University of Illinois System

SHRS Leadership Team

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

Senior Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer | 217.244.8247



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

Assistant Vice President, System Human Resource Services | 217.244.7979


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

Director for System Human Resource Services | 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.

Shari Mickey-Boggs

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

Melissa Mlynski

Senior Director of Human Resources  University of Illinois Springfield

Michael Ginsburg

Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources  University of Illinois Chicago

Nicholas Haubach

Chief Administrative Officer University of Illinois Hospital and Health Sciences System