Human Resources

Welcome to HR at Kish

HR Team

The Office of Human Resources is responsible for many services, including recruitment, employment, compensation, benefits, labor management, payroll, staff development and employee relations. HR is dedicated to promoting a work environment that attracts and retains talented, high-caliber faculty and staff to contribute to the mission and vision of the College. The HR office is committed to providing quality service with integrity, responsiveness, and sensitivity to the faculty, staff and students of the College community. 

Whether you are considering a career at Kishwaukee College or are currently a member of our devoted faculty and staff, we encourage you to explore the many resources we offer to help you succeed.

Contact the Human Resources department by calling 815-825-9370 or TTY dial 7-1-1 or email us at The Executive Director of Human Resources reports to the President of Kishwaukee College.

Areas of Responsibility under the Executive Director of Human Resources

  • Awards of Excellence
  • Benefits
  • Bilingual Resources
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Leadership Development Program
  • Employee Discount Programs
  • Staff Development
  • Title IX
  • Wellness Committee

Contact Us

Santina SwigerExecutive Director of Human ResourcesP815-825-9732Esswiger@kish.eduOC1104
Kelly ArduserAssistant Director of Human ResourcesP815-825-9679Ekarduser@kish.eduOC1103
Edgar NuñezHR Generalist (Employment & Recruiting)P815-825-9342Eenunez@kish.eduOC1100

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