Meet the Human Resources Team

The Human Resource team is available to support faculty and staff in a wide variety of programs and services.

If you have a general question, please reach us at hr@hmc.edu.

Dana Nagengast, SHRM-SCP

Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

dnagengast@hmc.edu
909.621.8512

  • Provide human resource consultation and support to management, faculty and staff at the College.
  • Lead and direct the daily operations of Human Resource services for recruitment and retention, compensation and benefits, performance management, employee relations, HRIS/Payroll, policy administration, and professional and organizational development that support the College’s strategic goals.
  • Serve as the College’s Affirmative Action Officer and monitor the College’s Affirmative Action Plans.
  • Lead human resource initiatives and human resource services for the College.
  • Serve as the liaison with The Claremont Colleges (TCC) Services, in the administration of faculty and staff group benefit plans.

Carol Saldivar, PHR

Associate Director for Human Resources – Investigations & Employee Relations

csaldivar@hmc.edu
909.607.9807

  • Partner with the AVPHR to investigate and resolve workplace complaints involving faculty, staff and students at the College.  Serve as a Title IX investigator for the College.
  • Facilitate employee relations, respond to inquiries and provide coaching and support to management, staff and faculty.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for employees and supervisors related to performance management, performance improvement plans, and workers compensation matters.
  • Provide consultation and advice to management, staff and faculty regarding human resources policies and procedures.
  • Partner with the AVPHR to support human resource initiatives and human resource services for the College.

Patrice Siffert

Associate Director for Human Resources – Employment & HR Services

psiffert@hmc.edu 
909.607.4154

  • Partner with the AVPHR to oversee recruitment, onboarding, and retention for staff, compensation and benefits, leave of absence coordination, Law Room training, and other HR services for the College.
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to provide guidance on exempt recruitment, support job postings for exempt and non-exempt positions, facilitate onboarding for faculty and exempt new hires.
  • Process related employment changes for all existing faculty and staff.
  • Serve as point-of-contact for compensation reporting, analysis and administration, including job descriptions and market research, benefit administration, and leave of absence coordination.
  • Provide consultation and advice to management, staff and faculty regarding human resources policies and procedures.

Esteban Pardo

Human Resource Generalist

epardo@hmc.edu 
909.607.9700

  • Partner with the Associate Director of Human Resources and the AVPHR to administer recruitment for staff and student employees, which includes processing and coordinating Workday job postings and job advertisements, offer letters, background checks, and pre-employment physicals.
  • Oversee the recruitment and hiring processes for student employment program and provide student orientation and on-boarding needs.  Coordinate hiring for Upward Bound and all temporary employment hires.
  • Coordinate new hire orientations and on-boarding with staff; support faculty records and on-boarding, and coordinate staff employment changes.  Oversee all HR data and records management.
  • Administer the College year-end HR service award program and College Dependent Scholarship program, as well as other HR Department services.
  • Respond to inquires and provide guidance to all employees regarding recruitment, benefits, leaves of absences/workers compensation, and all other employment needs.

Marisela Gonzalez

Human Resources Payroll Coordinator

magonzalez@hmc.edu
909.607.2729

  • Partner with the Associate Director for Human Resources – Investigations and Employee Relations and the AVPHR to administer and process payroll for student employees and non-exempt employees of the College, in collaboration with TCCS Payroll, which includes review of online timecards and approvals, monthly accrual sign-off, and submitting special payments.
  • Provide technical support for Workday HRIS and Kronos Time & Attendance and provide related training and support to student employees and other community members.
  • Oversee the payroll processing for the student employment program and provide support for students and department payroll processors.
  • Provide assistance in processing verification of employment requests for staff and faculty.
  • Assist with processing and payment of the College Rideshare program.

Pogos Boyadzhyan

HRIS Analyst

pboyadzhyan@hmc.edu
909.607.4096

  • Partner with the Assistant Vice President for Human Resources and other HR staff to provide the College community support as a Workday HRIS technical point-of-contact.
  • Partner with members of the Office of Human Resources and Business Affairs Office to gather, prepare and analyze statistical data to respond to salary and benefit surveys, annual staff salary increase program, and other internal and external reporting.
  • Assist Business and Financial Affairs staff with data collection, review, analysis and reporting as requested.
  • Serve as a technical point-of-contact for the Office of Human Resources and assist subject matter experts with ensuring data integrity, testing of system changes, report writing and analyzing data flows for process improvement opportunities.
  • Partner with The Claremont Colleges Services Business Systems Unit regarding enhancements, testing, and processes that may affect other Claremont Colleges.