Human Resources
A. Zachary Yamba Building; Room 5100
303 University Ave.
Newark, NJ 07102
Phone: 973.877.3085
Fax: 973.877.3409

Hours of Operation
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m – 5:00 p.m

Summer Hours:
Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m – 6:00 p.m
Fridays – closed

New Savings Announcement

NJ Transit Business Pass Program

Employees may purchase NJ Transit bus and train tickets through payroll deductions
for up to $110 per month with pre-tax dollars. Tickets above $110 per month are purchased with after tax dollars.

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Workplace Wellness Programs

  • Weight Watchers at Work
    Employees may enroll in a weight management at work program . Weekly meetings and weigh-ins are held on campus. The program is offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. Membership fees apply. Contact the Human Resources Department for enrollment and start date questions.  For Program information, please visit:
  • Fitness Center
    Employees are allowed access to the College’s state of the art physical fitness facilities. The Center may be used on a stand alone basis or in conjunction with the Weight Watchers at Work Program.
  • Health and Wellness Fair
    This annual event features representatives from various health fields and is a valuable source of health and wellness information for employees. Employees are offered an array of health assessments that include blood pressure screenings, glucose testing, and body fat analysis.
  • Walking Club
    If you are interested in walking your way to a healthier heart this group may be for you. Convert your lunch break to a ‘health’ break by walking indoors in the winter months and outdoors in warmer weather. Contact the Human Resources Department to register.

Training Programs

The College offers a number of personal and professional development workshops to employees each semester. These programs include technical and communication skills enhancement, health and wellness, supervisory skills and financial education workshops. For a current schedule of events click here.

Direct Deposit

The College offers the convenience of direct deposit of paychecks for all employees. Our workplace banking programs with Bank of America and Wells Fargo offer free banking services. For employees’ convenience, a Bank of America ATM is located on the 2nd floor of the Main Building.

Cafeteria Services

Cafeteria offer a variety of meals which may be eaten in the cafeteria or taken out.

College Events

Each year a number of events including concerts, lectures, plays and exhibits are hosted by campus organizations and departments. Many events are free and open to the public.

Bring Your Child to Work Day

Celebrated each year on the last Thursday in April. It is designed to expose girls and boys to the world of work, to demonstrate the value of education, and to help them develop a vision for the future. It is also an opportunity for ECC employees to serve as mentors to the group of participating boys and girls. ECC is proud to be among the growing number of businesses and organizations who support this nation – wide event.

Employee Recognition

  • Service Awards – Each year in the Fall, ECC hosts a special Employee Recognition Ceremony to honor employees with employment milestones of five, ten, fifteen, twenty, twenty-five, thirty, thirty-five, and forty years of service. Employees are formally acknowledged by the college President and Board of Trustees.
  • Perfect Attendance – ECC recognizes the importance of good attendance among its employees. Full time Security, Support Staff and Police personnel who do not use a sick day in a given contract year are rewarded with an extra personal day at the start of the following contract year.

Day of Remembrance

On the anniversary of the tragic 9/11 event, the Essex County College community joins in solidarity with the rest of the nation in a solemn remembrance service to honor its victims. The program includes opening remarks from the college President and words of inspiration a guest speaker.

Summer Hours

During the summer months of July and August the College operates under a four-day work week schedule. Employees work from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The College is closed on Fridays.


AMC Theatres

Employees may purchase discounted movie tickets to AMC Theatres throughout the year. Tickets are available from the Human Resources Department. Gold tickets: $7.50, Silver tickets$ 6.00.  For more information, please visit:

Six Flags Great Adventure

Ticket sales begin in April.  For more information, please visit:

  • Great Adventure/Safari Admission $26.99
  • Season Pass including Safari $79.99
  • Hurricane Harbor Admission $23.50

Dorney Park Wild Water Kingdom

Ticket sales begin in May and are available from the Human Resources Department.  For children 3 and older who are under 48 inches tall in shoes and anyone age 62 or older.  For more information, please visit:

  • Admission – Adult $35.00
  • Admission – Junior/Senior* $20.00

Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Enterprise Rent-A- Car offers corporate discounted rates to College employees. Corporate account features include free pick-up and drop off at Essex County College, 24 hour emergency roadside assistance, discounts good for personal and business use, out of town reservations made through or 1-800-593-0505. To use this service mention Business Rental ID # CP5065. To reach the downtown Newark location, call (973) 639-1911.

The Buyer’s Edge

The Buyer’s Edge is a consumer buying service that offers low prices on most major appliance purchases for its 4 million members in the tri-state area of NY, NJ, CT and greater Philadelphia. Through the convenience of toll-free numbers, you can call vendors direct and talk to a “live” specialist who has product and service expertise and can arrange delivery straight to your door.