Vice President for Human Resources

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Ramona Allen

Office Phone 617-324-5675
Room NE49-5000

About the position

The MIT Department of Human Resources aims to advance a vibrant and diverse work community where individuals and groups thrive and contribute to MIT's excellence. The vice president for human resources (VPHR) guides a department that provides services, systems, products, and strategic guidance to support the more than 15,000 staff members, faculty, and postdoctoral associates who drive MIT’s educational, research, and administrative programs.

In addition to developing human resources policy, the VPHR provides leadership and guidance related to all aspects of employee support. This includes affirmative action, diversity, and inclusion; benefits; compensation; disability services; employee and labor relations; employee-related Institute-wide messaging and communications; HR technology and operations; administration of leaves; organizational and employee development; talent acquisition; and the Center for WorkLife and WellBeing and the Technology Childcare Centers. The VPHR also serves as one of the Institute’s two Title IX coordinators.

Committees on which the vice president for human resources serves

Committees chaired by the vice president for human resources