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Human Resources

Physical Address:
415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332

Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday - Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-3638

Fax: 208-885-3602

Email: hr@uidaho.edu

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Contacting Human Resources

The Human Resources department supports the overall vision, goals and objectives of the University of Idaho by providing a wide variety of personnel services. Specifically, through the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, processes and programs, including the recruitment, development and retention of a competent, diverse and talented professional, academic and support personnel population.

The Department of Human Resources is comprised of an administrative office and three organizational units.

Wes Matthews, Executive Director of Human Resources
wmatthews@uidaho.edu
The Executive Director provides leadership in advancing the university’s strategic plan and giving managers the tools they need to attract, develop and retain a highly committed workforce. They provide guidance, oversee or actively manage employment services, benefit services, performance management, employee relations, classification and compensation, employment-related legal and risk management and professional development and learning.

Brandi Terwilliger, Director of Human Resources
208-885-3008
brandit@uidaho.edu
Brandi provides direction, management and leadership to the HR functional areas and directly supervises or oversees Employment Services, Benefit Services and the front office staff. She acts as a liaison between HR and external constituencies to facilitate communication and to ensure the coordination of HR programs and services. Brandi is also responsible for the planning, implementing and administering of the university’s comprehensive medical, dental, life, disability, leave and other benefit programs.

Mindi Wood, Management Assistant 
208-885-3031
mnwood@uidaho.edu
Mindi coordinates and oversees front office customer service functions and also performs administrative tasks that support the operations of the Human Resources department. She oversees I-9 compliance and employee personnel and benefit records retention. She also performs tasks that aid customers university-wide, including supervisor set-ups and campus directory modification access verifying and processing I-9s, assembles employee personnel files, updates Banner with employee information, updates and grants modification access to the campus directory.

Allie Schumacker, HR Administrative Assistant
208-885-3638
aschumacker@uidaho.edu
Allie serves as a front-end contact for the Human Resources department, providing customer service by phone, email and in person, acts as a liaison to the Benefits and Payroll teams and provides overall administrative support to the department.  She assists new employees with their on-boarding paperwork and assists with processing I-9s and verifying employment eligibility.

Rachel Toone, HR Generalist
208-885-3889
rtoone@uidaho.edu
Rachel works with Employment Services and Benefits to provide timely service on any employment and benefits inquiry or concern. Rachel provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding and benefit orientations, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. She also provides support to ensure compliance with multiple employment-related laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA).  Rachel provides support for the health benefit programs, leave programs and retirement programs including retirement tier determinations.

 

The Business Partners provide generalist services (with specialist expertise) in a variety of HR areas and serve as the primary contact for their assigned colleges and departments. The primary areas of service and expertise are:

Other service areas include: Organizational restructuring, orientations, supervisor/management training, onboarding and separation of staff, equal employment opportunity and complaint investigations.

Kaitlin Morehouse, HR Business Partner
208-885-3612
kmorehouse@uidaho.edu
Kaitlin works with specific assigned units to provide timely service on any employment inquiry or concern. Kaitlin provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. She also provides support to ensure compliance with multiple employment-related laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor, and evaluating positions to correctly classify employees, interns, volunteers and contractors.

Robin Schumacker, HR Business Partner
208-885-3737
rschumacker@uidaho.edu
Robin works with specific assigned units to provide timely service on any employment inquiry or concern. Robin provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. She also provides support to ensure compliance with multiple employment-related laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor, and evaluating positions to correctly classify employees, interns, volunteers and contractors.

Kelli Sirotzki, HR Business Partner
208-885-3892
ksirotzki@uidaho.edu
Kelli works with specific assigned units to provide timely service on any employment inquiry or concern. Kelli provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. She also provides support to ensure compliance with multiple employment-related laws including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Fair Labor Standards Act, Child Labor, and evaluating positions to correctly classify employees, interns, volunteers and contractors.
208-885-3892

Mandy Brocke, Human Resources Recruitment Resource Specialist
208-885-3611
mandyc@uidaho.edu
Mandy  coordinates the administration of the university’s applicant tracking system for prospective and current employees.  Mandy serves as a primary HR resource for prospective employees providing assistance as needed.  Mandy serves as the HR resource for dual career accommodations and other recruitment resource needs.  She assists with the development and implementation of policies, procedures, provides training and ensures compliance.  

Dan Noble, Senior Financial Tech & Employment Services Technician
208-885-3677
danieln@uidaho.edu
Dan processes faculty, exempt, classified and student/temporary Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFS) and provides customer service on the EPAF process.  He trains departmental users in EPAF processes.  He ensures compliance with tax treaties and employment authorization for international employees, and also monitors and transmits data with the Employee Information System (EIS).

Lodi Price, Class/Comp Specialist 
208-885-3609
lrp@uidaho.edu
Lodi is the point of contact for staff position classifications and market rate compensation.  HR manages the staff classification system including determining FLSA status and position class for new positions, completing review requests when job duties have changed, conducting desk audits when needed and periodically completing mini-studies for specific job families.   Lodi provides market rate information and maintains the staff compensation system.

University of Idaho Benefits Center
208-885-3697
800-646-6174
uidahobenefits@hroffice.com


Brandi Terwilliger, Director of Human Resources
208-885-3008
brandit@uidaho.edu
Brandi provides direction, management and leadership to the HR functional areas and directly supervises or oversees Employment Services, Benefit Services and the front office staff. She acts as a liaison between HR and external constituencies to facilitate communication and to ensure the coordination of HR programs and services.  Brandi is also responsible for the planning, implementing, and administering of the University’s comprehensive medical, dental, life, disability, leave and other benefit programs.

Judy Colbeck, Benefits Specialist - Retirement
208-885-3608
judyc@uidaho.edu
Judy aids in the administration of all aspects of the university retirement plan. She conducts compliance reviews, audits retirement records, performs calculations and provides guidance and assistance on all retirement inquiries.  Judy aids in the administration of family and medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability, and COBRA.

Arlette Jameson, Benefit Specialist – Communications
208-885-3100
ajameson@uidaho.edu
Arlette is the Communications Specialist for the Benefits team. She advises and provides assistance on the employee health benefits program. Arlette handles retirement counseling and planning for classified employees. She aids in the administration of family medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability, and COBRA. She also leads the Benefits Orientation for new hires and creates benefit communications for distribution.

Kim Ridle, Benefit Specialist – Billing
208-885-3616
kridle@uidaho.edu
Kim is the Billing Specialist for the Benefits team. She advises and provides assistance on the employee health benefits program. Kim handles retirement counseling and planning for classified employees. She aids in the administration of family medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability, and COBRA. She also manages the vendor payment process and billing for employees when needed.

Shelby Hurn, Benefits Specialist - Leaves
208-885-3012
shelby@uidaho.edu
Shelby is the Eligibility Specialist for the Benefits team. She advises and provides assistance on the employee health benefits program. Shelby handles retirement counseling and planning for classified employees. She aids in the administration of family medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability, and COBRA. She also leads the Benefits Orientation for new hires.

Elissa Keim, Director, Employee Development & Workforce Diversity
208-885-2322
ekeim@uidaho.edu
Elissa is responsible for the overall strategic design, development and implementation of employee learning and development solutions at the University of Idaho. She provides oversight of professional and skills development opportunities, development and delivery of leadership, and supervisory skill training, team building activities, facilitation services and individual, community and organizational training needs assessment.

Mandi Coulter, EDL Training Specialist
208-885-2325
mandi@uidaho.edu
Mandi provides design and delivery for a variety of employee learning and development programs. Additionally, she coordinates and monitors the university’s Banner Training Program and assists in assessment of individual, community or organizational training and development needs.

Dusty Fleener, Training Coordinator
208-885-2323
dfleener@uidaho.edu
Dusty Fleener provides support for the university's central employee learning record system. He is the primary point of contact for gathering employee learning and development records and generating related reports. Additionally, he provides support for workshop registration, advertising and marketing.

Elissa Keim, Director, Employee Development & Workforce Diversity
208-885-2322
ekeim@uidaho.edu
Leads the development, implementation and administration of employee recruitment and hiring related compliance activities; develops the U of I’s annual Affirmative Action Plan; provides collaboration and guidance for developing and implementing training and best business practices to advance and support the University‘s commitment to workforce diversity, affirmative action and equal opportunity.

Theresa Nuhn, EEO Specialist
208-885-5059
tnuhn@uidaho.edu
Reviews employee recruitment and hiring processes to ensure compliance with equal opportunity and affirmative action guidelines; provides information, assistance and training to AAC’s, departments, and search committees regarding U of I’s recruitment and hiring policies and procedures; develops resources for employee recruitment and retention, with specific focus on diversity and inclusion.

Email hrai@uidaho.edu for all recruitment and hiring related questions.

Please review the Business Partner List to find the Business Partner assigned to your area. 

Human Resources

Physical Address:
415 West 6th Street
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:

875 Perimeter Drive MS 4332
Moscow, ID 83844-4332

Office Hours:
Monday - Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: Noon to 5 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday - Wednesday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday: Noon to 4:30 p.m.
Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-3638

Fax: 208-885-3602

Email: hr@uidaho.edu

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