• Human Resources

  • Woman working at her desk
  • Contact Us

  • Benefits

    Serving all University employees, focusing on long-range planning to help support YU's ability to attract, retain and serve an excellent faculty and staff, this team implements programs to help employees balance work and personal lives, and encourages wellness and prevention.

    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B16
    Fax: 212-960-0034

    Priscilla Greer
    Benefits Associate
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B14
    Phone: 646-592-4338

    Zuhey Perallon
    Benefits Specialist
    Phone: 646-592-4339

    Jane Gonzalez
    Director, University Benefits
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B16
    Phone: 646-592-4337

    HR Shared Services and Compensation

    Our team of professionals are here to assist you with HR processes, technologies and systems. The shared services model centralizes a service-oriented approach across the university. We partner with university administrators and leaders to improve transactional experiences while ensuring the various systems and/or processes are fully and accurately developed and implemented. This department also has a university-wide responsibility to support compensation programs, competitive salary positioning and policies while working to implement performance appraisal and the development of new rewards structures.


    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10/B12
    Fax: 212.960.0887

    Tanisha Riley

    Sr. Director HR Shared Services & Compensation

    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10
    Phone: 646-592-4548


    Christina Cruz-Mendez
    Associate Director of HR Technology and HRIS
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B12
    Phone: 646-592-4549

    Amanpreet Chadha
    HRIS Analyst
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10


    Roshawnda Pringle-Green
    HRIS Specialist
    Wilf Campus, Belfer Hall B10
    Phone: 646-592-4322

    Payroll Services

    The Payroll Services Department is comprised of two areas of specialization: Kronos Time and Attendance and Payroll processing.  The Kronos Timekeeping System is used to validate and approve employee timecards.  Payroll is responsible for the payment of all wages, tax withholdings and deductions that are on your pay statement.  The Payroll staff is available to answer questions regarding the Federal, State and Local withholding taxes, benefits, and deductions. 

    Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, New York, NY 10033
    Belfer Hall Room B12

    Email Address: payrollservices@yu.edu

    Fax Number: 212-960-0887

    Effie D. Smith
    Director, Payroll Services
    Belfer Hall Room 112

    Kronos Time and Attendance:

    Kathleen Murray-Kelly
    Kronos Specialist

    Payroll Staff

    Abiodun Osinowo
    Payroll Administrator

    Anthony Cruz
    Payroll Analyst

    Talent Management & HR Partners

    Employee Relations & Equity Compliance assists the University in a full range services.  We educate and coach employees, administrators, managers and supervisors in a variety of areas, including conflict resolution, management consultation, performance management, reorganizations, organizational development, interpretation of policies, union contracts, University policies & procedures, employee engagement activities, counseling, disciplinary matters and separations.  This area also provides oversight for University’s Title IX Program, affirmative action program, equal opportunity employment, compliance requirements & reporting and diversity outreach efforts. 


    Human Resources Recruitment Services (HRRS) is charged with coordinating the entire recruitment cycle and supporting departments in the hiring and onboarding of new employees. Human Resources Services also provides local support for HR inquiries and general employment related requests required by faculty and staff on all campuses.

    Talent Development provides program and individual support to the University community in the area of employee talent and career development.   Our goal is to support Yeshiva University's dedication to learning, teaching, research, and community by serving as a conduit to knowledge, information, services and expertise that empowers employee success. This area provides:  
    • Consulting services to leaders and managers   
    • Performance management training and support     
    • Talent development opportunities that enhance personal, professional and team growth   
    • Promotion of communication, teamwork and client service  

    Whatever our roles, and wherever we work, each of us supports the pursuit of knowledge and individual growth that symbolizes Yeshiva University.   To learn about our services and the opportunities for development available to you, please contact us at TRAINING@YU.EDU.  We hope you will come back often to learn about new programs and sponsored events. 

    Renée R. Coker
    Sr. Director, Talent Management/HR Partners & Title IX Officer
    Wilf Campus, BH 204
    Phone: 646-592-4336 

    Karin Rosenthal
    Director, Talent Management/HR Partners & Organizational Development Consultant
    Wilf Campus, BH 204
    Phone: 646-592-4557


    Barbara Nielsen
    Talent Management Partner
    Wilf Campus, BH 216
    Phone: 646-592-4567

    Sheri Young
    Talent Management Partner
    Wilf Campus, BH 204 
    Phone: 646-592-4558

    Christine Hennessey
    Talent Management & Onboarding Coordinator 
    Wilf Campus, BH 204
    Phone: 646-592-4559




    Office of the CHRO

    Office of the CHRO

    Ms. Julie Auster
    Chief HR Officer


    Ms. Luz Ovalle
    Executive Assistant

Yeshiva University
500 West 185th Street
New York, NY 10033

Connect With YU