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Vision

The vision of the UW Oshkosh Human Resources Office is to be the most trusted and credible resource in the University for data, information, and assistance with human resource matters large and small. We will be viewed as:
    • A valued internal consultant and leader ensuring support for practices and standards which motivate employees and result in effective use of human, financial, technical and physical resources;
    • Placing a high value on professional and collaborative work relationships while recognizing the importance of individual contributions; and
    • Responsive to the diverse needs of University employees.

Mission

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Human Resources Department serves the human resources, personnel, and payroll needs of the campus community through a unified and seamless approach. The department is an integral part of the Administrative Services division of UW Oshkosh and has service as its main goal, consistent with the strategic directives contained in the University’s Governing Ideas.

Values

    • Maintain confidentiality and ethical behavior
    • Communicate honestly and constructively with others; Work with each other to resolve issues in a prompt, fair and equitable manner; Respect the ideas, roles and talents of all members of our team
    • Maintain an open, inclusive, and non-threatening environment; Treat everyone with respect, courtesy, dignity and integrity
    • Infuse humor into our workplace
    • Recognize, reward and celebrate success
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The Human Resources staff is committed to providing all colleagues and customers with the highest level of customer service and guidance. Please contact our office by calling 920-424-1166 or emailing hroffice@uwosh.edu.

Click here for a summary contact list of the Human Resources team

  Leadership

Laurie Textor, Associate Vice Chancellor
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Strategic Issues (Succession Management, Departmental Reorganizations, Workforce Planning) Employer and Employee Relations/Investigations
Legislative and Policy Compliance
Oversight Communications  



Phone: (920) 424-1166
Email: textorl@uwosh.edu
Shawna Kuether, Deputy Director
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Oversight of HR Office Operations and Procedures
Develop/Review/Interpret/Implement Policies and Procedures
Employer and Employee Relations/Investigations
Oversight of Electronic Systems Implementation and Upgrades
Exit Interviews (University and Professional Academic Staff)


Phone: (920) 424-0283
Email: kuethers@uwosh.edu

 

  Workforce Relations & Training

Holly Shea, Workforce Relations & Training Specialist

Employee Relations (Academic Staff & University Staff)
Campus Training






Phone:(920) 424-0750
Email: sheah@uwosh.edu




  Recruitment & Employment

Jo Fenrich, Human Resource Assistant Advanced
Jo Fenrich
Immigration Coordinator
Contract Administration (Faculty/IAS/PAS/GAs)
Performance Evaluations for PAS and GAs
University and Professional Academic Staff Titling
University and Professional Academic Staff Salary Recommendations


Phone: (920)-424-2279
Email: fenrich@uwosh.edu
Karen Steinhofer, Human Resource Assistant Advanced
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Applicant Tracking System Implementation and Administration
PageUp Trainer
Recruitment Administration
University and Professional Academic Staff Titling


Phone: (920) 424-0216
Email: steinhok@uwosh.edu
Shannon Lemke, Human Resource Assistant
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PageUp Trainer
Recruitment Administration
University and Professional Academic Staff Titling
Performance Evaluation Tracking  



Phone: (920)-424-2095
Email: lemkes@uwosh.edu
Kimberly Olson, Human Resource Assistant

Kimberly Olson


Personnel Transactions
New Appointment and Contract Processing
CAPP and Ad Hoc Requests  
Rehire Contracts



Phone: (920)-424-3396
Email: olsonk@uwosh.edu

  Benefits

Sharri Wolc, Benefits Specialist
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Benefits Administration
FMLA    





Phone: (920) 424-3008
Email: wolcs@uwosh.edu

  Payroll & Leave

Brenda Rens, Monthly Payroll Specialist
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Faculty and Academic Staff & Graduate Assistant Payroll
Faculty and Academic Staff Leave Accounting    





Phone: (920) 424-1412
Email: rensb@uwosh.edu
Jodi Anthony, Bi-weekly Payroll Specialist
JodiAnthony
Work Related Injuries/Worker’s Compensation
University Staff Payroll
University Staff Leave Accounting
Student Payroll and Employment  



Phone: (920) 424-2070
Email: anthonyj@uwosh.edu

  Office Management

Dao Vang, Human Resources Assistant
Primary Office Management
Criminal Background Checks
Tuition Reimbursement  

Phone: (920) 424-1166
Email: vangd@uwosh.edu

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

Monday – Friday 7:45AM – 4:30PM

Phone:  (920) 424-1166

Fax: (920) 424- 2021

 Email: hroffice@uwosh.edu

Dempsey Hall 328
800 Algoma Blvd. 
Oshkosh, WI 54901