New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC
Developed in 2006, the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is a collaborative response of member institutions to the many challenges ofacademic recruitment and retention. Of particular interest to the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is finding effective ways to assist the spouses and partners of faculty and staff to secure area employment and ways to address issues of faculty and staff diversity.
A vital aspect of the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is the web-based search engine that includes faculty and staff job listings at all member institutions. This search engine is free and available to anyone seeking employment in higher education. The central location of job postings and regional resources as well as the website's ability to accommodate dual-career searches distinguishes NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC from other employment websites.
The NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC is composed of a diverse group of public and independent schools, colleges, and universities. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts.
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New Jersey - Eastern Pennsylvania - Delaware HERC covers New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, central Pennsylvania, southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.
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- Candidates who are being interviewed by phone must be careful to remain professional and set aside some uninterrupted time, writes Peter Murdock, vice president of recruiting for Blackmon Mooring. In this commentary, he also recommends candidates end the phone interview by asking about the next steps in the process. Forbes (11/21)22 Nov 2017 11:23:01 CSThttps://www.forbes.com/sites/forbeshumanresourcescouncil/2017/11/21/preparing-for-a-phone-interview-four-tips-to-keep-top-of-mind/#bb4c4df5aa4b
- Academics should use a campus visit to show the job search committee how their research and teaching skills would benefit the institution, writes Colorado College assistant professor Manya Whitaker. In this commentary, she provides specific tips on how candidates can improve their performances during job talks, teaching demos and meetings with the faculty and staff. The Chronicle of Higher Education (free content) (11/19)22 Nov 2017 11:23:01 CSThttp://www.chronicle.com/article/The-Job-Market-The-Campus/241796
- The number of jobs being advertised through the Modern Language Association has hit a new low, with an 11% drop in positions listed for English professors in 2016-17 and a 12% decrease in openings for foreign language faculty. The association says several factors may be at play in this decline for the fifth consecutive year -- including a drop in enrollment and an increase in the number of adjunct instructors. Inside Higher Ed (11/21)22 Nov 2017 11:23:01 CSThttps://www.insidehighered.com/news/2017/11/21/full-time-jobs-english-and-languages-reach-new-low-mla-report-finds
- A report from the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators has examined the origination fees deducted from student loans. The fees, which have generated $8.1 million in federal revenue over the past five years, are outdated and cumbersome for students, association President Justin Draeger said. The Washington Post (tiered subscription model) (11/20)22 Nov 2017 11:23:01 CSThttps://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2017/11/20/financial-aid-officers-say-the-government-must-stop-charging-fees-to-borrow-money-for-college/
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