Suzanne Stemnock, Human Resources Manager
320 S. Depeyster St.
PO Box 5192
Kent, OH 44240
The City of Kent Human Resources Department
provides partnership for the development of strategic and operational
aspects relating to human resource development.
The key focus of this department is on employee relations, recruitment,
compensation, training and benefits.
The Human Resources Department of the City of Kent
accounts for the administration of the employee assistance program, the
drug and alcohol testing program, pre-employment hiring activities,
serves as the Administration's liaison with the Civil Service
Commission, monitors compliance with equal employment opportunities, the
Family Medical Leave Act requirements, sexual harassment regulations,
accommodations for disabled workers under the Americans with
Disabilities Act (ADA), the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), workplace
safety standards under OSHA, and the Public Records law as it pertains
to personnel files.
The Human Resources Manager also coordinates employment
related disputes, including all grievances and disciplinary actions as
well as representing the City Administration with issues associated with
collective bargaining agreements and other union matters.
The Human Resources Manager is appointed by and
reports directly to the City Manager.