The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Hiring

Prior approval for faculty and staff hiring outside of the annual budget process is provided by the associate provost for administration and finance.

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

This page lists the attachments required for various staff personnel action forms for UMass Amherst.

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.

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