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Human Resources

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Office of Human Resources
1 UNF Dr.
Building 1 - J. J. Daniel Hall, Room 1101
Jacksonville, FL 32224
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Phone: (904) 620-2903
Fax: (904) 620-2742
Employment Verifications can be requested via phone call (904-620-2903), or fax (904-620-2742).

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Request HR Help: 
UNF Support Center

Hours of Operation:

Monday through Friday (excluding University holidays)

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

UNF Ethics Hotline:

UNF is committed to providing a safe, secure, and ethical work place. Effective ethics is a team effort involving the participation and support of every employee. As a member of the UNF Osprey Community, you have a responsibility to voice fraud, compliance and ethics concerns. Please click here: Ethics Hotline Webpage for additional information and instructions to report any concerns.

Human Resources Staff

Name Position
Julien Carter Assistant VP, Chief Human Resources Officer


Front Office
Name Position
Tiwanna Jones HR Administrative Specialist
Stacy Williams HR Associate
Benefits and Retirement
Name Position
Christie Ellis Interim Assistant Director, Benefits & Retirement
Alexis Waite Benefits & Retirement Specialist II
Carolina Rivera Valentin

Benefits & Retirement Specialist I

James Cunningwood

Benefits & Retirement Specialist I


Name Position
Vacant Senior Coordinator Employment
Nancy Rigsby Coordinator Employment
Peter Templeton Coordinator Employment
Andrell Dean Coordinator Employment


Classification & Compensation
Name Position
Elizabeth (Liz) Riepe-Strickland  Assistant Director, Classification & Compensation
Heidi Valko-Mitchell Coordinator, Classification & Compensation
Brielle Ward Coordinator, Classification & Compensation
Calena Gray Part-Time OPS Classification & Compensation Consultant


Employee and Labor Relations
Name Position
Julien Carter Assistant VP, Chief Human Resources Officer
Rosemary Ponce Ferguson Director, Employee & Labor Relations
Madeline Lee Coordinator, Employee & Labor Relations


Pay and Leave
Name Position
Megan Porter Assistant Director Pay, Leave, and Records
Cherisse Sumner HR Specialist
Thuan Phan HR Specialist
Vanitti Gilley HR Specialist


Center for Professional Development & Training (CPDT)
Name Position
Kelly Harrison Director CPDT
Angela Lee Coordinator Training
Katie Fountain Administrative Specialist
Jordan Taylor Coordinator Training
Jay Sprout Instructional Designer