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How to Apply

Auxiliary Services employs more than 1,000 UMass students. We have positions in the Campus Center, Hotel, Dining Commons and our administrative offices. Contact the manager listed with the job that interests you by e-mail (listed by the job) or visit them in person. Working with Auxiliary Enterprises is a great way to make friends from all over campus, help pay the bills, and learn from the people who make UMass work. Check out our list of OPEN JOBS and if you have questions or concerns, visit the Auxiliary Enterprises Division located on the ninth floor of the Campus Center, Rm. 918. We are open Monday thru Friday from 8:00am-5:00pm.


How to Apply for a Job

If you would like to apply for a job, please fill out a job application below (or in person) and come to the our Employment Office in the Campus Center room 918 to drop off your employment documentation. New employees must complete an online training and submit several forms before they can get paid. For more instructions you can learn how to get paid here. To make sure that your HR paperwork is filled out properly, please be aware of the following:

  • All new employees​ must bring original documents as valid forms of identification. Photocopies and faxed documents are not acceptable. Refer to the I-9 form for more information.
  • Please have your bank name, routing number, and account number available (this is NOT the number on your debit/credit card).
  • Please have the information that is necessary to complete your Federal and State tax forms (e.g. knowing the number of allowances you would like to claim or whether you will claim as exempt from taxes). If you need to consult with a parent or guardian, please do so in advance.
  • Once you have received your HR Hiring Packet you must return the completed packet to HR within three business days.


Summer Conference Housing 

Interested in working for UMass Auxiliary Enterprises this summer? Please fill out the form to apply for a summer conference housing position. Please see the Conference Housing job description packet at the bottom of this page. 


Tips for Your Job Hunt

If you are looking for a job, please do NOT leave phone messages for the supervisor during the first week of the semester. Because it is such a busy time they will likely be unable to get back to you. The best and only way to communicate with a supervisor in the first week is to visit them in person.

Don't worry about your class vs. work schedule. You and your supervisor will work that out once you know what classes you are in once the work schedule settles down by the second or third week. Auxiliary Enterprises is very flexible when it comes to your studies. After all, that's what you are here for.