How to Get and Keep the Attention of a Search Firm
If your career in higher education advances far enough, chances are you will be a candidate for a leadership position at an institution that uses a search firm.
HigherEdJobs links to more than 50 search firms specializing in searches on behalf of colleges and universities for executive and administrative positions from directors and chairs to deans and presidents.
5 ways a 'corporation' status is transforming colleges
Colleges and universities often say they help students develop the skills needed for an enriched life and provide services that benefit the community; but a recent trend in adopting a formal status for higher education institutions is not only helping with regional accreditation and state standings, it's helping recruit and retain millennial students and innovative staff.
Student Housing: Summer Rules
Even though the students may be away during the summer months, a lot still happens when it comes to summer housing and conference services on campus. This month we look at some "behind the scenes" activities and take a look inside the roles of professionals serving in university housing positions and their advice for professional development.
Q & A with Dave Revsine
Andrew Hibel shares a Q & A session with journalist and lead studio host for the Big Ten Network, Dave Revsine, regarding his recent book release, "The Opening Kickoff: The Tumultuous Birth of a Football Nation."
Making a College Education Possible
Nervous but determined, the 15-year-old boy walked into a conference room in Columbus, Ohio, for a fateful interview. If it went well, perhaps he'd have a chance to be the first member of his impoverished family to attend college.
Brand Yourself as a Person of Talent, Not a Job Seeker
Employers call today's job market a War for Talent. Why should you care? Because it signals a change in the way they hire. Employers are no longer making offers to people who can do the job. They are looking for those who will do more and can prove it.
- More Career News
Higher Education Employment Report
Published by HigherEdJobs, this quarterly report analyzes trends in higher education employment.
Interviews with higher education experts on topics that affect those who work in academia.
Resume/CV and Cover Letter Tips
Tips to enhance your resume/CV and cover letters.
Resources for professionals entering the United States to work in higher education.
Register for upcoming webinars or view past webinars hosted by HigherEdJobs.
Administrators in Higher Education Salaries
View the median salaries of 191 administrative positions. Salary information is organized by job title and institution type.
Professionals in Higher Education Salaries (Mid-Level Administrators)
View the median salaries of 289 mid-level administrative positions. Salary information is organized by job title and institution type.
Tenured/Tenure-Track Faculty Salaries
View the median salaries of 31 academic disciplines. Salary information is organized by discipline and rank.
Non-Exempt Staff in Higher Education Salaries
View the median salaries of 118 non-exempt staff positions. Salary information is organized by job title and institution type.
"It was HigherEdJobs that helped me find my new position... I have found it to be timely and most accurate. I..."
Jerry Fritz, Dean of Economic and Workforce Development
Pikes Peak Community College
Job Seeker Accounts (free)
Email our support staff at
More Career Resources
List of firms with experience managing searches for open positions at colleges and universities.
Resources for higher education job seekers, including a comprehensive list of HR websites at colleges and universities.
Resources for minorities in higher education.
Institutional Accreditation Database
Wondering whether a potential new employer is accredited? Find out here.
Peterson's Graduate Planner
Thinking about going back to graduate school? Search for the best graduate school programs for you.