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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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UMW Updates

Job Seeker Webinar.  "Creating and Managing Your Professional Identity to Define Your Research Agenda and to Guide Your Career Path."  Dr. Luis Ponjuan, Associate Professor, Texas A&M University, will review the research that "describes the value of  understanding your own research voice."  Register 

Member Training.  Join us for HERC's Fall 2015 Membership Meeting, "Innovative Approaches to Developing, Recruiting, and Retaining Faculty and Staff of Color,” on Friday, November 20th, from 8:30-12:00, at the Eden Prairie campus of Hennepin Technical College.  Details and registration.




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

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  1. Why boredom, high pay are the best reasons to quit a job

    Professionals may want to consider finding a new job if their current position offers little chance for advancement or if they are being overpaid, recruiter Taylor Cotterell advises. "Another thing to consider is that employers will often cut their highest-paid employees first when tough times come, especially if those employees are being paid more than they are actually worth," Cotterell notes. The Deseret News (Salt Lake City) (10/2)
    05 Oct 2015 12:54:40 CDT
  2. How academic job seekers can spot a fake search

    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 CDT
  3. Strategies to build a network and land a new job (10/4)
    05 Oct 2015 12:54:40 CDT
  4. Study: Humanities graduates earn more than average Americans

    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. (10/5)
    05 Oct 2015 12:54:40 CDT
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