Smetana named to Human Resources role

Erik Smetana has been named executive director for compensation and talent for Vanderbilt University Human Resources. Smetana, most recently associate vice president and deputy chief HR officer for the University of Missouri system, will join Vanderbilt Human Resources on Jan. 3 and will help lead strategic and operating initiatives that seamlessly integrate HR’s consulting functions involving job design, classification, compensation, candidate sourcing, and hiring to help ensure that hiring units across campus can recruit and retain great employees.

Smetana is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) as well as the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), and he sits on the research advisory committee of the national board of CUPA-HR.


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