Human Resources Consultants

HR Consultants provide guidance and support to managers and employees of designated departments with special emphasis on issues related to performance management and employee relations. HR Consultants understand operational facets of the departments, colleges, and institutes they support, including strategic goals and the human resources aspects related to those goals in order to deliver the most effective solutions possible.

An HR Consultant (HRC) is assigned to every department on campus. To learn more about the HRC assigned to your department, see below or call askHR at (574) 631-5900.


Mark Kocovski, Director – HR Consulting

  • Departments: Economic Development, Human Resources, Investment Office, Office of the Executive Vice President, Office of the President

Lori Maurer

Lori Maurer, Associate Director, HR Consulting

  • Departments: Office of Information Technology, Athletics, ACE, Institute for Education Initiatives, Provost’s Office


Sharon Hawkins, Senior Human Resources Consultant

  • Department: Campus Safety & University Operations, CSUO: Building Management, CSUO: Building Services, CSUO: Campus Work Control Center, CSUO: Sustainability, CSUO: Warehouse, Delivery & Transportation (Central Receiving, General Services, Mail Distribution, Recycling, Surplus Property, Transportation Services), CSUO: Aviation, CSUO: Land O’Lakes, UEE: Campus Card Office, UEE: Cedar Grove Cemetery, UEE: Hammes Notre Dame Bookstore & Retail Operations, UEE: Licensing, UEE: Notre Dame Clubs & Concessions, CSUO: Custodial Services

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Jessica Schuman, Human Resources Consultant

  • Departments: Finance, OSPIR, VP Mission Engagement & Church Affairs, Academic Services for Student Athletes, Colleges: Keough School of Global Affairs, Colleges: Law School, Colleges: Mendoza College of Business, Colleges: School of Architecture, Graduate School, Office of Digital Learning, Registrar


Kim Patton, Human Resources Consultant

  • Departments: General Counsel, University Relations, College of Engineering, Colleges: College of Arts & Letters, Colleges: College of Science, DeBartolo Performing Arts Center,
    Idea Center, Inspired Leadership Institute, Kaneb Center for Teaching & Learning, ND Research, Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

LaKrisha Newbill

LaKrisha Newbill, Human Resources Consultant

  • Departments: Audit & Advisory, OPAC, Student Affairs, AnBryce Scholars Program, Center for Social Concerns, CUSE, Enrollment, Center for Academic Advising, Hesburgh Libraries, Institutes: McGrath Institute for Church Life, Notre Dame Scholar’s Program, ROTC, Snite Museum, TRiO Programs, University of Notre Dame Press

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Sandra Garcia, Human Resources Consultant

  • Departments: UEE: Campus Dining, UEE: St. Michael’s Laundry, University Enterprises & Events

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Ten Gray, Human Resources Consultant

  • Departments: CSUO: NDFD, CSUO: NDPD, CSUO: Risk Management & Safety, Facilities Design & Operations, UEE: Morris Inn & ND Conference Center, UEE:VenueND, UEE: Game Day, UEE: Special Events

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