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Human Resources
University of Mississippi

Staff Directory

Andrea Jekabsons, Chief Human Resources Officer

Desha Ferguson, Associate Director Human Resources
Data Operations

Pamela Johnson, Assistant Director of Benefits
Benefits and Compensation/Classification & Performance

HR Partners

Your HR generalist contacts assigned by area:

Hunter Haney, Assistant Director of Human Resources
Chancellor’s Division

Rocklyn Reed, Human Resources Generalist II
Student Affairs and VCAF, excluding Facilities Management

Comfort Agyin-Birikorang, Human Resources Generalist II
Academic Affairs

Benefits

Sherelyn Gooch, Manager of Human Resources

Lauren Hatton, Human Resources Generalist
Serving the campus community for leave administration and workers compensation

Vacant, Human Resources Associate *Please reach out to hrbenefits@olemiss.edu or (662) 915-7431
Serving campus members whose last name begins with A through L

Teresa Yarbrough, Human Resources Associate
Serving campus members whose last name begins with M through Z

 

Compensation/Classification & Performance

Bryce Drew, Manager of Compensation & Classification

Jody Bevill, Human Resources Generalist

 

Data Operations

Payroll:

Jason Ivy, Manager of Payroll

Shakethia Shaw, Accountant I

Kathy McCluskey, Human Resources Assistant II

 

Reconciliation:

Donna Isom-Joiner, Accountant I

Kirstie Manning,  Human Resources Assistant

 

Records Management (Onboarding & Transcripts):

Shelly Stoddard, Human Resources Supervisor

Rebecca Kilpatrick, Human Resources Assistant
Serving campus members whose last name begins with A through I

Kim Thompson, Human Resources Assistant
Serving campus members whose last name begins with J through R

Jennifer Brown, Human Resources Assistant
Serving campus members whose last name begins with S through Z

Jenn Tucker, Human Resources Assistant

 

Student Employment:

Craig Richmond, Manager of Human Resources

 

Operations & Learning (Employee Training)

Jessica Hughes, Manager of Human Resources

Kathy Baker, Operations Coordinator II

 

Recruiting

Jason Ware, Manager of Recruiting

Tori Huckaby, Recruiting Specialist

Lena Schnider, Recruiting Specialist

 

Work-Life Resources

Lynn Wilkins, Work-Life Resources Program Manager

 

HR Organizational Chart

Our Vision:  We positively contribute to the well-being of others with each interaction and transaction.


For addresses changes with the Human Resources department, updates must be made online via myOleMiss. The Benefits Information Change Form (located in the Forms library) should only be completed if the address you wish to place on file with your enrolled benefit plan vendor(s) differs from the address provided to Human Resources or if you do not have access to myOleMiss.