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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

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 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.

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.

Amy Pendegraft, HR Communications Specialist
208-885-3889
apendegraft@uidaho.edu
Amy provides communications support for the Human Resources department, including website management, benefits communication, newsletters and memos. She also assists employees who are applying for flexible work arrangements.

Riley Reintjes, HR Assistant II
208-885-3031
rreintjes@uidaho.edu
Riley coordinates and oversees front office customer service functions and performs administrative tasks that support the operations of the Human Resources department. He oversees I-9 compliance and employee personnel and benefit records retention. He also performs tasks that aid customers university-wide, including supervisor assignments, campus directory modification access and the verification and processing of I-9s. Riley also assembles employee personnel files, updates Banner with employee information, and updates and ensures compliance with tax treaties and employment authorization for international employees.

Vacant, HR Assistant I
The HR Assistant serves as a front-end contact for the Human Resources department, providing customer service by phone, email and in person. They act as a liaison to the Benefits and Payroll teams and provides overall administrative support to the department. They also assist new employees with their on-boarding paperwork, assist with processing I-9s and verify employment eligibility.

Emily Hammond, Temp HR Assistant
208-885-3638
hr@uidaho.edu
Emily 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, assists with processing I-9s and verifying employment eligibility.

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.

Robin Schumacker, Senior 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. She 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 is responsible for coordination within her designated area of subject matter expertise. She leads the HR Business Partner team by providing coordination, guidance, and support.

Andrew Ertle, HR Business Partner
208-885-3892
aertle@uidaho.edu
Andrew works with specific assigned units to provide timely service on any employment inquiry or concern. He provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. He 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.

Steven Lindquist, HR Business Partner
208-885-3728
stevenrl@uidaho.edu
Steven works with specific assigned units to provide timely service on any employment inquiry or concern. He provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. Steven 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.

Michael Lambrecht, HR Business Partner
208-885-3612
mlambrecht@uidaho.edu
Michael works with specific assigned units to provide timely service on any employment inquiry or concern. He provides support for policy and procedure interpretations, resources for onboarding, setting expectations, conducting performance evaluations or helping an employee succeed through corrective action. Michael 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.

Mandy Brocke, Recruitment and Operations Lead
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. 

Monica Hibbard, HR Specialist
208-885-3677
mhibbard@uidaho.edu
Monica processes faculty, exempt, classified and student/temporary Electronic Personnel Action Forms (EPAFS) and provides customer service on the EPAF process. She trains departmental users in EPAF processes. She 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. 

Elizabeth Foisy, HR Background Check Coordinator
208-885-3050
crimcheck@uidaho.edu
Elizabeth coordinates the background check process supporting the university’s safety and interests through interpreting and implementing background check policies, procedures and applicable state/federal laws. She also serves as the liaison between the Department of Labor in matters such as requests for unemployment, request for information and audits.

Christy Day, HR Coordinator
208-885-3880
cday@uidaho.edu
Christy supports the HR office by working closely with assigned units supervisors and employees providing assistance to employees for HR area of focus including, but not limited to, benefit programs, hiring and recruiting, and employee relations.

Rayma Douge, HR Coordinator
rdouge@uidaho.edu
Rayma supports the HR office by working closely with assigned units supervisors and employees providing assistance to employees for HR area of focus including, but not limited to, benefit programs, hiring and recruiting, and employee relations.

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.

Arlette Jameson, Senior Benefit/Retirement Specialist
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 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. Arlette leads the Benefits team by providing coordination, guidance and support.

Kim Ridle, Benefit/Retirement Specialist
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 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.

Mindi Wood, Benefit/Retirement Specialist
208-885-3012
mnwood@uidaho.edu
Mindi is the Eligibility specialist for the Benefits team. She advises and provides assistance on the employee health benefits program. Mindi handles retirement counseling and planning for employees. She aids in the administration of family medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability, and COBRA. She has expertise with employee eligibility issues. Mindi also leads the Benefits Orientation for new hires.

Keli Jones, Benefit/Retirement Specialist
208-885-3080
kajones@uidaho.edu
Keli is the Leave Specialist for the Benefits team.  She advises and provides assistance on the employee health benefits program.  Keli handles retirement counseling and planning for employees. She aids in the administration of family medical leave (FML), short-term and long-term disability, and COBRA. Keli provides expertise in the university's leave programs and also lead the Benefits Orientation for new hires.

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

Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Phone: 208-885-3638

Fax: 208-885-3602

Email: hr@uidaho.edu

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