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Greater Oregon HERC
Welcome to the Greater Oregon Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (GO HERC). GO HERC provides the most comprehensive higher education job search tools in the Northwest, listing hundreds of jobs from our member colleges and universities, community colleges, teaching hospitals, and research institutes.
Our members are committed to diversity hiring and dual-career couples, and our jobs cover the broadest spectrum of business functions, academic disciplines, and career stages. Our job search resources are free and open to the public. If your institution is interested in membership details, contact us.
Our website offers:
- Simplified Job Searching – improved search filters, alerts, and a simplified user interface
- Enhanced Dual-Career Options – easier ways to link your job search and your partner’s
- CV / Resume Builder – convenient uploading, formatting, and saving functionality
- A Searchable Job Portfolio – the ability to upload more materials for better exposure to employers
- Google Maps – mapping integration allows quick assessments of potential commuting and relocation
- Mobile Access – access to your account and search functionality while on the go.
If you have questions, concerns, suggestions, or observations about our site, please share them.
We’re here to help – good luck in your search!
News and Upcoming Events
A Message of Sympathy and Support to all Faculty, Staff and Students at Umpqua Community College
With all our hearts, we wish you peace to bring comfort, the courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.
GO HERC Fall Meeting Held September 18, OHSU, Portland
The GO HERC Fall meeting took place on Friday, September 18, from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Oregon Health and Science University (OHSU), Room 4 (CHH 3070), 3303 SW Bond Ave., Portland, Oregon.
The meeting featured two presentations:
Faculty Well-Being: Findings from a National Study, Dr. Lucy English, Senior Consultant at Horizons Workforce Consulting
Deconstructing Diversity among the Faculty of the Future, Dr. Karen Schmaling, Professor of Psychology at Washington State University, Vancouver and Affiliate Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at University of Washington, School of Medicine
GO HERC members and prospective members were invited to attend.
For more information, call Robynn Pease, Director, GO HERC, 541-737-4852.
Upcoming Webinars for Jobseekers
Upcoming Webinars for Member Institutions
May 22 GO HERC Spring Meeting a Success!
GO HERC members from the state of Oregon and southwest Washington gathered on the Willamette University campus in Salem May 22 for the GO HERC Spring Meeting.
Eileen Edmunds, Managing Partner and Senior Consultant at ModernThink was the featured speaker. She presented on “Understanding Employee Engagement Trends to Improve Recruitment and Engagement on Your Campus,” and “Strategies for Title IX Data Collection.” Edmunds spoke on how the trends reflected in the data are manifested on participating college and university campuses and provided insight into how the engagement experience, or lack thereof, of certain groups of employees on campuses affects an institution’s ability to recruit and retain talented individuals. She offered information on creating conditions that enable employees to perform at their very best; infusing an “Employer of Choice” mentality throughout the workforce, and creating a culture of change
Special Thanks to the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development
Thank you to the Oregon Department of Community Colleges and Workforce Development for their 2-year sponsorship of GO HERC memberships for all 17 Oregon community colleges!
Geographic RegionGreater Oregon HERC includes Oregon and southern Washington.
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Academic job seekers should look for tell-tale signs that a job posting is simply a formality and a candidate already has been chosen, Texas Tech University dean David Perlmutter advises. In this commentary, he identifies hallmarks of a "fake search," including a vague job-description posting or a compressed timetable for applications. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (10/4)05 Oct 2015 12:54:40 CDThttp://chronicle.com/article/Academic-Job-Hunts-From-Hell-/233609
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Students who earn a bachelor's degree in the humanities make less than those majoring in other fields, according to a study released by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences. However, their salaries are higher than those of most average Americans. The analysis also found that the pay gap narrows as graduates age and advance in their careers. InsideHigherEd.com (10/5)05 Oct 2015 12:54:40 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2015/10/05/new-data-what-humanities-majors-earn