Gillings School of Global Public Health Human Resources Transformation

Dear Gillings School of Global Public Health community,

As many of you are already aware, UNC-Chapel Hill has mandated that we change the way we organize human resources services within schools to a less distributed model than we have traditionally had in the School. This is part of the business process changes that are necessary to accommodate ConnectCarolina, the new Enterprise Resource Planning system, to manage human resources and finance.

We have worked with the Office of Human Resources (HR), department chairs, business managers and staff to prepare a new HR service delivery model for this implementation. The School’s new human resources service structure will include three human resources service centers to provide service for Gillings School supervisors and employees. A human resources department services manager will assist the clusters with their work. The Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Human Resources Service Centers are:

  • Biostatistics/Epidemiology Human Resources Service Center: Primarily serviced by Vera Bennett located in the biostatistics department and Sharon Sullivan located in the epidemiology department. They will back each other to ensure continuous service.
  • Environmental Sciences and Engineering including CEHS/Health Policy and Management/Nutrition Human Resources Service Center: Primarily serviced by Karen Capps and Janet Scearce located in 126 Rosenau Hall.
  • Central Administrative Units/Health Behavior/Maternal Child Health/NCIPH-Public Health Leadership Human Resources Service Center: Primarily serviced by Abbey McLennan located in 213 Rosenau Hall.

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The Gillings School’s Office of Human Resources staff members, Annette Raines and Linda Mitchell, will see their duties continue to transition as staff will be required for additional reviews, audit, training and communication due to organizational change mandated by UNC-Chapel Hill’s Office of Human Resources and the implementation of ConnectCarolina. Annette and Linda will continue to be the lead support for the School’s APT committee, chair searches and reviews as well as provide back up support for all areas.

This organizational change will result in higher quality human resources service for all School supervisors and their employees. We will continue do all we can to minimize any negative impact to our employees. Please contact Charlotte Nunez-Wolff should you have problems that need resolution.