Who We Are - What We Do
Human Resource Services is comprised of the following services: Payroll, Benefits, Employee & Labor Relations, Compensation, Recruitment, Payroll Accounting
Associate Vice President, Administration & Finance/HRS- Terri Phillips: 406-243-5703
Oversight and operational responsibility for all aspects of HRS;
Associate Director - Sara Drake: 406-243-5705
Labor Relations; employee relations; operational supervision of the Recruitment and Compensation team.
Assistant to Terri Phillips, Associate V.P. - Recruitment, Wellness, Foreign National Immigration Liaison- Ann Guiditta: 406-243-2665. Manages HRS website, communicates important HRS information to campus, coordinates Wellness activities, assists Associate VP and Associate Director, answers general inquiries and problem solves as needed. Faculty/Staff immigration liaison/support for H1B and permanent residency cases, Public Service Loan Forgiveness and employment verification certifications. HRS website content management.
Finance Manager & Foreign National Student Employment - Andrea Scheuering: 406-243-5199
Counsels departments and affiliated campuses to ensure compliance processes and procedures. Ensures overall financial data integrity and compliance with outside agency rules and regulations and reporting requirements. Provides departments with information on correct procedures for employing all non–resident aliens, J1 & F1 visa.
Human Resource Associates (HRA)
Marin Hall (Lead): 406-243-6761
Lia Wilson: 406-243-2570
Rhonda Aubert: 406-243-6437
Erin Darling: 406-243-6762
The HR Associates support over 140 campus departments ensuring that the right data and procedures are completed for accurate paychecks. They answer questions related to personnel actions for hiring, employment status changes, terminations, funding changes, benefits and retirement eligibility, payroll processes and procedures, and provide general HRS information.
Front Desk - HRS Staff Member: 406-243-6766. Serves as the front line for all things HRS. Provides general information about benefits, payroll, labor relations, fee waivers, recruitment, hiring forms, and student services to administrators, faculty, staff
Benefits - Rita Garland, Benefits Specialist: 406-243-4238
Advises employees and managers on questions related to MUS employee benefits plans; Retirement benefits; FMLA and general leave of absences.
Student Payroll - Marin Hall: 406-243-6761
Provides guidance to departments on the employment of student employees including work-study, non-work study
Recruitment - Marcie Briggs, Recruitment Manager: 406-243-5706 & Tony Layton, Recruitment Specialist: 406-243-5707
Compensation - Shawn Blair, Compensation Manager: 406-243-4595
Provides consultation services for all departments regarding temporary, staff, and professional positions. Provides oversight of the Staff Performance Review process and ensures proper application of the MUS Staff Compensation Plan.
Payroll Manager - Sheila Wright: 406-243-2526
Provides oversight and consulting on the right processes, procedures
Payroll Accounts Payable -Jasmine Blumenstein: 406-243-5613
Provides information to employees regarding deductions—garnishments, wage assignments, union dues, health insurance premiums, retirement, child support.
Payroll Accounting Associate - Bob Risko: 406-243-2865
Provides accounting services for campus departments; and processes extra compensation; employment verifications.
HRS Business Operations Analyst - Steve Hoffmann: 406-243-6457
Provides specialized reports to depts., affiliates, OCHE, unions and government agencies.
Payroll Specialist - Pam Anderson: 406-243-6451
Processes payroll; direct deposits; faculty/staff and dependent tuition waivers.