Human Resources


To empower the Pacific University workforce by providing resources and partnership


A safe and equitable experience for all Pacific University employees

Core Values:

  1. Accountability Commitment to holding ourselves and each other accountable in a manner that ensures our work and judgment is dependable and consistent.

  2. Accuracy Devote effort to continuously build competency and precision in logical process creation and data maintenance within our systems.

  3. Adaptability Flexibility in work and development methods that allow us to easily adapt HR service applications to a dynamic and ever-transforming world of Higher-Ed employment.

  4. Synergy Foster cohesiveness and harmony within our roles and throughout our team, maximizing resource utilization and efficiency in order to achieve higher-value results and impact.

  5. Trustworthiness Steady determination to expand expertise and cultivate partnerships to provide exceptional service and support through trusted knowledge and genuine cooperation.

Contact Human Resources

We are located in the Frye Building on 21st Avenue in Forest Grove. Office hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday (Appointments are appreciated). The physical office is closed on Wednesdays, but staff are available via email.

Contact our main office by email at or by phone at 503-352-3116 — or find a direct contact among our staff listing below.


Zoom Drop-In Times:

Have a Paycom question? Talk with HR staff regarding Paycom weekly on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. via Zoom.

Have a general HR question? Join via Zoom Wednesdays from 9 to 9:30 a.m. and Thursdays from 2:30 to 3 p.m. 



Human Resources Team

Lucy S. Dubin, Ph.D. | Vice President of Human Resources, Lead People Officer
HR Strategy | Strategic Business Partner | Talent Management | Policy and Compliance | Team Leadership 

Shae Noble | Interim Director of HR
Personnel Issues | Policy & Compliance | General HR | Exit Interviews

Tammy Scheenstra | Associate Director of Human Resources
Compensation | General HR

Carmen Castañeda | Benefits and Leaves Specialist
Benefits | Open Enrollment | Retirement | Leaves | Worker’s Comp | Accommodations

Kelsey Delanoy| HR Generalist
Requisitions for Student, Staff & Faculty | New Employee Onboarding | I-9 Verifications | Paycom Access | Background Checks 

Amy Brown | Payroll Specialist
Student Payroll 

Martha Martinez | Payroll Specialist
Faculty & Staff Payroll | Time-off Accruals | Employment Terminations | Final Check Requests 

Kayla Obrist | Payroll Clerk
Hourly Payroll | Stipends | Time-off Accruals | Employment Terminations | Final Check Requests 

Justin Jakubauskas | HRIS Program Manager 
Paycom Reports | Paycom Training | Paycom Access | Tuition Remission | I-9 Verifications

Have a Paycom question? Schedule a meeting with Justin (HRIS Program Manager) OR Join  the Paycom Drop in Hour | Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays | 10am - 11am                           

Jamie Bass | People & Culture Specialist
Employment Verification | Tuition Remission | PSLF | I-9 Verifications | General Questions


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Digital Bulletin Board

Pacific University does not discriminate on the basis of sex, physical or mental disability, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, age, religious preference, or disabled veteran or Vietnam Era status in admission and access to, or treatment in, employment, educational programs or activities, as required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, or any other classification protected under state or federal law, or city ordinance.

Upcoming Events

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Thursday, Dec. 14, 2023
Forest Grove


With winter break coming up, the deadline for December payroll forms is earlier. The deadline to submit personnel action and supplemental pay request forms is now Dec. 8.

Have a question for our Human Resources team? Attend our our Zoom drop-in meetings. Separate schedules are available for Paycom questions and general HR inquiries.

For tier I and II benefit-eligible employees, who have completed one year of continuous employment at Pacific, the undergraduate tuition exchange application period is open through Thursday, Nov. 30, 2023, for the upcoming academic year.