Contact Information and Hours

79 South Pleasant Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Phone: (413) 542-2372
Fax: (413) 542-2687

Academic Year (Labor Day through Memorial Day): 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday

Summer (Memorial Day through Labor Day): 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday-Friday


The Human Resources staff is here to help you with any questions or concerns:

Maria-Judith Rodriguez
Chief Human Resources Officer

Oversees all aspects of the human resources function, including the management of policies, practices and procedures.  Sets the strategic direction of the Office Human Resources, in alignment with the College's mission.

Maria-Judith Rodriguez

Sue Smoyer
Director of Talent Management

Responsible for the development, implementation and support of talent management processes and programs.  This includes but is not limited to:  employee relations, professional development, recruitment/hiring and onboarding.


Christopher Casey
Director of Benefits and HRIS

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


Philip Chapman-Bell
Benefits Specialist/HR Systems Analyst

Responsible for all aspects of benefits enrollment, including account maintenance and bill payment.  Serves as the point of contact with IT for the management and execution of a variety of projects in support of the HRIS initiatives.

Philip Chapman-Bell
Heap Sin
HRIS Specialist
Provides data stewardship for the College's intergrated Human Resources Information System (HRIS).  Designs, develops and supports complex reporting, including hiring, position classification, compensation, training, and equal employment.
Heap SIn
Mica Eberbach
Human Resources Generalist
Supports staff and supervisors in the process of identifying potential candidates to fill our staff and trustee-appointed vacancies.  Handles all aspects of workers' compensation, ergonomics, unemployment and immigration. 
Mica Eberbach
Scott Kinney
Human Resources Representative
Responsible for HRIS data entry and reporting, recruitment/hiring and onboarding processes.  In charge of all aspects of casual employment.
photo of Scott Kinney
Stephen Butler
Training and Development Specialist
Responsible for the creation and implementation of professional development opportunities to support the staff in the achievement of their career goals. Assess department and employee's  training and organizational development needs, and develops programs to address them.
Stephen Butler
Kate Wesolowski
Human Resources Assistant/Receptionist
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 communtiy.  Assists with the administration of the day-to-day operation of the office.
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