Northeastern Illinois University

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES

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Bernard Office Building
5555 N. Bernard St.
Chicago, IL 60625

Phone: (773) 442-5200
Fax: (773) 442-5220
Email: hr-office@neiu.edu

Office Hours: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday

(773) 442-5200
(773) 442-5220
Abby Murray, Executive Director of Human Resources
Abby
Murray
SHRP, SHRM-SCP
Executive Director
Human Resources
Expertise
Provides overall strategic leadership for University talent initiatives and Human Resources operations at NEIU.
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Yolanda Aguilera
Yolanda
Aguilera
Deputy Director for Human Resources Lead, Recruitment and Employment
Human Resources
Expertise
Responsible for all talent acquisition, employee onboarding, and prospective candidate experiences.
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday
Deputy Director-HR Lead for HRIS
Alpay
A.
Sarabi
Deputy Director-HR Lead for HRIS
Human Resources
Expertise
Lead, manage and coordinate the HR automation efforts and operations including payroll, benefits, HRIS, I-9 compliance, internal processing/processes and training, and manage outside vendor relations.
Office Hours
8:30am-4:30pm
Naema Abraham, Deputy Director - HR Services
Naema
Abraham
Deputy Director, HR Services
Human Resources
Expertise
Responsible for the leadership of the HR Services team including Payroll and Benefits
Ensures compliance with state and federal regulations
Collaborates with community stakeholders and provides high quality service experiences and resolutions
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Judy Taylor
Judy
Taylor
Human Resources Assistant Manager
Human Resources
Expertise
New hire data entry
Employment verifications
Unemployment claim processing
Tuition waivers
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Rina Charters
Rina
Charters
Human Resources Associate
Human Resources
Expertise
Faculty/Staff Benefits - enrollment & deductions
Faculty Retirement - SURS
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Troy Davenport
Troy
Davenport
Human Resources Assistant Manager
Human Resources
Expertise
Civil Service Examinations
Desk Audits
Employment Counseling
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Delilah McDonald-Fitts
Delilah
A.
McDonald-Fitts
Human Resources Representative
Human Resources
Expertise
Provides clerical and administrative support services such as answering HR main phone and monitoring HR email accounts; in addition, check all incoming faxes and office mail.
Relays messages to staff, and maintains equipment and supplies.
Ensures that applicants submit the required application materials.
Assists with the entire new hire process.
Employee advocate
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Matthew Michel
Matthew
Michel
Human Resources Assistant Manager, HRIS
Human Resources
Expertise
Compliance
Reporting
Data management
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday
Human Resource Officer-Benefits
Lakishia
D.
Wallace
Human Resource Officer-Benefits
Human Resources
Expertise
Manages the administration and inquiries of all benefit programs for staff employees.
Develops and conducts training to the campus community regarding benefits policies and procedures.
Office Hours
8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Suhair Ahmedsalim, Payroll Specialist
Suhair
Ahmedsalim
Payroll Specialist I
Human Resources
Expertise
Responsible to process, validate, and submit accurate payroll processing
Partners with NEIU colleagues to ensure accurate time reporting, providing assistance to employees with direct deposits, tax inquiries, and benefit deductions
Office Hours
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday