Higher Education Jobs

Teachers looking for higher education jobs have a wealth of resources available online to help with their searches. There are websites that not only specialize in teaching jobs, several website are specific to jobs in higher education. These websites have higher education job opening listings, along with advice about pursuing a higher education career.

Higher Education Jobs.com  has some very useful tools for your job search. At the time of this writing, the website boasted 18,538 current job listings at 1,937 Institutions – 239 of them posted the day was on the site. Jobs are updated continually. You can search by category (Administrative, Faculty or Executive), by region including international, type of institution. There are special categories for Dual Career Search and Online/Remote jobs. Opening a free account allows you to post your resume for employers to scan and receive job agent emails about employment opportunities. You can also track applications you have submitted. Another nice feature of this website is the Career News section. Articles such as “A Thoughtful Look at Female Careers in Science” and “The College Campus of 2015, Part II – A Day in the Life of a Professor” were just two of the pieces I spotted.

The Chronicle of Higher Education is a database of higher education jobs plus information. It categorizes job openings into Executive, Administrative, Faculty/Research, and  Organizations other than colleges. It had 4,092 jobs posted when I looked at it. Some of the job titles were Academic Affairs, Chancellors/ Presidents, Communications, Executive Directors,  Principals/ Headmasters, Provosts, Deans and)Superintendents/Commissioners. The site has a special section called “First Time on the Market?” with advice about job hunting for those just entering higher education.  There are also forums for job seekers and employers, a news section, facts and figures about higher education employment, blogs and events.

Top Higher Education Jobs allows you to browse by category, locations in the U.S., Canada and Overseas, and has “Quick Links” in several areas.  There are also special pages for healthcare jobs, a salary research calculator, and live chat software. Also included is information about education and degrees required to qualify for higher education jobs. On the day I looked at it, there were 79,806 jobs posted

Academic360.com  is a meta-site with a broad collection of Internet resources. It had higher education job postings as well as other teaching positions and miscellaneous jobs for teachers looking for secondary employment. Jobs are listed geographically, alphabetically and by discipline. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions.