Karin Graves is a human resources professional with 20+ years of progressive experience garnered from education, municipality, and corporate industries. She has notable experience in employee relations, training and development, safety/compliance, workers compensation, payroll, and recruiting.
Karin is a member of the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) with a Professional Human Resources (PHR) designation/certification from the Human Resources Certification Institute (HRCI).
- Ph.D. in Global Leadership with Indiana Technical Institution
- Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in Career and Technical Education from Purdue University
- Master of Arts in Human Resources Development from Webster University
- Bachelor of Science in Administration of Justice from Southern Illinois University
Main responsibilities at Carthage
Karin is responsible for providing strategic guidance and leadership for all aspects of the human resources function. This includes providing leadership and direction in the development of HR policies that promote maximum effectiveness in the Carthage workforce while supporting the Carthage College mission.
Favorite thing about working at Carthage
“Great colleagues and the genuine spirit to serve and help others. The views of Lake Michigan are also epic.”
“Traveling and spending time with my family.”