University of Oregon

About Library Human Resources Staff Members: Who Does What?

As part of the Library Administration Office, HR staff members have the following assignments and focus:


Nancy Slight-Gibney, Assistant Dean, Library Resource Management
Knight Library, Room 115E

  • Oversight/supervision of Human Resources Manager (OA) and Human Resources Librarian (NTTF)


Patrick Moore, Human Resources Manager, UO Libraries
Knight Library, Room 115B

  • Advise Library Administration on UO Human Resources policies and procedures
  • Benefits, FMLA, Worker's Compensation, etc., referrals and campus HR liaison
  • Classification and compensation reviews and referrals
  • Collective bargaining agreement interpretation (SEIU and United Academics)
  • Discipline and dismissal of employees (in conjunction with Dean of Libraries and campus HR Employee and Labor Relations)
  • Interpretation and documentation of library and UO personnel policies and guidelines
  • Onboarding of new hires (ESP: Employee Success Program coordinator)
  • Organizational development and training program coordination
  • Payroll administration for all library employees
  • Performance coaching/management for supervisors, classified staff and student employees
  • Performance review coordination for classified, student staff, officers of administration
  • Recruitment coordination for officers of administration, classified staff members, and student assistants
  • Represents ODHR as member of Library Council
  • Supervision of Administrative Program Specialist and Office Specialist 1
  • Benefits referrals and orientations, as needed
  • Contract renewal and/or promotion review process coordination and administration for Non-Tenure Track Faculty and Officers of Administration
  • ODHR website maintenance and creation, as needed
  • Performance review process coordination for unclassified staff
  • Recruitment and administration for Graduate Teaching Fellows
  • Recruitment coordination for Thomas Interns (donor-funded program directed towards exploring careers in libraries and information technology)
  • Recruitment coordination for unclassified staff searches
  • Volunteer placement, as needed


Crystal Karlsen, Payroll & Human Resources Coordinator (Administrative Program Specialist)
Knight Library, Room 115B

  • Coordination of UO Libraries' payroll functions for all staff
  • Campus liaison for payroll issues
  • Oversees classified employee recruitment process, in coordination with Library HRM
  • Orients new employees on first day
  • Personnel file maintenance for all library employees
  • Backup for Human Resources Manager in his/her absence
  • Staff directory and list maintenance
  • Telecommunications and building access coordination needs for library employees (computer access, phone, email, staff entrance code, keys, directories, parking permits)
  • Provide general office support


Brock Pitzer, Payroll Specialist (Office Specialist 1)
Knight Library, Room 115B

  • Coordination of unclassified staff leave reporting process
  • Audits all timesheets for permanent staff and students
  • Initiates and completes student hire paperwork
  • Processes manual checks

NOTE: We all may specialize in certain types of personnel actions, but we are all willing to help you find your answer!

Created by lastamba on Jan 16, 2014 Last updated Dec 6, 2016
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