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Mission, Vision and Values


As a strategic partner to the University, the UMass Chan Human  Resources Employee Relations Office supports the UMass Chan mission  to advance the health and well-being of the people of the commonwealth and the world through pioneering advances  in education, research and health care delivery by:


  • Creating an adaptable and service focused HR infrastructure that supports institutional growth;
  • Fostering an inclusive and diverse environment that values learning and empowerment of staff, faculty and students;
  • Promoting a rewarding work experience which supports the recruitment and retention of superior talent.

Vision and Values

Our vision is to promote and implement the best HR practices in support of sustainable growth and success, through responsive service to the UMass Chan community, and effective organizational solutions.

The HR Team commits to:

  • Civility
  • Integrity
  • Diverse Perspectives
  • Responsiveness
  • Collaboration

The HR Employee Relations Team emphasizes:

  • Problem Solving
  • Consulting
  • Facilitating
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Proactiveness