Staff

Christopher T. Casey

Christopher T. Casey

Interim Chief Human Resource Officer

Responsible for the general administration of the College's compensation and benefits programs for staff and faculty.  Manages leave programs, including accommodations under ADA, and oversees the College's Human Resources Information System (HRIS).

Fredricka F. Joyner

Fredricka F. Joyner

Director of Organization Development & Engagement

Responsible for assessing organizational needs and planning relevant interventions including key culture change initiatives. Responsible for development and implementation of the learning and development system.

Ana Devlin Gauthier

Ana Devlin Gauthier

Learning and Development Facilitator

Proactively creates and implements staff and leadership development programs that support organizational objectives, foster highly effective leader behaviors and help employees achieve their career development goals.
Lisa M. Haarlander

Lisa M. Haarlander

Office Assistant/Receptionist

Ed Maldonado

Ed Maldonado

Human Resources Assistant

The Human Resources Assistant is the first point of contact of the office for all staff, faculty, visitors and other members of the College's community.  Assists with the administration of the day-to-day operation of the office.

Amy M. Rondeau

Amy M. Rondeau

Human Resources Business Partner

Supports staff and supervisors in the process of identifying potential candidates to fill our staff vacancies. Provides Employee Relations support.

Shelly Ruocco

Shelly Ruocco

Recruitment and Onboarding Consultant

Send email to aruocco@amherst.edu

Jenny Silver

Jenny Silver

Employee Relations Consultant

Send email to jsilver@amherst.edu

Kate E. Wesolowski

Kate E. Wesolowski

Human Resources Engagement & Communication Coordinator

Plans and implements events and activities to strengthen employee relations and support the College’s efforts to build community.

Shared Services Contacts

Please visit the Shared Services contacts for additional support in the areas of Human Resources, Payroll, Accounts Payable, and Procurement. 

Contact Information

Human Resources

Main Contact

Suite 200 79 South Pleasant St
79 South Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002
413-542-2372 hr@amherst.edu

Office Hours

Virtually

  • Monday - Friday
  • 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

In Person, By Appointment Only (Starting September 13, 2021)

Fax Number

413-542-2687