Welcome to Human Resources

The Office of Human Resources serves the Amherst College community by focusing its efforts on the College’s most valuable asset, its employees. We do this through the recruitment, hiring and retention of a diverse, qualified workforce. Our department is committed to providing professional, caring and quality services in a fair and consistent manner. By doing so we foster a work environment that attracts and inspires excellence. We encourage you to share your knowledge, diversity and creativity within our community.


Employment Opportunities


Announcements


Benefits News


Performance Management Process (PMP)

If you have questions or are looking for resources for the Performance Management Process (PMP), please visit the PMP webpage. You can find:

  • a link to the Online Performance Management Process Website where you can access the online Self Evaluation and Evaluation Forms
  • the start and end dates for completing and submitting Self Evaluations (staff) and Evaluations (supervisors)
  • a list of resources and documents that can help you complete the PMP
  • a link to PMP trainings offered on campus
  • a link to books and resources in the HR Cafe Collection

As always, please contact the Office of Human Resources if you have any questions about the PMP or the evaluation process.

Statement of Non-Discrimination

Amherst College does not discriminate in admission, employment, or administration of its programs and activities on the basis of race, national or ethnic origin, color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender expression, and gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, military service, or any other characteristic or class protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. Amherst College complies with all state and federal laws that prohibit discrimination, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, Title IX, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Equal Pay Act and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act. Inquiries should be addressed to the Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Amherst College, P.O. Box 5000, Amherst, MA 01002-5000.


staff standing to be recognized at the college all-staff meeting in Johnson Chapel in October 2017

Staff Life

Watch video of College all-staff meetings, learn about the staff survey, and more.