Paula Gates

Position title: Divisional Payroll and Human Resources Manager


Paula Gates, HR Specialist, has been with the Division of Enrollment Management (DEM) since 2011. She serves the Office of Admissions and Recruitment, providing divisional HR consultation and support in the areas of recruitment and selection, compensation and titling, performance management, and onboarding. Paula manages divisional payroll and coordinates DEM parking assignments. She is dedicated to equity, inclusion and diversity, serving on the DEM Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) team, as well as several campus HR communities of practice. Prior to this role, Paula has held several positions across campus at the departmental and administrative levels.

Paula holds a Master of Science in Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Edgewood College. She also is a Certified Professional (CP) through the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM).