The Office of Human Resources (OHR) and the Office of Workforce Equity & Inclusive Leadership (WEIL) collaborate to ensure successful, inclusive hiring practices. The following recruitment and hiring process is part of an effort to bring the most talented staff to Amherst who are more demographically representative of the diversity of our student body and the country. Numerous studies document the positive impact of diverse teams, and increasing the diversity of our staff and faculty is a direct goal of the College’s anti-racism plan. The concerted efforts of Hiring Managers and search committees directly impact the overall success of the College.

Below you will find information on each step of the Recruitment process. The information is organized in relevant sections to allow you to easily access the individual steps in real time or review the process in its entirety.

Please review the following information about the posting, recruitment, screening and selection process for new hires at the College: