Ohio University

HR Liaisons

The HR liaisons serve as HR business partners to one or more planning units. They build partnerships with units to create value-added HR services, which address the unique operational needs, mission, and direction of their units. They are both consultants to management, as well as resources for all employees, in the units they represent. You are encouraged to reach out to your liaison with any issues, concerns or questions.

Services provided include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruitment and Hiring
    • Guidance in writing position descriptions
    • Developing effective recruitment plans
    • Identifying selection methods to combat implicit bias
  • Employee Relations and discipline including attendance and leave issues
  • Organizational development
    • Organizational design and restructuring
    • Succession planning
    • Staffing Contingency Planning
  • Performance Management
    • Setting goals
    • Delivering feedback
    • Calibrating ratings
  • Professional development and training needs
  • Meeting with employees about questions and concerns regarding to HR matters
  • Alignment of HR strategies with operational goals
  • Consultation with unit representatives and their employees to provide basic understandings and interpretations of Ohio University policies, practices, and procedures, as well as applicable local/state/federal law(s)

HR Liaisons by planning unit

Unit/Dept Liaison Email Phone
Advancement Vickie Wortman wortmanv@ohio.edu 7-1436
Athletics Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
College of Arts & Sciences Eva McConnell mcconnee@ohio.edu 3-1619
College of Business Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
College of Communication Adam Pergram pergram@ohio.edu 3-1624
College of Education Cat Russell russelc4@ohio.edu 3-0766
College of Engineering Suzanne Durst dursts@ohio.edu 3-9875
College of Fine Arts Cat Russell russelc4@ohio.edu 3-0766
College of Health Sciences & Professions Suzanne Durst dursts@ohio.edu 3-9875
College of Medicine Angela Spangler spanglea@ohio.edu 3-2549
Diversity & Inclusion Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
Finance & Administration: Facilities Vickie Wortman wortmanv@ohio.edu 7-1436
Finance & Administration: Finance Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
Finance & Administration: HR Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
Finance & Administration: Logistics
(Printing, Moving and Mail)
Vickie Wortman wortmanv@ohio.edu 7-1436
Finance & Administration: OIT Rich Schmaltz schmaltz@ohio.edu 3-1646
Finance & Administration: OUPD Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
Finance & Administration: Parking & Transportation Vickie Wortman wortmanv@ohio.edu 7-1436
Finance & Administration: University Planning Vickie Wortman wortmanv@ohio.edu 7-1436
Graduate College Eva McConnell mcconnee@ohio.edu 3-1619
Honors Tutorial Cat Russell russelc4@ohio.edu 3-0766
Library Eva McConnell mcconnee@ohio.edu 3-1619
Office of Global Affairs and International Studies Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
Office of the President Bill Fodor bfodor@ohio.edu 7-1824
Provost Suzanne Durst dursts@ohio.edu 3-9875
Regional Higher Education Adam Pergram pergram@ohio.edu 3-1624
Research and Creative Activity Cat Russell russelc4@ohio.edu 3-0766
Student Affairs Rich Schmaltz schmaltz@ohio.edu 3-1646
University College Cat Russell russelc4@ohio.edu 3-0766
Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs Adam Pergram pergram@ohio.edu 3-1624