Responsibilities change among members of UCCS Office of Human Resources

By Staff

Several changes of responsibilities are under way within the Office of Human Resources at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. The changes, announced by Cindy Corwin, director, are:

  • Katie Simmons, compensation specialist, will review positions for exemption and conduct compensation analyses, assist in the hiring of exempt professional positions and meet with exempt professional search committees in addition to assisting in posting faculty vacancies on the JobsatCU website and overseeing required trainings completed by new and existing staff. She replaces Kim Hennessy, who recently accepted a position at Pikes Peak Community College.
  • Valerie Bivens-Young , general professional, and Melissa Lucero, administrative assistant, will be responsible for personnel actions regarding classified staff members until the vacant position is filled.
  • Susan Watson, specialist, will review and provide guidance on faculty and exempt offer letters and approve appointments, support Academic Affairs in the RPT process, and supervise students working at the front desk in addition to other duties previously assigned to Bev Goodwin. Goodwin retired from UCCS but has rejoined the office in a temporary role while a search for a new staff member is under way.