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  • University Benefits

    Serving all University employees, focusing on long-range planning to help support YU's ability to attract, retain and serve an excellent faculty and staff, this team implements programs to help employees balance work and personal lives, and encourages wellness and prevention.

    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B16
    Fax: 212-960-0034

    Priscilla Greer
    Benefits Associate
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B14
    Phone: 646-592-4338

    Zuhey Perallon
    Benefits Specialist
    Phone: 646-592-4339

    Jane Gonzalez
    Director, University Benefits
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B16
    Phone: 646-592-4337

    University Compensation

    This function has a university-wide responsibility to support new compensation systems and processes, competitive salary positioning and policies, and to work to implement performance appraisal and development of new rewards structures.

    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10/12

    Tanisha Riley
    Sr. Director HR Shared Services and Compensation
    Wilf Campus Belfer Hall
    Phone: 646-592-4548

    Employee Relations and Equity Compliance

    Employee Relations and Equity Compliance is an independent function to provide support of our diversity outreach efforts and oversight for all equal opportunity employment, compliance requirements, and reporting. This expanding role will include training to improve our search and recruitment efforts, creating a respectful workplace and valuing differences.

    Resnick Campus, Belfer Hall 208 

    Renee Coker
    Director of Employee Relations & Equity Compliance Officer
    Phone: 646-592-4336

    Barbara Nielsen
    Assistant Director of Employee Relations and Equity Compliance
    Phone: 646-592-4567

    HR Recruitment Services

    This team is charged with coordinating the entire recruitment cycle and supporting departments in the hiring and onboarding of new employees. Human Resources Services will also provide local support for HR inquiries and general employment related requests required by faculty and staff on all campuses.  

    Manhattan Campuses, Belfer Hall, 2495 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10033, Rooms 204-208
    Fax: 212-795-0834

    Karin Rosenthal 
    Wilf Campus
    Phone: 646-592-4557

    Sheri Young
    HR Representative  
    Phone: 212-960-5355

    Christine Hennessey
    HR Coordinator  
    Phone: 212-960-5353

    HR Technology/HRIS

    HR Technology focuses on focuses on implementing and leveraging technologies to support faculty and staff access to information, data, benefits and other programs. Its goals are to streamline and improve HR functions and processes and develop a comprehensive HR website. 

    HRIS reviews and applies all changes made to employee records. The changes include but are not limited to: new hires, rehires, leaves of absences, terminations, one time payments, special payments and labor changes.  The staff will assist in helping managers apply all employment changes.

    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10/B12

    Fax: 212.960.0887

    Tanisha Riley

    Sr. Director HR Shared Services & Compensation

    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10
    Phone: 646-592-4548


    Christina Cruz-Mendez
    Associate Director of HR Technology and HRIS
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B12
    Phone: 646-592-4549

    Amanpreet Chadha
    HRIS Analyst
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10

    Payroll Services

    The Payroll Services Department is comprised of two areas of specialization: Kronos Time and Attendance and Payroll processing.  The Kronos Timekeeping System is used to validate and approve employee timecards.  Payroll is responsible for the payment of all wages, tax withholdings and deductions that are on your pay statement.  The Payroll staff is available to answer questions regarding the Federal, State and Local withholding taxes, benefits, and deductions. 

    Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY 10033
    Belfer Hall Room B12

    Email Address: payrollservices@yu.edu

    Fax Number: 212-960-0887

    Effie D. Smith
    Director, Payroll Services
    Belfer Hall Room 112

    Kronos Time and Attendance:

    Kathleen Murray-Kelly
    Kronos Specialist

    Payroll Staff

    Abiodun Osinowo
    Payroll Administrator

    Edward Perry
    Senior Payroll Assistant


    Anthony Cruz
    Payroll Analyst

    Talent Development

    The Talent Development department provides program and individual support to the University community in the area of employee talent and career development.   Our goal is to support Yeshiva University's dedication to learning, teaching, research, and community by serving as a conduit to knowledge, information, services and expertise that empowers employee success.  Talent Development department provides:

    • Consulting services to leaders and managers 
    • Performance management training and support   
    • Talent development opportunities that enhance personal, professional and team growth 
    • Promotion of communication, teamwork and client service 

    Whatever our roles, and wherever we work, each of us supports the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that symbolizes Yeshiva University.   To learn about our services and the opportunities for development available to you, please contact us at ERTDINFO@YU.EDU.  We hope you will come back often to learn about new programs and sponsored events.    


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