Rita BantomRita Bantom

Human Resources Director

  • Phone: 734-615-9519
  • Email: rybantom@umich.edu

Major Responsibilities

Rita Young Bantom, SPHR is the Human Resources Officer and Facility Manager for ICPSR. Major areas of responsibility include providing oversight for recruiting selection and placement, compensation, employee relations and human resources policies, professional development, organizational development and the performance management communication system.

Ms. Bantom brings to ICPSR over 15 years of professional Human Resource experience in the financial services and human resources consulting industry. She is a member of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR), Michigan College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (MI CUPA-HR), Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM), the National Black Master's of Business Administration Association (NBMBAA), the Human Resource Association of Greater Detroit (HRAGD), the Greater Ann Arbor Society of Human Resources (GAASHRM), the Midwest Cooperative and Internship Education Association (MCEIA), and past president of the Michigan Council for Internships and Cooperative Education (MC-ICE).

Ms. Bantom earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Communications from Oakland University, a Master of Science in Administration degree in Human Resources from Central Michigan University and she has achieved the Senior in Professional Human Resources (SPHR) designation from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).

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