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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Get ready for the recruiting season by participating in two webinars, "The Academic Job Search: Presenting Yourself on Paper," (August 25th, 12:00 CDT) and "The Academic Job Search: Presenting Yourself in Person," (October 27th, 12:00 CDT). Details and registration.
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.
UMW HERC covers Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
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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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