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About the Office of Human Resources


The Office of Human Resources (OHR) best serves Oregon Tech by being active participants in promoting Oregon Tech’s vision, mission, and values and seeking to model best practices through our eight core values.

Core Values

The Office of Human Resources follows eight core values to meet the mission and goals of Oregon Tech:
  • Promote Trust, Honesty, Respect, and Integrity
  • Celebrate Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Encourage Communication and Engagement
  • Focus on Our Customers
  • Embrace Innovation and Change
  • Champion Employee Development
  • Model Leadership
  • Produce Quality Results

Core Services

The Office of Human Resources provides the following core services to Oregon Tech:
Talent – recruit, hire, train, and retain our talent (employees)
People – motivate and celebrate accomplishments of our people
Planning – strategic workforce planning, succession planning, and transition strategies
Protection – educate and advise management on legal risk and compliance

Solid Teamwork


Sarah Henderson

Benefit Administration  
Retirement Administration
Medical/Disability Services
Employee Leave
Workers' Compensation

Diversity & Inclusion

Maureen De Armond

Employee Relations
Discrimination & Harassment
Title IX
Affirmative Action
Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility (IDEA)

Employment Services

Harmony Stobaugh

Talent Acquisition
Hiring / Selection 
HR Heroes

HR Operations

Sandi Hanan

Data Analysis 
Data Reporting
HR Systems
HR Operations
Personnel Actions

Payroll Services

Karen Blevins & Mary Chivers

Pay Administration
Time and Leave Entry
Student Employment

Workplace Learning

Desiré Wooten

Employee Training
Employee Development
Employee Recognition
HR Programs
HR Projects