Contact HR

Carolyn Slaboden
Chief Human Resource Officer
cslabode@wellesley.edu, x2216
Schedule a virtual meeting with Carolyn

Carolyn directs all Human Resources activities for the College and is responsible for all personnel policies, compensation, employee relations, overall union/management relations, EEOC, benefits and systems as well as training and strategic planning.


Talent Management and Development

Sarah Staley
Director of Talent Management and Development
sstaley2@wellesley.edu, x2214
Schedule a virtual meeting with Sarah

Sarah leads the talent management and development function, implementing a strategy that attracts, retains, and develops an excellent and inclusive workforce. Sarah is responsible for managing the employment team. She provides organizational development consulting to managers and staff.  She implements learning and leadership development programs and the performance management program. She oversees the labor and employee relations function.

 

Gina Mariano
Student Employment and Engagement Program Manager
gm108@wellesley.edu, x2211
Schedule a virtual meeting with Gina

Gina focuses on managing student employment and engagement innitiatives that cultivate a robust and inclusive work environment. She manages and coordinates the Student Employment program for the College.  This includes presenting student employment programs to current students and College staff and creating and maintaining relationships with all necessary partners utilizing this program. 

 

Susan Daganhardt 
Assistant Director of Employment 
sdaganha@wellesley.edu, x2248
Schedule a virtual meeting with Susan

Sue directs and manages all activities related to recruitment, hiring and meeting long-term employment goals for administrative and faculty positions. She oversees appropriate hiring compliance for administrative and faculty positions and partners with outside vendors to develop our Affirmative Action Plan. Sue plays a key role in developing and implementing strategies for minority recruitment and retention and assists in the implementation of training and development programs for administrative staff. She can also answer any questions related to tuition grants and tuition reimbursement.

 

Cristina DeGaetano 
Human Resources Employment Specialist 
cdegaeta@wellesley.edu x3303
Schedule a virtual meeting with Cristina

Cristina supports and assists the college's HRIS and Recruiting/Employment functions. She administers the recruitment process by developing compelling job profiles, sourcing candidates effectively using internal and external advertising, screening potential candidates, and providing logistical support throughout the interview process. She is responsible for maintaining our Applicant Tracking System and processing pre-employment and on boarding requirements for all faculty, staff, and temporary workers. She provides expertise in Workday onboarding function, position creation and maintenance including job transfers, promotions, and terminations. 

 

Dashawn Butner
Human Resources Assistant
db1@wellesley.edu, x2210
Schedule a virtual appointment with Dashawn

Dashawn is responsible for processing pre-employment and onboarding requirements for all staff and temporary workers. He provides day-to-day administrative support of the Whole You initiative.

 

Sandra Murga Zuniga
Office Coordinator
smurgazu@wellesley.edu x3202
Schedule a virtual meeting with Sandra

Sandra serves as the first point of contact for the Human Resources Office. She is a source of information and referrals to the College community and visitors. She schedules benefits and work orientations for new hires and verifies employment by phone. She also assists the Human Resources staff on daily administrative logistics and supervises student workers.


 

Benefits & Compensation

Kelly Robinson
Director of Total Rewards 
krobins5@wellesley.edu, x2215
Schedule a virtual meeting with Kelly

Kelly is responsible for directing the College’s benefits and compensation programs to ensure that they are competitive and administered according to College policy and federal and state regulations. She is responsible for overseeing the benefits and compensation teams and is the employee contact for retirement. 

  

Meshack Ellis
Compensation and Benefits Analyst
http://me101@wellesley.edu, x2447

Shedule a virtual meeting with Meshack

Meshack leads all processes and procedures related to the staff compensation program (including the annual merit program) and is responsible for ensuring program compliance.  He analyzes and monitors benchmark data and implements any salary changes in Workday.  Meshack partners with the Talent Management team to formulate offers for new hires, promotions and marked adjustments.  He manages the annual promotion and equity budget and partners with the Budget Office to maintain position control within Workday.  Meshack also supports the benfits program to ensure enrollment accuracy and provide support for new program launches.  
 

Leshana Sydney
Benefits Specialist
ls103@wellesley.edu, x2212
Schedule a virtual meeting with Leshana

Leshana plays a key role in the administration of the College’s benefit programs for faculty, staff and union employees, including retirement and health and welfare benefits. This includes enrollments, terminations and changes in coverage. She also oversees the 403(b) Plan and Pension plan. Leshana also supports the annual benefits open enrollment process and assists with ensuring annual compliance requirements are met.


Systems/Data

JoAnne O'Beirne
Human Resources Information Specialist
jobeirne@wellesley.edu, x2231
Schedule a virtual meeting with JoAnne

JoAnne is responsible for entering employment changes in Workday for administrative, union, and casual wage employees and for benefit deductions for all benefits-eligible employees including faculty. She performs audits of this information in Workday to ensure accuracy. In addition, she is the point of contact for faculty and staff for additions or corrections in the College’s online directory. JoAnne is the initial contact in the Leave of Absence process and oversees the workers compensation program.