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


Fall Colors and Johnson Chapel

Trainings - Fall Semester 2019

Visit the Current Trainings webpage to view the professional development sessions scheduled for the fall semester and the OD webpage to learn about customized trainings for departments and teams.

Introducing Fredricka Joyner

Fredricka Joyner

Director of Organizational Development and Engagement

Please join us on Wednesday, September 25, between 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., on the second floor of 79 South Pleasant Street for a Meet & Greet with Fredricka.

Welcome to Fredricka Joyner

Recognition & Rewards: Amherst Appreciations Program

Thank You

Our Recognition & Rewards: Amherst Appreciations Program is available to say thank you and show appreciation to Amherst College Staff Members.

To learn about the program and how to use it, visit the link below.

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.