Careers

Where Opportunities Shine

To offer the best education and research opportunities, UMass recruits the best faculty and staff to help realize the UMass mission.

The University of Massachusetts system is comprised of five campuses located in Amherst, Boston, Dartmouth, Lowell, and Worcester that offer endless possibilities for more than 17,000 faculty and staff and over 74,000 students.

UMass is always looking for talented, determined individuals who live for excellence and believe in providing the best education possible. It’s not just professors who make the mission a reality; UMass employs a wide variety of administrative and operational staff to keep the UMass system running smoothly, from finance to security, IT to international relations, and more. With so many campuses, people, and career opportunities, there are all sorts of ways to join the UMass community.

Why Work At UMass?

For over 150 years, the University of Massachusetts has striven to be a revolutionary force for education and knowledge. That means giving opportunities not just for students to learn, but for faculty and staff to pursue goals, build careers, and thrive in anything they choose.

UMass is one of the fastest-growing institutions in the nation, with more than 300,000 graduates living and working in Massachusetts. A career at UMass opens up a network of excellence that extends well beyond campus boundaries, and a chance to participate in the amazing educational mission of the UMass system. With rapidly growing research and development capabilities, a career at UMass opens a gateway to endless discovery and curiosity for faculty. It’s no wonder that UMass attracts award-winning minds from across many disciplines.

UMass offers attractive employment benefits, work-life balance, and opportunities for growth, because UMass recognizes that its employees are the backbone of the institution. Working at UMass isn’t just a job; it’s a community where employees have the opportunity to apply themselves, learn valuable skills, and build a career while helping to further the mission of the university.

UMass Careers

UMass Amherst

The University of Massachusetts Amherst, the flagship campus of the UMass system, is a nationally ranked public research university located in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, only 90 miles from Boston and 175 miles from New York City. Employees educate and support students drawn from across the world, and contribute to a powerful research enterprise that drives economic success in Massachusetts. Join us in an extraordinary setting where you can make a difference and advance your career.

UMass Boston

Our faculty and staff are committed to the university’s mission to serve both traditional and non-traditional student populations on our urban, public campus, located on the scenic waterfront with easy access to downtown Boston. We offer an excellent work-life balance and an attractive benefits package.

Part of the UMass system, UMass Boston combines a small college experience with the vast resources of a major research university. The diverse student body, faculty and staff provide a global context for student learning, faculty teaching, and cutting edge research.

Be a part of something new and make an impact.

UMass Dartmouth

The University's best practices are to build and/or support student academic success and retention, and assist in meeting strategic objectives for persistence and timely graduation of all the student population.

UMass Lowell

As one of the largest employers in the region, UMass Lowell attracts, rewards and retains high quality faculty and staff. More than 41 percent of faculty and staff give back to the university, just one indication of how committed the campus is to improving the lives of students. The university has been nationally recognized for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

UMass Medical School

At UMass Medical School, Commonwealth Medicine and MassBiologics, our commitment to excellence, diversity, competitive benefits, and work-life integration will allow you to build a professionally rewarding career as we work together to positively impact the health and well-being of people across the Commonwealth and around the globe. Explore your possibilities and advance with us. Take the first step forward with the University of Massachusetts Medical School.

UMass President's Office

The Office of the President has offices in Boston and Shrewsbury. The President's Office is comprised of a diverse set of professional and administrative disciplines in order to support the needs of the system, including finance, budget, procurement, internal audit, IT, legal counsel, academic affairs and student affairs, international relations, economic development, and communications.

By working as a member of the UMass President's Team you will help in shaping the future of the Commonwealth by applying your skills, talents and expertise in the pursuit of our mission.