Taleia Becton- Hill

Senior Assistant Director of Human Resources


Taleia Becton- Hill is the Senior Assistant Director of Human Resources for the Harris School of Public Policy. She began her career with the University as a pioneer of the Shared Service Office, a department dedicated to human resources, payroll, and procurement services. 

Taleia career journey has equipped her with a diverse set of responsibilities, including recruitment, onboarding, performance management, professional development, employee relations, training and development, and compliance. She excels at coordinating the entire employee lifecycle, from attracting top talent through effective recruitment strategies to fostering a positive and inclusive workplace culture that promotes employee engagement and retention.

One of her key strengths is her ability to create and maintain HR processes that streamline operations and drive efficiency. She thrives at providing exceptional support to employees, ensuring their needs are met while adhering to company policies and regulations.

Taleia completed her bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts and Sciences from the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana, and her master’s degree management specializing in human resources from Kaplan University (now Purdue University Global).