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Human Resources

Welcome to Human Resources at Coe College! 

On behalf of the Human Resources team, welcome to our website! Our office serves the educational mission through support and services for our faculty and staff, and by facilitating employment opportunities for students, staff, and educators.

The Human Resources team provides an array of services to support college employment opportunities, benefits, HR policies and procedures, engagement and retention, learning and development, and anything that serves the mission and our constituents. We are dedicated to building and maintaining a climate of mutual trust, confidence and support.

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions, concerns or help we can provide. Thank you!

Kris Bridges, Associate Vice President for Human Resources


Tess Werner
Andy Cooley
Kris Bridges

Tess Werner

HR and Payroll Administrator

Email: twerner@coe.edu

  • Faculty and staff payroll, tax, and time-sheet questions
  • Student payroll and employment questions
  • Sick leave/vacation questions
  • Interfolio and HR administration support

Andy Cooley

HR and Benefits Administrator

Email: acooley@coe.edu

  • Benefit questions and administration
  • Address changes
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Orientation and on boarding

Kris Bridges

Associate Vice President for Human Resources

Email: kbridges@coe.edu

  • Staff recruitment process and planning
  • Compensation
  • Policy, process, and compliance questions
  • Staff and leadership development/coaching
  • HR communications, planning, and culture initiatives
  • Learning and development planning
  • Diversity and inclusion