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The Human Resources Department partners with faculty, staff, and administration to achieve Ramapo College’s mission and strategic objectives, and to promote student success by:

  • Fostering employee engagement, learning, development and performance.
  • Delivering value-added human resources and organizational services.
  • Building a diverse, inclusive, and empowered workforce across all employee classifications.
  • Establishing trusted relationships through clear communication, fact-based decision making, and mutual respect.
  • Achieving high compliance, health/safety, regulatory, and HR operational standards.
  • Supporting the College’s financial strength and institutional sustainability initiatives.


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Open Enrollment for the State Health Benefits Program (SHBP) and Tax$ave program is from October 2 – October 31, 2017. This is your annual opportunity to assess your benefits needs and revise your health, prescription drug, dental, and pre-tax flexible spending accounts selections.

The deadline for submission of all plan changes is October 31, 2017.  All changes made during Open Enrollment will become effective on January 1, 2018.

Retirement Planning: As an employee of Ramapo College you have the opportunity to save for retirement through supplemental retirement accounts offered by AIG Valic, AXA Equitable, Hartford, ING, Metlife, Prudential and TIAA-CREF. In addition to retirement workshops, individual retirement counseling is offered by each of these carriers. This provides an opportunity for employees to discuss all aspects of retirement savings. Participation in these plans is voluntary and can be elected at any time of the year.


Human Resources Staff

David Vernon

Assistant Vice President of Human Resources

(201) 684-7506

Jill Brown

Associate Director
(201) 684-7507

Roger Jans
Manager of Learning, Development

and Performance
(201) 684-7231 

Valerie Hunter
Benefits Manager
(201) 684-7502

Brittany Ring
Classification & Compensation Analyst
(201) 684-7781

Johnie Burton
Benefits Analyst
(201) 684-7230

Lori Zuccola
HR Coordinator
(201) 684-7506

Elaine Himmelberg
Hr Program Coordinator
(201) 684-7498


HR Operations Associate