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Partners by Department                          Partners by Staff

 

 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:

Classification and Compensation

  • Oversees Classification and Compensation
  • Policy Questions
  • Wage and Hour Regulatory Guidance
  • External Market Analysis and Labor Market Analysis
  • Internal Job Worth Hierarchy Analysis
  • Salary Survey Administration
  • BASIS Salary Management Approval Questions
  • BASIS Graduate Assistant Salary Questions

Benefits

  • Claims
  • Appeals
  • General benefits questions
  • Benefits education and communication
  • Retirement compliance

 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

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

HR Partner

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

Debbie McLoud the Associate Vice Chancellor, Human Resources has primary responsibility for University functions and responsibilities associated with policies, benefits, compensation, recruitment and retention, payroll including non-resident taxation, employment law compliance, employee relations, staff development and personnel records management. This position will effectively collaborate with the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance to ensure affirmative action and equal employment opportunity and Title IX compliance.

 

 Director, Recruitment and Workforce Management

Vacant

Lisa Milam

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

 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 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

479-575-4159
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

 

 Records Management Analyst

John West

 John West

479-575-5802
johnwest@uark.edu
  • Records retention
  • Record retrieval
  • Record storage
  • Record destruction

 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:

Classification and Compensation

  • Oversees Classification and Compensation
  • Policy Questions
  • Wage and Hour Regulatory Guidance
  • External Market Analysis and Labor Market Analysis
  • Internal Job Worth Hierarchy Analysis
  • Salary Survey Administration
  • BASIS Salary Management Approval Questions
  • BASIS Graduate Assistant Salary Questions

Benefits

  • Claims
  • Appeals
  • General benefits questions
  • Benefits education and communication
  • Retirement compliance

 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

 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

Records Management Analyst

John West

 John West

479-575-5802
johnwest@uark.edu
  • Records retention
  • Record retrieval
  • Record storage
  • Record destruction

 

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 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

 HR Partner

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

479-575-4159
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