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

Square Up your Savings Financial Wellness Game

Square Up your Savings, a financial wellness game from TIAA running October 10, 2018 to October 31, 2018, is a fun way to learn important strategies to boost your personal financial know-how. You could win one of three mini iPads just for playing!


Log-in with your TIAA credentials or register for guest access. (If you can’t remember your TIAA credentials, you can utilize the Single Sign-On feature prior to logging in)

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 413-542-2372, or HR@amherst.edu

Good Luck!

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.