Note:  Amherst College's Ombudsperson position will be filled as soon as a search can be completed.  In the meantime, please contact Human Resources for any urgent employee relations issues. 

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Need to talk about a workplace issue? Not sure what to do?

Welcome to the Office of the Ombudsperson

Are you having challenges or difficulties in your Amherst College staff or faculty position?  The College has an ombudsperson—a neutral, independent and confidential resource who can help you with challenges such as:

  • Conflict with a colleague or supervisor
  • The need to have a “difficult conversation”
  • Any situation that you are unsure how to handle

Our ombudsperson is on staff specifically to provide completely confidential workplace counseling to staff and faculty on many different issues and situations.