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Human Resources Specialist

Pre/Post-employment functions

  • Part-time new hire staff / faculty
    • Payroll processing
    • Banner system maintenance
    • Incumbent employee changes
    • Benefits
  • Operations of recruitment
    • Assist applicants with applicant software
    • Assist HR Generalist with scheduling
  • Records management (hardcopy/electronic)
  • Employment verifications
  • Backup banner system maintenance for work-study

Paul Bashline
(970) 339-6670

Staff Specialist (part-time)

Pre-employment functions

  • Part-time new hire work-study:
    • Payroll processing
    • Banner system maintenance
    • Incumbent employee changes
    • Training
    • Records management (hardcopy / electronic)
  • Backup banner system maintenance for incumbent employee changes
  • Backup part-time payroll processing
  • Full-time employee data tracking
  • Special projects

Jo Ann Flaig
(970) 339-6439
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Human Resources Specialist

Pre-employment Functions

  • Recruitment/screening & selection process
    • Post positions
    • Advertising openings
    • Development of job announcements
    • Minimum qualification screening
    • Reference checks
    • Background checks
    • Screening committee charges
    • Guide committee through hiring process
    • Manage applicant database

Amber Holcomb
(970) 339-6247

Human Resources Generalist

Pre-employment functions

  • Assist with recruitment/screening & selection process
  • Assist with departmental daily operations
  • Unemployment claims
  • Back up for Employee Discount Program
  • Backup for Worker’s Compensation processing
  • People Admin. coordination and implementation
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Special projects

Ranae Covel
(970) 339-6627

Human Resources Specialist

Post-employment functions

  • Compensation Handbook
    • Interpretation & implementation
  • Job analysis and compensation assignment
  • Work-study analysis
  • FLSA classification
  • PDQ review
  • Surveys from outside agencies (CUPA, MSEC, MSA, etc.)
  • Assist with maintenance of Banner data
  • Backup for work-study new hire process/training
  • Backup for organizational chart
  • Departmental projects

Cynthia Halligan
(970) 339-6206

Human Resources Specialist – Full Time Benefits

Post-employment functions

  • New employee orientation (full-time employees)
  • Benefits Administration (full-time employees)
    • Benefits Fair
  • Leave administration/processing
  • Employment verifications
  • Full-time employee system maintenance
  • Employment separation document processing
  • Assist with employee Wellness and Safety programs
  • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) processing (full time)
  • Worker’s compensation processing
  • Organizational chart

Miranda McFarling
(970) 339-6319

Human Resources Specialist, Health/Wellness/Training

Post-employment Functions

Center for Professional Development

  • Wellness Initiative
  • Annual Wellness activities
  • Lunch and Learns
  • Annual Health Fair
  • College-wide training
  • Backup for Health Care Reform
  • Interpretation & implementation
  • Part time employee tracking
  • Back up for Benefits administration
  • Employee Professional Development and Recognition
  • Benefits administration (part-time employees)
    • Benefits Fair
    • Family and Medical Leave (FMLA) processing
  • Community Health Improvement Program (CHIP)
  • Safety
  • Employee Discount Program Coordinator



Jan Cope
(970) 339-6396












HR Business Processes

  • Project management
  • BPR sessions (HR/college-wide)
  • Background Checks - students/employees
  • Policies & Procedures research
  • Contract Review
  • Management of HR Standard Operating Processes

Alex Antuna

Staff Executive

Staff Executive handles:

  • Assists Assistant Director and Executive Director with day-to-day operations
  • Executive Assistant to the Exeutive Director, HR
  • Calendar management
  • Project management
  • Meeting management
  • Executive administrative
  • Budgets-Monitor HR/Campus Safety & Security
  • Processes all documentation
  • Provides oversight of HR/CSS special projects
  • Coordinates Travel
  • Oversight of department projects

Rachal Walsh

Assistant Director

Assistant Director handles:

  • Departmental daily operations
  • Interpretation and advice/counsel on HR related College policies & procedures and State/Federal laws
  • Provide advice and counsel on employee relations concerns
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) compliance
  • American with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance
  • Safety and Wellness Programs
  • Training
  • Performance management
    • Documentation processing
  • Management of:
    • Benefits administration
    • Records and Human Resources Information Systems management
  • Banner system maintenance
    • Position control
    • Updating tables
  • Backup for employee new hire, benefits and unemployment processes

In the absence of the Assistant Director, please contact Dee for advise/counsel with areas listed above.

George Bielinski
(970) 339-6319


The Director has oversight of:

  • The planning, development, organization and implementation of comprehensive Human Resources programs for the College including, but not limited to: classification and compensation system; management of benefits administration; recruitment; selection and placement of personnel; performance management; training; records and Human Resources Information management
  • The development and on-going maintenance of the Human Resources strategic plan, including successive planning efforts,
  • Interpretation and advice/counsel on HR related College policies & procedures and State/Federal laws; ensuring the College complies with and is acting in accordance with all Federal, State and local laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Provide advice and counsel on employee relations concerns.

In the absence of Dee, please contact George Bielinski for advice/counsel with areas listed above.

Dee Shultz
(970) 339-6434