Welcome Paula Rizk as New Director of Human Resources

Clinton Community College is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula Rizk as the institution's new Director of Human Resources. With over a decade of experience in the field, Paula brings a wealth of knowledge and a diverse background to her role.

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Paula earned her bachelor's degree in human relations from Concordia University in 2006, laying the foundation for a successful career in the dynamic world of Human Resources. Her journey has taken her across three countries – Canada, the USA, and Japan – providing her with a global perspective that proves invaluable in navigating the complexities of human resources in different cultural and business environments.

In 2018, while based in Japan, Paula achieved her Global Professional Certification for the Society for Human Resource Management Certified (SHRM-CP), showcasing her commitment to excellence in the HR profession on an international scale.

Throughout her professional career, Paula has garnered extensive experience in various industries, including pulp & paper, education, recycling, aerospace, and building materials. This diverse exposure has refined her expertise, allowing her to adapt and thrive in ever-changing work landscapes.

Paula's passion for fostering positive workplace environments and maximizing human potential is at the core of her professional philosophy. She firmly believes in the transformative power of effective HR practices to drive organizational success and enhance employee well-being.

As she takes on the role of Director of Human Resources at Clinton Community College, Paula remains dedicated to leveraging her skills and experiences to contribute meaningfully to the growth and success of the institution.

"We are thrilled to welcome Paula Rizk to our team as the new Director of Human Resources," said John Kowal Ph.D., President of Clinton Community College. "Her extensive background, global perspective, and commitment to excellence make her an invaluable addition to our community. We look forward to the positive impact she will undoubtedly have on our organization.