Human Resources

We're Here for GOOD!

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Human Resources meets the University's workforce needs with robust programming, efficient processes, and a responsive partnership with the campus community.

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We're growing! Career opportunities abound.

Whether you are just starting out in your career or are ready for that next step to a position with more responsibility, UMass Amherst has the job for you. As the second largest employer in Western Massachusetts, UMass has a wide variety of positions to suit your interests and skills.

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Wellness and engagement make a difference. Finding a balance between your work and home life takes effort. We want to make this easier by providing resources that will foster personal growth and a sense of belonging at the university.

UMass HR Insider

UMass HR Insider

Your Connection to News and Updates from Human Resources

Stay in the know! The UMass HR Insider newsletter has everything you need, from updates on your benefits and employee well-being information to the latest news you can use. Plus, you'll find job postings and other new and exciting opportunities across campus.

Don't miss out – check out the HR Insider today!

In the spotlight

Chuck McKay

Our People Are Here for Good!
“I started at UMass Amherst as a custodial manager, and I’ve been able to further my career throughout the years. I encourage anyone who wants to work here to apply—and be sure to take every opportunity offered to grow in your career here!”

Chester McKay Associate Director, Custodial Services
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Employee Service Center

Located in Room 325 of the Whitmore Administration Building, the Employee Service Center is open five days a week. We are closed on holidays and during campus emergency closures.

Hours of public operation:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm;
Thursday 10:00am - 5:00pm.
More about the Employee Service Center


The University of Massachusetts Amherst prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, caste, creed, sex, age, marital status, national origin, mental or physical disability, political belief or affiliation, pregnancy and pregnancy related condition(s), veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, natural and protective hairstyle (CROWN ACT) and any other legally protected class of individuals protected from discrimination under state or federal law in any aspect of access, admission, or treatment of students in its programs and activities, or in employment and application for employment. Furthermore, University policy includes prohibitions of harassment of students and employees (i.e., racial harassment, sexual harassment, and retaliation for filing complaints of discrimination).