Residence Education Graduate Assistant Positions

Please see below for instructions on how to apply .

Each year Residence Education seeks qualified applicants for several graduate assistant opportunities.

Applications are accepted from current and potential graduate students at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Candidates must be enrolled as a full-time graduate student in a degree-granting program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst before being offered a position. Please refer to the specific position description for additional minimum and preferred qualifications.


Compensation packages vary by position. Please refer to the specific position description for details.

Position Descriptions

The following are positions within Residence Education: 

Assistant Residence Director Position - 20 hours*

Assistant Residence Director Position - 30 hours*

Assistant Residence Director/Apartment Living (North) - 20 hours*

Student Leadership and Engagement Graduate Assistant - 30 hours

Learning Communities Graduate Assistant / ARD – 30 hours*

*Live-in position - Furnished apartment provided as part of compensation package

How to Apply

Applications for positions in Residence Education for the 2021-2022 academic year will open December 2020.  The link to the 2021-2022 application will be provided here.

**Reminder: For those who applied previous year, you must re-apply each academic year to be considered in this years applicant pool**    


The University of Massachusetts is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Questions?  Email the Graduate Search Committee at