Oct. 27, 2011

Finalists named for associate vice president for human resource services

Four finalists for the associate vice president for human resource services position will interview on campus over the next couple of weeks. Finalists are:

  • Pamela Bowman, director of human resources at Western Illinois University, Macomb
  • Warren Hills, associate vice president of human resources at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Mich.
  • Rod Kelly, director of the office of compensation management at University of Virginia, Charlottesville
  • David Trainor, executive assistant to the chancellor and associate vice chancellor for human resources and labor relations at Connecticut State University System, Hartford

Candidate resumes are available online.

Open forums

The university community will have an opportunity to meet each candidate during an open forum. The forum schedule is:

  • Nov. 2: Trainor, 1:30-2:15 p.m., MU Gallery
  • Nov. 3: Kelly, 1:30-2:15 p.m., MU Oak Room
  • Nov. 4: Hills, 1:30-2:15 p.m., MU Oak Room
  • Nov. 9: Bowman, 1:30-2:15 p.m., 204 Carver

Espinoza to new project

The successful candidate will succeed Carla Espinoza, who will step down from her current post to begin phased retirement on Jan. 1, 2012. Her focus for the next two years will be leading and coordinating Iowa State's participation in the development of the Kuali People Management project, an open-source human resources and payroll software system being built by and for higher education partners.