The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Off-Cycle Hiring Approvals

Off-Cycle Hiring Approvals

The hiring of personnel outside of the annual budget process that meet all of the following criteria must be approved by the Provost’s Office prior to posting the position:   

  • All employee types with the exception of temporary, non-benefited positions. 
  • Funding source of state, general operations, Continuing Ed Incentive, or school/college fee. 
  • New or replacement position.

Provost Approval Request to Hire

New or Replacement Position

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For more information about hiring approvals or for assistance, please contact Deb Gould at

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