HR Staff/Services Directory

HR Staff/Services Directory

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Executive Office

Primary Contact:
Raj Singh
AVP for Administration
212.237.8512
rsingh@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Diana Lopez
Executive Assistant
212.237.8514
dlopez@jjay.cuny.edu

 

  • Initiates strategic initiatives and Human Resources programs
  • Provides guidance to Executive Management
  • Handles Executive Compensation Plan staff Human Resources matters
  • Serves as Step One grievance Hearing Officer
  • Manages executive searches
  • Liaison to the University’s Office of Human Resources Management
  • Develops and implements plans to enhance client services, reengineers business processes and organizational effectiveness
  • Oversees all operations including recruitment and retention, benefits administration, Time and Leave program, Payroll Operations, HRIS and Professional Development

 

Human Resources Operations

Primary Contact:
Jasmine Liz-Mora
Associate Director of Client Engagement
212.621.3768
jliz-mora@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Diana Lopez
Executive Assistant
212.237.8514
dlopez@jjay.cuny.edu

 

  • Clarifies and interprets collective bargaining agreements, College and CUNY policies, laws and regulations
  • Reviews  job descriptions
  • Manages the HR process for reclassification, promotion, and merit increases
  • Reviews reclassification and merit increase requests and makes recommendations
  • Manages the reappointment process for Higher Education Officer series titles
  • Manages compliance of eligibility requirements of non-medical leaves
  • Authorizes pay advance  due to administrative errors
  • Oversees Human Resources operations

Employee Benefits

Primary Contact:
Christina Lee
Benefits Manager
212.237.8504
clee@jjay.cuny.edu 

Alternate Contact:
Daniella Donald
HR Benefits Coordinator
212.484.1152
dadonald@jjay.cuny.edu 

 

  • Processes Health insurance enrollments and changes 
  • Provides information and coordinates enrollment with retirement plans (incl. tax-deferred savings)
  • Manages enrollments and changes for Wageworks (pre-tax transit) 
  • Provides information about Flexible Spending Account Plans (FSA) 
  • Coordinates Employee Disability Accommodation requests
  • Handles Workers’ Compensation
  • Manages Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Coordinates Paid Parental Leave (PSC titles)
  • Administers Retirement Leave of Absence (Travia/Terminal)
  • Coordinates Phased Retirement
  • Oversees Dedicated Sick Leave/Catastrophic Sick Leave

 

Employment Services/PSC & PT Classified Titles

Primary Contact:
Jasmine Liz-Mora
Associate Director of Client Engagement
212.621.3768
jliz-mora@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Faina Fradkin
HR Specialist
212.237.8315
ffradkin@jjay.cuny.edu

 

  • Posts employment opportunities
  • Assists departments in creating postings via job templates
  • Provides CUNYfirst access to search committee members to review resumes 
  • Onboarding of full time and part time employees (CUNY Employment Application, request for email accounts, proof of degree,  social security card)
  • Processes paperwork to deactivate College accounts for separated employees
  • Handles Employment Eligibility Verifications (Form I-9)
  • Authorizes eligibility for tuition waiver

 

Employment Services/ Classified Titles

Primary Contact:
Faina Fradkin
HR Specialist
212.237.8315
ffradkin@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Jasmine Liz-Mora
Associate Director of Client Engagement
212.621.3768
jliz-mora@jjay.cuny.edu 

 

  • Posts employment opportunities for classified staff provisional positions
  • Provides CUNYfirst access to classified staff search committee members to review resumes 
  • Participates in hiring pools and search committees
  • Processes classified titles contractual increases, service increments, longevity increment and differentials
  • Processes classified titles transfer
  • Processes uniform allowance payments for Public Safety titles
  • Maintains classified titles Listserver

 

HR Information Systems

Primary Contact:
Aneesa Lesley 
HRIS Manager
212.237-8479 
alesley@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Jasmine Liz-Mora
Associate Director of Client Engagement
212.621.3768
jliz-mora@jjay.cuny.edu

 

  • Manages Human Resources Webpage
  • Guides employees in creating CUNYFirst Account
  • Enters and maintains employee actions: appointments, reappointments, leaves, separations, Person of Interest (POI)
  • Handles Employee Self-Service: name changes,  address changes, phone number changes, degree update, marital status and emergency contact update
  • Handles Manager Self-Service: employee reporting structure

 

Professional Development & Employee Engagement

Primary Contact:
Lorraine Belasco 
HR Training Specialist
212.393.6320  
lbelasco@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Diana Lopez
Executive Assistant
212. 237. 8514
dlopez@jjay.cuny.edu

 

  • Coordinates employee training
  • Maintains Workplace Violence Prevention
  • Meets with employees to receive employee concerns in the work place
  • HR Domestic Violence Liaison
  • Coordinates CUNY Campaign
  • Conducts exit interviews upon employee separation
  • Coordinates employee engagement events (BRAVO Employee Institute, Faculty/Staff Night, Speed meetings)

 

Payroll Operations

Primary Contact:
Toni Mason-Clarke 
HR Manager Time and Leave/Payroll
212-621-3788  
tmason-clarke@jjay.cuny.edu

Alternate Contact:
Terencia Martin
Time & Leave Coordinator
212-237-8560
temartin@jjay.cuny.edu

 

  • Processes part- time payroll for: College Assistant, Custodian (hourly), Campus Security (hourly), Theater titles (hourly)
  • Liaison to University Payroll for other titles
  • Processes employment verification, adjunct step increments, overtime and CAP letters
  • Manages time keeping for all titles