Glenda Parker

Glenda Parker

Vice President, College Relations
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Position Summary:

Manage the scholarship program, internship program, and college outreach efforts.

Responsible To:

  • The members of the chapter
  • The chapter president
  • State council college relations director


  •  Develop scholarship application evaluation criteria and design the appropriate materials.
  • Promote the scholarship program and internship program to local colleges and universities.
  • Evaluate applications and recommend recipients.
  • Make recommendations on changes to scholarship program (i.e., scholarship amount, number of recipients).
  • Oversee the internship program.  Send out requests to local HR professionals/chapter members requesting internship postings.  Forward openings to members of local student chapters or to faculty members. 
  • Collaborate with the UCO HR Student Chapter officers and sponsors to determine opportunities where OCHRS members can support and assist the chapter.
  • Communicate with local faculty/colleges to provide classroom visits to discuss HR topics, the Chapter, internships/scholarships, SHRM membership, etc.  Act as mentor to college students seeking a career in HR. 
  • Recommend community service projects to be supported by the chapter.
  • Serve as liaison between members of the college relations committee.
  • Participate in the SHRM College Relations Core Leadership Area conference calls and webcasts.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of short-term and long-term strategic planning for the chapter.
  • Represent the chapter in the human resources community.
  • Attend all monthly membership and board of directors meetings.