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Michael Villapando

Absence Management Coordinator
Department(s): Human Resources
Office: CSB 237
Mail Code: 1026
Phone: 702-895-1837
Fax: 702-895-1545
Email: michael.villapando@unlv.edu


Michael (Mike) Villapando has six years of customer service experience, including client-facing roles in human resources and information technology. Mike worked in the gaming industry at Boyd Gaming as a human resources analyst for seven casino properties employing 4,000 employees. In this role, Michael oversaw analysis of absence management, benefits, and payroll, while personally ensuring the needs of employees were met. At College of Southern Nevada (CSN), he supported students in multiple ways, including assisting them as they scheduled appointments with their professors and registered for classes. He also helped CSN customers when they had information technology needs, including repair and support for PC, Mac, smartphones and tablets. Michael is currently an absence management coordinator at UNLV. Here he oversees the leave of absence programs and processes for FMLA, military leave, catastrophic leave, extended salary sick leave, and maternity leave. In addition, he reviews and administers time off balances to ensure UNLV employees are compensated accurately while away.