Human Resources Staff

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Photo of Danielle Gonzalez
Director of Human Resources
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3129

Areas of Expertise

  • Leads HR staff in serving the Williams community.
  • Responsible for policy development, strategic planning, legal compliance, staffing management, HR forecasting, employee relations, compensation, and organization and program development.
  • Responsible for employee relations, policy questions, workplace concerns, compliance efforts and employment reporting.
Photo of Richard Duncan
Human Resources Coordinator
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3716

Areas of Expertise

  • Supports HR Director with calendaring and scheduling, monitoring department financials, preparing departmental correspondence and special projects.
  • Coordinates HR initiatives including Appreciation Day, staff development programs, and administrative vacation tracking support.
  • Provides campus support for general HR inquiries and employee concerns.
Photo of Yolanda T. Galbreath
HR Assistant
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-2681

Areas of Expertise

  • HR Reception – provides assistance to all visitors, students, faculty, staff, and retirees.
  • Responds to applicant inquiries.
  • Processes new hire I-9 forms and facilitates temporary employee new hire orientation.
  • Provides benefits support especially related to FMLA processing and retirement health plans.

Photo of Kris Maloney
Benefits Administrator
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4478

Areas of Expertise

  • Complete suite of benefits plan administration, including review and implementation of new initiatives.
  • Leads Wellness initiatives and programming.Certified Workplace Wellness Program Manager.
  • Employee benefit counseling, including new hire orientation and retirement planning.
Photo of Megan A. Childers
Benefits Specialist
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4355

Areas of Expertise

  • Oversees employee benefits and new hire orientations.
  • Leave administration and support, including FMLA compliance and tracking.
Photo of Christa A. Waryas
Payroll Systems Manager
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4479

Areas of Expertise

  • Manages all facets of payroll and tax processing for faculty, staff and students.
  • Provides payroll reporting as needed and assists with pay, policy and procedure related questions.
  • Works closely with the Budget Director while maintaining operational budget oversight.
Photo of Carol B. Rand
Payroll Specialist
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4162

Areas of Expertise

  • Process the biweekly student payroll.
  • Assist the Payroll Systems Manager in processing the biweekly staff payroll.
  • Provide campus support for general payroll questions.
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HRIS and Data Analytics Manager
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3032

Areas of Expertise

  • Ensures data integrity of applicant, faculty, staff, retiree, and student employee information in the Human Resources System.
  • Leads functional enhancement projects and process improvement initiatives, focusing on gaining efficiencies, data quality, and more consistent business processes.
  • Creates ad-hoc and periodic reports and data analysis for HR and administrative offices.
Photo of Deb Stawarz
HRIS Specialist
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-2682

Areas of Expertise

  • Ensures data integrity of applicant, faculty, staff, retiree, and student employee information in the Human Resources System.
  • Develops and document consistent and appropriate data maintenance procedures.
  • Conducts Employee and Manager Self-Service training and administrative user training.

Photo of Tapi Nhundu
Employment Manager
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4247

Areas of Expertise

  • Assists with recruitment and staff employment process, and supports department and managers with their staffing needs.
  • Responds to applicant inquiries.
  • Facilitates new hire orientation.
Photo of Janine M. Burt
Manager, Student Employment
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4568

Areas of Expertise

  • Connects supervisors and students for on-campus employment opportunities. Counsels supervisors and students on employment issues and concerns.
  • Trains and supports supervisors with hiring, paying, and managing their student employees through PeopleSoft as well as posting and managing positions on Handshake.
  • Assists with summer employment operations.
Photo of Cecilia Hirsch
Manager, Spouse Partner Resources
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-4587

Areas of Expertise

  • Addresses career and relocation needs of college spouses/partners essential to continued investment in the college community.
  • Provides career counseling and practical assistance for all areas of job-search process, including resume and cover letter writing, interview preparation, and employer research.
  • Manages Professional Development Fund.
Photo of Kevin R. Thomas
Learning and Development Manager
B&L Building, Suite 201
413-597-3542

Areas of Expertise

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive training and development program, including needs assessment, curriculum design, contracting with outside vendors, marketing, and program evaluation.
  • Design and deliver classroom and online learning programs on communication, collaboration, productivity, diversity, supervision, management, and leadership.
  • Design and facilitate custom training and team development programs for intact teams.
  • Coach employees at all levels of the organization to improve their effectiveness and meet their career goals.
  • Act as HR partner to departments on organizational development projects, acting as referral source and liaison with external consultants, and participating in all phases of these projects.
  • In collaboration with the Staff Advisory Council, develop new HR policies

Human Resources B&L Building
HR Front Desk
413-597-2681
Conference Room
413-597-4735

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