Welcome to Human Resources

Our Commitment of Service to SPH Employees

The Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health is more than just a place to work. As an organization, we are a global citizen, committed to advancing health world-wide. That commitment starts here, with our employees’ well-being.

The Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health offers an enriching and supportive community, with abundant programs, services, and tools to help you address challenges and achieve goals at work and in life. SPH Human Resources’ mission is to be a proactive and strategic partner with the SPH community in terms of how to recruit, manage, compensate, reward, and develop employees so that we can most effectively support the School’s strategic priorities.

Have a Customer Service Inquiry, Feedback and/or Suggestion?

In an effort to provide the highest level of customer service, SPH HR strives to respond to inquiries within 1 business day for phone or email.  Where possible, please direct your inquiry to the HR team member who works in the area specific to your topic.  Not sure who you need?  Check the SPH HR staff list.

Click on this form here to provide us with ongoing feedback or a suggestion.


What’s New In Human Resources

2016 Benefits Open Enrollment is November 9-23

The annual Benefits Open Enrollment for 2016 runs from Monday, November 9 through Monday, November 23. This is your chance to make changes to medical, dental, vision care and insurance choices or open a Flexible Spending Account or Health Savings Account. All changes should be made through PeopleSoft. Any changes will take effect January 1, 2016.

For more information, please visit the Open Enrollment section on the HHR website or refer to your Open Enrollment packet.

Harvard Employee Engagement Survey is Closed

The engagement survey has closed. Thank you to everyone who completed the survey to further improve the Harvard workplace and develop strategies for staff at all levels to achieve greater job satisfaction. The results are coming soon.

Administrative Breakfast Forum

This is an opportunity to meet with a Senior Leader over breakfast and chat about what is happening at the School and other topics on your mind.  All staff, faculty and academic appointees are welcome to participate.  Click here for more information.