The Human Resources Department provides centralized support to Central Oregon Community College District, its students, faculty, and staff in the areas of labor and employee relations, faculty and staff recruitment, selection and retention, classification and compensation, equal opportunity, and training and development. We are a business partner to the College and departments to help meet College objectives as they related to employees, culture, and productivity.
Our guiding principles to develop people and resources for success are based on:
- Partnering with customers to provide high performing and diverse workforce.
- Establishing and maintaining systems supporting employee functions.
- Developing and implementing policies, procedures and programs that promote a positive, sustainable, respectful, and productive work environment.
- Ensuring equal opportunity.
Contact COCC Human Resources
General HR questions*
Address:2600 NW College Way
Bend, OR 97703
*Please send all Employee Service requests toMyHR@cocc.eduas this mailbox is checked routinely by HR staff.
About Human Resources
The Human Resources Department is organized by function to provide service to our employees and the public. The following sections, while not inclusive, will guide you through our services:
Human Resources Employee Services
With our front desk as the primary point of contract, this hub within HR provides operational support to the day to day activities. This team is responsible for personnel actions, employee records, database maintenance, and HR forms.
This central function responds to general questions and inquiries from the public, employees, and supervisors, including HR processes, employment inquiries, and similar.
Recruitment and Hiring
Faculty & Irregular Wage, Workstudy
Administrator & Classified
This team serves as support in all areas of recruitment and selection, job postings, onboarding and offboarding.
Compensation, Employee Concerns, Labor Relations
Compensation is determined by the HR Director in coordination with hiring managers. Employee and labor relations encompasses policies and procedures, employee performance, collective bargaining negotiations and implementation.
HR develops and delivers training to employees and supervisors, provides guidance on performance management, and assists supervisors and employees with employee issues, including corrective action.
Benefits, Wellness, Leave Management
This functional area encompasses benefits, wellness, and leave management responsibilities. As a resource, these services focus on management of insurance benefits, wellness programs, and leave management. Leave management includes FMLA/OFLA, ADA, long term leaves, and other leave of absences.
Compliance, Equal Opportunity and Title IX
Primary for Compliance and Equal Opportunity:Laura Boehmex7219
Primary for Title IX:Alicia Moore X7244
The College is committed to civil rights, nondiscrimination, equal opportunity, diversity, and inclusion. This area focuses on complying with and investigating matters related to various provisions of state and federal discrimination and civil rights laws, such as ADEA, ADA, Title VII and Title IX.
Performance Management and Training
Our HR staff works together to ensure that supervisors and employees have opportunities to build skills and to learn about our services. We collaborate with the campus community to provide ongoing resources in this area that focus on developing staff and faculty. Additionally, employees and supervisors can seek assistance addressing employee interpersonal challenges and conflicts.
Seana Barry, HR Operations Manager
Rachel Knox, HR Compliance Manager
Karen Peters, HR Benefits/Wellness Manager
Laura Boehme, Chief Information/Human Resources Officer
View theCOCC Nondiscrimination Statement. Persons having questions about equal opportunity and nondiscrimination should contact the Equal Employment Officer, c/o COCC's Human Resources office, 541.383.7233. All selections of personnel are based upon bonafide occupational qualifications. We encourage minorities and women to apply. In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Central Oregon Community College will hire only U.S. citizens and those alien workers lawfully authorized to work in the United States.