Welcome to the College of Engineering Human Resources page! The HR Team is here to assist faculty and staff with any human resources needs including faculty and staff hiring, staff professional development, staff performance reviews, and managing leaves of absence. Feel free to explore the basic information provided on or linked from this page and contact a member of the HR team for assistance and/or consultation. We'd love to hear from you!

Meet the HR Team

Cathy Koebrick

Cathy Koebrick, MA, SPHR, SHRM-CP, CCP
Director of Human Resources
Cathy joined the College in 2019, having previously served as the HR Director for the University's Facilities Management organization since 2011. She leads all HR initiatives for the College, providing strategic HR leadership, as well as managing day-to-day HR operations. Cathy is also the primary HR support for the University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI), the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS), the Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (CBCB), and the Engineering Technology Centers (ETC). Cathy reports to both the College of Engineering Dean and the University's Chief Human Resources Officer.

College of Engineering
3100 Seamans Center
Phone: 319-335-5078
E-mail: cathy-koebrick@uiowa.edu

Katie Voss

Katie Voss, SHRM-CP
HR Generalist
Katie came to the College in 2019 from the Office of the Executive Vice President & Provost where she had served in Human Resources roles since 2015. Prior to that, Katie worked in the Office of Admissions, as well as the Mathematics department in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  Katie provides HR services to Engineering Administration (Dean’s office and Engineering Student Success Team), as well as the six academic departments:  Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE), Industrial Engineering (IE), and Mechanical Engineering (ME), Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE), Biomedical Engineering (BME), and Chemical & Biochemical Engineering (CBE). Katie is also the primary HR support for IIHR—Hydroscience & Engineering, including the Iowa Flood Center (IFC) and Iowa Geological Survey (IGS).  

College of Engineering
3123 Seamans Center
Phone: 319-335-1191
E-mail: katherine-voss@uiowa.edu