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Careers at Smith


Smith College employees are a hard working, creative, talented and caring community who keep the college running. We pride ourselves on being a diverse group that brings different skills, perspectives and experiences to support our nearly 2,900 students—women who are becoming leaders to address society's challenges. Join us, and become part of the team whose work makes the college work.

Why Smith?

Teamwork—A supportive group of co-workers who celebrate individuality and empower one another.

Success—A comprehensive and competitive benefits package as well as career advancement resources. 

Balance—Flexibility for supporting your life outside of work; some positions are eligible for hybrid/remote work options.


It all adds up....

Each year, staff members perform a multitude of individual acts that benefit the greater Smith community.
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Internal Mobility

The internal transfer process is designed to help achieve the college’s goal of offering employees the opportunity for development and career advancement through internal mobility. In alliance with this goal, Smith strives to promote and create leadership opportunities for Smith staff and to maintain excellence through diversity.


Eligible candidates include regular exempt, nonexempt, service and limited-term employees of the college, employed for 12 months or longer in their current position, with acceptable work performance (employees with documented performance concerns would not be eligible). Casual temporary and agency employees are not eligible as internal applicants.

How to Apply

Current internal Smith College employees should apply through the Career icon in Workday. 

The Process

Each internal application will be reviewed for eligibility (job status, length of service, personnel issues) and minimum qualifications. Internal applications who are eligible and qualified will be forwarded to the hiring manager for review.

Candidates whose application are reviewed by the hiring manager and not selected for an interview, or interviewed but not selected for the position, will be contacted by the hiring manager as a professional and community courtesy. Employees not hired may contact human resources for further coaching or career development.

Equity and Inclusion

Smith College is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  Please review our EEO Policy Statement. If you’d like more information on your EEO rights under the law, you can review the details on the EEO is the Law poster, as well as the supplemental EEO is the Law document.

Smith College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer. Women, underrepresented racial groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Smith College endeavors to make accessible to any and all users.  If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Kim Kenney-Rockwal, Director of Talent Acquisition (Human Resources) at 413-585-2260 or the Recruiting team at This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

Applicants are invited to submit along with all other required materials a statement reflecting on and regarding diversity, equity and inclusion. Guidelines on the purpose of the statement and what it might include are provided as a downloadable pdf.