Kathleen Pierce, Human Resources Director

Michelle Haynes, Human Resources Coordinator


The Human Resources Department manages personnel matters, including benefits administration, state classification plan, payroll, leave accounting, and staff development. Human Resources also ensures that SCDA personnel practices are compliant with state and federal regulations.

SCDA is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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Veteran Preference Statement

South Carolina is making our Veterans a priority for employment in state agencies and institutions. Applicants will be required to indicate if they are a veteran when completing the State Application for Employment. Applicants identifying as veterans will be required to submit DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, upon request by SCDA Human Resources.

Policies & Procedures

  Policy Name

  Revision Date

  2018 Policy Acknowledgement Form   9/2018
  Affirmative Action   5/2017
  Annual and Sick Leave   5/2017
  Anti-Harrassment   9/2018
  Classifications   5/2017
  Disciplinary   5/2017
  Disclosure   5/2017
  Domestic Violence   5/2017
  Dress Code    5/2017
  Drug and Alcohol Testing   5/2017
  Drug Free Workplace and Substance Abuse   5/2017
  Dual Employment   5/2017
  Employee Performance Management System (EMPS)   5/2017
  Ethics   5/2017
  Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)   5/2017
  Furlough Leave Without Pay   5/2017
  Grievance   5/2017
  Hazard Communication   5/2017
  Holidays   5/2017
  Information Technology   5/2017
  Leave Transfer Pool   9/2018
  Mobile Communication Device Usage   5/2017
  Nepotism   5/2017
  News Media Contacts and FOIA Request   5/2017
  Other Leave   5/2017
  Outside Employment or Business Activity   5/2017
  Overtime and Compensatory   5/2017
  Recruitment and Selection   5/2017
  Reduction in Force   5/2017
  Return-To-Work   5/2017
  Social Media   5/2017
  Telecommuting   5/2017
  Work Hours   5/2017
  Workers Compensation   5/2017
  Workplace Violence   5/2017