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The Ohio State University at Newark: Human Resources Contacts & Information

HR Connection
All university HR and payroll inquiries should be directed to HR Connection, Ohio State’s shared services operation and primary point of contact for HR and payroll needs. HR Connection provides support for employee inquiries across the areas of benefits, compensation, employee and labor relations, talent, and payroll. The contact information is provided below. In addition, employees can leverage Compass, a digital home for Ohio State information.


Pictured left to right: John Ralston, Sherry Abbott, and Patsy Henderson

Human Resources Staff for Ohio State Newark

John D. Ralston
740-366-9360
HR Business Partner, Ohio State, and Director, Human Resources, COTC
Strategic consultation with campus leaders, compensation, performance management, position descriptions, policy & procedures, employee relations, and labor relations.

Sherry Abbott
740-364-9550
HR Consultant, Ohio State and COTC
Search & hiring, new employee orientation, benefits, worker's compensation, H-1B, permanent residency, exit interviews.

Patsy Henderson
740-366-9367
HR Assistant, Ohio State and COTC
General inquiries, search status inquiries, new hire paperwork.


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