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The breadth of our teams’ higher education experience is unparalleled – including Presidents, Vice Presidents, Provosts, Deans, Executive HR Directors and Student Affairs. Their combined experience includes small private institutions, research universities, faith-based and public institutions.

Jack Giarusso

Jack has over 35 years experience as the Chief Human Resources Officer for the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Fitchburg State University, Quinsigamond Community College, and the Worcester Community Action Council. Over the past 32 years has also served as an adjunct faculty member at a number of institutions teaching courses in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Management, and Public Administration. He has negotiated numerous collective bargaining agreements with more than 10 separate unions, served as the Affirmative Action officer, and has developed and conducted a variety of training and development programs for higher education and other public and private organizations. Most recently he served as the Interim Human Resources Director at the Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Worcester State University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Clark University.