Meet Our Leadership

Dee Shultz
Executive Director, Human Resources

PHR, Professional Human Resources Certification

Aims Community College: What is a day in the life of an Executive Director, Human Resources like for you?
Dee Shultz:  Exciting, challenging and full of learning opportunities. My job is to provide advice and counsel to the President and Cabinet on all matters related to employee relations. I stay up-to-date on all federal & state laws and regulations related to employment issues. Iā€™m fortunate to work with a team who has expertise and specialties in all of the various areas such as benefits, class comp, position control, recruitment, professional development, wellness activities, legal and campus safety & security.

ACC: What makes Aims special/unique?
DS:  I think that it is the people who work at Aims and the community that supports Aims that makes it special and unique. Every day I see dedication, passion and a caring for the students that we serve whether you are in the classroom or not. I see people who take pride in the work they do ā€“ look at our facilities and grounds for example. People who are willing to change, be creative and innovative, work at Aims which makes Aims very special.

ACC: What makes a student successful?
DS:  Dedicated faculty and staff who are understanding, compassionate and remember what it was like to be a student.

ACC: What is your proudest achievement?
DS:  Always being able to be there for my family and friends in a time of need. Learning from my parents and grandparents the value of hard work and dedication. At Aims ā€“ I was honored to be one of the first recipients of the Aardvark Award.

ACC: What do you enjoy doing in your free time?
DS:  I love nature and being outdoors - Colorado is a great place to live. I also enjoy gardening, watching baking shows and reading when I can.

ACC: Best thing about being an Executive Director of HR?
DS:  The people I work with. The variety of the position and the challenges.