Welcome to the Human Resource Office web page! 

The HR Office is available to Technical College of the Lowcountry employees as a resource about personnel issues. It is responsible for the administration of personnel policies and procedures of the College and the State.


“Human Resources at TCL strives to be a strategic partner along with administration, faculty, and staff in supporting the mission at TCL. HR staff take 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 to 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 environment. We achieve this by emphasizing customer service based on consultation and communication with the entire College community. HR works with college administration, faculty and staff to ensure compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws pertaining to personnel, equal employment opportunity, and affirmative action.”

Policy of Non-Discrimination

The Technical College of the Lowcountry is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all qualified applicants for admissions or employment without regard to sex, race/color, religion, national origin, age, disability, service in the uniformed services (as defined by state and federal law), veteran status, political affiliation or belief, marital or family status, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to, lactation, genetic information, genetic identity, gender expression, or sexual orientation.

Employee and applicant inquiries concerning the federal laws and their application to the College may be directed to the College’s Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Officer and Title IX Deputy Coordinator, Director of Human Resources, Tara Lahnen at 921 Ribaut Road, Building 3, tlahnen@tcl.edu or 843-525-8364.

Hours and Location

Monday through Thursday 8 a.m.–5:30 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m.–11:30 a.m.

More Information:

Contact Us

Tara M. Lahnen

Director of Human Resources


Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 3, Rm. 104

For Benefits, contact

Lillie Sheppard

Human Resources Manager II


Beaufort Mather Campus, Bldg. 3, Rm. 102