Greater Washington State HERC
Welcome to the Greater Washington State HERC!
Our job board lists the faculty, staff and executive positions at distinguished colleges and universities, non-profit organizations, and research institutes in our region. GWS HERC is a non-profit consortium of higher education and affiliated employers. We are part of the 17-region HERC network.
Use our website to have access to:
• Simplified Job Searching - improved search filters, e-alerts, and simplified user interface
• Enhanced Dual-Career Options - easier process for linking your search and your partner's
• CV/Resume Builder - convenient uploading, formatting, and saving options
• Searchable Portfolio - ability to upload more materials/file formats for better exposure to
• Google Maps - quick assessment of potential commutes from our job detail screen
• Mobile Access - better access your account and jobs while you're on the go
Our mission is to advance the efforts of our member organizations to recruit and retain outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and to assist dual-career couples. Our organizations are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and in providing an environment sensitive to work/life balance. We understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career technology.
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To create a successful career, professionals need a team of people around them who will listen, give critical feedback and mentor them, Human Workplace CEO Liz Ryan suggests in this commentary. A friend outside of their field allows professionals to get away from work and enjoy themselves, Ryan writes. Forbes (8/23)24 Aug 2016 13:35:36 CDThttp://www.forbes.com/sites/lizryan/2016/08/23/five-people-everybody-needs-in-their-corner/#30a28a2b76aa
When you are thinking about finding a new job while currently employed, conduct your search during late summer and other times when there's less competition for positions. Use social media and your networking skills to stay aware of potential openings and get the references you need to land the job, writes Sharon Florentine. CIO.com (8/23)24 Aug 2016 13:35:36 CDThttp://www.cio.com/article/3110788/careers-staffing/how-to-look-for-a-job-while-youre-still-employed.html
U.S. News & World Report (8/23)24 Aug 2016 13:35:36 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-08-23/5-tools-job-seekers-must-master
While university faculty has become slightly more diverse over the past 20 years, most minority instructors are hired as adjuncts or nontenure-track instructors, according to a study from the Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association. Researchers found that while minority faculty grew from 9% to 13% between 1993 and 2013, only 10% were in tenured faculty jobs. InsideHigherEd.com (8/22)24 Aug 2016 13:35:36 CDThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2016/08/22/study-finds-gains-faculty-diversity-not-tenure-track
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