Human Resources Staff
It’s our mission to educate, advise, represent, and support Lewis & Clark’s most valuable asset —you! We do so by building partnerships and providing expertise while maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and ethics.
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Pam Wassmer email@example.com HR Administrative Assistant 503-768-6236
Pam Wassmer coordinates general administrative functions for the Human Resources office. This includes: representing the department and often Lewis & Clark as the “first contact” person, providing direct administration and secretarial support to the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources, Associate Director of Human Resources, and Training and Development Manager, supervising student workers and temporary employees, maintaining the departmental webpage, processing personnel actions in Colleague database, and functioning as the departmental Colleague “super user”.
Jennifer Schmidt firstname.lastname@example.org Student Employment Coordinator 503-768-6266
Jennifer Schmidt is responsible for overseeing all aspects of student employment at Lewis & Clark. This includes part-time, temporary, summer and on- and off-campus jobs. She works to create opportunities for student employment and manages the process whereby students are placed in the payroll system once hired. Other responsibilities include verifying student eligibility to work in on-campus and off-campus Federal Work Study (FWS) and Lewis & Clark Work Study (LCWS) positions, implementing and maintaining campus-wide student employment policies and procedures; coordinating all student job postings, and developing relationships with and providing training for student employee supervisors.
Kathy Robinson facilitates all aspects of Student payroll. She also assists with Staff and Faculty payroll in cooperation with the Payroll Manager.
HR Analyst - Recruiter
Aaron Mulkey is responsible for all aspects of the staff employment process, including job postings, recruitment, supervisor training related to hiring, job offers, new employee processing, annual pay increases, and processing terminations. He is also responsible for the annual Affirmative Action Plan reporting. He also coordinates many aspects of payroll process including pay changes, new hires and terminations.
Barb Lipinski, PHR, GPHR
Benefits and Compensation Analyst
Barbara Lipinski’s responsibilities include advising employees and retirees on benefits-related issues, such as medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts and retirement benefits. In addition, she is responsible for employee compensation and is involved with the 403(b) Committee. She also delivers new hire benefits orientation and acts as a liaison with the company’s benefits vendors.
Employee Training and Development Manager
Kari Uhlman manages employee, supervisor and leadership training and development at Lewis & Clark College. She assesses, develops, creates, implements and evaluates training related programs such as New Employee Orientation, First Day Orientation, LC Support & Administrative Employee Quarterly Meetings, Staff Development Days, Supervisor/Manager Quarterly Meetings, Supervisor Overview & Update, Budget and Labor Relations Training, Management Development Series, Leadership Development Series, Employee Service Awards, Preventing Workplace Harassment and Preventing Employment Discrimination on-line modules, Summer Series and a variety of other staff and supervisor mandatory and non-mandatory classes. She is also involved in other Human Resource activities such as conducting Exit Interviews, coaching and HR project and strategic planning.
Sharla Sevy oversees the processing of the College’s payroll for 1700+ Staff, Faculty, and Students. She also performs and supervises all activities necessary for timely and accurate processing of monthly payrolls and regulatory reporting. In addition, she also ensures compliance with established payroll policies and procedures as well as federal and state regulations.
Kris Codron, SPHR
Kris Codron is the Associate Director of Human Resources. Her responsibilities include assisting with supervisor training, ensuring compliance of both the LCCSSA and Teamster collective bargaining agreements, providing coaching and counseling to both employees and supervisors in work related matters, and advising employees on matters related to FMLA/OFLA. In addition, Kris is responsible for supervising and providing back up in the areas of Student Employment, Benefits and Recruiting.
Isaac Dixon, SPHR
Associate Vice President & Director of Human Resources
Isaac Dixon is the Associate Vice President and Director of Human Resources. His responsibilities include providing strategic HR direction and management for Lewis and Clark College as well as interacting with managers, faculty and staff. He also provides services to college constituents in the areas of employee and labor relations, recruitment/selection, compensation management and Affirmative Action.