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Jim Brassord

Amherst College
Chief of Campus Operations
Jim Brassord is the Chief of Campus Operations at Amherst College. In addition to his Facilities
responsibilities, he oversees a number of operational departments including Dining Services, Campus
Police, Environmental Health & Safety, Sustainability, and Real Estate. In his 20 plus year tenure he has worked with the Design & Construction team on numerous projects resulting in the renovation, renewal or construction of approximately two-thirds of the campus footprint. He has championed sustainability at Amherst and through projects and operational initiatives Amherst has reduced carbon emissions by nearly 40 percent.