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    Kim Besta

    Human Resources Coordinator

    1307 Microbial Sciences Building
    Office: (608) 265-0496
    besta@wisc.edu

Responsibilities

My primary duties center around managing human resources aspects of the Bacteriology department. These payroll and benefit duties include writing appointment letters for all relevant titles, entering appointments into the UW payroll systems, helping individuals navigate the various benefit plans, assisting them with enrollment, cancellation, other changes. Additionally, I work to help international visitors and staff obtain the appropriate documents for their stay in the US (Visas, etc). I am the primary individual responsible for maintaining personnel forms and ensuring privacy of such, adhering to Federal and University rules.