Welcome to the CNS Human Resources Website

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:

  • Participation in the Workday configuration requirements
  • Review of electronic documents for adherence to UT policies and College guidelines
  • Assisting with recruitment
  • 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, voucher payments, and overtime banking agreements for Dean's signature
  • Providing consultation and assistance pertaining to employee relations
  • Providing assistance with budgeting
  • Ad hoc training on policies and procedures, and use of human resource systems
  • Performance management training for supervisors
  • Communicating information related to UT and CNS policies to department contacts

CNS HR Staff

Patty Romano
Assistant Director
512-232-4409
patty.romano@austin.utexas.edu

Hanna Kim
HR and Financial Manager
512-471-8585
hanna.kim@cns.utexas.edu

Lauren Benson
HR Coordinator
512-232-1726
lauren.benson@austin.utexas.edu

Erin Parr
Senior HR Coordinator
512-475-7581
erin.parr@austin.utexas.edu

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