Employment

Five Colleges, Incorporated and its member institutions are Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employers.

Combined, the Five College campuses employ thousands of talented individuals, and are always seeking more. Use this page to explore employment opportunities at Five Colleges, Incorporated and to access each campus' employment website.

Open Positions at Five Colleges, Incorporated

We invite you to apply for open positions at Five Colleges, Incorporated. Join our team of 40+ in supporting collaboration, collegiality, and innovation among our member campuses.

FCI job openings are posted on the Smith College job portal. To apply, you must create a Workday account and submit application materials electronically.

Five Colleges, Incorporated (FCI) seeks a Civil Rights and Title IX Investigator to help the member institutions of the Five College Consortium realize their commitment to fostering safe and respectful campus climates free of unlawful discrimination, harassment, and sexual and gender-based misconduct.

Working with multiple on- and off-campus stakeholders, the Civil Rights and Title IX Investigator executes prompt, effective, and remedial investigative responses to reports or complaints of discrimination and harassment in accordance with each member institution’s policies and procedures. The Investigator also performs tasks under the umbrella of civil rights compliance, including: record-keeping, training and outreach, and other related duties.

This is a full-time, exempt, benefited position with Five Colleges, Incorporated. The primary work location for this in-person role is FCI's main office in Amherst, Massachusetts, but requires frequent in-person interaction with individuals on multiple campuses in the consortium.

FCI is the higher education consortium that supports the excellence of our member campuses — Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts Amherst — through extensive academic and administrative collaborations.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

You could be a great fit for this position if you:

  • Have experience conducting investigations
  • Know the federal and state civil rights laws and regulations (Title IX, Title VII, VAWA, ADA, EEO, Clery Act, and others)
  • Can understand and apply differing sets of campus policies and procedures
  • Write clear and thorough investigative reports
  • Demonstrate impeccable and accurate record-keeping skills
  • Interact with others with respect, care, and sensitivity, especially when navigating difficult matters

IMPORTANCE OF DIVERSITY TO OUR MISSION

Five Colleges, Incorporated and its five associated institutions are committed to supporting and sustaining a diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and points of view for the essential contribution this diversity makes to the missions of our organizations. In support of this commitment, Five Colleges requires all of its employees to work cooperatively and effectively with the diversity of people within the organization itself, at the colleges, and in our partner organizations.

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Before applying, review the full Five College Civil Rights and Title IX Investigator position description. The priority application deadline for this position has been extended to May 1, 2024.

Apply via the Smith College job portalNOTE: When applying, you will not be prompted to submit a cover letter. Please be sure to upload both a current resume AND a cover letter before clicking the Submit button.

Inquiries about this position should be directed to fci-hr@fivecolleges.edu.

The Five College Center for World Languages, a nationally recognized program of the Five College Consortium, has an opening for a Program Assistant to support its work of teaching less-commonly taught languages to students from Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges and the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Since 1991, the Center has helped more than 5,000 students study 60 languages from around the world.

Working from the Center’s offices in downtown Amherst, the Program Assistant provides educational, logistical, and administrative support for Center courses and assists with trainings and outreach during the academic year.

Duties

As the Program Assistant, you will manage a wide variety of data and relationships related to our course offerings. You will work one-on-one with students, sometimes in person and often over email, to identify and solve logistical and educational challenges and help them meet their learning goals. You will create and maintain detailed and accurate records, such as registration reports and gradebooks. You will both collaborate with Center staff and undertake independent work using good judgment, research, and creativity to help improve and promote our programs.

You could be a great fit for this position if you:

  • Enjoy building relationships with people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives
  • Find satisfaction in successfully tracking small details and improving organizational systems
  • Like helping people—in person, on the phone, and over email
  • Are an excellent communicator
  • Have a knack for problem solving
  • Recognize the value of studying new languages and cultures
  • Are a lifelong learner and enjoy discussing good teaching and learning practices

Importance of Diversity to our Mission

Five Colleges, Incorporated and its five associated institutions are committed to supporting and sustaining a diversity of people, backgrounds, experiences, ideas, and points of view for the essential contribution this diversity makes to the missions of our organizations. In support of this commitment, Five Colleges requires all of its employees to work cooperatively and effectively with the diversity of people within the organization itself, at the colleges, and in our partner organizations.

Application Information

Before applying, review the full Five College Center for Word Language Program Assistant position description. For priority consideration, apply by May 13, 2024. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Apply via the Smith College job portalNOTE: When applying, you will not be prompted to submit a cover letter. Please be sure to upload both a current resume AND a cover letter before clicking the Submit button.

Inquiries about this position should be directed to fci-hr@fivecolleges.edu.

Open Positions at Five College Campuses

Open faculty and administrative positions at the campuses can be found at the following links.