Human Resources


 

In support of the Department of Neurology’s principles and values, the Neurology Human Resources team is focused on the central mission to provide and deliver superior support to the department’s most valuable resource - its PEOPLE.. We strive to exceed the expectations of our faculty, staff, peers, and community partners

Core Values

Service Excellence…
We value a customer service approach when interacting with and on behalf of our faculty, staff, and peers.
Teamwork…
We embrace and foster teamwork to accomplish tasks and achieve our goals.
Compassion…
We seek to demonstrate empathy, kindness, and respect for our customers and see inherent value in each person.
Integrity…
We respect individuals who possess and display integrity in their day-to-day professional and personal lives.

Services

Our services include: Recruitment and Hiring Policies and Procedures, Benefits, Payroll, Departmental Onboarding, Leaves of Absences, and Performance Management.

Staff Personnel & Payroll


 

Our Staff Human Resources team provides personnel services for staff employees in the Department of Neurology including the following:

  • Onboarding & Offboarding for staff and student-staff employees
  • Assistance with staff job descriptions, staff development and recruitment.
  • Staff Benefits Enrollment & Counseling
  • Assistance with staff compensation actions (i.e., promotions, reclassifications, equity increases in pay, etc.)
  • Parking requests for all of department of Neurology
  • Research and Administration Volunteer Processing
*Staff employees include: Administrative titles (Asst, Adm Spec, Adm Analyst, etc), Staff Research titles (SRA, Lab Asst), Undergrad and Grad students in staff titles, Workstudy students.
 

Our Payroll and Leave Management team provides payroll and compensation services for all employees in the Department of Neurology which includes some of the following:

  • Monitor, Audit and Submit Staff Bi-Weekly and Monthly Payroll using the Time and Attendance program HBS.
  • Monitor and Process Faculty Compensation & Payroll; including Z payments, Stipends, and Faculty Vacation Reporting
  • Identify and Resolve pay disputes i.e. overtime, holiday pay, accruals usage & earnings
  • Calculate and process manual transactions using a variety of financial systems including FACTS, FPM and PTR
  • Counsel, Coordinate and Process the Leave of Absence Program including FML, CFRA, Worker’s Compensation, Personal Leave and Faculty Sabbatical

 
 
LaKiesha Cummings Hamm
Manager, Staff Personnel & Payroll
Contact Information
 Reed C119
LCummings@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 825-6016
 
Julissa Cazares
Senior Staff Human Resource Analyst
Contact Information
 Reed C119
JCarrera@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 267-2827
 
Abelina "Abby" Contreras
Human Resource Generalist
Contact Information
 Reed C119
AHcontreras@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 825-6183
 
Enjoli Cormier
Payroll Analyst
Contact Information
 Reed C119
ECormier@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 825-0719
   

Academic Personnel


 

Our Academic Personnel team provides personnel services for Academic Employees in the Department of Neurology including the following:

  • Preparation and Analysis of faculty & academic series dossiers for appointment and advancement (Promotions and Merits)
  • Onboarding & Offboarding for Faculty & Academic employees
  • Coordination of Faculty Searches, in collaboration with the Chair’s Office, through UC Recruit, HERC, Journal Postings
  • Benefits Enrollment & Counseling
  • Outside Income Reporting
*Academic employees include: Neurology Faculty, Clinical Instructors, Researchers, Project Scientists, Specialists, Visiting Academic Employees, and Voluntary Faculty
 
 
General Inbox
NeuroHRAcademics@mednet.ucla.edu

Elizabeth "Eli" Paray
Manager, Academic Personnel
Contact Information
 Reed C119
EParay@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 206-6959
 
Yadira Marquez
Academic Personnel Analyst
Contact Information
 Reed C119
YYMarquez@mednet.ucla.edu
(310) 206-6567
  

Staff