Angel Cartagena

Human Resources Generalist

Angel is an HR Generalist at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research (WCER) an advanced support position that independently performs a wide range of complex human resources responsibilities for the center like:

  • New employees onboarding process
  • Benefits and Payroll
  • Hiring and recruitment
  • HR policies/procedures compliance

He acts as the first point of contact for Academic Staff/University staff payroll and benefits. Angel, also advice and provide guidance about students' appointments policies and procedures. In addition, he manages the online leave reporting process for academic staff in WCER guiding employees and supervisors through the process.

Originally, from San Juan, Puerto Rico he has a professional background in HR, Finance and Politics as a Campaign Manager/Public Relations Strategist and Social Media Consultant for politicians and government elected officials in Puerto Rico. Angel possesses studies in Political Science from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico (Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico), Metropolitan Campus.  He has worked in the non-profit and private sector with organizations like Latino Academy for Workforce Development, Aramark, Healthgrades and Hy Cite Enterprises in the Madison area. In his free time, he enjoys reading, traveling and baking/cooking.

Pronouns: He, Him, His

**Spanish pronunciation: Ahn-hel (Angel) /Kahr-tah-hee-nah (Cartagena)**

 

Contact Information

alcartagena@wisc.edu
Phone: (608) 890-1531
Office: 242Q Ed Sciences

Current Projects

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