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HR Applications & Information Services

HR Applications & Information Services

HR Applications & Information Services (HRAIS) is a vital unit within Illinois Human Resources, dedicated to facilitating seamless HR processes for staff employees, including civil service and academic professionals. This unit serves as the central hub for essential applications, such as JDXpert and Cornerstone, and related system job aids and training.

Employee Referral Program Policy

Job Aids

Visit our Job Aid page to find support in utilizing the cornerstone and JDXpert applications.

HR Applications

A variety of applications are needed to facilitate HR processes.

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HR Applications Training

We provide training on how to navigate an interface with the Cornerstone & JDXpert applications.

HR Forum Videos

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Sean Mahaffey

As Director of HRAIS, Sean is responsible for designing and driving an HR Technology Roadmap, building, and managing the HR application portfolio, leveraging technologies used within the organization, both systemwide enterprise applications and University of Illinois Urbana Champaign specific applications, and collaborating with key campus partners for system enhancements in a highly decentralized environment.

Laura Bradbury

As an HRAIS Analyst, Laura is responsible for configuring and maintaining human resource applications, utilizing design widgets and tools to optimize functionality. Her role extends to coordinating resolutions for system and process issues, fostering collaboration among technical experts and stakeholders. With a commitment to transparent communication, Laura ensures stakeholders are informed of system changes, facilitating alignment and driving HR excellence to meet organizational objectives effectively.

Andrew Hagler

As HR Applications Manager, Andrew is responsible for ensuring that human resources (HR) applications and technology meet the needs of the campus operational human resources processes with a focus on improving efficiency, as well as provide leadership for the management, maintenance, testing, and implementation of HR technology and the integrity of related data.

Rich Hungerford

As HR Systems Manager, Rich provides leadership to develop, maintain, optimize and/or provide technical support for system-wide, campus and custom applications, as well as serve as the primary technical resource for technology managed by the HR Applications and Information Services (HRAIS) unit.

Doug Lamb

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