Pallavi Jain

Pallavi Jain

HR Director at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection,
Harvard University, Washington DC, USA

Pallavi Jain is the Human Resources Director at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Harvard University in Washington DC, USA. Dumbarton Oaks is a research center for Harvard University under the Faculty of Arts and Sciences division. In her role, as the Head of HR she is responsible for organizational approaches to workforce development, engagement initiatives, succession planning, employee relations, talent acquisition, compensation, training/development, and policy creation. Jain performs analyses of institutional resources and conditions, in order to strategically align the organization and created the department mission of "Success through people", which drives her initiatives.

Jain has over 10 years of experience in Human Resources and prior to joining Dumbarton Oaks, Jain worked at Abt Associates for a year as Human Resources Generalist. Before that, she worked at J.C. Bamford Excavators Limited for four years as Assistant Human Resources Manager. Jain has an MBA in Human Resources Management from Maharshi Dayanand University and a BE in Electronics Engineering from Kurukshetra University. Her certifications include a Professional in Human Resources (PHR) from the HR Certification Institute, Society for Human Resource Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), and Employee Relations Law from the Institute for Applied Management and Law, USA. Jain is an active member of SHRM and the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (CUPA-HR) in United States.