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Modified Operations

Due to COVID-19, Radford University has modified campus operations, as a result, the Department of Human Resources is utilizing remote work arrangements for most of our staff.  We are able to provide most of our typical services while working remotely. Please contact any of our staff for assistance.  Immediate access to phones may be limited for some staff but please leave a voicemail or send us an email and we will get back to you as soon as possible. during normal business hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Phone: 540-831-5008
TTY: 540-831-5128

Fax: 540-831-6278

Physical Address:
Tyler Place (2nd Floor)
314B Tyler Avenue
Radford, VA  24141

Mailing Address:
Radford University
P.O. Box 6889
Radford, VA  24142

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00am

Our Staff

Carmella Carter

Carmella Carter

Human Resources Consultant
(540) 831-6455

Email Carmella

Amel Cuskovic

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources 
(540) 831-5008

Email Amel

Ruby Dwyer

Ruby Dwyer

Training & Development Coordinator
(540) 831-7286

Email Ruby

Marcia Elliott

Director of Human Resources System Operations
(540) 831-5584

Email Marcia

Kristin Gilbert

Human Resources Business Partner
(540) 831-6229

Email Kristin

Geneva Jennings

Manager of Talent Acquisition & Compensation 
(540) 831-6226

Email Geneva

Ethan Jones

Human Resources Assistant
(540) 831-5008

Email Ethan

Jenene Lewis

Jenene Lewis

Employee Relations Specialist
(540) 831-7286

Email Jenene

Lisa Lorton

Lisa Lorton

Human Resources Consultant
(540) 831-6521

Email Lisa

Danette Poole

Benefits & Retirement Specialist
(540) 831-6110

Email Danette

Angela Poston

Angela Poston

Human Resources Specialist
(540) 831-5421

Email Angela

Melissa Watkins

Human Resources Specialist
(540) 831-6177

Email Melissa

HR Liaisons per Division

Division HR Liaisons
Academic Affairs Carmella Carter, Melissa Watkins
Advancement Lisa Lorton, Angela Poston
Enrollment Management Lisa Lorton, Angela Poston
Executive Lisa LortonAngela Poston
Finance & Administration Kristin GilbertAngela Poston
Information Technology Lisa LortonAngela Poston
Student Affairs Lisa LortonAngela Poston
University Relations Lisa Lorton, Angela Poston

Primary Contact for HR Services

Responsibility Name / Area

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Jenene Lewis

Disciplinary Action

Jenene Lewis

Discrimination and Harassment

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


Jenene Lewis
Insurance (Health & Life) Danette Poole


Danette Poole

New Hire Orientation

Geneva Jennings

Performance Management

Jenene Lewis
Retirement & Planning Danette Poole

Tuition Waiver

Danette Poole

Website Management

Ethan Jones

Worker's Compensation

Danette Poole