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Adam Zapotok
Studio Manager, Digital Maker Technologies
Joined MassArt in 2022

"I love bringing new types of fabrication to talented growing artists and designers and seeing what amazing things they create."

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Alice Stanne
Administrative Assistant II
Joined MassArt in 2011

"I love working in an artistic environment that allows me to create with other passionate students, staff, and faculty."

Alice Stanne
Clint Baclawski
Associate Director, The Lab, Technology Department
Joined MassArt in 2008

"I have loved being part of the institution’s continued transformation, while remaining true to our mission."

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Cecelia Vásquez
Associate Professor, Department Chair
Joined MassArt in 2001

"The diversity and vibrancy of creative output in every corner makes working here a journey of inspiration every single day!"

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Welcome to MassArt Human Resources and Payroll!

The Human Resources and Payroll Department is committed to providing the College with a broad range of services that are essential to attract, reward, and retain talented faculty and staff in a student-centered workforce.

Our campus community is valued for its professionalism, community relationships, and cultural contributions. The HR Department actively collaborates across the College to design and deliver services that foster a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive campus climate. As part of the MassArt team, you will join our vibrant creative community and have the opportunity to support the College's mission to prepare artists, designers, and educators from diverse backgrounds to shape communities, economies, and cultures for the common good.

Employment Opportunities

For prospective MassArt employees, our job database lists information about all available positions for staff and faculty, adjuncts, and temporary support personnel at the College, while also enabling job applicants to submit their materials online.

Please view a listing of our current employment opportunities and apply:

View jobs & Apply

MassArt is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations for the hiring process. If reasonable accommodation is needed, please contact or 617.879.7908.


Working at MassArt is about more than just having a great job—it means enjoying generous benefits and accessing comprehensive coverage for you and your family.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts Group Insurance Commission (GIC) administers health insurance and other benefits for eligible state employees and retirees, and their eligible dependents and survivors.

GIC Benefits Decision Guide
GIC Health Plan and Rates

The Massachusetts State Retirement Board (MSRB) administers the Massachusetts State Employees' Retirement System (MSERS) for state employees and certain other employees of public entities. The MSERS is a contributory defined benefit system governed by Massachusetts General Law Chapter 32. The system provides retirement, disability, survivor, and death benefits to its members and their beneficiaries.

    President's Commencement Brunch, 2022


    MassArt is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting a respectful and inclusive environment. 

    We aim to integrate a variety of cultural values and perspectives and to nurture a spirit of respect for, openness to, and awareness of the spectrum of backgrounds that enrich our community.

    The goals of the Justice, Equity, and Transformation (JET) office are to guide and lead work that achieves systemic equity in all areas of the educational institution through transformation of campus culture.

    Policy & Procedures

    MassArt policies and procedures provide an institutional perspective on many important issues for college management and governance. These policies and procedures have been developed to inform you of your rights and responsibilities as College employees.

    Review Human Resources and Payroll Policies

    The College reserves the right to modify or terminate any or all of these policies in their associated forms at any time.

    MassArt Campus, looking down Huntington Avenue

    Explore the MassArt Campus

    We welcome the opportunity for you to participate and enjoy a campus tour, whether virtual or in person. MassArt’s Visitor Information page will also provide you information on Parking, Transportation, and Directions to the campus.

    Please note, visitors should check-in at the College's main entrance at the Design and Media Center.

    Questions regarding parking can be directed to the Parking Office at or 617-879-5103.

    Human Resources and Payroll TEAM

    MassArt's Human Resources and Payroll team is charged with providing and creating a supportive and creative environment by delivering a customer service model that is fair, consistent, and driven by open communication and practices to address present and future challenges.

    If you need further assistance please call 617.879.7908 or email

    The office is located in the Tower, 8th floor and is open Monday - Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.


    Susan Dzierson
    Interim Chief Human Resources 

    Sandra Knight
    Interim Executive Director

    Oram, Kathryn
    Interim Executive Director, Benefits and Payroll

    Patricia Wilson
    Payroll Manager

    Christine Lumbres
    HR Generalist

    Stephanie Drakes
    HR Assistant

    Lissa Frometa Paulino 
    Payroll Specialist

    MassArt is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please download the EEO brochure to view your rights.