Residence Education Graduate Assistant Positions

Applications for the 2020-2021 academic year will open on November 18, 2019

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 the 2020-2021 positions in Residence Education available to apply for. 

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 2020-2021 academic year opened on November 18, 2020.  The link to the 2020-2021 Application is provided here.

Our Priority Deadline is February 1, 2020.  Those that apply after the priority deadline will only be considered after we exhaust our initial candidate pool.

**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