WebLinks: Careers by Major/Interest

Higher Education Jobs

Below are listed websites that provide position postings at colleges and universities.  Be aware that not all college/university jobs will appear on these sites.  Instead, most postings will appear on each college and university's Human Resource department's page.  For that reason, we recommend you supplement the following sites with HR sites from the institutions at which you would like to work.  For links to the human resources pages of American * Canadian colleges & universities, see Academic Careers 360 below.

  • Academic Careers 360   
    A meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions. 
    Go directly to a college's Human Resource page -- includes the 50 states and 13 Canadian provinces. This is a great time saver - rather than locating a college webpage and hunting for it's HR page, this site takes you directly to the HR page.
  • Academic Careers On-Line  
    Includes teaching and administrative jobs ranging from Pre-Kindergarten through colleges and universities and is available 24-hours a day, every day, from anywhere in the world.
  • Adjunct Nation
    Adjunct Nation's JOB-LIST focuses on faculty job postings within higher education. In particular, the AdjunctNation.com JOB-LIST contains listings for both part-time, as well as full-time temporary college faculty appointments. Faculty jobs listed may be for part-time, adjunct, full-time temporary, visiting, sabbatical replacement and full-time regular (tenure-track/tenure) faculty. Non-faculty jobs are listed, as well. These jobs are primarily posted by companies looking to recruit workers with graduate degrees in specific disciplines (i.e. college textbook publishers). There are also postings for temporary faculty posted by universities throughout Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Asia, Australia and Africa. 
  • After College Ph.D. & Post-Doc Jobs
    Job listings in academia and non-academic settings (health care, business, environment, sciences, etc.)
  • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) 
    AACC is the primary advocacy organization for over 1000 two-year degree granting institutions. The CareerLine is a collection of online job announcements from the AACC Community College Times. The emphasis appears to be on upper-level administrative positions. Be careful that you don't bookmark the actual CareerLine page, the location changes with each update.
  • Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Jobline
    A new service provided by the Association of Fraternity Advisors. The page of job listings is restricted to association members and requires a user id and password.
  • California State University Jobs
    Links to positions at 24 California state universities.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education - Career Network
    A listing of faculty, administrative, executive, and research positions from The Chronicle of Higher Education's Academe This Week. Focus is primarily on US institutions. Subscriber-based user ID and password are required to view current job listings. New jobs are posted every day and remain posted on the web for 30 days. One of the largest collections of higher education employment opportunities on the Internet.
  • City Colleges of Chicago
    Full and part-time faculty positions at Daley, Harold Washington, Kennedy-King, Malcolm X, Olive Harvey, Truman, and Wright College
  • Community College Job Board 
    Contains a moderate size collection of faculty and administrative positions at community colleges. Users also have the opportunity to post their resume online. The site is maintained by Schindler & Associates, an executive search/organizational development firm that focuses on the community college sector.
  • Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU) 
    A listing of administrative and faculty job announcements provided by the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Position openings are listed as either faculty or non-teaching/administrative and include both member and non-member affiliated institutions.
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education Job Page
    Diverse Issues in Higher Education (formerly Black Issues in Higher Education) has been at the forefront for the past twenty years. Leaders from academe, industry and public policy have all come to rely on this award-winning news magazine to stay abreast of the trends and issues that go to the very core of the future of this country and its place in an ever-changing world.
  • Educareer 
    A web site focusing on employment opportunities in higher education. The site offers three different addresses for their listings: Post-Docs.com,  UJobBank.com
  • HigherEdJobs.com
    Lists over 5,000 faculty and administrative positions at over 600 colleges and universities. One of the largest collections of higher education positions on the Internet. New jobs are added daily. Job seekers can register to receive job postings via email. They can also save their resume/vita and apply for positions electronically. The service is free for job seekers.
  • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education 
    Published bi-weekly for the campus community, the web site provides a listings of employment opportunities in higher education categorized by geographical region.
  • Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA)
    JASPA web site provides a small listing of student personnel positions at JASPA member institutions.
  • Job Guide for Humanities & Social Sciences
    Positions for professors and instructors in History and the Humanities, Social Science, and Rhetoric and Communications
  • Jobs in Women's Studies
    Employment opportunities in women's studies or related fields/positions, from the National Women's Studies Association
  • Latinos in Higher Education
    This site helps employers connect with the largest pool of Latino professionals in higher education in the United States, Puerto Rico and internationally by disseminating employment opportunities to registered candidates and a national network of Latino-serving organizations and listservs.
  • Minorities' Job Bank 
    Carries an extensive listing of private, public, and academic sector positions. The site includes the opportunity to post resumes, browse employer/member profiles, and read career-related articles. Special sections provide additional information for African-Americans, Asian-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, Native-Americans, and Women.
  • NACE Job Wire
    National Association of Colleges and Employers job page for positions in college and university career centers.
  • National Academic Advising Association
    Positions for academic advisors listed by 11 regions.  
  • NationJob's Education Listings 
    A privately-held corporation based in Des Moines, Iowa, provides a weekly listing of educational positions ranging from kindergarten through college with a wide-range of higher education positions. The focus is primarily on the Midwest.
  • Non-Academic Employers Who Hire Ph.D.s
  • Positions in Counseling Centers
    A clearinghouse for job opportunities at university & college counseling centers, sponsored by theAssociation of University & College Counseling Center Directors
  • The Registry (California Community Colleges) 
    The California Community College Faculty and Staff Diversity Registry was created in 1989 to help with the diversity efforts of California community colleges. The Registry is a computerized database that provides colleges with names, addresses, and qualifications of candidates interested in higher education positions. Additional resources for the public include the Registry JobBank and a complete listing of all California community colleges with URLs, phone numbers, and addresses.
  • The National Higher Education Recruitment Consortium and the Greater Chicago Higher Ed Recruitment Consortium: The National HERC is a job posting database for faculty and staff positions in higher education across the United States. The Greater Chicago HERC is composed of 24 colleges, universities, and research organizations in and around the Chicagoland tri-state area. Job seekers can post their resumes/vitas for free. A particularly useful section of this website provides links to articles and other resources for dual-career couples.
  • Sell-Out
    A resource for PhDs considering careers beyond the university
  • StudentAffairs.com 
    Created by, and for, people with a student affairs background, the employment section allows you to search by category, state or province, institution, region, or keyword.
  • University Job Bank
    Faculty/staff positions, post-doctoral positions, student employment, non-academic positions
  • Women in Higher Education
    Monthly journal carries announcements from schools that are actively seeking qualified women candidates for faculty and administrative positions. The web site allows you to search by job title and/or geographical region.