Maureen Binder has been UCF’s associate vice president and chief HR officer providing administrative oversight of all human resources functions since 2016. This includes overseeing policy development for the Administrative and Professional and University Support Personnel System employee pay plans; coordinating the annual performance measures and goal-setting process for the university’s president and vice-presidents; and serving as the university’s chief collective bargaining officer for non-faculty bargaining units. She also acts as liaison to the Academic Affairs division on matters of mutual concern.
Prior to joining UCF, Maureen was the associate vice president of university HR for the University of Illinois System. She has over 25? years of experience encompassing all facets of HR management, including compensation and benefits, employee relations, learning and development, performance management, recruitment, and succession planning.
In May 2023, Maureen was selected to serve a three-year term on the national board of directors of the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) effective July 1, 2023. She has been a member of CUPA-HR for more than 20 years, including two years on the CUPA-HR Illinois Chapter board and three years on the CUPA-HR Florida Chapter board. She has also presented at CUPA-HR conferences.
In addition to her extensive HR experience, Maureen has a deep commitment to the HR profession and learning and development. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri, Columbia and a MBA from the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign.