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Welcome to Centenary College of Louisiana Office of Human Resources

As a strategic partner of the college, the Office of Human Resources is committed to equal and fair employment practices with the focus on providing efficient and cost-effective human resource programs and services designed to support the mission of Centenary College. We do this by being a knowledgeable, approachable, professional resource in providing quality human resource. Our goal is to develop and communicate sound policies and procedures that balance the needs of employees and the needs of the college while ensuring compliance with federal and state law.

Physical Location
Hamilton Hall room 127
Fax: 318-869-5281

Below is a listing of the HR and Payroll staff and their areas of specialization.

Patricia Netherton, Director of Human Resources

Contact info: 318-869-5191,

  • Employee Relations
  • Faculty and Staff On-boarding and Off-boarding
  • Compensation & Market Data
  • Benefits
  • Human Resources Policies and Procedures
  • FMLA & ADA compliance
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Immigration
  • Temp Agency Staffing
  • CUPA / AAUP / IPEDS reporting
  • Year end 1095-C
  • Discrimination and Employee Grievances
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Debra Hall-Jackson, HR Admin Assistant

Contact info: 318-869-5077,

  • General Inquires
  • Employment Verification's
  • Background Checks
  • Job posts
  • Banner updates for new hire and termed employee
  • New hire paperwork/forms
  • Form I-9 and e-Verify
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness

Employment Verification requests should be or faxed to 318-869-5281

Payroll Office

The Payroll Office provides accurate and timely payroll services to the college. The primary mission of the Payroll Office is to process payroll with the best and most efficient service possible to our employees and students.

Physical Location
Hamilton Hall room 131
Fax: 318-869-5281

Linda Montgomery, Admin Assistant to HR VP

Contact info: 318-869-5127,

  • eSelfServe user set-up, access/reset
  • Monthly, Bi-weekly, and Work-Study payroll
  • Supplemental/Deferred pay
  • Time reporting
  • Direct deposit
  • Changing Tax withholding elections
  • Wage Garnishments
  • Year-end W2’s
  • Leave Payout and Adjustments


Contact Info

Patricia Netherton

Director of Human Resources

Notice of Nondiscriminatory Policy The institution does not discriminate in its educational and employment policies against any person on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, or on any other basis proscribed by federal, state, or local law.