The goal of our Human Resources Office is to provide responsive services to the people who make our college's achievements possible. Meet the members of our team and find out their areas of responsibility.

Human Resources is located at 431 Concord Road in Davidson. Please note that our mailing address is Box 7163, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28035. Packages should be mailed to Human Resources, Davidson College, 209 Ridge Road, Davidson, NC 28035.

Kim Ball (Ph.D., SPHR)
Chief Human Resources Officer

Manage HR Team, responsible for policies and procedures, benefit design and negotiation, and organizational development

Associate Director for HR Operations

Manage operations team, daily operations, process improvement, and policy

Rene Baker (PHR)
Assistant Director, Benefits 

Health insurance, life insurance, retirement, FMLA, vacation and time off, short-term and long-term disability, and Worker's Compensation claims

Erica Calhoun (SHRM-CP)
Talent Acquisition Specialist

Staff and faculty hiring, assisting policy decisions related to employment, recruitment and onboarding

Ramona Davis
HR Employment Coordinator

Student employment, employment support and recruitment assistance, social media management

Amy Higgins 

Assistant Data Coordinator

HR Data Coordination; new hire set-up, status change entry, termination entry, employee records management

April Jossart
Office Manager

Office management, verification of employment,  I-9 and E-verify administration, Worker’s Compensation intake, A/P invoice processing, website, service awards, birthday and new hire list and organization charts

Jennifer Lazarus (PHR, CCP)
Compensation Specialist

Engagement strategy, salary and wage administration, position management, data analysis and reporting, compliance and consulting

Dana Lockwood
HRIS Database Specialist

HR Technology systems support and training, data management and reporting

Paulette Russell
Senior Employee Relations Specialist

Managing employee relations, coordinating leadership training and supporting DEI initiatives

Lorraine Wright
Database Coordinator

Employee records management, direct deposit, employee and dependent tuition processing, HR data coordination