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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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Jobseeker Webinars

Learn how put your best foot forward as a candidate by participating in the webinar, "The Academic Job Search:  Presenting Yourself in Person," (October 27th, 12:00 CDT).  Details and registration.

Member Training

“Assessing and Advancing Campus Diversity, Equity and Inclusion,” Friday, November 18th, 8:30-3:00, Minneapolis Community and Technical College.  ­­­­UMW HERC and the NADOHE Upper Midwest Chapter are cooperating to provide diversity training for administrators, faculty, and staff from HERC and NADOHE institutions.  In the morning, Dr. Katrina Wade-Golden, Director of Evaluation and Assessment, Office of the Vice Provost for Equity, Inclusion, and Academic Affairs, University of Michigan, and co-author, The Chief Diversity Officer:  Strategy, Structure, and Change Management, and a panel of UMW diversity officers will address methods for assessing and advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.  In the afternoon, Dr. Wade-Golden will lead a workshop on developing effective institutional diversity plans.   Additional information







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

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Designed specifically for the jobseeker, the HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief is a FREE, daily e-mail newsletter. By providing the latest need-to-know industry news and information, HERC Jobseeker SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart.&nbsp;Click&nbsp; <a href=''>here</a> to subscribe.
  1. How grad students can find the best employer

    Ph.D. graduates should start early researching organizations they want to work for and network to learn about upcoming or unadvertised positions, according to Lauren Celano, co-founder and CEO of Propel Careers. Graduates also should take inventory of their skills and the kind of jobs they enjoy and search for organizations that are a good fit, she recommends. Nature (free content) (10/17)
    19 Oct 2016 12:39:03 CDT
  2. How to be proactive without being annoying

    Proactive employees must develop the office politics skills to successfully suggest changes and make sure they are in a work environment that welcomes employee input, write Andreas Wihler and Jon Jachimowicz. By seeking feedback from peers and supervisors, you can learn to better determine whether a proactive approach is appropriate. Harvard Business Review online (tiered subscription model) (10/17)
    19 Oct 2016 12:39:03 CDT
  3. Strategies for acing an online interview

    WQAD-TV (Moline, Ill.) (10/19)
    19 Oct 2016 12:39:03 CDT
  4. Faculty strike begins at Pa. state universities

    Faculty and coaches, represented by the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties, this morning have gone on strike at 14 state universities and colleges after failing to reach a contract agreement with system officials. At issue are disagreements over compensation, adjunct faculty and health insurance, officials say. The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) (10/19)
    19 Oct 2016 12:39:03 CDT
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