Megan Elliott is New Senior Director of Human Resources

Tuesday, July 24, 2018
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Megan Elliott is directing and coordinating all human resources activities, including recruitment and employment services, compensation, benefits administration, policy and procedure development, and employee relations.

Megan C. Elliott brings 13 years of higher education human resources experience as the new senior director of human resources.

In this key leadership role, Elliott, who joined the institute July 11, is directing and coordinating all human resources activities for the institute, including recruitment and employment services, compensation, benefits administration, policy and procedure development, and employee relations. She also serves as a strategic resource by participating in the development of Rose-Hulman’s financial and human resources strategies, identifying and researching relevant human resource issues, and contributing to strategic thinking on those issues.

Elliott has extensive background in employee relations, development of employee recruitment and retention initiatives, and redesign of employee performance appraisals. 

For the past three years Elliott has been the human resources generalist and clinical operations manager for Purdue University’s Veterinary Teaching Hospital in West Lafayette, Ind. She supervised seven managers overseeing a staff of more than 125 employees.

Previously, Elliott worked in human resources at Colorado State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in Fort Collins, Colo., and University of Florida’s Small Animal Hospital in Gainesville, Fla., where she was recognized internally for her work.

Elliott used her educational background in biology and environmental science as a biological scientist and infection control officer for the Florida’s Large Animal Hospital, and veterinary technician for emergency veterinary hospitals in Alabama, Kentucky and Florida. She also was a field biologist for wildlife and fisheries in southern Louisiana.

Elliott earned a Master of Business Administration, specializing in human resources, from University of Phoenix, and is currently enrolled in Concordia University of Chicago’s online doctorate program in educational leadership in higher education. The native of Hawaii is a dive master, with specialty certifications in cave and shipwreck diving, is a former sheriff’s officer in Jacksonville, Fla., and has adopted several pets from her past work in veterinary medicine.

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