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Upper Midwest HERC

Welcome to the Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC). Our institutions are committed to helping job seekers identify employment opportunities and cultural resources within the geographic region.  The Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium provides the largest higher education job board in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, and western Wisconsin, listing all open faculty, staff, and executive positions at over 50 colleges and universities.

As a non-profit consortium of higher education employers, our sole aim is to help the most diverse and qualified candidates find the right jobs at our institutions.

To learn more about living in the Upper Midwest, vist our regional information page.

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Hold the date for HERC's Fall 2016 Membership Meeting:  Friday, November 18th.  Dr. Katrina Wade-Golden, Senior Research Scientist, Office of Multicultural Initiatives, University of Michigan, and co-author, The Chief Diversity Officer:  Strategy, Structure, and Change Management, will be the keynote speaker.  In the afternoon, Dr. Wade-Golden will hold a workshop for chief diversity officers on developing institutional and departmental diversity plans.





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UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

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  1. How the rules of acting and improv can help a career

    Using the rules of acting and improvisation can help professionals advance their careers by giving them new ideas when they feel stuck in a rut, communications coach Nick Morgan suggests. One improv trick he offers is not to say, "No," to new ideas, but to say, "Yes, and," to build on new strategies. Forbes (7/28)
    29 Jul 2016 12:11:34 CDT
  2. What to consider before accepting a faculty position

    Before accepting a faculty position, academics should get the offer in writing, find out how much they'll be teaching and decide up front if they want to pursue tenure, Penn State Berks lecturer Keysha Whitaker advises. She explains that a new faculty contract "is really like getting married, for better or for worse." (7/28)
    29 Jul 2016 12:11:34 CDT
  3. What application mistakes turn employers off?

    U.S. News & World Report (7/28)
    29 Jul 2016 12:11:34 CDT
  4. Survey: Lifetime income options winning support from plan sponsors

    Retirement plan sponsors are becoming more interested in helping employees address their need for lifetime income, and 23% of employers have started offering at least one type of lifetime income solution, a survey from Willis Towers Watson found. Within that group 19% offer out-of-plan annuities and 10% offer in-plan annuities, according to the survey. (7/28)
    29 Jul 2016 12:11:34 CDT
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