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Krieger/Whiting HR Office Directory

John Kunz, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, HCS

Executive Director of Human Resources
Wyman, Suite 650-A
jjkunz@jhu.edu
410-516-4138

Misti Pruski

Human Resources Manager
Wyman, Suite 650-B
mritter1@jhu.edu
410-516-4203

Valerie Baird-Smith

Human Resources Generalist

  • Staff recruitment and temporary staffing assistance
  • Performance management
  • Manager and staff HR consultation
  • Employee Relations
  • JHU Child Safety compliance
  • Mediation administration
  • Special projects

Wyman, Suite 650-C
vbairds1@jhu.edu
410-516-7062

Deborah “Debbie” Cooper

HR/Payroll Specialist

  • Payroll and HR administration
  • E-210 timekeeping system administration
  • Oversees payroll distribution and financial reconciliation process
  • Payroll consultation with department administrators
  • Special projects

Wyman, Suite 650
dcooper3@jhu.edu
410-516-6438

Cherina Cunningham

Senior Human Resources Coordinator

  • Faculty recruitment and appointments for select departments
  • Staff recruitment
  • Postdoctoral student appointments
  • Data management
  • Homewood Academic Council support
  • General human resources support

Wyman South, Suite 600-B
Cherina@jhu.edu
410-516-6808

Jessica Dawson

Human Resources Generalist

All aspects of human resources support for KSAS Physics and Astronomy

  • General human resources consultation
  • Staff recruitment and employment
  • Transactional and office administration

Bloomberg Building, Homewood Campus
jgordo39@jhu.edu
410-516-5828

Vickie Gross

Sr. Human Resources Coordinator

  • Faculty recruitment and appointments for select departments
  • Staff recruitment
  • Postdoctoral student appointments
  • Data management
  • Homewood Academic Council support
  • General human resources support

Wyman South, Suite 600-A
vgross4@jhu.edu
410-516-3387

Aubrey Poysa

Academic Council Coordinator

  • Administrative coordination of the Homewood Academic Council

Wyman South, Suite 600-D
apoysa1@jhu.edu
410-516-7068

Megan Roberts

Sr. Human Resources Coordinator

  • Assists with Visa processing
  • Coordinates I-9 employment verifications
  • Payroll administration
  • General human resource consultation
  • Data management

Wyman, Suite 650
mrober95@jhu.edu
410-516-9720

Jennifer Ware

Human Resources Immigration Specialist

  • Visa credentialing management for international faculty, fellows and staff in collaboration with various departments and centers
  • Partners with OIS regarding international visiting students to ensure J Visas are in place
  • Initiates and completes all visa requests for departments and centers
    • H-1 forms
    • H1B Actual wage forms
    • I-140 and I-485 forms
  • Payroll administration and general HR Consultation for AAP and EP
  • General human resources data management and support

Wyman, Suite 600-A
jware9@jhu.edu
410-516-7038