Contact Us

The HR Office is only accepting scheduled appointments and is closed for walk-ins.

Contact Information

Phone: 206-296-5870
Fax: 206-296-2100

Employment Verification requests must be emailed to along with a signed authorization form. 

Mailing Address

Human Resources
Seattle University
901 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122-1090

Office Address

Rianna 200
718 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122-1090

HR Leadership Team

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Matthew Philip

Interim Vice President, Human Resources

  • Leadership of the HR Division
  • Supports institutional leaders
  • Oversees the development and deployment of HR programs & services for faculty and staff
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Jeff Pixler

HR Director, Faculty & Staff Partnerships & Services

Phone: 206-296-2132

  • Faculty & Staff Partnerships & Services
  • Total rewards (Comp & Benefits)
  • HR Operations
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Maggie Ricketts

HR Director, Talent Acquisition, Development, & People Analytics

Phone: 206-398-4997

  • Staff Recruitment
  • New Hire Experience
  • Training & Development
  • Annual Performance Review Process
  • Flexwork Program
  • HR Systems

HR Team

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Staci Bixler

Temporary HR Assistant

  • Adjunct Faculty Contracting
  • Faculty Verifications of Employment
  • Faculty New Hire Paperwork and Onboarding
  • Faculty Payroll Entry
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Sandra Brierley

HR Manager, Academic Operations

Phone: 206-398-4422

  • Tenure-Track and Non-Tenure-Track Faculty
  • Faculty Policy & Procedure
  • Faculty Recruitments
  • Emeritus Appointments


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Angela Deppe

Benefits Services Specialist

Phone: 206-296-5816

  • General Benefit Inquiries
  • Benefit Enrollment and Changes in PlanSource
  • Tuition Remission Program 
  • Vacation or Sick Time Accrual
  • Retirement and COBRA
  • Tuition Reimbursement 


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Dana Frankenberg

HR Manager, Compensation & Operations

Phone: 206-220-8538

  • Staff Compensation Program
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Brittany Goff

HR Partner, Training, Performance & HR Communications

Phone: (206) 296-5867

  • Annual Staff Performance Review process
  • Training & Development
  • Flexwork Program support
  • HR Communications
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Jessica Guisler

HR Assistant

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Mandy Hayes

HR System Specialist

Phone: 206-296-5823

  • Staff Data Requests
  • Staff Supplemental Pay Forms
  • Honored Retirees
  • Staff Resignations/Terminations
  • Prior Service Credit
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Ellen Huelmann

HR Manager, Faculty & Staff Relations

Phone: 206-296-5827

  • Performance management
  • Corrective action plans
  • Coaching & Mediation
  • Policy, handbook & collective bargaining agreements interpretation
  • Trainings & labor negotiations
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Patricia Nelson

HR Assistant

  • Faculty employment data
  • Stipends
  • Faculty letter of appointments
  • Compliance
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Becky Rowe

Senior HR Specialist, Hiring & New Employee Experience

Phone: 206-296-2133

  • Staff Hiring and Recruiting
  • Staff Onboarding
  • New Employee Orientation
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Theo Savini

HR Assistant

  • Temporary Hiring and Recruiting
  • Temp Onboarding
  • Volunteers
  • HR inbox
  • Unemployment claims
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Bre Smith

Benefits & Leave Analyst

Phone: 206-220-8537

  • Leave of Absence Requests
  • Monitors benefits-related processes and technologies for accuracy

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