About HR - Human Resources at Ohio State

About Human Resources

Welcome to Ohio State Human Resources.

The Ohio State University is an extraordinary place because of our people. With more than 150 years of history, talented individuals contribute their best every day to teach students, care for patients, deliver breakthrough research and support tremendous outcomes that change and improve lives.

Human Resources at Ohio State is comprised of professionals, programs and services that are dedicated to delivering world class talent and creating a workplace culture that is unique to Buckeye Nation and drives inspiration, student success and global solutions.

Our unwavering commitment as HR professionals is to care for people and to make the employee experience remarkable. Every person is important to our collective success.

Our approach is grounded in shared vision, transparency, facts, authenticity, collaborative partnerships and achieving talent solutions that advance the mission of Ohio State.

I invite you to explore the information and resources available on the Human Resources website as you consider the opportunities that make a career at Ohio State a rewarding experience.

Go Buckeyes!

Jeff Risinger, PhD
Senior Vice President
Talent, Culture & Human Resources

HR Executive Leadership Team

Beth Brengartner

Senior HR Business Partner
Health Sciences (not including College of Medicine)

Nina Brooks

Diversity and Inclusion

Pam Doseck

Senior Director
Benefits and Wellness

Mary Ellis

Senior Director

Katie Hall

Interim Associate Vice President
Shared Services

Marjie Hamlett

Chief of Staff
Director of HR Operations

Jill Hannah

Senior HR Business Partner
Wexner Medical Center

Molly Hanrahan

Senior HR Business Partner
Wexner Medical Center

Linette (Lin) Hillis

Associate Vice President
Talent, Diversity and Leadership

Alison Mincey

Senior Associate Vice President
Human Resources, Wexner Medical Center

Tom Ramey

Senior Director
Employee & Labor Relations

Raegan Schneider

Senior HR Business Partner
Administrative and VP Units

Kimberly Shumate

Associate Vice President
Strategic Initiatives

Martin D. Smith

Senior HR Business Partner
Academic Units and Regional Campuses


Ohio State HR is comprised of approximately 400 staff who provide service to over 45,000 faculty, staff and student employees every day.


We provide proactive Human Resources services and solutions that create an environment inspiring pride, diversity and accountability, while also engaging faculty and staff to focus on the core mission of The Ohio State University.


We deliver the strategic talent and culture framework that drives employee inspiration, student success and global solutions.


1590 North High Street, Suite 300

The majority of Human Resources departments are located in the South Campus Gateway at the corner of E. 11th Avenue and N. High Street.

660 Ackerman Road

This location houses Wexner Medical Center Human Resources, The Ohio State University Health Plan, the Ohio State Employee Assistance Program and provides wellness services in support of Your Plan for Health.