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The Office of Human Resources Contacts

Annette Piecora, SPHR 
Director of Human Resources
(914) 674-7337
apiecora@mercy.edu

Whitley A. Humes 
Associate Director of Human Resources & HRIS Manager
(914) 674-7838
whumes@mercy.edu
Benefits and HRIS (HR Information Systems).

Lauren J. Mackenzie 
Associate Director of Human Resources
(914) 674-7836
lmackenzie@mercy.edu
HR Recruitment and Employment.

Kareema Gathers 
Assistant Director of Human Resources
(914) 888-5273 kgathers1@mercy.edu
Leave Management and Time and Attendance

Jessica Wong 
Human Resources Generalist
(914) 674-7389
 jwong11@mercy.edu
HR and Employment Verifications.

Thomas McDonald, JD 
Title IX Coordinator & Equity Compliance Specialist
(914) 674-7679
tmcdonald7@mercy.edu
Title IX and Equity Compliance, and Employee Relations.

Current Employees

Employee Information Center 

Your one stop for all Human Resources information including policies, benefits information and forms are now located in Mercy Connect under the "Employee Info Center" section.

Employee Relations and Recognition

The Office of Human Relations is committed to maintaining a positive relationship between employees and the College through programs and policies that ensure fairness, respect and equal treatment for all employees.

The Office of Human Resources Seeks To:

  • Develop and maintain a positive relationship between employees and the College through programs and policies that ensure fairness, respect and equal treatment for all employees
  • Provide means for conflict resolution
  • Enhance clear and accurate communication
  • Recognize the efforts and contributions of employees to the College and its mission
  • Facilitate the professional development of employees
  • Recognize achievements of employees and celebrate the spirit of community building

Services Provided by the Office of Human Resources 

  • Development and management of initiatives that promote employee recognition and appreciation
  • Problem-solving with supervisors concerning employee and organizational issues
  • Coaching for employees and managers in order to improve workplace relations
  • Investigation of complaints regarding discrimination and harassment
  • Advisement of supervisors considering employment action for misconduct or performance problems to ensure fair and consistent treatment and compliance with College policies
  • Mediation of conflict, including, but not limited to, investigating and responding to grievances
  • Development and implementation of training plans for each employee consistent with departmental and personal career goals

Prospective Employees

If you're looking to join our team, we want to hear from you! Mercy College welcomes a diverse group of employees with a passion for our mission to serve the community.  Take a look at the opportunities currently available here.