Recruitment, Talent and Compensation

The recruitment, talent and compensation staff are responsible for hiring and onboarding talent and promoting competitive, equitable compensation and legal compliance.

They establish hiring ranges, conduct market analyses and create career paths and title-leveling criteria. The unit also supports restructuring, reporting and job changes.

Who We Are

Lori Dougherty
Executive Director, Recruitment, Talent and Compensation
781-736-3653 Bernstein-Marcus 110
  • Directs recruitment and talent team and oversees compensation pay analysis and design and restructures.

  • Directs and manages development of job levels, criteria and career paths.

  • Oversees recruitment team in hiring talent.

Erika Chin
Erika Chin
Compensation and Organizational Development Internal Consultant
781-736-4477 Bernstein-Marcus
  • Prepares case analyses for promotions, salary adjustments and new hires, documenting recommendations and rationale for management.

  • Conducts FLSA exemption status reviews, involving general counsel as warranted to assure legal compliance.

  • Participates in all staff salary surveys and manages the comprehensive market database.

Melinda Cimino
Melinda Cimino
Senior Recruitment and Talent Specialist
781-736-4473 Bernstein-Marcus 104
  • High-volume recruiter who works with managers on the approval, posting, selection and hiring process.

  • Coordinates temporary employee hires and is the point of contact for temporary agencies.

  • Testing lead for Workday recruitment.

  • Business units currently handling include (but are not limited to) Cohen Center; Graduate School of Arts and Sciences; Heller School for Social Policy and Management; Institutional Advancement; School of Arts and Sciences; Student Affairs; Rabb School of Continuing Studies (including BOLLI and Summer School).

Shelley Payne
Compensation Assistant
Bernstein-Marcus
  • Maintains job-description database; compares new and revised job descriptions for highlighting changes; serves as point of contact for job descriptions.

  • Participates in conducting case analyses and market data reviews.

  • Participates in survey analysis.

Shilpa Shrestha
Shilpa Shrestha
Talent Specialist
781-736-4143 Bernstein-Marcus
  • Works with managers on the approval, posting, selection and hiring process.
  • Assists with pre-college summer programs and other temporary employees as per the requests received from different departments.
  • Works with departments and agencies to facilitate temporary hiring, initiates assignments and screens candidates.
  • Assists with the I-9 and onboarding process for the new employees.