Benefits Staff

Kelly Coleman, Director of Talent Acquisition & Total Rewards
Phone:  410-455-3842

Kelly is responsible for providing leadership and consultation regarding human resources issues in the areas of recruitment, classification, compensation, and benefits. She also assists the CHRO with strategic planning and decision-making for the units and various HR General Administration activities related to UMBC compliance and audit requirements.

Sara Shannon, Benefits Manager
Phone: 410-455-3648

Sara is responsible for assisting with the direction and oversight of the HR Benefits unit and other HR General Administration areas including but not limited to: overseeing all activities associated with SPS Workday, ACA, Tuition Remission, audit compliance, retirement, disability, new hire orientation, exit interviews, EAP, and telework.

Vacant, HR Benefits Specialist
Phone: 410-455-2479

The incumbent is responsible for consulting with faculty and staff on pre-retirement planning, advising on benefit enrollment/changes, supplemental retirement, retirement, and evaluating tuition remission eligibility.  The incumbent works with new hires on retirement selection, orientation, and enrolling in benefits through the SPS Workday system.