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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 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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Did you or a colleague, friend, or family member find a job through HERC?  If so, let us know by sending an e-mail to umwherc@umn.edu

UMW Updates

Member Training.  HERC sponsored a search committee training event on April 22nd, 2015, at the University of Minnesota.  Staff from WISELI helped participants learn how to minimize bias in the search process.  

 

 

 

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  1. Tips for filling out the skills section of your resume

    List general skills such as "project management" and "marketing" in your resume so that they will appear when recruiters conduct general keyword searches, advises author J.T. O'Donnell. Check LinkedIn pages of people you admire for ideas about other skills to include. Business Insider (6/26)
    29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://www.businessinsider.com/what-skills-to-add-to-your-resume-2015-6
  2. How new college graduates can find jobs

    New college graduates need to get out and network in fields they're interested in to land a job, some experts advise. Also, keeping a detailed spreadsheet of jobs applied for and contact names can serve as a quick reference when called back for interviews, they suggest. USA Today (6/28)
    29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://www.usatoday.com/story/money/columnist/tompor/2015/06/28/college-job-hunt-tips/29358623/
  3. Should colleges correct teaching evaluations of female faculty?

    Female faculty at colleges and universities should receive automatic corrections on their teaching evaluation scores because of inherent gender bias in such measurements, Cornell University associate professor Sara Pritchard asserts in this commentary. Studies have shown that female and minority faculty are consistently rated lower by students than their male peers, Pritchard writes. The Conversation (U.S.) (6/23)
    29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://theconversation.com/should-female-faculty-get-bonus-points-to-correct-for-gender-bias-in-student-evaluations-43166
  4. What is behind the growing popularity of community colleges?

    Community colleges are becoming increasingly popular in higher education, a recent poll shows. Some reasons include convenience and flexibility, lower tuition and a higher acceptance rate than many four-year schools, suggests Ben Miller, senior director for postsecondary education at the Center for American Progress. "The only consistently affordable options that remain are community colleges," Miller notes. The Christian Science Monitor (6/25)
    29 Jun 2015 12:51:33 CDThttp://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Education/2015/0625/Four-reasons-community-colleges-are-on-the-rise
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