Employment Services Staff Listing

Laura Baril

Laura Baril

  • Administrative Aide 7, Employment Services

Links of Interest

Specialties

  • Customer service and administrative support to Employment Services.
Catherine Burns

Catherine Burns

  • Manager, Staff Employment

Specialties

  • Serves as the department representative for areas regarding staff hiring needs, conflict resolution, performance management, and providing guidance on policies and procedures.
  • Provides PageUp tracking system support
  • Union Contract Administrator / Chief Negotiator
Megan Goke

Megan Goke

  • Human Resources Generalist, Staff Employment
Lori Hardyniec

Lori Hardyniec

  • Administrative Aide 7, Employment Services
Madeline Mercado Voelker

Madeline Mercado Voelker

  • Senior Immigration and Visa Services Specialist

Specialties

  • Coordinate immigration services and related employment processes.
  • Oversee and process faculty and staff employment based immigration petitions (H-1B, I-140 (EB-2), I-485 faculty special handling permanent residency and TN visas)
  • Provide hiring departments with information about immigration and employment regulations affecting foreign nations; file relevant immigration petition with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services as appropriate
  • Act as liaison between the University, Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Department of State (DOS), and Department of Labor (DOL) with respect to foreign nationals
  • Liaison to immigration counsel retained for immigration support
  • Fluent in Spanish
Renee Ozanich

Renee Ozanich

  • Manager, Academic Employment

Specialties

  • Facilitates hiring for faculty and postdoctoral employees in academic departments
  • Academic departmental assistance with faculty and postdoctoral re-appointments
  • Assisting academic departments and Provost’s Office on Promotion and Tenure process and all other faculty reviews
  • Guidance with academic policies and procedures
  • Provides PageUp tracking system support
  • Oversight of immigration services
  • Lean Facilitator