Milam Chosen to Direct Recruitment and Workforce Management

Lisa Milam
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Lisa Milam

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Lisa Milam, an HR Partner in the University of Arkansas Human Resources Office, has been selected as the new Director of Recruitment and Workforce Management, effective April 17.

Milam’s duties will be to provide hands-on leadership to the team of HR Partners and be an HR Specialist in the areas of recruitment and employee relations, including oversight of the performance evaluation process. The vision for her team is to develop and implement effective talent acquisition and recruitment efforts and best practices in workforce management to foster diversity, engagement and excellence for faculty and staff.  

“We conducted a national search and the search committee was committed to identifying the best candidate for our campus,” said Debbie McLoud, associate vice chancellor for human resources. “I want to thank Jacque Linebarger for leading the search for this important position. I am proud the best person is someone already on our staff. Lisa Milam has been effective in learning our processes and culture, developing relationships on campus and assisting with employee relations issues. I appreciate the energy and enthusiasm that she brings to HR.”

Milam has a master’s degree in counseling and professional experience in both recruitment and higher education administration. She joined Human Resources in May 2016 as an HR Partner.  

About the University of Arkansas: The University of Arkansas provides an internationally competitive education for undergraduate and graduate students in more than 200 academic programs. The university contributes new knowledge, economic development, basic and applied research, and creative activity while also providing service to academic and professional disciplines. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the University of Arkansas among only 2 percent of universities in America that have the highest level of research activity. U.S. News & World Report ranks the University of Arkansas among its top American public research universities. Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas comprises 10 colleges and schools and maintains a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes personal attention and close mentoring.

Contacts

Debbie McLoud, associate vice chancellor
Human Resources
479-575-2159, dmcloud@uark.edu

Steve Voorhies, manager of media relations
University Relations
479-575-3583, voorhies@uark.edu


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