Staff contacts

General enquiries

Employee Services is your first point of contact for all things employment related such as recruitment activities, salary administration and general enquiries.

In person

You can find us in Building 1410 on the Bathurst campus and in Building 476 on the Wagga Wagga campus.

Employee Services team

  • Linda van Gemert - Team Leader
  • Cathrine Hummerston - Senior Employee Services Officer
  • Leonie Crowe - Employee Services Officer
  • Kerry Maloney - Employee Services Officer
  • Lauren Brown - Employee Services Officer
  • Rebecca Clancy - Employee Services Officer

Business Partners

The Business Partners work with your Division or Faculty to provide coaching and support. They help leaders and managers enhance team performance and development. The team implements customised people strategies via a range of human resources processes, systems and tools.

Name and positionFocus portfolioExtension
Dane Hegvold
Senior Manager, Business Partnering
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Office of Public Relations and Communication
Office of Global Engagement
84317
Holly Weal
Senior Business Partner
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Faculty of Arts and Education
84632
Rhianna Stringfield
Senior Business Partner
Advancement
Business Development Office
Division of Strategy, Marketing and Analysis
Division of Student Success
UniLife
84106
Kylie Bennett
Business Partner
Division of Facilities Management
Division of Finance
Division of Information Technology
Office of the Chief Operating Officer
84610
Matt Hansen
Business Partner
Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Science
Division of Learning and Teaching
Division of Library Services
86278
Marissa Pideski
Business Partner
Division of Security, Safety and Wellbeing
Division of Students
Faculty of Science and Health – Technical and Enterprise
32261
Paul Locker
Business Partner
Faculty of Science and Health – Academic 34153

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

Our team champion a safe and connected community that delivers equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging for all at Charles Sturt University.  We are responsible for developing Charles Sturt's First Nations Employment Strategy and a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy to increase employment and engagement across key identified areas. For further information about the activities our team are involved with please visit  Respect, Equity and Diversity.

NamePositionExtension
Kirsty Smith Manager, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion  
Nic Steepe Project Manager, Equity Diversity and Inclusion 34156
Megan EvansActing, First Nations Employment Coordinator 0416 395 865
Megan Evans First Nations Cadetship Coordinator 0416 395 865

Talent Acquisition (Recruitment)

Our talent acquisition team focuses on hiring the right people at the right time. If you're a manager looking to hire, our team can provide strategic and operational advice and support you through the recruitment process.

Name and PositionFocus PortfolioExtension
Bronwyn Harvey
Manager, Talent Acquisition
Office of the Vice-Chancellor
University Council
Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs
Division of People and Culture
34224
Rhiannon Voigt
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)
Faculty of Science and Health
Division of Student Success
32213
Ragan Callaghan
Talent Acquisition Consultant
(Tuesday - Friday)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Division of Library Services
Division of Learning and Teaching
Faculty of Arts and Education
57009
Kassandra Mangan
Talent Acquisition Consultant
(Monday - Tuesday)
Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research)
Division of Library Services
Division of Learning and Teaching
Faculty of Arts and Education
84189
Tracy Berry
Talent Acquisition Consultant
Chief Operating Officer
Division of Finance
Division of Information Technology
Division of Security, Safety and Wellbeing
Division of Strategy Marketing and Analysis
Division of Students
Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences
Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs
Office of International
84956
Tamara Nicol
Talent Acquisition Officer
 84013
Ebonnie McCoullough
Talent Acquisition Officer
 32200

Organisational Development

If you're looking for information about professional development, Academic promotion, RED, our reward and recognition program or our Employee Development and Review Scheme (EDRS) contact the team in Organisational Development. We're also your key contacts for the Charles Sturt Capability Framework, Workforce and Succession Planning, the Charles Sturt Values and your voice staff survey.

NamePositionExtension
Katie Sheridan Organisational Development Advisor 34214
Joanne St John Organisational Development Advisor 32017
Rebecca Slattery Organisational Development Advisor 57003

Academic promotions

For enquiries about academic promotions, please email academicpromotions@csu.edu.au.

Employee Relations

The Employee Relations team supports employer-employee relationships in addressing and resolving workplace conflicts and contributing to employee engagement and commitment to the University. It also plays a role in making sure workplace standards are maintained.

NamePositionExtensionLocation
Andrew Crowl Manager, Employee Relations 32212 Wagga Wagga
Usman Bhatti Senior Employee Relations Officer 84327 Canberra
Lisa Tuineau Employee Relations Officer 84734 Bathurst

Systems

The Systems team work hard behind the scenes on the many systems that support our people and culture processes. They contribute to external and internal reporting.

NamePositionExtension
Stephen Kreuzberger Manager, Systems Development  84955
Kathryn Mackay Systems Officer 84869
Zac Watts Systems Officer 86269

Office of the Executive Director

The Executive Director is a member of the Chief Operating Officer's Leadership Team and Sponsor of the People Strategy initiatives as part of the 2030 University Strategy.

NamePositionExtensionLocation
Maria Crisante Executive Director, People and Culture 84738 Dubbo
Karen Sutton Director, Leadership, Culture and Capability  Dubbo
Kerry Murnain Director, Strategy, Partnerships and Inclusion  Port Macquarie
Jennie Anderson Director, Workforce Services and Business Improvement 84615 Bathurst
Amanda Bennett Executive Officer 84316 Bathurst
Rosaleen Sullivan Executive Assistant 84738 Bathurst
Dawn Rudd Administrative Assistant 32716 Wagga Wagga