Start Strong

Create something new. Build on your strengths. Connect with your colleagues.

At Nebraska’s College of Business, you can help build a place where excellence, professionalism and respect are valued. Use your natural talents to maximize your job satisfaction, achieve your professional goals and build something important with your colleagues. Your contribution can further enrich the college and make its excellent programs even better.

Learn about our Start Strong Talent Management initiative to build a vibrant college, where growth, engagement, and advancement of staff are vital.

What is Start Strong?

Growing Strong at the College of Business


employees completed Gallup Strengths assessment
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114 faculty

and 71 staff

support more than 4,000 students

4 Questions

coach staff performance: What have you achieved? What are your challenges? What will you achieve next? How can I help you be your best?
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believe their supervisor treats them fairly


of staff use their


every day

87% of staff

gain a feeling of accomplishment from their job grad cap icon


of Staff have given a Positive Post to appreciate a co-worker


use their current skills and abilities;


have had opportunities to learn and grow

Join the College of Business

Current Job Openings

Current Staff and Faculty Resources

Recruiting and Searches

Human Resources Staff

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Deborah Eisloeffel

Human Resources Manager
Areas of Responsibility:
·   Start Strong Oversight
·   Start Strong – liaison to Reporting and Metrics and Performance Assessment committees
·   Manage CBA recruitment and search processes
·   Develop and implement CBA HR processes and procedures
·   HR policy communication
·   Employee relations
·   HR Reporting
·   Oversee Performance Assessment Process
·   Staff professional development and engagement
·   Celebrate CBA staff recognition
Eisloeffel, Deborah See Bio
Human Resources Manager
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Sara E. Weixelman

HR Generalist
B.S. - Management of Human Resources
M.S.Ed. - Instructional Technology (in progress)
Areas of Responsibility:
·   Staff professional development and engagement
·   Support CoB recruitment and search processes
·   HR policy communication
·   HR Reporting
·   Payroll and Personnel Actions
Weixelman, Sara E See Bio
HR Generalist
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Krista L. Hoover

Personnel Associate
Areas of Responsibility:
·   Start Strong – liaison to Communications Committee
·   Support CBA recruitment and search processes
·   HR policy communication
·   HR Reporting
·   Payroll and Personnel Actions
·   HR policy communication
·   Time entry and reporting
Hoover, Krista L See Bio
Personnel Associate

Finance Staff

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Tyrell Ross

Director of Finance and Budget
Areas of Responsibility:
·  Support fiscal coordination of CBA departments
·  Budget allocations to CBA departments
·  Fiscal management of Dean’s Office units
·  Dean’s Office financial transactions
·  Financial reporting and analysis
·  Purchasing card reconciler
·  Oversee CBA eSHOP role assignments, training, and troubleshooting
·  Administer faculty research travel program and NUGrant proposals
Ross, Tyrell See Bio
Director of Finance and Budget
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Tamera D. Ward

Financial Associate
Areas of Responsibility:
·  Support CBA Deans Office accounting, budgeting and grants/contracts
·  Journal Entries
·  Requisitions
·  Expense vouchers
·  Foundation payments
·  Parked invoices
·  GL transfers
·  Travel documentation
·  Purchasing card reconciler
·  Financial reporting
·  EShop requester / purchasing agent

Ward, Tamera D See Bio
Financial Associate