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The Elizabeth City State University Office of Human Resources in alignment with the strategic plan serves a resources to the entire campus community.  Partnering with stakeholder to ensure a seamless, efficient process to attract and retain quality talents based on the guiding values of customer service, quality, and teamwork.


To be recognized as a leader in human resource practices by providing exceptional customer service, impeccable delivery of human resource programs and services, and by fostering a work environment which promotes optimum management of self and staff. 


To support the University's mission by providing exceptional human resource services through effective partnerships that meet our internal and external customers' needs; to encourage and maintain an environment which values and appreciates differences; and to foster a work ethic that displays respect, cooperation, fairness, and a commitment to excellence.

Guiding Values

Respect for Individuals: We treat each other with respect and dignity, valuing individual and cultural differences; we practice fairness and are impartial and ethical in all our business dealings.

Customer Service

We consistently provide positive and responsive customer service by understanding and anticipating customers' needs, and taking the initiative to ensure impeccable customer service that exceeds expectations.


We provide exceptional quality in the delivery of human resource products and services, and continually strive to improve, become more efficient, cost-effective and knowledgeable.


We support all Human Resources' staff members through honest communication and listen to each other regardless of level or position; we foster effective work relationships through courteous, cooperative and professional interactions, and encourage and reward both individual and team achievements.

Serving you in the areas of

Benefits & Leave Administration         Classification & Compensation    Employee Engagement & Relations

Learning Engagement & Development     Performance Management    Talent Acquisition & Employment



Human Resources:
Phone: (252) 335-3785
Fax: (252) 335-3415
Mailing Address:
Elizabeth City State University
Human Resources
243 Marion D. Thorpe Administration Building
1704 Weeksville Road
Elizabeth City, NC 27909
Meet the Team
Dr. Shamica Long-Lane, Chief Human Resources Officer
Mrs. Beverly Bowe-Barnett, Human Resources Specialist
Ms. Deneal Banks,Human Resources Specialist
Mrs. Tanisha Brumsey, Human Resources Specialist
Ms. Regina Ferebee, Human Resources Specialist
Ms. Paula Gassaway, Human Resources Consultant
Mrs. Tamisha James-Goff, Human Resources Specialist
Ms. Nancy McPherson, Human Resources Consultant