The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Staff

Staff

The Provost’s Academic Administration and Finance team manages the financial and budgetary processes for Academic Affairs. The team works with deans, department heads, program directors, and financial and human resources personnel at the various UMass Amherst schools and colleges, and administrative units.

The Provost’s Academic Administration and Finance team can provide assistance during your department’s annual budget process as well as provide guidance in other administrative areas throughout the year.

The Academic Administration and Finance team is available to help guide you in finding the right tools and resources to help manage your funds, including links to Financial System and various other resources.

Find a number of resources needed for hiring faculty, staff, and other personnel at UMass Amherst.

The offices of the Associate Provost for Data and Analytics, Academic Planning and Assessment, and University Analytics and Institutional Research support academic data-informed decision-making across the University.

Academic Personnel provides a number of resources for tenure-track faculty hiring at UMass Amherst, including the Faculty Search Activities Guide, the Partner Employment Program (PEP), and the Pathways Program.

The Faculty Search Activities Guide serves as a single, comprehensive resource for search committees, academic administrators, and college staff involved in tenure-track searches. This guide outlines how the search process proceeds, provides a description of the respective responsibilities of those involved, and serves as a resource for conducting a successful search.

Union contract issues and negotiations for faculty, graduate student employees, and post-doctoral research associates.

The "Red Book" is a board of trustee document that includes guidelines for a number of important personnel policies, such as procedural standards, review criteria, roles and responsibilities, and more. 

In some cases, UMass Amherst faculty may receive additional compensation for activities that fall outside of their expected responsibilities.

Academic Personnel administers a number of labor contracts—namely, the MSP, PRO, and GEO—where faculty can find information about salaries, appointments, and other working conditions.

More information on reappointment, promotion, and tenure at UMass Amherst can be found in the Academic Personnel Policy (Red Book) and the Provost’s Annual Memo.

Resources for UMass Amherst faculty to help provide their students with guidance and preparation in their journey for lifelong learning and success, including the Career Development and Professional Connections Hub, Learning Resource Center, and Civic Engagement and Service-Learning.

The Provost’s Office provides support for faculty searches that have laboratory, studio, or other infrastructure needs.