Office of Human Resources

Welcome to the Office of Human Resources website!  Whether you are already a valued member of our community or someone looking for employment opportunities, we hope that this site will serve as a valuable resource for your needs.  Our staff is dedicated to providing quality, comprehensive HR services and is here to assist you.

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Office Hours
Our office hours are 8:00 - 5:00 PM (MST), Monday - Friday.  In general, we are closed between 9:00 - 10:30 AM on Thursdays for a staff meeting.  

Our Mission
The Office of Human Resources is a business partner, working with and for each department, division and center within Colorado School of Mines.  We believe that the strength of the School is derived from the quality and composition of our faculty and staff.  We are dedicated to the support of the goals and challenges of this world-class institution by providing services which promote a work environment that is characterized by diversity, fairness, open communication, personal accountability, trust and mutual respect.

We will achieve our mission by:

  • Providing high quality, relevant, and timely services;
  • Focusing on the recruitment and retention of qualified individuals, strengthening our human capital from a variety of disciplines and diverse backgrounds; and
  • Providing exceptional customer service.

To accomplish our mission, the Human Resources team will work in congruence with our principles and values as described in our Human Resources PhilosophyPDF versionText only version

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Mines is an EEO/AA employer and is committed to enhancing the diversity of its campus community.  Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Contact Us

Office of Human Resources
1500 Illinois St., Suite 110
Golden, CO 80401
(303) 273-3250
(303) 384-2025 FAX

Staff Directory

Diana Combs
Banner & Records Supervisor
(303) 273-3520

Nancy Cummings
Assistant to AVP HR
(303) 384-2376

Mike Dougherty
Associate Vice President

Veronica Graves
Assistant Director

Ann Hix
Benefits Manager
(303) 273-3052

Janice Lander
HR Technician

Taylor Lane
Admin Assistant Intern
(303) 384-2562

Sherri Suchan
HR Assistant
(303) 273-3250

Michelle Wareham
HR Technician - Student Contracts
(303) 273-3565

Debbie Wernli
Employment Manager
(303) 273-3494

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