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About HR

HR provides services to employees and potential employees of the College. HR operates as a strategic partner to Pima’s administration in working toward achieving the College’s vision, mission, and goals.

Here is an overview of some of the key services provided by HR units.

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  • Office of the Vice Chancellor

    Dan Berryman, Vice Chancellor

    • Strategy, vision, and leadership for human resources
    • Planning, project, and budget management for major HR initiatives
    • Guide HR as a strategic business partner in support of the College
  • Management Team

    Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

    • Diversity
    • Employee Relations
    • Talent Acquisition
    • Research and Development
    • EEO/AA/ADA

    Gary Cruze, Director

    • Organizational Effectiveness and Development

    Lee Nichols, Director

    • Employment Processing
    • Classification and Compensation
    • HR Systems and Information
  • Employee Relations

    Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

    • Provides confidential counsel and direction to supervisors and employees in resolving employment–related matters
    • Offers guidance and coaching in regards to employee rights
    • Advises on the interpretation of college policies and procedures
    • Administers performance management programs and the employee exit process
  • Talent Acquisition

    Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

    Leticia Anduaga, District Office, MS/College Police, Executive Recruitments

    Sonia Jones, Northwest Campus/Downtown Campus

    Carmen Carlson, Community Campus/East Campus

    Rosaisela Valenzuela, West Campus/Desert Vista Campus

    Ashley Tellez, Human Resources

    • Manages recruitment, selection and retention efforts
    • Develops and maintains the College’s desirability as a premier employer
    • Attracts diverse and highly qualified applicant pools
    • Manages online recruitment tool and website, Pima Jobs
    • Serves as HR consultant for assigned campus
  • Research and Development

    Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

       Irma Federico, Program Manager

    • Maintains consistency across policies and procedures
    • Aligns policy and procedural documents with College’s strategic planning initiatives
    • Steward of Personnel Policy Statements
  • EEO / AA / ADA

    Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

       Kate Siesmen-Walker, Advanced Analyst

    • Manages employee ADA requests
    • Conducts EEO, ADA and Title IX investigations
    • Responsible for ADA compliance
    • AAP reporting
  • Organizational Effectiveness and Development

    Gary Cruze, Director

       Dena Wakefield, Advanced Program Coordinator

       Celeste O'Brien, Advanced Program Coordinator

    • Provides guidance and direction regarding professional development opportunities
    • Creates and implements College-wide development and training initiatives
    • Strategically positions the College’s workforce for success
    • Creates and manages leadership development programs for the College's current and future needs
  • Employment Processing

    Lee Nichols, Director

       Leslie Weng, Advanced Program Manager

    • Banner HR administration
    • Personnel Action Requests
  • Classification and Compensation

    Lee Nichols Director

       Aida Vasquez, Advanced Program Manager

    • Administers College’s classification and compensation philosophy
    • Manages position review cycles and job analysis
    • Maintains internal equity and external competitiveness
  • HR Systems and Information

    Lee Nichols, Director

       Eric Matchett, Business Systems Principal Analyst

    • Oversees HR information systems
    • Manages HR analytics and business intelligence initiatives
    • Custodian of personnel records

Office of the Vice Chancellor

Dan Berryman, Vice Chancellor

  • Strategy, vision, and leadership for human resources
  • Planning, project, and budget management for major HR initiatives
  • Guide HR as a strategic business partner in support of the College

Management Team

Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

  • Diversity
  • Employee Relations
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Research and Development
  • EEO/AA/ADA

Gary Cruze, Director

  • Organizational Effectiveness and Development

Lee Nichols, Director

  • Employment Processing
  • Classification and Compensation
  • HR Systems and Information

Employee Relations

Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

  • Provides confidential counsel and direction to supervisors and employees in resolving employment–related matters
  • Offers guidance and coaching in regards to employee rights
  • Advises on the interpretation of college policies and procedures
  • Administers performance management programs and the employee exit process

Talent Acquisition

Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

Leticia Anduaga, District Office, MS/College Police, Executive Recruitments

Sonia Jones, Northwest Campus/Downtown Campus

Carmen Carlson, Community Campus/East Campus

Rosaisela Valenzuela, West Campus/Desert Vista Campus

Ashley Tellez, Human Resources

  • Manages recruitment, selection and retention efforts
  • Develops and maintains the College’s desirability as a premier employer
  • Attracts diverse and highly qualified applicant pools
  • Manages online recruitment tool and website, Pima Jobs
  • Serves as HR consultant for assigned campus

Research and Development

Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

   Irma Federico, Program Manager

  • Maintains consistency across policies and procedures
  • Aligns policy and procedural documents with College’s strategic planning initiatives
  • Steward of Personnel Policy Statements

EEO / AA / ADA

Alison Colter-Mack, Assistant Vice Chancellor

   Kate Siesmen-Walker, Advanced Analyst

  • Manages employee ADA requests
  • Conducts EEO, ADA and Title IX investigations
  • Responsible for ADA compliance
  • AAP reporting

Organizational Effectiveness and Development

Gary Cruze, Director

   Dena Wakefield, Advanced Program Coordinator

   Celeste O'Brien, Advanced Program Coordinator

  • Provides guidance and direction regarding professional development opportunities
  • Creates and implements College-wide development and training initiatives
  • Strategically positions the College’s workforce for success
  • Creates and manages leadership development programs for the College's current and future needs

Employment Processing

Lee Nichols, Director

   Leslie Weng, Advanced Program Manager

  • Banner HR administration
  • Personnel Action Requests

Classification and Compensation

Lee Nichols Director

   Aida Vasquez, Advanced Program Manager

  • Administers College’s classification and compensation philosophy
  • Manages position review cycles and job analysis
  • Maintains internal equity and external competitiveness

HR Systems and Information

Lee Nichols, Director

   Eric Matchett, Business Systems Principal Analyst

  • Oversees HR information systems
  • Manages HR analytics and business intelligence initiatives
  • Custodian of personnel records