources Specialist

Valerie Casey

Valerie Casey 

479-575-6103
valeriec@uark.edu
 
  • Employee Development training
  • Online training registration, calendar, and resource library
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Public relations and communications

 Director of Human Resources Administration

Jacque Linebarger

Jacque Linebarger

479-575-6209
jklineba@uark.edu

 

  • Employee Development
  • Policies and Procedures

 Instructional Designer

Christy Pollock

Christy Pollock

479-575-4432
 ckpoll@uark.edu
  • Online modules for training and development
  • Training instructor
 

 

 System and Database Administrator

Aleisa Wells

Alesia Wells

479-575- 6260
aawells@uark.edu
  • System and Database Administrator
  • Provides technical support
  • Responds to requests for HR-related data
  • PeopleAdmin Administrator
  • Maintain Website