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Human Resources

Human Resources

Welcome to Grambling State University’s Office of Human Resources!

MISSION

Welcome to Grambling State University’s Office of Human Resources!

The Human Resources staff is committed to equal and fair employment practices and to providing quality, timely and accurate service using cost-effective, best-practice methods with the highest professional and ethical standards. Human Resources is the central office for maintaining the official personnel records for all faculty and staff of the University.

Our professional staff have the responsibility of processing all employment appointments; advising faculty and staff regarding employee policies and procedures, compensation, benefits, and state and federal rules and regulations concerning employment; employee relations and staff development, including on-site workshops, training and new employee orientation; employee benefit dissemination and coordination of worker’s compensation claims. We also are responsible for the facilitation of all employee grievances, including EEO, Sexual Harassment and Retaliation. Management and maintenance of the primary database for reporting requirements on faculty/staff information is also a duty of this office.

STAFF DIRECTORY

Kenosha Hamilton, Administrative Assistant 5
Kenosha Hamilton

Administrative Assistant 5
318.274.2678
hamiltonk@gram.edu

  • Background Screenings
  • Employment Verification
  • Offer Letters of Employment
  • Tuition Exemption
  • Board of Regents Agenda Items

Phranses Williams, Interim Director, Human Resources
Phranses Williams

Interim Director, Human Resources
318.274.6118

  • Legal Affairs/Open Records Requests
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity

Cheryl Ivory, Human Resources Analyst B
Cheryl Ivory

Human Resources Analyst B
318.274.3829
ivorycc@gram.edu

  • Civil Service
  • LASERS
  • Workers Compensation
  • FMLA

Amy Minniefield, Human Resources Data Analyst 
Amy Minniefield  

Human Resources Data Analyst  
318.274.3119  
minniefielda@gram.edu

  • Hiring, Pay, and Personnel  Documents
  • PeopleAdmin
  • NeoGov/LaGov
  • Performance Management

Ashley Hudson - Murray, Talent Experience & Development Manager
Ashley Hudson - Murray
Talent Experience & Development Manager
318.274.2237
hudsona@gram.edu

  • Manages the new hire onboarding process
  • Employee Relations 
  • Training & Development initiatives
  • HR Liaison Program

Jodie Dunn, Database Specialist
Jodie Dunn
Database Specialist
318.274.6116
dunnjo@gram.edu

  • Ad Hoc and Retirement Reports
  • Jobs and Deductions Entry
  • Garnishments, Levis, Bankruptcies and Child Support

Kenyatta Randall, Director of Talent Acquisitions & Recruitment 
Kenyatta Randall

Director of Talent Acquisitions & Recruitment 
318.274.4698
randallk@gram.edu 

  • Classification & Compensation
  • Team Member Recruitment
  • Search Committee Liaison
  • Employment Branding
  • Employment and Personnel Management
 

Paula White, Manager of Employee Benefits
Paula White 

Manager of Employee Benefits 
318.274.2493
woodforkp@gram.edu

  • TRSL  
  • 403 (b)
  • Health Insurance
  • Retiree Insurance

 

Office Hours:
Monday – Thursday
7:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.