Human Resources at Aquinas College
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HR@AQ

Aquinas College offers an inclusive and welcoming environment. Aquinas College is committed to recruiting talented and diverse faculty and staff who are capable of exposing its students to a wide range of cultures and perspectives and whose presence on the campus will enhance the diversity of the community in which the College resides. 

Aquinas College promotes a culture of support, caring, and safety where each person has a responsibility for building and maintaining an environment of respect.

The Office of Human Resources serves the Aquinas College community by providing professional, caring, quality services on a fair and consistent basis. 

In support of the College’s mission and the AQ 2030 Strategic Plan, the goals of the Office of Human Resources include:

  • Partnering with College leaders and department managers to hire, retain, and develop a diverse, talented and engaged workforce.
  • Strategically partnering with the College’s leaders to support them in achieving their strategic and organizational goals.
  • Establishing policies, programs and procedures for a safe and productive work environment free from discrimination and harassment. 
  • Fostering a culture which embraces inclusion, ensures policies are consistently applied, and ensures treatment is fair and equitable.
  • Creating value by offering competitive benefits programs, implementing feedback systems, and delivering managerial training.

Human Resources Staff:

Lynda Group, Director of Human Resources
Phone: (616) 632-2498
Email:lkg001@aquinas.edu

Lynda Group, Human Resources Director
Phone: (616) 632-2498
Email: lkg001@aquinas.edu

Kate Simons, Assistant Director of Human Resources
Phone: (616) 632-2918
Email: kms0016@aquinas.edu

Lauren Fernald, Employment Specialist/Back Up Payroll Specialist
Phone: (616) 632-2885
Email: fernaldl@aquinas.edu

Jenny Price, Executive Assistant for VP Intercollegiate Athletics and Human Resources
Phone: (616) 632-2883
Email: pricej@aquinas.edu

General Information/Inquiries
Email: HR@aquinas.edu