Staff Members

Steve Riccio
Associate Vice President of Human Resource Services
riccios@dickinson.edu
Phone: 8084
Office: 55 N West St

Steve is responsible for developing and managing all programs and policies pertaining to Human Resources, including training and development, organizational development, recruitment and employment, performance management, employee relations, compensation and benefits, HRIS and workers compensation. He also develops, manages, and coordinates the department’s professional development and employee wellness programs, and partners with other campus divisions in areas including staff and team development, and performance management. He is the liaison for the President's Support Staff Forum.

Arlene Bones
Director
bones@dickinson.edu
Phone: 1877
Office: 55 N West St

Arlene is responsible for planning, project coordination and efficient operations to meet current and future business needs within HR Services and the organization. She oversees the employment process, job opportunities, health benefits, HRIS, leaves of absence, disability, retirement, employee relations, performance management, progressive counseling and conflict resolution. She works with college staff, applicants and vendors to ensure consistent definition and delivery of services. Contact Arlene for inquiries relating to retirement benefits, staffing recruitment, and questions related to paid and unpaid medical leaves.

Jeanette Diamond
Health & Wellness Coordinator
diamondj@dickinson.edu
Phone: 8084
Office: 55 N West St

Jeanette manages and coordinates employee health and wellness program as well as employee recognition programs and events. Specific annual employee recognition programs include Winterfest, the Recognition Luncheon, the Summer Picnic and the Seniors of Old Bellaire dinner. Management of the department's budget, assistance with the development and coordination of Board of Trustee materials, HR Services website maintenance, and coordination of HR Services print/email communications cover other areas of her responsibility. She facilitates the Navigating Dickinson Orientation program for new hires and coordinates the quarterly information sessions. Contact Jeanette for inquiries relating to employee recognition events, wellness events, HR Services print/email communications, or the Navigating Dickinson Orientation program.

Denise Houser
HR Staff Assistant
houserd@dickinson.edu
Phone:  1608
Office:  55 N West St 

Denise welcomes everyone to HR Services at Dickinson as the first point of contact to applicants, newly hired employees and community members! Her duties include assisting with staff recruitment, scheduling interviews for applicants, and processing employment verifications, assisting with advertising and posting of open positions, and processing annual performance reviews. Contact Denise for information relating to staff recruitment and employment verifications.

Dennette Moul
Organizational Development & Training Specialist
mould@dickinson.edu
Phone: 1026
Office:  55 N West St

Dennette collaborates and supports campus departments in training and organizational development. She develops, coordinates, implements and facilitates training initiatives in areas of leadership and management development, employee engagement, skill enhancement, compliance and change management, and also coordinates and compiles organizational assessments relating to organizational development and training needs.  She also provides assistance with employee relations, performance management and policy compliance. Contact Dennette for any training or organizational development needs for your division or department, as well as employee relations, performance management or policy compliance questions.

Bernadette Pham
Assistant Director of Benefits
phamb@dickinson.edu
Phone: 1042
Office: 55 N West St

Bernadette coordinates employee benefits, including our health/dental/vision insurance plans, COBRA, and Health Advocate. She is the tuition program liaison officer, overseeing the Tuition Remission, Tuition Assistance, and the Tuition Exchange program. Her other areas of responsibility include Worker's Compensation and coordination of the annual Benefits and Wellness Fair.  She also presents the employee benefits information during the monthly sessions of the Navigating Dickinson Orientation program. Contact Bernadette for questions relating to employee benefits, tuition benefits, COBRA, and Worker's Compensation injuries.

Michelle Spencer
HRIS Administrator
spencer@dickinson.edu
Phone: 1504
Office: 55 N West St

Michelle administers and maintains the Human Resource Information Systems (SCT Banner) with employee information, and develops adhoc inquiries and data extracts. She prepares the payrolls. Michelle's other responsibilities include processing unemployment claims; HR Services web page development; overseeing the homebuyer program; processing administrative relocation reimbursements; assisting with H visas and foreign visitors; and wage and salary benefit surveys.  Contact Michelle with questions relating to the Banner employee information/payroll system, or the homebuyer program and administrative relocation reimbursements.

Dora Thomas
Senior Administrative Assistant
thomasd@dickinson.edu
Phone: 1152
Office: 55 N West St

Dora assists all employees with the retirement program application process, and the retiree medigap and Emeriti programs. She also coordinates the continuing education benefit for support staff employees. Her other duties include posting open positions, assisting with staff recruitment, scheduling interviews for applicants, processing employment verifications, and assisting with FMLA. Contact Dora for inquiries regarding new or vacant positions, the continuing education benefit for support staff members, the retirement program, FMLA, and the Medigap and Emeriti programs.