Maytum Hall administration building on the Fredonia campus.

Human Resources Staff


Director, Human Resources
Management Confidential, Faculty, Professional & Classified Staff: Employee Relations, policy and procedure development and interpretation, classification and compensation administration, MC & Professional Performance Programs and Evaluations. Ethics reporting.


Associate Director, Human Resources
Management Confidential, Faculty, Professional, and Classified Staff recruitment and applicant tracking, pre-employment screening, new hire-orientation, appointment, reappointment, promotion, separation, and other change of status (COS) processing, university performance programs & evaluations; policy & procedure development and interpretation; classification and compensation administration and consultation; process transactions and maintain SUNY HR, NYSTEP, and Reporting Hierarchy records, generate reports as requested.

Jennifer Costa

Assistant Director, Human Resources
Research Foundation Payroll, Personnel, Benefits, and Time & Attendance; Administration of health, dental, and vision insurances, retirement and supplemental retirement programs, PEP enrollment for eligible classified employees; new hire and benefits orientation, brochures, seminars, problem resolution, Classified leaves; benefits back up for Management Confidential, Faculty, and Professional employees; Employee immigration; Security back up for State, Research Foundation, OSC and Civil Service.

Heather Martin

Employee Benefits Coordinator, Human Resources
Administer faculty and professional employee benefits; Administration of health, dental, and vision insurances, retirement and supplemental retirement programs, PEP enrollment for eligible employees; manage FMLA and Family Paid Leave; workers compensation administration; SUNY HR transaction processing, maintain Hierarchy records, retirement counseling.

Susan Murphy

EAP Coordinator
Confidentially serving Fredonia employees, retirees, and their families by assessing their personal needs and providing referrals to appropriate professional resource providers. EAP also offers wellness opportunities to all employees throughout the year. To hear about upcoming wellness events.  Contact your Coordinator ( and ask to join the EAP listserv.

Leah Betts

Office Assistant 3 - Human Resources
Maintain official personnel files, Classified recruitment, Consult on all aspects of Interview Exchange; assist in updating campus directory/People Finder, maintain agency organizational charts, manage receipt of performance programs and evaluations and reporting, verify honorarium requests; maintenance of SUNY HR; HR web page maintenance; pre-employment screening; recruitment; manage online compliance training courses in WeComply and Securing The Human, backup for workers compensation and LENS.