Jessica Schuster was named Assistant Director of Human Resources for the Ohio Department of Insurance in July 2019. Schuster oversees all human resources functions, including talent acquisition and employee support, payroll, benefits, equal employment opportunity, performance management, labor relations, and employee training and development.
Schuster has nearly 20 years of human resources experience, including time spent in the private sector consulting. She began her Ohio state government human resources career at the Department of Transportation. She has also worked at the Department of Administrative Services, and most recently served as the human resources director at the Ohio Industrial Commission.
Schuster completed her undergraduate degree in Business Organizational Communications and obtained her International Personnel Management Association – Human Resources (IPMA-HR) certification in 2013 and the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) certification in 2015. She is an active member of both organizations as well as the local Human Resources Association of Central Ohio (HRACO).