Meet The Team

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Dr. Heidi Louisy, PhD.
Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Diversity Officer
Phone: 256-782-5007

Provides strategic leadership to the Department of Human Resources by developing and executing human resource strategies in support of the overall strategic direction of the University, with specific focus on succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, and compensation.  

Kandace Hamilton

Kandace Hamilton, JD
Director of Diversity and Inclusion

Phone:  256-782-8568

Responsible for developing, planning, coordinating, implementing and administering strategies (diversity programs/activities) to ensure the University’s compliance with applicable Federal and State laws pertaining to, but not limited to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), Diversity, Americans with Disability Act (ADA), and Affirmative Action (AA), in support of the university’s mission, and for promoting and supporting an inclusive and equitable campus community.

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Tammy McCain, PHR, SHRM-CP
Director, Human Resources Operations
Phone:  256-782-8568

Provides support to the Chief Human Resources Officer by overseeing the Talent Acquisition and Benefits Administration, facilitating the onboarding of all employee,Workforce Administration, Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Classification and Compensation Administration, and Position Management functions; provides support with the facilitation of personnel actions, and the department’s annual budget.


Kathy Miller, B.B.A
HR Coordinator and Benefits Specialist
Phone: 256-782-8569

Coordinates and facilitates all Benefits offered to JSU employees, to include the enrollment of new hires into selected Benefits options, the coordination of Benefits and Wellness events and activities, and for facilitating all JSU leaves, including the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

 Shara McNutt

Shara McNutt
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Phone: 256-782-8566

Provides assistance with talent acquisition initiatives and the recruitment and onboarding of Administrative, Executive, and Faculty positions. Serves as a collaborative partner in aligning talent acquisition initiatives with institutional and departmental goals and objects by serving as a subject matter expert. 

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Seazon Tierce
HRIS Assistant
Phone: 256-782-8895

Provides support with the Human Resources Information System (HRIS), Classification and Compensation Administration, and Position Management functions, administers personnel actions, and the department’s annual budget. 

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Lu Moseley
Coordinator, Employment & Personnel Records
Phone: 256-782-8562

Oversees the input and maintenance of all employment and personnel records. 

 Beverly Moore

Beverly Moore
Administrative Coordinator
Phone: 256-782-8570

Provides administrative support to the Department of Human Resources by assisting with the daily operations, facilitating the operations HR administrative systems, administering HR policies and procedures, assisting with recruitment efforts, the coordination of HR related programs and events, and tracking and maintaining mandatory employee training records.