Who’s My Contact

Meet the Sciences HR Team

College of Sciences Human Resources (COS HR) proudly provides strategic human resources services through professional consultation and exceptional customer service to deliver consistent, effective, and efficient support to the Sciences community.   We value everyone’s abilities, perspectives, and experiences.  It is our responsibility to foster an environment that embraces, promotes, and celebrates diversity, equity, and inclusion in both our workplace and community.

For general questions or inquires please email cos_humanresources@ncsu.edu.


Nikki Price, PHR, SHRM-CP (She/Her)

Assistant Dean for Culture, Talent, and Human Resources

Functional Responsibilities

  • College of Sciences (COS) Equity Officer
  • Employee Relations
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging Advocate
  • Disciplinary Actions and Discontinuations
  • Performance Management
  • Organizational Effectiveness
  • Strategic Planning
  • Talent Development & Training
  • Consulting & Coaching
  • Procedure Development & Policy Analysis
  • Compliance
  • Tuition Waiver

Krista Barone (She/Her)

Human Resources Coordinator

Functional Responsibilities

  • Personnel File Management
  • College of Sciences (COS) HR Budget Management
  • I-9 Verifications
  • Website Development and Maintenance
  • Tracking, Reporting, and Auditing
  • Wellness Champion

Human Resources Specialists

The College of Sciences (COS) HR Specialists are human resource generalists that consult across all HR functions utilized by the college. The HR Specialists use their expertise to consult with College, Department, and Center leadership and HR Partners on NC State University & College HR policies & procedures. Their functional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Recruitment & Hiring
  • Position Management
  • Salary Administration
  • Additional Pay
  • Timekeeping
  • Leave Administration
  • Offer/Change letters
  • Separations

Allison Hubbard, PHR (She/Her)

Human Resources Specialist

Supported Units

Biological Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics/Center for Research in Scientific Computation (CRSC), Physics

LaShanda Warren, PHR (She/Her)

Human Resources Specialist

Supported Units

Dean’s Office, Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS)/State Climate Office, Statistics/Bioinformatics Research Center (BRC),  The Science House