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Human Resources


Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment is October 1-31, 2022.  Log in to your BenefitSolver to learn more about the School Employee Health Benefit Program.  If you don’t intend to make any changes to your health benefit for 2023, you do not need to do anything within BenefitSolver.

Mark your calendar for the In-person Mercer County Community College Benefit Fair, Thursday, October 13, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The location has been updated (since the August announcement) to the MCCC Conference Center Atrium.

Please visit the Employees > Open Enrollment page for complete details.


The mission of the Human Resources department (HR) is to support the college's commitment of providing accessible, affordable, lifelong learning. We strive to provide quality service to the college community in the areas of human resources planning, employment, compensation and benefits, professional development, and labor and employee relations, while complying with federal and state laws, regulatory agency mandates, and collective bargaining agreements. This is accomplished by offering programs and services to assist individuals and departments in meeting their respective responsibilities. The hallmarks of Human Resources at Mercer are: 

  • Customer Service
  • Compliance
  • Communication
  • Confidentiality

Strategic Goal

The strategic goal is to support the college's overall strategic plan by designing and maintaining a comprehensive Human Resources Department which will methodically develop systems, programs, and services to maximize human capital, thereby ensuring maximum performance and high quality service delivery to our students. HR serves four critical roles:

  • Strategic Partner
  • Employee Advocate
  • Administrative Expert
  • Change Agent

Our Team

The Human Resources department at MCCC is comprised of team members who seek to provide information, guidance, and direction in matters related to employment, equity and inclusion, workplace concerns, and benefits and compensation.  HR is here for you. If we can be of any assistance, feel free to call or visit. 

Barb Basel


Barbara Basel, Vice President
  • Presidential Leadership Team
  • Training
  • Talent Development
  • Succession Planning
  • Organizational Development
  • Policy Development and Management
  • Board of Trustee Support


Marvin Carter


Marvin Carter, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Provide leadership in developing collaborative efforts to plan campus-wide cultural events
  • Serve as the Title IX Coordinator
  • Establish and promote core intercultural competencies across campus 
  • Establish and maintain ongoing efforts to evaluate the quality of campus life for students, faculty, and staff and recommend appropriate solutions to address campus climate issues and improve the overall quality of services and programs for traditionally underrepresented and international students, faculty, and staff.
  • Counsel, advise, and consult with students, faculty, staff and alumni individually and collectively to embrace the importance of building an inclusive, appreciative, and welcoming environment.
  • Research current trends and best practices for the delivery of cross-cultural awareness, and programs on diversity and inclusion.
  • Organize and lead an infrastructure to facilitate internal and external community engagement, develop partnerships to bring about transformational change



  • Operations / Benefits Management
  • Performance Management
  • Employee and Union Relations
  • HR Policies and Procedures
  • Organizational Development
  • Metrics and Analytics
  • Recruitment – Job Offers



VACANT, Operations Manager
  • Onboarding (New Employee Orientation)
  • Compliance; self-audit review and analysis
  • Unemployment fraud employee complaints
  • Internal Equity analysis
  • Enforce and Implement FMLA processes steps
  • Implementation of ATS Platform
  • Full-cycle Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Complaints and Investigations
  • Performance Management


Judy Reid, Human Resources Specialist, Leaves and Pandemic Programs
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
  • Requests for ADA accommodation
  • Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
  • Requests for FMLA, Leave for self
  • Requests for FMLA, Leave to care for a family member
  • Information on NJ Family Medical Leave Insurance (FMLI)
  • Workers’ Compensation
  • Return-to-work process for employees
  • Pandemic Coverage


Carol Sanderson


Carol Sanderson, Administrative Specialist
  • Recruitment support and Search Committee Coordination/Charging
  • New Hire On-boarding, including Background/Reference Checks
  • Applicant Tracking Support for all positions
  • Optical Reimbursements
  • HR Budget Administration
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • MCCC Tuition/Camp College Waiver
  • Employee Address Changes--System Updates


Jeby Mathew


Jeby Mathew, Coordinator—Human Resource Generalist, HR Information Systems
  • Human Resource Information System Administration (Colleague)
  • Self-service - Time entry and time calculation questions
  • Reappointment Process and Scheduling
  • Salary Administration/Analysis
  • Salary Surveys – Internal and External
  • Payroll Issues/Benefit Deductions
  • Employment verification and loan forgiveness
  • Unemployment Claims – Department of Labor Notifications


Audrey Mostrowski


Audrey Mostrowski, Coordinator – Human Resource Generalist, Benefits
  • Benefits Administration/Employee Enrollments
  • School Educator’s Health Plan (SEHBP), Garden State Plan/BenefitSolver/Open Enrollment
  • Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Alternate Benefit Program (ABP)
  • Public Employee Retirement System (PERS)
  • Defined Contribution Retirement Program (DCRP)
  • Additional Contributions Program (ACT) – 403(b) and 457(b)


Fred Taylor


Frederick Taylor – Human Resource Generalist, Talent Acquisition
  • Recruiting
  • Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Post, source, interview, evaluate and recommend candidates for all positions (Faculty, Adjunct, Professional, Buildings and Grounds, Security)
  • Coordinate new hire handoff to Onboarding step with other HR team members



Catherine Roberts, Administrative Specialist
  • General HR Inquiries
  • Maintain departmental budgets
  • Develop purchase orders and process payments
  • Calendar management
  • HR administrative support


HR maintains the College's organizational chart.