Human Resources (HR) provides proactive and innovative guidance and support to all academic and administrative areas throughout the college with regard to all facets of human resources management for all locations of Berklee, including the Boston campus, Berklee Online, Boston Conservatory at Berklee, BerkleeNYC, and Berklee's campus in Valencia, Spain. Under the leadership of the vice president of HR, the HR team is collectively responsible for human resources planning and effectiveness, including organizational design and development, talent management, 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.
We are passionate about supporting the Berklee community in achieving our mission to educate, train, and develop students to excel in music and the performing arts as a career. We focus our efforts on the college's most valuable asset: our faculty and staff. We are committed to the recruitment, advancement, and retention of a diverse and exceptional faculty and staff. We are committed to sustaining Berklee as a great place to learn, teach, and work through our services, policies, practices, consultations, and initiatives. We strive to create a work environment that fosters creativity, diversity, collaboration, and innovation. We are continuously seeking ways to improve and enhance our services, and we value feedback as we strive for excellence in our work.
Berklee is committed to providing fair and equitable consideration of all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, age, national origin, place of birth, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, status as a member of the armed forces or veteran of the armed forces, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Diversity is a source of strength for the institution. Our equal employment opportunity (EEO) policy achieves and sustains our commitment to diversity.
Berklee bases its employment decisions on the principle of equal employment opportunity. All staffing decisions including, but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfer, reductions in force, tuition assistance, and social and recreational programs are administered in accordance with the institution’s commitment to create a workplace that is fair, equitable, and free from discrimination.
Regulatory compliance: the institution does not discriminate and maintains compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, the Vietnam Era Veterans Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX, and all other applicable federal, state, and local laws.
EEO compliance: The associate vice president of diversity and inclusion serves as Berklee’s EEO compliance officer. Along with the associate vice president of diversity and inclusion, all directors, managers, and supervisors are responsible for implementing equal employment practices within each department. Human Resources is responsible for overall compliance with applicable state and federal laws and regulations.
Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against by Berklee may file a complaint with the director, employee relations and staffing, or the associate vice president of diversity and inclusion by calling 617-747-3156 or by sending a written complaint to Human Resources, 1140 Boylston Street, MS-921-DEI, Boston, Massachusetts 02215.
Berklee reserves the right to amend, suspend, or cancel this policy at any time, with or without notice. In the event that a conflict exists between this policy and the terms and conditions of the Berklee faculty union contract agreement, the union contract agreement will supersede this policy.