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Wentworth Hires New Vice President for Human Resources
January 30, 2018
Wentworth Institute of Technology has hired Linda Shinomoto to serve as the university’s vice president for human resources.
“Ms. Shinomoto brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to Wentworth,” said Zorica Pantić, the Institute’s president.
Shinomoto begins her new position on February 5.
The former director of Human Resources and Title IX coordinator at Brandeis University, a resident of Wayland, Mass., has more than 30 years of professional experience in higher education, in Fortune 100 technology and telecommunications, and in government and nonprofit organizations. She received her master’s degree in education from Harvard University and her undergraduate degree in sociology and social services from California State University, East Bay.
Her career highlights include: expanding presence in global and multinational environments; facilitating labor negotiations and grievance management; hiring, promoting and retaining engineering, IT, sales, and financial employees; ensuring legal compliance within international, federal, state, and local jurisdictions; and leading organizational restructuring to meet constant market and financial needs.
At Brandeis, she helped to develop and lead HR teams in Title IX, employee relations, legal compliance, talent acquisition, compensation/total rewards, affirmative action, training, and organizational development.
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