Human Resources

Benefits Welcome

The University of Southern Maine has a wide array of benefits available to employees.  Our benefits not only enhance employees' financial security and well-being, they also add significantly to their total compensation.

The Benefits Office is responsible for the administration and coordination of the many benefit programs offered by the University. 

Our office is located at 128 School Street on the Gorham campus.

Benefits Forms and Contact information

To review the benefits available prior to enrolling online, please visit our website http://www.usm.maine.edu/hrs/benefits.       

Our Benefits Staff:

Claire Hassler
Director of Benefits, Payroll & Injury Management

780-5175
chassler@usm.maine.edu

Contact with questions regarding:

  • Workers' Compensation
  • Family & Medical Leaves
  • Concerns regarding any of our benefit packages
  • Exit interviews
  • Applications for Domestic Partnership Agreement

Tammie Perez
Benefits Assistant

780-5047
tperez@usm.maine.edu

Contact with questions regarding:

  • Benefits policies: Health, Dental, Disability, Advantage accounts
  • Worker's Compensation
  • Family & Medical Leaves
  • Reporting of hours used for Family Medical Leave