New Faculty Welcome - HR Resources

Human Resources System Self-Service View paystubs, change emergency contact, update direct deposit information, view personalized benefits statements, and more.

Simone M. Anderson, assistant director for HRIS and data analytics
sma1​@williams​.edu | 413-597-3032

Deb Stawarz, HRIS specialist
dstawarz​@williams​.edu | 413-597-2682

 Payroll Questions about setting up direct deposit, tax withholdings, or new hire forms.

Christa A. Waryas, payroll systems manager
caw3​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4479

Carol B. Rand, payroll specialist
cbr4​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4162

Health & Dental Insurance The college’s annual open enrollment period is just around the corner, typically kicking off in mid-October. This is when you can make changes to your benefits plans for 2022.

Kristen MacFarlane, assistant director for benefits and compensation
kam9​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4478

Megan Childers, benefits specialist
mab7​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4355

Hire a Student Your department admin is a great resource to start and you can also find more information at

Janine Burt, student employment manager
jmb9​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4568

Hire a Research Assistant or Postdoc The individuals are typically hired as temporary or term staff based on duration and funding.

Jessica Plowright, employment manager
jp17​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4247

Spouse Partner Resources The College is committed to supporting partners by providing transitional support and practical assistance in all areas of the job search process. Learn more at

Cecilia Hirsch, manager of spouse partner resources
chirsch​@williams​.edu | 413-597-4587

Get To Know The HR Team!


Health & Wellbeing

Health Advocate EAP+Work/Life Free & confidential employee assistance program covers broad needs from legal to adoption 1-800-828-6025, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or

Fitness Classes & Gym Memberships Qualify for $150 reimbursement for Blue Cross Blue Shield members

Athletics Fitness Facilities Check the Athletics’ website for gym, pool, and squash court hours (reservations may be required)

Financial Wellness TIAA-CREF Advising Licensed representatives are on campus once a month for one on one counseling sessions on retirement, investments & more. Call 800-732-8353 to schedule an appointment. (telephonic & virtual currently)

Blue Cross Blue Shield Member Resources including Telehealth services. Telehealth covers both medical and behavioral health care for conditions that can be treated through video visits.

Wellness BCBS Medical Subscribers can receive a $500 taxable incentive for earning 500 points. Check out 2021 program details at


Get Connected

Communities of Williams (CoW) groups: Join or start a CoW group.

 Discounts for Williams Employees From fitness studios and skiing lift tickets to tires, cellular packages, and local businesses.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Online learning platform to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills

Switchboard is a bulletin board that lets you ask for what you need and offer what you have within the Williams community. Open to faculty, staff, student, parents, and alumni.

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