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Vision

The vision of the UW Oshkosh Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Equity, and Affirmative Action is to be the most trusted and credible resource for the university on human resource and workforce diversity matters. We will function as:  

  • A valued internal consultant and leader ensuring support for practices and standards to engage employees for effective use of human, financial, technical, and physical resources; and
  • Professionals that place a high value on collaborative relationships while recognizing the importance of individual contributions; and 
  • Strategic partners who are responsive to the diverse needs of all university employees. 
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Mission

The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Equity, and Affirmative Action is a creative and collaborative resource that provides strategic solutions to human resource and workforce diversity matters. Our office has service as its main goal and works to apply continuous improvement principles to ensure compliance-driven results while remaining consistent with the directives contained in the University’s Strategic Plan.  We believe in fostering a positive culture and an inclusive, diverse work environment that values the institution’s greatest asset, its people, and encourages the empowerment of faculty and staff.  

The Human Resources team commits to:

Communication

Work with each other to resolve issues in a prompt, fair, and equitable manner; Respect the ideas, roles, and talents of all members of our team

Confidentiality

Maintain confidentiality and ethical behavior

A Safe Environment

Maintain an open, inclusive, and safe environment; Treat everyone with respect, courtesy, dignity, and integrity

Reward

Recognize, reward, and celebrate success

Our Staff

The Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Equity, & Affirmative Action staff is committed to providing all colleagues and customers with the highest level of customer service and guidance. Please contact our office by calling 920-424-1166 or emailing hroffice@uwosh.edu.

Leadership 

Shawna Kuether, MPA, CAAP

Shawna Kuether, MPA, CAAP

Associate Vice Chancellor HR/EOEAA

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Oversight of Human Resources Office
Strategic Issues (Succession Management,
Departmental Reorganizations, Workforce Planning, etc.)
Employer and Employee Relations/Investigations
Oversight Communications
Oversight of Electronic Systems Implementation and Upgrades
Legislative and Policy Compliance

Phone: (920) 424-0283
Email: kuethers@uwosh.edu

Holly Shea

Holly Shea

Deputy Chief Human Resources Officer

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Oversight of titling, employment, recruitment, compensation, benefits, payroll & leave administration functions
Employee Relations
Performance Management
Campus Training and Development
Policy and Compliance Issues
Onboarding

Phone: (920) 424-0750
Email: sheah@uwosh.edu

Office Management

Erin Van Lyssel

Erin Van Lyssel

HR Assistant (Office Manager)

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Phone: (920) 424-1166
Email: hroffice@uwosh.edu

Benefits & Payroll

UW Shared Services Benefits Team

UW System Benefit Specialists

Benefit, Insurance, and Retirement Questions
New Hire Orientations
Retirement Consultations
Retirement Contributions 

Phone: (888) 298-0141 (leave message) 

Emailbenefits@uwss.wisconsin.edu 

UW Shared Services Payroll Team

UW System Payroll Specialists

Payroll and Paid Leave Questions
Timesheet and Absence Questions or Adjustments 

Phone: (888) 298-0141 (leave message) 

Emailpayroll@uwss.wisconsin.edu 

Recruitment & Employment

Shannon Lemke

Shannon Lemke

HR Manager

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Oversight of HR Functions
FMLA /LOA Administration

Phone: (920) 424-2095
Email: lemkes@uwosh.edu

Katelyn Fenrich

Katelyn Fenrich

HR Manager

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Oversight of HR Functions
FMLA /LOA Administration

Phone: (920) 424-3008
Email: fenrichk@uwosh.edu

Maggie Gorzek

Maggie Gorzek

HR Generalist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Support for College of Letters and Science

Phone: (920) 424- 0452
Email:gorzekm@uwosh.edu

Kristen Leonard

Kristen Leonard

HR Generalist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Support for College of Education and Human Services, Athletics, Student Affairs

Phone: (920) 424-0216
Email: leonardk@uwosh.edu

Molly Henry

Molly Henry

HR Generalist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Support for College of Nursing and Academic Affairs

Phone: (920) 424-2279
Email: henrym@uwosh.edu

Jessica Hron- Brown

Jessica Hron- Brown

HR Generalist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Support for Finance and Administration

Phone: (920) 424-3396
Email: hronbrownj@uwosh.edu

Danielle Delwiche-Oelhafen

Danielle Delwiche-Oelhafen

HR Generalist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Support for College of Business and University Affairs

Phone: (920) 424-1412
Email: delwicheoeld@uwosh.edu

Vacant

Vacant

HR Generalist

Pronouns: 

 

Phone: (920) 424-1412
Email:

Student Employment

Marge Cosmutto

Marge Cosmutto

HR Assistant

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Student Employment

Phone: (920) 424-1037
Email: cosmuttom@uwosh.edu
Student Employment: studentemploy@uwosh.edu

 

Data Analyst

Carla Clark

Carla Clark

Database Report Writer II

Pronouns: she/her/hers

HRS Queries
Reporting
Electronic Workflow & Process Improvement

Phone: (920) 424-1199
Email: clarkc@uwosh.edu

Equal Opportunity, Equity, & Affirmative Action

Office of Human Resources Contact Information

Monday – Friday 7:45AM – 4:30PM

Phone:  (920) 424-1166

Fax: (920) 424- 2021

 Email: hroffice@uwosh.edu

Dempsey Hall 328
800 Algoma Blvd. 
Oshkosh, WI 54901