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HR Management


Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Richard Ray
Benefits Director
rray@uark.edu
575-3717

Classification and Compensation/
Employment Director


Debbie McLoud, PHR
Employee Development and Special Programs Director
dmcloud@uark.edu
575-8625
Becky Shoemaker Lingelbach
Payroll Director
bshoemak@uark.edu
575-6204
Jennifer Carey
BASIS Development Leader
jcarey@uark.edu
575-6134



Benefits

(479) 575-2167
(479) 575-3269 (Fax)

HR.Benefits@uark.edu

Richard Ray
Benefits Director
rray@uark.edu
575-3717
Benefits Director
Appeals
Early Retirement Agreements
Retirement Compliance



Benefits Front Desk
General Inquiries
Enrollment Assistance
Forms Requests Processing
Data Entry
Benefits Customer Service



Retiree Benefits
Long Term Disability Benefits
Leave Without Pay Premiums
Insurance Problem Resolution
Death Claims
New Employee Orientation
Benefits Customer Service
Heidi Thompson
Fiscal Support Analyst
htthomps@uark.edu
575-2245
Benefits Accounting
Retirement Distribution / Rollovers /
Cash Withdrawals / Repurchases
Retirement Loan Approvals
New Employee Orientation
Benefits Customer Service



Class Comp

(479) 575-5351
(479) 575-6971 (Fax)

HR.ClassComp@uark.edu


Classification and Compensation/
Employment Director


Employment Director
Classification and Compensation
Unemployment Claims
Leah Williams, PHR
Compensation Programs Administrator
leahw@uark.edu
575-7618
BASIS Administration: PSB, Leave, Security
Position Audits
Catastrophic Leave Program Coordination
Classification Recommendations
Salary Surveys
Leave Policies
Leave Without Pay Coordinator/Counselor
Class/Comp Customer Service
Family Medical Leave Usage
Patrick Gallagher
Personnel Manager
pgallagh@uark.edu
575-6211
Vacant Position Coordination
Position Audits
Classification Recommendations
Labor Market Requests
PSB System Updates
Special Projects Research
Class/Comp Customer Service
Provisional Positions

Project Specialist

Extra Compensation
Dual Career Employment Network (DCEN)
E-Verify
Special Projects



Employee Development

(479) 575-4432
(479) 575-6971 (Fax)

HR.Training@uark.edu

Debbie McLoud, PHR
Employee Development and Special Programs Director
dmcloud@uark.edu
575-8625
Manages employee development and other special programs, such as:
Employee Awards Banquet
SPRING Expo
Employee Health & Benefits Fair
Wellness Initiatives



Coordinates schedules, facilities, instructors and enrollment
Administers Supervisor Development Program
Maintains training calendar
Documents attendance and evaluations
Publishes TheHumanResource
Maintains training & development resource library
Customer Service



Assists in identifying training needs on campus
Researches & designs curriculum
Facilitates training sessions
Provides consultation for customized training and strategic planning
Implements diversity plan initiatives
Creates marketing materials
Customer Service



Employment

(479) 575-5351
(479) 575-6971 (Fax)

HR.Employment@uark.edu


Classification and Compensation/
Employment Director


Employment Director
Classification and Compensation
Unemployment Claims
Carol Jones, PHR
Director Class/Comp
cjones@uark.edu
575-6209
Applicant Prescreening Interviews
Applicant Qualifications and Referrals
New Employee Orientation
Employment Customer Service
RazorTemps, temporary employment on campus
Dual Career Employment Network
Employee Recruitment



Applicant Prescreening Interviews
Applicant Qualifications and Referrals
Job Opportunities Web Site
Applicant Database Maintenance
Electronic Termination Processing
Performance Evaluation Processing
Employment Customer Service



OPM Approval and Requests
Applicant Interviews
Applicant Qualifications and Referrals
Personnel Action Processing
Applicant Database Maintenance
Special Project Research Data
PCQ File Maintenance
Document Scanning for Archive
Class/Comp Employment Customer Service
Concurrent Employment



Front Desk Reception
General HR Information and Support
Applicant Assistance
I9/Drug Free Form Assistance
New Employee Orientation Scheduling
Job Opportunities Paperwork Supply
Customer Service



Payroll

(479) 575-4851
(479) 575-6971 (Fax)

HR.Payroll@uark.edu

Becky Shoemaker Lingelbach
Payroll Director
bshoemak@uark.edu
575-6204
Payroll Director
BASIS Help
Garnishments
Worker's Compensation Payment Coordination
Jennifer Carey
BASIS Development Leader
jcarey@uark.edu
575-6134
BASIS Development
BASIS Training
BASIS Help
Prior Service Research Requests
Career Service Awards



Direct Deposit
Duplicate W-2's
Employment Verifications
Name/Address Changes
SSN Corrections
W-4's
Shelly Johnson Gahagans
Nonresident Tax Coordinator
sgahagan@uark.edu
575-2158
Non-Resident Taxation Withholding
Non-Resident Taxation Reporting
New non-resident employee processing including Faculty, staff, and students
Non-Resident Customer Service
Non-Resident ITIN processing
Non-Resident Tax Filing Assistance
Andi Riggins
Payroll Services Specialist
ariggins@uark.edu
575-6987
Annual leave Payout
Leave Without Pay
Supplemental Payroll
Paybreezes
Returned ACH
Bridgette Johnson
Assistant Payroll Director
harrisbl@uark.edu
575-4159
Payroll Accounting
BASIS Help
Invoicing
Payroll Adjustments & refunds
Special Taxations
Tax Deposits
Manual check processing



1500 Hour Rule
9/12 Program
Earned Income Credit
Lost/Stale dated Checks
Miscellaneous Deductions



Multipurpose Staff

Angie Davis
Office Supervisor
angelad@uark.edu
575-2099
HR Forms and Memo Processing
Work-Study Supervisor and Coordinator
Mass Mailing Coordination
HR Supply Inventory Maintenance
HR Front Desk Relief
Customer Service

System Administrator

Network and Systems Administration
Web Site Development
Database Programming
System and Data Analysis
Technical Resolutions
Data Warehouse Extraction
Technical Coordination and Interpretation
Systems Support and Maintenance
Technical Training