Human Resources - Southwestern Illinois College

The Human Resources Office provides comprehensive services to enhance the ability of Southwestern Illinois College to attract, hire, develop and retain a highly engaged and qualified faculty and staff.

The mission of this office to use practices and systems that:

  • Support the institutional Mission, Vision and Values of Southwestern Illinois College.
  • Offer professional development opportunities for all employees.
  • Strengthen employee commitment and performance.
  • Increase employee satisfaction and enhance the quality of work/life balance.
  • Provide policy and procedures interpretation/comprehension.
  • Act a trusted advisors to leadership and employees to foster a positive and productive work environment. 

Location and Hours

Belleville Campus

Main Complex – Room 1246
618-235-2700, ext. 5678

Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

HR Staff

Kim Thompson
Director of Human Resources (x5254)

Jeannie Sommer
Assistant Director of Human Resources (x5572)

Megan Hemann
Sr. Training and Development Specialist (x5678)

Cheryl Reynolds
Benefits and Leave Administrator (x5155)

Niko Paulsell
HRIS Specialist (x5679)

Candy Buechler
Human Resources Generalist– ATS (x5533)

Cenessia Keys
Human Resources Generalist (x5936)

Karyn Chambers
Human Resources Generalist (x5655)

Jodi Hartsuff
Human Resources Generalist (x5372)