Human Resources

Our Mission

Human Resources (HR) at Oconee Fall Line Technical College (OFTC) strives to be a strategic partner along with administration, faculty, and staff in supporting the mission of OFTC. HR staff takes a leadership role in providing services that support the College by promoting and understanding the concept that employees are our most valuable resource. HR continually acts as a catalyst enabling all employees to contribute towards the success of the College.

Our mission is to provide quality HR services to attract, develop, motivate and retain a diverse workforce within a supportive work environment. We achieve this with by emphasizing customer service based on consultation and communication with the entire College community. HR works with college administrators, faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all Federal, State and local laws pertaining to personnel, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action.

Contact Information

Office Hours

North Campus, Room 204
Mon. – Thurs.: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Fri.: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

South Campus
LLH, Room 121-M
By appointment.

Director of Human Resources

Lynn J. McDonald, Executive Director of Human Resources
North Campus | Room 204, 1189 Deepstep Road | Sandersville, GA 31082
Phone: 478-553-2059 | Fax: 800-847-4469 | Toll-Free 877-399-8324

Payroll Technician

Shemekia Gaston, Payroll Technician
North Campus | Room 202B, 1189 Deepstep Road | Sandersville, GA 31082
Phone: 478-240-5198 |Fax: 800-847-4469 | Toll-Free 877-399-8324

Training HR/Coordinator

Maria Battles, Training/HR coordinator
North Campus | Room 203D, 1189 Deepstep Road | Sandersville, GA 31082
Mon–Thurs:  8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Fri: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Phone: 478-553-2058

Job Center

OFTC’s new employee orientation, new employee forms, and current employee forms (such as payroll, travel, performance, and separation) can be accessed via OFTC’s SharePoint with a current OFTC email login credential.

Team GA Connection

Access your State of Georgia employee benefits on Team GA Connection such as:

  • Benefits Overview
    • Health Benefits & ADP Link
    • Flexible Benefits & GA Breeze Link
    • Retirement – ERS & TRS
    • Charitable Giving
    • Employee Purchasing
    • College Savings
    • Credit Union
  • Employee Self Service (ESS)
    • Pay Check
    • Leave Balances
    • Absence Management
  • Employee Discounts
  • Team GA News
  • Team GA Careers (job openings around the state)