Our Commitment of Service to Harvard Chan School 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.

Our community is a diverse one where we embrace and foster an inclusive environment in which all employees are treated equitably regardless of their differences and background.  We celebrate the diverse skills and creative ideas our employees bring to work.

We offer an enriching and supportive community, with abundant programs, services, and tools to help you address challenges and achieve goals at work and in life.  Human Resources’ mission is to be a proactive and strategic partner with the Harvard Chan School community in terms of how to recruit, manage, compensate, reward, develop and engage staff so that we can most effectively support the School’s strategic priorities.

Title IX Update

On May 6, the US Department of Education (DOE) issued new Title IX regulations. The Harvard T. H. Chan remains committed to ensure a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for all Harvard Chan students and employees. To learn more about the new policies visit the resources below.

University Title IX Office: https://titleix.harvard.edu/university-title-ix-office

Office for Dispute Resolution: https://titleix.harvard.edu/links/office-dispute-resolution-odr

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Harvard Chan Community

We have launched a Harvard Chan coronavirus website as a central resource for our community where you can find the latest updates, guidance, and useful information and resources. In addition, please check the University coronavirus website regularly.

Other resources:
Workplace Policies- https://hr.harvard.edu/corona-virus-workplace-policies
Return to Campus: https://hr.harvard.edu/corona-virus-workplace-policies/return-campus
Managing Onsite Presence: https://hr.harvard.edu/corona-virus-workplace-policies/managing-onsite-presence
Mental ans Emotional Wellbeing: https://hr.harvard.edu/mental-and-emotional-wellbeing-during-covid-19-pandemic
Employee health plan enhancements- https://hr.harvard.edu/medical
Remote work resources- https://hr.harvard.edu/flexwork/corona-virus-remote-work-resources
Managing stress, resilience and more… https://hlc.harvard.edu/managing-through-corona-virus/

Annual Performance Review Conversations

Important to have your performance conversationThe Goal Setting process for FY21  has begun!  The deadline to complete the “Goals Summary” section in PeopleSoft ePerformance is October 15th. Please visit the HLC Performance Management Website for more information and details.

Landmark Task Force Report

The Landmark Task Force was convened by Dean Michelle Williams to collect faculty and staff input on issues at the Landmark Center Building/401 Park.  The final report explains the feedback and provides suggestions for change.

Upcoming Events, Trainings, and Webinars

We encourage you get out and to take steps towards improving your professional development, wellness and skills. CWD has released their new virtual class offerings for the next two months. . View all of the available classes CWD July & August Courses Flyer.

We Welcome Your Continuous Feedback

In an effort to provide the highest level of customer service, 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 HR staff list.

You are welcome to give us feedback or provide a suggestion.

Forbes 2018 American's Best Large EmployersHarvard University was named one of America’s Best Large Employers for 2018!  Click here to read the article and view the list of other employers.  Click here to view the methodology.



CEO Cancer Gold StandardThe Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health is also proud to hold the CEO Cancer Gold Standard™ accreditation, recognizing the organization’s extraordinary commitment to the health of our employees and their families.