College of Science, Technology, and Health

Susan Taylor

Senior Associate for HR Administration

Office Location

178 Science Building, Portland Campus



Academic Degrees

  • M.S. Adult Education, USM
  • B.S. History, USM


Responsibilities include:

PT/Overload contracts

Coordination on budget preparation 

Grant payment for salaries

Add-comp payment process and approvals

Consult with faculty, staff, and student employees and supervisors around employee/employer issues of confidentiality

Time Approval and time administrator for the College

Independent Study payments to faculty

Student payroll authorizations

Faculty personnel review schedule and process

Faculty promotion request process

Search, advertising, hiring and payroll process

Sabbatical requests

Adjunct faculty appointments

Oversight for College performance evaluations

Coordinate with HR regarding job descriptions updates, reclassification reviews

Coordinate payments, schedules for directors, administrators, department chairs and staff for summer months

Collaborate on dept/program staffing needs

Coordinate with the Dean on new faculty position requests

Coordinate faculty and staff HR data requests/reports

Consult with Testing and Assessment for faculty evaluation summary reports

Custodian of Faculty personnel files