Faculty & Staff

Connie Perme

Associate Vice President , Human Resources

ML 5400
132 Alumni Center

Phone: (513) 745-3992

Fax: (513) 745-3644

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  • MBA Xavier University 1990
  • B.S. Business Administration Miami University 1987

Work Experience:

  • Associate Vice President, 2014-Present
  • Senior HR Business Partner & Associate Director, 2009-2014
  • Associate Director, 2005-2009
  • Employment Coordinator, 1994-2001
  • On-Campus Employment Coordinator, 1990-1994
  • Hall Director, 1989-1990
  • Paralegal, Dinsmore & Shohl Law Firm, 1987-1989

First Year at Xavier University:



Perme assumed the position of Associate Vice President of Human Resources in 2014. Prior to that, she had been a Human Resources Business Partner since 2009.  

She has overseen the implementation of Xavier’s HR online applicant tracking system, created Xavier's Leadership Academy, was part of the project team that implemented a market based classification and compensation system and has been a core member of Xavier's Human Resource leadership team.

Perme has a long tenure at Xavier. She has served as a member of the Human Resources team since 1990 following stints in both Xavier's Office of Residence Life and the law firm of Dinsmore & Shohl. 

“Following a thorough, national search, we are pleased that Connie emerged as the outstanding candidate,” said Xavier President Michael Graham, S.J., when Perme accepted the position in 2014.  “She is a proven leader on campus and dedicated to our Jesuit mission to develop students and staff dedicated to learning, reflection, integrity and achievement in solidarity with and for others.”

Perme is a longtime resident of the City of Cincinnati.  She and her husband, Charlie, have two children, Maggie and Sean.

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