The Human Resources Office for Hobart and William Smith Colleges supports employment searches for administrative staff, faculty, student employees, and temporary hires. Individuals interested in a position vacancy should follow the online application instructions.

HWS performs reference checks on all candidates seriously considered for employment. Prior employment and degree verifications, if applicable, will be performed prior to extending a job offer. Additional background screening will be performed depending on the position responsibilities.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to attracting and supporting faculty and staff comprised of women and men that fully represent the racial, ethnic, and cultural diversity of the nation and actively seek applications from under-represented groups. The Colleges do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, veteran's status, or sexual orientation or any other protected status.

About The Colleges

HWS is a great place to work and to shape lives of consequence. Founded as Hobart College for men and William Smith College for women, Hobart and William Smith Colleges today are a highly selective residential liberal arts institution with a single administration, faculty and curriculum but separate deans offices, student governments, athletic programs and traditions. The Colleges are located in a small diverse city in the Finger Lakes region of New York State. With an enrollment of approximately 2,300, the Colleges offer 62 different majors and minors from which students choose two areas of concentration, one of which must be an interdisciplinary program. Creative and extensive programs of international study and public service are also at the core of the Colleges? mission.

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HWS is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). The Upstate New York HERC was established as a collaborative response of colleges and universities in Upstate New York to the many challenges of academic recruitment and retention. For more information visit the HERC website.

Hobart and William Smith Colleges are committed to providing a non-discriminatory and harassment-free educational, living and working environment for all members of the HWS community, including students, faculty, staff, volunteers, and visitors. HWS prohibits discrimination and harassment in their programs and activities on the basis of age, color, disability, domestic violence victim status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected under the law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual assault, and other forms of sexual misconduct including stalking and intimate partner violence, and gender-based harassment that does not involve conduct of a sexual nature.

Annual Security Report

"Living Safely," the Hobart and William Smith Colleges' annual security report, is published annually by the Office of Campus Safety and is posted on the HWS website.

The report provides information about safety at HWS, how and whom to report crimes, emergency notifications, timely warnings, the Colleges' response to dating violence, domestic violence, stalking and sexual misconduct. The report also provides primary prevention programming and ongoing awareness programming information for students and employees, safety services, the Colleges' policy and programming related to alcohol and other drugs, emergency procedures, response to bias related incidents and hate crimes as well as crime statistics on campus for the prior three years.

The annual security report can be accessed online and a paper copy will be provided upon request. To request a paper copy please contact the Office of Campus Safety at 315-781-3000 or in person at the facilities building, 300 Pulteney St., Geneva, N.Y. 14456.


Preparing Students to Lead Lives of Consequence.