Human Resources

Our goal is to deliver quality service in a courteous, dependable and timely manner to all faculty and staff. We hope this website provides the resources to assist you throughout your employment in the College of Engineering.

Office Location:
132 Hammond Building
814-865-8767 (fax)

Meet Our Staff

Angela Pope

Human Resources Strategic Partner

Danielle Fritchman

Human Resources Consultant

Specialty Areas: Flexible Work Arrangements, Audits, 25-year Chair Award, Reporting/Data Requests, Staff Advisory Council HR Liason

Sara Hackett

Human Resources Consultant

Department Work Assignments: Aerospace Engineering (AERO) and Acoustics (ACS); Breazeale Nuclear Reactor; Chemical Engineering (CHE); Dean Peeples; Associate Dean for Faculty Shelley Stoffels; Facilities Administration; Facilities Engineering Institute (FEI); Larson Transportation Institute (LTI); Nuclear Engineering

Specialty Areas: Academic Affairs

Dayna Kann

Human Resources Consultant

Department Work Assignments: Associate Dean of Equity and Inclusion; Computer Science and Engineering; Electrical Engineering; Finance; Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering; Industry Innovation and Development; Mechanical Engineering; Networking, Computing, and Training Services; School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science; School of Engineering Design and Innovation

Specialty Areas: Payroll & time tracking issues, Supplemental Pay

Lisa Lingle

Human Resources Consultant

Department Work Assignments: Architectural Engineering (AE); Assessment and Metrics; Associate Dean of Education; Biomedical Engineering (BME); Business Administration; Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE); Development; Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM); Marketing & Communications; Associate Dean for Research/Research Administration

Specialty Areas: Tenure Track/Non-Tenure Offer Letters - guidance and finalization for signature, Reappointments/reappointment letters (including postdoc)

Penn State Human Resources

The Penn State Human Resources is a service organization that supports and enhances the University's vision to become one of the nation's preeminent public universities. It is responsible for integrating administrative divisions into the framework of the institution, providing expert advice and counsel to colleges, departments, faculty, and staff, and strengthening positive efforts to attract and retain quality employees.

Penn State Human Resources includes:

  • Employee Benefits and Health Initiatives
  • Employee and Family Resources
  • Workplace Learning
  • Performance Management
  • New Hire and Employment Resources
  • Manager Tools

For more information, please visit Penn State Human Resources website.


WorkLion is the central resource to access Penn State HR services including Workday, HR Shared Services, Learning Resource Network (professional development), HR knowledge base, and other HR tools and announcements for employees and managers.

HR Shared Services can be reached by calling (814) 865-1473 during hours of operation Monday through Friday from 8:30 am - 4:30 pm EST or by submitting an inquiry through the WorkLion portal accessible 24/7.

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