SHRS Leadership Team


Jami Painter, Ed.M., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

painterj@uillinois.edu | 217.244.8247

 


Eric Smith, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Assistant Vice President for Equal Opportunity and Human Resources

eas@uillinois.edu | 217.244.1394

 


Katie Ross, Ed.M., PHR, SHRM-CP

Senior Director, System Human Resource Services

katross@uillinois.edu | 217.244.7979

 


Angela Foster, M.A., SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Director for System Human Resource Services

anfoster@uillinois.edu | 217.333.7671

 


University Human Resource Offices

Human Resources at the University of Illinois is a complex area of work with a set of roles and responsibilities that are divided between System Human Resource Services and the university Human Resources offices.  One of the responsibilities of the Associate Vice President of System Human Resource Services is to bring the universities HR leadership together to collaborate on initiatives that will provide the human resources support needed by the university to meet its land-grand guided mission.  The members of the collaborative leadership team and a link to their websites are listed below.

Elyne Cole

Senior Associate Chancellor for Human Resources  University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Melissa Mlynski

Senior Director of Human Resources  University of Illinois at Springfield

Michael Ginsburg

Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources  University of Illinois at Chicago

Nicholas Haubach

Chief Human Resources Officer University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System