Cathy Kubiak SPHR

Executive Director of Human Resources
Cathy Kubiak
(616) 234-3972

 

Cathy Kubiak is GRCC’s executive director for Human Resources, overseeing efforts to attract, develop and engage people who have the competencies, commitment and dedication for the success of our GRCC students.

The Human Resources department provides leadership and services to GRCC students, employees and community. The college employs approximately 240 full-time faculty members, 450 adjunct faculty, and 400 staff.

Kubiak earned Senior Professional in Human Resources status from the Human Resources Certification Institute and the Society of Human Resources Management, the highest level of recognition for professionals who have also demonstrated a strategic mastery of the human resources practices.

Kubiak is active with the Michigan Community College Human Resources Association and served various leadership roles.  She is a current board member for the Michigan Higher Education Recruitment Consortium.  She is a current adjunct instructor at GRCC for the human resources management course. 

A native of Michigan, Kubiak has been with GRCC since 1999. She earned an bachelor's degree at Michigan State University and an MBA from Western Michigan University.  Prior to working in higher education, she worked in human resources management within the automotive industry.