Office of the Senior Vice President
Felicia A. Washington, Senior Vice President
Timothy Bessolo, Associate Vice President, Strategy and Projects
Michael Blanton, Vice President, Professionalism and Ethics
Stacy Giwa, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance
Louis Gutierrez, Special Advisor, Employee Relations
Marisol Marks, Associate Vice President, Strategic Communications
Kelly Moy, Associate Vice President, Strategy and Projects
Moira Mulroney, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives
Derek Reisinger, Associate Vice President, HR Operations and Information Systems
Catherine Spear, Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX
Benefits administers all employee benefit and retirement plans, as well as overseeing disability and workers’ compensation. Benefits staff also offer counseling and benefits enrollment assistance.
HR Communications oversees the Employee Gateway, the Gateway Connect weekly newsletter, and all communications from University HR.
HR Service Center
The HR Service Center (HRSC) is your centralized, full-service resource for benefits, time off, and other HR-related inquiries, as well as help with Workday. This team provides accurate, prompt, and thorough help on all employment-related matters for faculty, staff, and student workers.
Human Resources Administration
Human Resources Administration is responsible for the HR Service Center, Compensation, and Absence Management (medical leaves and other leave coordination). HRA oversees compliance with employment law and regulations related to university employees, and advises on matters of employment policy. HRA also oversees USC’s background screening program.
Human Resources Information Systems
Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS) provides functional and technical support to HR systems such as Workday Human Capital Management (HCM) – for benefits and timekeeping – and TrojanLearn – USC’s learning and development platform.
Retirement Plan Administration
Retirement Plan Administration oversees the university’s retirement plans in regard to compliance with federal regulations and plan document provisions, manages retirement investment company relationships, and coordinates participant education.
Talent Acquisition provides recruiting oversight and consultation.
Training and Development
Training and Development oversees mandated training and professional development opportunities, primarily via TrojanLearn.
Workforce Analytics collects, tracks, reports, and analyzes HR data requests for HR teams and leadership, helping to facilitate data-driven decisions.
Center for Work and Family Life (CWFL)
The Center provides a wide variety of services, including free and confidential counseling, to help employees maintain a balance between their professional and personal lives. The Center also offers management and departmental consultation to faculty and staff.