Data Driven Decisions Committee

Timeline 

Began work during Phase 2, starting February 2017 

Charge 

The Data Driven Decisions Committee will develop and implement strategies for acquiring and utilizing HR and university data to better support data-driven decisions. 

Targeted task force recommendations 

  • Create a metrics work group: Implement strategies for using HR data to better support data-driven decisions. Establish base metrics, regular reporting practices, and additional projects targeting key priorities. 
  • Develop and implement an HR dashboard: Establish common HR efficiency metrics to support central HR functions and distributed HR models. Identify analytics that enable predictive decision-making. Track institutional metrics to support business outcomes and shape HR strategy. 

Co-chairs 

  • Keith Clasen, human resources director, University Human Resources, keith-clasen@uiowa.edu, 319-335-8994 
  • Nikole Mac, director of leadership development, Organizational Effectiveness, nikole-mac@uiowa.edu, 319-384-0535 

Advisory committee 

  • Keith Clasen, human resources director, University Human Resources  
  • Mary Curtis, associate athletics director for human resources and compliance, Athletics 
  • Megan Hammes, interim director of UI Wellness, University Benefits
  • Alaina Hanson, assistant to the dean for faculty, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 
  • Nikole Mac, director of leadership development, Organizational Effectiveness 
  • Cheryl Niemeyer, quality and operational improvement engineer, Organizational Effectiveness
  • Shannon Schrup, HR generalist, Patient Appointment Center 
  • Chris Stevens, human resources coordinator, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Technical team 

  • Angie Bell, director of information management/projects and services, University Human Resources 
  • Pete Forkenbrock, manager of workforce analytics, University Human Resources 
  • Trevor Glanz, compensation and classification administrator, University Human Resources 
  • Mike Kaplan, director of administrative systems, University Human Resources 
  • Deb Tiemens, assistant director for institutional data, Information and Resource Management 
  • Sam Van Horne, research specialist, ITS-Instructional Services
  • Brenda Ulin, database architect, ITS-Administrative Information Systems

HR administrative liaison 

  • Joni Troester, assistant vice president for benefits, health, and productivity, University Human Resources 

Contact Talent@Iowa

Campus address
121 USB
U.S. mailing address
University Human Resources
121-10 University Services Building
1 W. Prentiss Street
Iowa City, IA 52240
Phone
319-467-1167
FAX
319-353-2384