Contact Us

General HR Inquires

Main Office
  • Phone: 540-831-5008
  • TTY: 540-831-5128
  • Fax: 540-831-6278
  • Email: hr@radford.edu

Benefits Inquires

Including Insurance, Retirement, Leave, Workers' Comp.
  • Main Phone: 540-831-6110
  • Secondary: 540-831-5583
  • Fax: 540-831-6278
  • Email: benefits@radford.edu
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Mailing Address:
Radford University
P.O. Box 6889
Radford, VA  24142

Office Location:
Tyler Place (2nd Floor)
314B Tyler Avenue 
Radford, VA  24141

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 5:00pm
(Lobby Closes 12pm-1pm)
Contact us to schedule an appointment

Directions to Our Office

In the building commonly referred to as Tyler Place, Human Resources is located at 314B Tyler Avenue on the 2nd floor. 

If you are coming from an on-campus location, our building can be found directly across the street from Norwood and Walker Halls. Head through the breezeway then enter the only double glass doors on your left and take the elevator or stairs to the second floor.

Coming from I-81 off exit 109, keep straight on Tyler Avenue through both stoplights.  As you arrive at Radford University use the middle lane and continue down Tyler Avenue until you get to the Clement Street intersection.  Use the left turning lane to turn onto Clement Street then make an immediate right into the first parking lot. As you enter the lot, there are reserved HR visitor parking spots.  Head through the breezeway then enter the only double glass doors on your right and take the elevator or stairs to the second floor.

Coming from Downtown or exit 105, keep straight on Main Street until you arrive at Radford University at the stoplight for the Tyler Avenue intersection, use the right lane, and head up Tyler Avenue until you get to the Clement Street intersection.  Make a right turn onto Clement Street, then make an immediate right into the first parking lot. As you enter the lot, there are reserved HR visitor parking spots.  Head through the breezeway then enter the only double glass doors on your right and take the elevator or stairs to the second floor.

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Meet Our Staff

Carmella Carter

Carmella Carter

Assistant Director for HR Operations
(540) 831-6455

Email Carmella

Amel Cuskovic

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Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

Email Amel

Marcia Elliott

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Manager, Talent and Organizational Development 
(540) 831-5584

Email Marcia

Kristin Gilbert

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Human Resources Business Partner
(540) 831-6229

Email Kristin

Klarissa Hendrix

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Benefits Manager 
(540) 831-5583

Email Klarissa

Geneva Jennings

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Manager, Talent Acquisition & Employee Experience
(540) 831-6226

Email Geneva

Ethan Jones

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Human Resources Coordinator
(540) 831-5008

Email Ethan

Jenene Lewis

Jenene Lewis

Employee Relations Consultant
(540) 831-7286

Email Jenene

Lisa Lorton

Lisa Lorton

Human Resources Consultant
(540) 831-6521

Email Lisa

Danette Poole

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Benefits Analyst
(540) 831-6110

Email Danette

Angela Poston

Angela Poston

Human Resources Specialist
(540) 831-5421

Email Angela

Melissa Watkins

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Human Resources Specialist
(540) 831-6177

Email Melissa
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Primary Contact For HR Service

Service/Topic Primary Contact

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Jenene Lewis

Disciplinary Action

Jenene Lewis

Discrimination and Harassment

Office of Diversity and Equity
Employment Verification Ethan Jones | Payroll (for income)
Form I-9 (Employment Eligibility Verification) Ethan Jones

Grievances

Jenene Lewis
Insurance (Health & Life) Danette Poole | Klarissa Hendrix

Leave

Danette Poole

New Hire Orientation

Geneva Jennings

Onboarding

Kristin Gilbert | Lisa Lorton | Ethan Jones

Performance Management

Jenene Lewis
Retirement Planning Danette Poole | Klarissa Hendrix

Training | VLC

Marcia Elliott 

Tuition Waiver

Ethan Jones | Danette Poole

Website Management

Ethan Jones

Worker's Compensation

Danette Poole | Klarissa Hendrix

 

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Primary HR Contact By Division & Employee Classification

Division Full-Time   Part-Time & Student
Academic Affairs Kristin Gilbert Melissa Watkins
Athletics Kristin Gilbert Melissa Watkins
Central Administration Lisa Lorton
Angela Poston
Enrollment Management Lisa Lorton
Angela Poston
Finance & Administration | Information Technology Lisa Lorton Angela Poston
Student Affairs Lisa Lorton Angela Poston
University Advancement | University Relations Kristin Gilbert Angela Poston