Georgia College appoints new human resources director
Rod Kelly has been named director and chief human resources officer at Georgia College.
He assumed his new duties Monday, July 2.
Kelly has more than 25 years of experience in management and consulting in a variety of domestic and international industries. He is a business-oriented leader with strong analytical and diagnostic expertise.
“It is an honor to join the Georgia College team — a team creating its own future of academic excellence, outstanding student experience and community connections,” said Kelly. “Georgia College is an outstanding fit with my professional and personal values, talents and intellectual passion. The university is truly a ‘gem’ in the South.”
Kelly comes to Georgia College after serving six years as director of the Office of Compensation Management at University of Virginia. He directed, designed, implemented and administered fixed and variable compensation, job analysis and evaluation programs integrated with human resource functions.
He previously served as director of strategic staffing and compensation at University of Nebraska Medical Center; a faculty appointment in the College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska at Omaha; vice president of Aon Corp.; an independent consultant in human capital management; vice president of compensation and benefits at Mutual of Omaha Cos.; and national manager of human resources for Hyundai Motor America.
Kelly earned a master’s degree in business administration at University of Nebraska and a bachelor's degree in commerce at University of Virginia.
He is a member of the National Association of College & University Business Officers, World at Work and the Society of Human Resources Management.