For General Department Human Resource Needs

Business Services Helpdesk   - Submit a Ticket - To better serve your needs, we've implemented the helpdesk which is a forum for you to submit questions and request actions from department staff.  It's a great way to ensure your request is getting to the correct and knowledgeable staff member in our Business Team.   

  • ChemHR - Use this to submit salary changes (speedtype, appointment end date, etc.), Employee Information Changes, Personnel Effort Transfers (PET) Requests, Or to Ask an HR Question about ePERs Certification, Payroll Questions, etc. 

Human Resource Contact Information

Chemistry

Janie Mckenzie, Director of Operations, HR, & Faculty Affairs
Office: Cristol Chemistry 100G
Phone: 303-492-6428
Email: janie.mckenzie@colorado.edu

  • Manage department HR Processes & Department Operations
  • Supervise CHEM Graduate Program Manager, HR Coordinator, Building Manager, Admin III, and Student Workers
  • Manage Faculty Affairs Processes

Matthew Bohn, HR Coordinator/Manager
Office: Cristol Chemistry 
Phone: 303-492-6299
Email: chemhr@colorado.edu

  • Assist Director of Operations with Hiring of and Processing Appointments for New Faculty, Staff, Research Faculty, & Students
  • Entering and Maintaining Information of New and Current Employees in the Payroll System & Liason with Other Departments 
  • Helping Employees with HR Questions & Concerns
  • I-9 Partner
  • Checking Bi-Weekly and Monthly Payroll Statements for Accuracy & Payroll Entry
  • Complete Payroll Expense Transfers (PETs) 
  • Track ePERs

Otha Barrow, Chemistry Graduate Program Manager
Office: Cristol Chemistry 
Phone: 303-492-6299
Email: chemgrad@colorado.edu

  • Manage Chem Graduate Student Admissions, Applications, Recruiting, Open House Acceptance/Office Letters, Status/Rejection and Answering Graduate Student Questions
  • Maintains Graduate Student Records, Processing Paperwork
  • CUMES Scheduling
  • Run Reports & Advising Students/Faculty Regarding Department & Graduate Rules
  • Work with Faculty to Determine Graduate Student Appointments Each Term
  • Manage Course Scheduling for all courses above 3XXX in CU SIS, Create CTUF's and Course Proposals and enter TA and Instructor Information Each Term

Biochemistry

Lee Gutmacher, Biochemistry Manager of Human Resources
Office: JSCBB A171B
Phone: 303-725-7117
Email: lee.gutmacher@colorado.edu

  • HCM Entry for Staff, Research Faculty, & Student Assistants
  • I-9 Partner
  • Complete Payroll Expense Transfers (PETs)
  • MyLeave for Monthly Staff, Research Faculty, & Bi-Weekly Student Employees
  • Monitor Discrimination & Harrassment Training
  • Track ePERs
  • Liason for ISSS and Foreign Scholars

Pamela Williamson, Biochemistry Graduate Student Coordinator
Office: JSCBB B217
Phone: 303-735-7616
Email: pamela.williamson@colorado.edu

  • Manage Biochem Graduate Student Admissions, Applications, Recruiting, Open House Acceptance/Office Letters, Status/Rejection and Answering Graduate Student Questions
  • Maintains Graduate Student Records, Processing Paperwork
  • Run Reports & Advising Students/Faculty Regarding Department & Graduate Rules
  • Work with Faculty to Determine Graduate Student Appointments Each Term