Staff

Office of Human Resources
Saint Michael's College
One Winooski Park, Box 265
Colchester, VT 05439
802.654.2533


mike newMichael New
Vice President, Human Resources and Administrative Services

802.654.2635
mnew@smcvt.edu

Oversees and moderates the overall direction, operation, and strategies regarding the College's Human Resources practices.


tina tenneyTina Tenney
Director of Human Resources

802.654.2534
ttenney@smcvt.edu

  • Leadership development
  • Employee and labor relations
  • Performance management
  • Policy development
  • Compensation administration

patty knowldenPatty Knowlden
Associate Director, Human Resources- Compensation and Benefits

802.654.2703
pknowlden@smcvt.edu

  • Benefits Administration (Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k), flexible spending accounts)
  • Employee assistance programs
  • Tuition remission and tuition exchange
  • Family and medical leave
  • Short term disability
  • Workers compensation
  • COBRA health insurance continuation

kendra smithKendra Smith '09
Human Resources Administrator

802.654.2587
ksmith8@smcvt.edu

  • General HR Questions
  • New Hire Onboarding
  • Recruitment and advertising for open positions
  • Background checks
  • Job descriptions
  • Post-offer pre-employment screenings
  • Wage letters

Payroll Services

john mccarthyJohn McCarthy
Associate Director, Payroll Services

802.654.2529
jmccarthy2@smcvt.edu

  • Work eligibility and tax status for foreign national employees and student workers
  • Payroll policy and taxation
  • Independent contractor vs. employee

Emily ThomasEmilyThomas
Human Resources and Payroll Assistant
802.654.2584
ethomas4@smcvt.edu

  • Payroll questions- timesheets, direct deposit, deductions, web-time entry, etc.
  • Employment verifications

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