Human Resources

Join for an HR open house!

Thursday, February 23, 2017

2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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The Office for Human Resources (HR) provides leading HR services that support the members of the Berklee community in achieving Berklee’s mission to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music as a career. We focus our efforts on the college's most valuable asset: our employees. We are committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse and exceptional faculty and staff by providing excellent service in the areas of recruitment, compensation, benefits, employee relations, management consultation, leadership, and organizational development. 

We are committed to sustaining Berklee as a great place to learn, teach, and work through our services, policies, and initiatives. We strive to create a work environment that fosters creativity, diversity, collaboration, and innovation, while ensuring our students remain at the center of all that we do at Berklee.

Meet Your HR Staff

 

Eileen M. Alviti, SPHR

Vice President of Human Resources
ealviti@berklee.edu, Extension 2305

Serves as a strategic partner by providing proactive and innovative guidance and support to all academic and administrative units throughout the college with regard to all facets of human resources management. Responsible for human resources planning, effectiveness, and leadership, including organizational design and development, talent management, and employee relations; employment law compliance; benefits and compensation analysis; rewards and recognition; and HR information systems, all in support of the college's mission, values, and strategic plan. Responsible for all aspects of human resources for all locations of Berklee including the Boston campus, Berklee Online, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, and Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain.

Gisele Ledan

Assistant to the Vice President of Human Resources

gledan@berklee.edu, Extension 6167

Manages schedule and events for the vice president of human resources. Coordinates communication that describes and promotes HR initiatives. Oversees the service awards recognition program in partnership with the meetings and events team, generates and verifies the length-of-service data, oversees all communications, monitors event budget, coordinates gifts, manages registration and on-site event needs, and supervises volunteers. Monitors the HR budget and completes check requests and payment of all invoices. Serves as backup for the senior vice president/chief financial officer of finance.  

Greg Barry

Human Resources Generalist
gbarry@berklee.edu, Extension 6871

Works closely with the senior HR partners to provide services in the areas of employee relations, organizational development, performance management, and policy interpretation.

Daneesha Green

Human Resources Coordinator
dgreen1@berklee.edu, Extension 6753

Provides administrative support for the HR staff and is also responsible for front-line coordination, the onboarding of new hires, and clerical functions.

Jennifer Burke

Director of Employee Relations and Staffing
jburke3@berklee.eduExtension 3076

Responsible for leading the Human Resources business partners, HR generalist, and recruiter in establishing strong collaborative relationships and managing and delivering high-quality strategic HR consultation and services to leaders and staff in the areas of employee relations, leadership development, staffing, performance management, retention, and engagement. Also responsible for HR policy development and interpretation.

Michael Burton

Senior Human Resources Partner
mburton1@berklee.edu, Extension 3157

Provides strategic HR counsel and program delivery across the organization and at all levels in the areas of employee relations, leadership development and coaching, organizational development and effectiveness, compensation/performance management, talent acquisition  and talent management.  Also oversees Berklee's staff compensation pay programs; conducts market studies and works with departments in writing job descriptions and conducting analysis.

Vidra Harris

Senior Human Resources Partner
vharris@berklee.edu, Extension 6742

Provides strategic HR counsel and program delivery across the organization and at all levels in the areas of employee relations, leadership development and coaching, organizational development and effectiveness, compensation/performance management, talent acquisition, and talent management.

Jamie D'Entremont

Human Resources Partner
jdentremont@berklee.edu, Extension 8255

Provides strategic HR counsel and program delivery across the organization and at all levels in the areas of employee relations, leadership development and coaching, organizational development and effectiveness, compensation/performance management, talent acquisition, and talent management.

Mark Martino

Associate Director of Human Resources Operations
mmartino@berklee.edu, Extension 2213

Oversees and serves as the liaison for all Office of Human Resources Information systems, reporting, and general office operations. Serves as the technology expert in developing effective solutions and promoting strategic use of technology.

Manages the Smartwork program, which brings together people from around the college to collaborate on a problem or improve a process across departments. Coaches each project manager through the design of a project, the facilitation of the team, and the presentation of team recommendations to the sponsors.

George Ducharme

HRIS Analyst II

gducharme@berklee.edu, Extension 2580

Manages HR transactional data for staff and faculty including new-hire information, name changes, and other employee updates. Also, provides functional and technical support to HR staff and counterparts around the college and makes recommendations on best practices with facilitating personnel changes in the system. 

Philip Lima

Assistant Vice President of Benefits, HR Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management
plima@berklee.edu, Extension 8020

Serves as a key member of the college’s Human Resources leadership team. Primary responsibilities include serving as principal advisor to the college’s senior leadership on and overseeing the design and delivery of the non-cash elements of employee total rewards (i.e., employee benefits) and fulfillment of the college’s HR-related compliance requirements. Facilitates the college's enterprise-wide risk management system. Lastly, serves as staff on the Board of Trustees' Audit and Risk Committee on Enterprise Risk Management.

Judy Heaton

Manager of Employee Benefits Administration
jheaton@berklee.edu, Extension 2461

Responsible for administration of benefits programs. Oversees delivery of service by outside vendors. Counsels faculty and staff on insurance and other benefits.

Alyssa Ozimek-Maier

Analyst—Compensation, Benefits, and Immigration
aozimekmaier@berklee.edu, Extension 8121
 

Provides management of data for compensation and benefits planning and compliance processes; administers and audits benefits vendor data exchanges; manages leaves of absence and immigration/visa processes; assists in communicating compensation and benefits policies and programs.