Thank you for all you do!

The College’s extraordinary staff are at the heart of our vibrant, engaging community. Human resources is here to support you throughout your career at Amherst, through opportunities to grow, create a healthy work/life balance and connect with others in our diverse and inclusive campus community. Review the resources here and please reach out to us at if you have any questions.

Welcome New Employees

Starting at Amherst College is an exciting time for both new employees and supervisors. We’ve created a series of guides that include information and resources to help a new employee transition into their new role at Amherst College as smooth as possible, and to assist supervisors in guiding new employees during this time.

Resources for New Employees and Supervisors

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Opportunities to Connect

We strive to provide opportunities for staff to meet, connect and engage with each other throughout the year. And the Amherst Appreciations program gives all community members a chance to send a shout-out to someone who goes the extra mile!

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Amherst College Holiday Schedule

Learn what holidays the College recognizes and how pay for these holidays will work.

The Performance Management Process cycle

Performance Management Process

The Performance Management Process (PMP) is a critical part of developing staff and supervisors at the College. Supervisors will be required to complete an annual review for each of their direct staff members.