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Office of Human Resources

Our Vision

To create for our employees, faculty, students and community, a high energy learning and innovative organizational culture that embraces the spirit and tradition of Fisk University.

The Mission

It will be the mission of the Office of Human Resources to establish and promote an organizational culture and work environment which:

  • Provides quality human resource guidance, leadership and direction
  • Enhances employee satisfaction
  • Provides superior service to our student population
  • Encourages a team focus
  • Promotes diversity by establishing plans, recruitment and retention strategies that support affirmative action and equal employment opportunity objectives
  • Stimulates productivity and profitability
  • Fosters strategic alignment between departments
  • Champions organizational learning and career development
  • Fulfills community responsibilities

Our Role

The Office of Human Resources at Fisk University is responsible for the financial and planning aspects of the human resources function as well as the management of the labor relations, recruitment, retention strategy, employee relations, career development and training activities for the University.


JaCenda R. Davidson, Ed. D., SHRM-SCP
Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Office: 615.329.8718
Fax: 615.329.8891

Denise Ragland 
Executive Assistant
Office: 615.329.8718
Fax: 615.329.8891


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