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Candace Dundas, MBA SHRM-CP

Director of Human Resources

Partners with Executive Leadership on Strategic Initiatives Provides university-wide day-to-day guidance and consultation to faculty and staff Administers support to department-related compliance with employment laws, collective bargaining agreements, and university

Lenese Jean-Odumuko, MHRM PHR

Associate Director of Human Resources

Provides consultative and strategic client services to Rutgers University-Newark community and external affiliations Leads classification, recruitment, staffing, salary, and job title adjustments Facilitates training and workplace assessment in accordance with

Michelle Rances, MM-I aPHR

Training Coordinator

Designs, develops, and/or facilitates employee professional development, leadership, and performance management training Provides training resource and consultative support to employee learning and talent development Provides recommendation for process improvements gathered

Irma Mendoza, aPHR

Senior HR Staff Associate

Provides comprehensive and confidential administrative support for HR Newark Serves as an initial point of contact for Rutgers University-Newark on State Health Benefit Program (SHBP) and university benefit-related inquiries such

Catherine Gepner, PHR

Senior HR Staff Associate

Provides guidance and training on Recruitment, Onboarding, and Classification System (ROCS) Ensures compliance of recruitment process with internal policies, negotiated contractual agreements, and federal and state laws Provides professional and

Lyeisha Taylor-Jean, MBA

Senior HR Staff Associate

Provides support for the campus Recruitment, Onboarding, and Classification (ROCS) needs in contribution to the Chancellor-led strategic initiatives Ensures compliance of the recruitment process with internal policies, negotiated contractual agreements,