HR Service Center

The HR Service Center is your “one-stop shop” for payroll, benefits, or any other HR-related issues.

Monday through Friday, from 8am-6pm, call them at:

(213) 821-8100

Or email them anytime at:

uschr@usc.edu

The HR Service Center team provides prompt, accurate and thorough help on all employment-related matters for faculty, staff and student workers. The Center is committed to outstanding customer service and will shepherd employees through each question or problem until it is fully resolved.

Meet the team:

Linda-CorreaLinda Correa
HR Business Partner

Linda joined USC in 2014 after working in HR in the aerospace industry. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Cal State Long Beach in healthcare administration, and enjoys spending her free time with her family.

Karen-Henriquez-RiosKaren Henriquez-Rios
HR Business Partner

Before joining USC in 2014, Karen provided HR support in both the aerospace and consumer electronics industries. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Cal State Dominguez Hills, a master’s degree in human resource design from Claremont Graduate University and a Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Karen loves spending time with her family.

karen-levyKaren Levy
HR Business Partner

Karen joined USC in 2013 after a 13-year career in the financial services industry. She is a member of both Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) and Professional in Human Resources Association (PIHRA), and holds a current Professional Human Resources (PHR) certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute. Karen also holds a bachelor’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Chapman.

megan-partidaMegan Partida
HR Business Partner

Megan joined USC in 2014 after working in HR in the retail industry where she had experience using Workday (USC’s latest HR system). Megan holds a bachelor’s degree in Management and Human Resources from Cal Poly Pomona. She has a twin sister and loves to explore her culinary skills at home.

wendy-poolWendy Pool
HR Business Partner

Wendy joined USC in 2010 as a Recruiter for Auxiliary Services. Prior to that she provided HR support for two major grand opening projects in Las Vegas—the Venetian/Palazzo and Trump Hotel. Wendy loves the Lakers and is an avid boxing fan.

valerie-sneedValerie Sneed
HR Business Partner

Valerie is the USC veteran of the Center; a 1984 graduate with more than 25 years of experience, including a 13-year tenure with Benefits Administration and a stint as Business Analyst for the USC Workday implementation. Valerie enjoys using her analytical mind by day at work, and her creative mind by night at home, writing poetry and a blog.