Accounts Payable Coordinator

Date Posted: 09/27/2021
Type/Department:Staff in Business Office
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Hampshire College

Department:  Business Office   

Job Title: Accounts Payable Coordinator

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 35 Hours a week

Pay Range/ Status: $23.00 - $24.73 Hourly / Non-Exempt

Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA

Reports to: Business Services Manager

Anticipated Start Date: November 1, 2021


Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College. The business office provides the Hampshire community with best-practice financial support, guidance, and consultation, and is committed to delivering consistently accurate fiscal information for use in strategic planning and institutional growth. As part of the business office team, you will be instrumental in the department achieving its mission and goals!



The accounts payable coordinator is a full time 12-month staff position that directly reports to the business services manager. The position has the responsibility to review and disburse both external and internal reimbursements/payments in accordance with College policies and procedures in addition to applicable Federal government guidelines.



  • Attention to detail and strong math skills.
  • Ability to follow policies and procedures.
  • Some knowledge of computer software programs (including Word, Excel and email) required.
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrates and supports a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion.



High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent required.

A minimum of one year experience in an accounts payable or office environment. 

Alternatives to formal education and paid work experience may be considered as equivalent qualifications to include military service/training, volunteering, activism, and other non-traditional programs and experiences related to the position.


Two year degree in finance or administration preferred.


Hampshire College offers an excellent benefits program for eligible employees such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous retirement plan contributions, flexible leave plans, and many other fringe benefits. For information on Hampshire College, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at


Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer and deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are particularly committed to revealing and combating the social and institutional structures that support racism and white supremacy in all phases of employment and college life. We believe that the educational and employment environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to work and grow. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, veterans, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Hampshire College is committed to removing barriers to employment faced by equity-seeking groups and encourages (but does not require) members of these groups to self-identify in their application materials. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in the work environment are particularly encouraged to apply.


Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.