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The information presented on this website is intended for CNS Human Resource contacts as a guide to University and CNS policies for Administrative & Professional (A&P), Classified, Student, and University Affiliate positions.

The College of Natural Sciences Human Resources office provides human resources administratrion and assistance to the Dean's Office and CNS departments/ORUs, and provides resources for department contacts who manage HR processes within the College.

Our general responsibilities include

Dean's Office

  • Provide all aspects of human resource functions
    • Post and monitor job vacancies
    • Participate in selection committees for recruitments
    • Employee relations
    • Onboarding/offboarding of staff and student employees
    • Coordination of performance management
    • Manage the timekeeping system
    • Maintain Dean's office personnel files

CNS Departments and Centers

  • Participation in the Workday conversion and rollout; support for departments
  • Review of electronic business processes for adherence to UT policies and College guidelines
  • Assisting with recruitment as needed
  • Monitoring compliance with UT policies concerning work authorization, background checks, and required University compliance training
  • Analyzing and reporting information for management decision-making
  • Review and coordination of personnel action forms, and other forms requiring Dean approval
  • Providing consultation and assistance pertaining to employee relations
  • Ad hoc training to departmental and center HR contacts on university and CNS policies and procedures, and use of human resource systems
  • Communicating information related to UT and CNS policies to department contacts

CNS HR Staff

Patty Romano
Assistant Director

Erin Parr
Senior HR Coordinator

Lauren Benson
Human Resource Coordinator

Heather Kelly
Human Resource Coordinator
(512) 232-0870

Send supporting documentation for HR actions to: personnel@cns.utexas.edu