• Staff

    Office of the Vice President

    Irwin Kroot
    Acting Chief Human Resources Officer, x4968, krooti@newschool.edu. Contact Irwin with questions, comments, and concerns about human resources, staff management matters, and identifying and implementing human resources strategies; developing and administering human resources policies; and The New School's compensation and classification, human resources systems, staffing, and records management functions.

    Ann L. Whelan
    Executive Assistant to the Chief Human Resources Officer, x4946, whelana@newschool.edu

    HR Help

    Leah Bautista
    Senior Human Resources Associate, x4936, bautistl@newschool.edu. Contact Leah with questions about tuition fee waivers, employment and income verification, and general human resources issues.

    Staffing Services

    Lauren Tomlinson 
    HR Generalist for Talent and Employee Relations, x3841, L.Tomlinson@newschool.edu. Contact Lauren with questions about recruitment and hiring, union recruitment and hiring, and employee services.

    Sarah Buckley
    HR Assistant, x6907, buckleys@newschool.edu. Contact Sarah with questions about the online employment application system, in-house temps, and Local 1205 union orientations.


    Denise Radicone
    Senior Director of Benefits, x4937, radicond@newschool.edu. Contact Denise with questions, comments, and concerns about benefit plans at The New School.

    Rachel E. Taylor
    Associate Director of Benefits, x4949, taylorre@newschool.edu. Contact Rachel with questions about faculty and staff benefits, short-term and long-term disability, worker's compensation, and FMLA leave.

    Jenny Borrero
    Senior Human Resources Analyst, x4945, borreroy@newschool.edu. Contact Jenny for billing reconciliation issues with The New School's benefits and union plans.

    Arlene De La Rosa 
    Benefits and Labor Operations Associate, x3848, delarosa @newschool.edu. Contact Arlene with questions about part-time faculty and union benefits and leaves of absence.

    Human Resources Operations

    Linda Kilcommons
    Director of Human Resources Operations, x1308, kilcomml@newschool.edu. Contact Linda with questions and concerns about all payroll authorizations (PRAs) and other employee-related transactions for full-time and part-time staff and full-time faculty.

    Elvira Delle Cave
    HR Operations Analyst, x3847, dellecae@newschool.edu. Contact El with questions about student hires, personnel transactions, and EPAFs (electronic Personnel Action Forms).

    Jade Mullins
    HR Operations Analyst, x4988, mullinsj@newschool.edu. Contact Jade with questions about personnel transactions.

    Brian Olsen
    HR Operations Analyst, x4951, olsenb@newschool.edu. Contact Brian with questions about terminations, part-time faculty new hires, and one-time payments for technicians and miscellaneous employees.

    Kristin Vargas
    HR Operations Analyst, x4948, vargask@newschool.edu. Contact Kristin with questions about personnel transactions.


    Laura Hernandez
    Director of Payroll, x4224, hernandl @newschool.edu. Contact Laura with questions and concerns about payroll policies and transactions.

    Margie Vazquez
    Assistant Director of Payroll, x4965, vazquezm@newschool.edu. Contact Margie with questions and concerns about all payroll transactions.

    Beverly Ratcliffe 
    Senior Payroll Analyst, x4962, ratclifb @newschool.edu. Contact Beverly with questions and concerns about all payroll transactions.

    Maria Kutsumalis
    Payroll Coordinator, x4961, georgalm@newschool.edu.

    Labor Relations Operations

    David Arenas
    HRIS Analyst, x3968,  arenasd@newschool.edu. Contact David with questions about part-time faculty hiring and pay.

    Beverly Chee Hayes
    Labor Relations Specialist, x3845, hayesb@newschool.edu. Contact Beverly with questions regarding part-time faculty hiring and pay.

    Employee Services

    Ilana Levitt
    Senior Director of Employee Development and Organizational Effectiveness, x3842, levitti@newschool.edu. Contact Ilana with questions about organizational development and staff training and development. Programs and services include staff career services, wellness programming, leadership training, performance management, employee relations, and other employee service programs.

    Alexandra Cherasia
    HR Generalist, Training and Communications, x3703,  chera187@newschool.edu. Contact Alexandra with questions about staff trainings and the HR Newsletter.