Joanne Canalli

Director, RII Employee Services

Joanne Canalli is the Director for Research, Innovation and Impact's Employee Services team (RIIES).  RIIES provides unit level human resource assistance and guidance in support of the goals and objectives of the many functions within RII and to support a positive employee experience.   Joanne grew up in Western Australia and moved to the USA in 1991.  Her career in the University environment began with her first job at the University of California, San Diego campus.  She then moved up north to the University of California, Berkely and a few years later moved to Arizona where she joined the University of Arizona in 2002.   Prior to moving into the human resources field, Joanne worked in business administration providing budgeting, accounting, grant and proposal support to directors and researchers.  This prior experience has proven to be a great asset to Joanne in providing human resource support to units as she understands the priorities and necessities of what it takes to build and manage successful research programs from both a financial and a human resource  perspective.  Joanne is a Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional and Senior Certified Professional.