Human Resources

Human Resources

Welcome to Horry Georgetown Technical College's Office of Human Resources.

The College employs approximately 350 full-time faculty and staff and approximately 320 adjunct faculty and temporary staff, each one playing a vital role in the success of our students. These pages  serve as a resource for our employees and applicants in providing information related to their employment at HGTC.


Jackie Barrett, MHR
Assistant Vice President, Human Resources

EEO/Affirmative Action Officer; Supervision of all HR Departmental functions; Conflict Resolution; Disciplinary Action; Grievances; HR Strategic Planning; Revision and Interpretation of HR Policies and Procedures; Cabinet representative; Title IX Coordinator.


Tara Lahnen, SPHR
Assistant Director of Human Resources

Supervision of Full-Time Employment, Temporary Employment, and Benefits.

Alfreda Alfreda Lewis
Employment Specialist
Full-Time Employment Process; Advertisement of Full- and Temporary Vacancies; Criminal Background and Reference Checks for Full-Time Employees; Maintains Online Application / Evaluation System; Organizational Charts; HR Policies & Procedures.
Melissa Melissa Eckroth
Benefits Specialist
Full-Time Faculty and Staff Leave; FMLA-Leave Requests; Worker’s Compensation; Employee Address Updates, Managing Employee Benefits.
Charlotte Charlotte Hearn
Compensation Coordinator
Classification and Compensation Management; Position Descriptions, Salary Analysis, and State Reporting. Assist AVP with Employee Relations.
Contact: 843-349-7833,

Molly McCord
Human Resources Specialist
Manages the Temporary Employment Recruiting Process, Serves as Back Up to Compensation Management, Coordinates Performance Evaluation System, and Assists with Training and Development. Scans and indexes HR Documents in Document Imaging System.
Contact: 843-349-5350,


Tammy Lowe
Human Resources Specialist - Temporary Employment 
Coordinates Temporary Employment Process Onboarding and Oversees the Temporary Budget Process.
Contact: 843-349-5305,