Human Resources > Employee Relations

Employee Engagement & Equal Employment Opportunity


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Employee Relations encompasses the work of the Employee Engagement & EEO (Equal Employment Opportunity) team. 


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Providing support when you need it most

Our mission is to aid DePaul employees in creating a positive work environment based on clear and accurate communication. Although we are an important resource for conflict resolution, we prefer to take a proactive approach in addressing workplace issues. Learn about our employee philosophy.


Support for employees

Employee Engagement & EEO helps DePaul employees address a variety of workplace situations:

Support for managers

Are you a manager?  The topics below are designed to anticipate some of the most common workplace situations and concerns:

Would you like some immediate guidance?

These teaching modules offer proactive approaches to help employees better manage workplace situations as they arise.

  • Employee toolkits - Anticipate some of the challenging situations that may occur at your job.
  • Manager toolkits - Learn how to better navigate scenarios that can be part of a management position. 

Contact us

Isabel Diaz
Director, Employee Engagement & Equal Employment Opportunity
(312) 362-8577
idiaz4@depaul.edu

Barbara Schaffer
Manager, Employee Engagement & Equal Employment Opportunity
(773) 325-7496
bschaffe@depaul.edu

Gianna Bellavia-Johnston
Specialist, Employee Engagement & Equal Employment Opportunity
(312) 362-8506
gbellavi@depaul.edu