Higher Education Administration
- Higher Education Administration ~ Job Search
The California Community College Registry. A large scale database containing the names, qualifications and desired position(s) of potential California Community College faculty, support staff and management job applicants. The database is utilized by the 72 Human Resources offices, representing the 110 California Community Colleges. This web site provides a number of services for individuals seeking employment as a faculty, support staff or manager at a California Community College.
Inside Career Info Uses data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and provides quotes to allow students insight on potential careers as well as sector specific content concerning education.
Academic360.com Collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter, not restricted to teaching positions.
Academic Employment Network Listing of available positions in colleges, primary and secondary educational institutions for faculty, staff, and administrative professionals.
Academic Keys Unlock your Career in Academia - Job Search
Academic Position Network (APN) Job listings and information on career opportunities in higher education.
Boston Consortium for Higher Education Job listings for higher education positions.
Collegejobs.com - Community College jobs Community College job board.
Chronicle of Higher Education Extensive FREE job listings.Diverse Jobs Higher Education job database - companion to Diverse: Issues in Higher Education publication
EduCareer Higher education and career information network - faculty and staff jobs.
Educause Listings of higher education jobs related to the field of information technology.
Higher Ed Jobs One of the largest databases dedicated solely to colleges and universities.
Nation Job Network Listings of education and teaching jobs.
Student Affairs Virtual Compass Extensive job listings for student affairs positions.
The Jesuit College Job Bank Information about current positions at all 28 Jesuit Colleges and Universities in the U.S.
University Job Bank Listings of administrative/staff positions.
Inside Higher Ed The online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. Whether you--re an adjunct or a vice president, a grad student or an eminence grise, they have what you need to thrive in your job or find a better one.
- Higher Education Administration ~ Professional Associations
AERA Division J (Postsecondary Education) Listings for academic, non-profit, and private sector jobs for those with an educational research background.
American Association for Women in Education (NAWE) "NAWE's mission is to address issues in higher education, with particular attention to the interests, scholarship, and advancement of women educators and students."
American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) AACTE provides leadership for the continuing transformation of professional preparation programs to ensure competent and caring educators for all 's children and youth. It is the principal professional association for college and university leaders with responsibility for educator preparation.
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO) "This is accomplished through the identification and promotion of standards and best practices in enrollment management, information technology, instructional management, and student services."
American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) AACC works with other higher education associations, the federal government, Congress, and other national associations that represent the public and private sectors to promote the goals of community colleges and higher education.
American Association of Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA) "The American Association for Higher Education and Accreditation (AAHEA) envisions a higher education enterprise that helps all Americans achieve the deep, lifelong learning they need to grow as individuals, participate in the democratic process, and succeed in a global economy."
American Association of State Colleges & Universities (AASCU) "AASCU promotes broad understanding of public higher education's essential role in society, and is the advocate and guardian for public higher education policy issues at the national, state and campus levels."
American Association of University Professors (AAUP) "Founded in 1915, AAUP defends academic freedom and tenure, advocates collegial governance, and develops policies ensuring due process."
American College Personnel Association (ACPA) The mission of ACPA is "[t]o serve all levels of higher education student affairs professionals through educational and developmental programs, publications and networking opportunities in order to enable these educators to excel in their positions, to achieve career growth, and to contribute to the profession."
American Council on Education (ACE) "ACE is a forum for the discussion of major issues related to higher education and its potential to contribute to the quality of American life."
American Indian Higher Education Consortium (AIHEC) "Today, AIHEC has grown to represent 32 colleges in the United States and one Canadian institution. Unlike most professional associations, it is governed jointly by each member institution."
American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) "The mission of the ACLS, as set forth in its constitution, is to 'advance humanistic studies in all fields of learning in the Humanities and the related social sciences and to maintain and strengthen relations among the national societies devoted to such studies.'"
American Educational Research Association (AERA) "The American Educational Research Association is concerned with improving the educational process by encouraging scholarly inquiry related to education and by promoting the dissemination and practical application of research results."
Association of Academic Health Centers (AHC) "The AHC seeks to influence public dialogue on significant health and science policy issues, to advance education for health professionals, to promote biomedical and health services research and to enhance patient care."
Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) "The Association of American Colleges and Universities is the institutional membership association focused on advancing the aims of liberal education."
Association of American Universities (AAU) Source for policy issues.
Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU) "The purpose of the association is to promote an understanding of Catholic higher education that emphasizes the collective and individual importance of its institutions, the variety among them, the quality of education they provide, and the contribution they make to the church, society, and the total mission of catholic education."
Association of College Unions International (ACUI) ACUI "brings together college union and activities professionals from nearly 1,000 schools worldwide."
Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors-International (ACCED-I) "... to improve, promote and recognize excellence in the collegiate conference and events profession."
Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT) "ACCT represents the officials who govern community, technical, and junior colleges in the and abroad."
Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges (AGB) AGB "is the only national organization providing university and college presidents, board chairs and individual trustees of both public and private institutions with the resources they need to enhance their effectiveness."
Association of Higher Education Facilities Officers (APPA) "APPA serves and assists facilities officers and physical plant administrators in colleges, universities, and other educational institutions throughout the , , and other countries worldwide. We promote excellence in the administration, care, operations, planning, and construction of educational facilities."
Association on Higher Education and Disability (AHEAD) AHEAD "is an international, multicultural organization of professionals committed to full participation in higher education for persons with disabilities. The Association is a vital resource, promoting excellence through education, communication and training."
Association for Institutional Research (AIR) "The Association for Institutional Research (AIR) is dedicated to professional growth of all who participate in decision making related to higher education via management research, policy analysis and planning."
Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) "The Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU) is a national voluntary service organization whose mission is to serve its member institutions: the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities.
Association of Public Land-Grant Universities (APLU) "The association's overriding mission is to support high-quality public higher education and its member institutions as they perform their traditional teaching, research and public service roles."
Association for Student Judicial Affairs (ASJA) "The purpose of this Association shall be to facilitate the integration of student development concepts with principles of judicial practice in a post-secondary educational setting and to promote, encourage and support student development professionals who have responsibility for judicial affairs."
Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) "The Association promotes collaboration among its members and others engaged in the study of higher education through research, conferences, and publications, including its highly regarded journal, The Review of Higher Education. ASHE values rigorous scholarly approaches to the study of higher education and practical applications of systematic inquiry."
Association for Telecommunications Professionals in Higher Education (ACUTA) "ACUTA is a member-driven organization dedicated to the enhancement of teaching, learning, research, and public (community) service by providing leadership in the application of telecommunications technology for higher education."
Coalition of Higher Education Assistance Organizations (COHEAO) COHEAO's "focus is on legislative and regulatory advocacy for Federal Perkins and other campus-based student loan programs."
College Fund (UNCF) UNCF, an African American higher education assistance organization, has a "commitment to providing financial assistance to deserving students, raising operating funds for member colleges and universities, and supplying technical assistance to member institutions remains unchanged."
College and University Personnel Association (CUPA) "This influential group is committed to promoting the effective management and development of human resources in higher education."
College and University Personnel Association- Human Resources (CUPA-HR) Network of human resources administrators and job listings.
Consortium of Liberal Arts Colleges (CLAC) CLAC "is an organization comprised of fifty-eight of the top liberal arts colleges in the United States. The group evolved from meetings of college presidents in 1985 and 1986 at focused on the uses of computing and related technologies in the service of the liberal arts mission."
Consortium of Social Science Associations (COSSA) "COSSA represents the needs and interests of social and behavioral scientists; educates federal officials about social and behavioral science; informs the science community about relevant federal policies; and cooperates with other science and education groups in pursuit of common goals."
Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) "CAEL is a national organization dedicated to expanding lifelong learning opportunities for adults. Through collaboration with educational institutions, industry, government, and labor, CAEL promotes learning as a tool to empower people and organizations."
Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) "The purposes of CASE are to develop and foster sound relationships between member educational institutions and their constituencies; to provide training programs, products, and services in the areas of alumni relations, communications, and philanthropy; to promote diversity within these professions; and to provide a strong force for the advancement and support of education worldwide."
Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher Education (CAS) CAS was created to establish, disseminate, and advocate professional standards and guidelines on a nationwide basis for higher education programs and services.
Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) "The Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) is dedicated to the improvement and advancement of graduate education. Its members are colleges and universities engaged in research, scholarship and the preparation of candidates for advanced degrees."
Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) "The Council of Independent Colleges is an association of independent colleges and universities that work together to support college leadership, advance institutional excellence, and enhance private higher education's contributions to society."
Council on Law in Higher Education (CLHE) "CLHE is an independent nonprofit organization devoted to research, analysis, and education on issues in higher education law and policy."
Education Commission of the States (ECS) "The mission of the Education Commission of the States is to help state leaders identify, develop and implement public policy for education that addresses current and future needs of a learning society."
Education Trust "The Education Trust promotes high academic achievement for all students, at all levels-'"kindergarten through college."
Foundation for Independent Higher Education (FIHE) FIHE is "committed to strategically linking the corporate and philanthropic objectives of business and industry with the strengths and opportunities provided by a national network of private colleges and universities ...."
Higher Education Processes network (HEPROC) "HEPROC is a community of 2200 educators in 40 countries, serving each other as networking partners. With over a dozen forums covering specialized subjects, HEPROC can help with your research and informational needs."
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities (HACU) "In 1986, a small group of educators banded together to discuss funding opportunities for their institutions of higher education, which served a large number of Hispanics."
International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators (IACLEA) IACLEA "advances public safety for educational institutions by providing educational resources, advocacy and professional development."
National Association of Collegiate Licensing Administrators (ACLA) The Association of Collegiate Licensing Administrators (ACLA) advances the community of college and university trademark management and licensing through education and knowledge exchange.
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) "Members represent higher education institutions across the spectrum of Carnegie college classifications and include professional advisors/counselors, faculty, administrators, and students whose responsibilities include academic advising."
NAFSA - Association of International Educators "The Association sets and upholds standards of good practice, and provides professional education and training that strengthen institutional programs and services related to international educational exchange."
National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) NACAC "is an education association of secondary school counselors, college and university admission officers and counselors and related individuals who work with students as they make the transition from high school to postsecondary education."
National Association of College & University Food Services (NACUFS) NACUFS is "the trade association for foodservice professionals at over 600 institutions of higher education in the
National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) "The Association's purpose is to enhance legal assistance to colleges and universities by educating attorneys and administrators to the nature of campus legal issues."
National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) "NACUBO's mission is to anticipate the issues affecting higher education and to promote sound management and financial administration of colleges and universities."
National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) NACE is the leading source of information for career services practitioners on college campuses who advise students and alumni in career development and the employment process and for human resources professionals who recruit and hire college graduates.
National Association of Educational Buyers, Inc. (NAEB) We are the professional association dedicated to serving higher education by providing those with purchasing responsibility with the specialized information they must have.
National Association For Equal Opportunity in Higher Education (NAFEO) "We, here at NAFEO, continue to advocate, communicate, and educate, state and federal governments, corporate and general , about the vital roles HBCUs continue to play in the new millennuim."
National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (NAICU) "NAICU's primary objective is to help its members by informing the public and government about the accomplishments and concerns of independent higher education."
National Association of kinesiology and Physical Education in Higher Education (NAPEHE)NAPEHE "is an organization for professionals in higher education who have a variety of teaching, research, coaching and management responsibilities in physical education ...."
National Association of State Budget Officers (NASBO) "NASBO is the instrument through which the states collectively are advancing state budget practices. As the chief financial advisors to our nation's governors, NASBO members are active participants in the public policy discussions at the state level."
National Association of Student Personnel Administration (NASPA) The NASPA's Mission is to provide professional development and advocacy for student affairs educators and administrators who share the responsibility for a campus-wide focus on the student experience.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NAFSAA) "NASFAA is an association of colleges, universities, career schools, and others with an interest in the effective administration of student financial aid programs. The Association does not provide financial aid to students."
National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) "The National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) is the leading national association for college and university student affairs administrators."
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) The NCAA "is the organization through which the nation's colleges and universities speak and act on athletics matters at the national level."
National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) "The National Conference of State Legislatures is a bipartisan organization dedicated to serving the lawmakers and staffs of the nation's 50 states, its commonwealths and territories."
National Consortium of Directors of Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender Resources in Higher Education: The Consortium offers information of use to those who work with college and university students.
National Council of University Research Administrators (NCURA) "NCURA, founded in 1959, is an organization of individuals with professional interests in the administration of sponsored programs (research, education and training), primarily at colleges and universities...."
National Governors' Association (NGA) "NGA is the only bipartisan national organization of, by, and for the nations' Governors."
National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) NODA "is committed to providing services related to new student programs in institutions of higher education. NODA views orientation as an ongoing and multi-faceted transition process which involves academic, intellectual, and personal development."
Professional and Organizational Network in Higher Ed (POD) Notices of positions in professional and organizational development.
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) SCUP is the only association focused on the promotion, advancement, and application of effective planning in higher education.
Society of Research Administrators (SRA) SRA "is a nonprofit association dedicated to advancing the profession and improving the efficiency and effectiveness of research administration."
State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) SHEEO is a "nationwide association of the chief executive officers serving statewide coordinating boards and governing boards of postsecondary education. Its objectives include developing the interest of the states in supporting quality higher education, and promoting the importance of state planning and coordination as the most effective mens of gaining public confidence in higher education."
The Council for the Advancement of Standards in Higher EducationThe CAS continues to create and deliver a dynamic and credible Book of Professional Standards and Guidelines and Self-Assessment Guides that are designed to lead to a host of quality-controlled programs and services.
United States Student Association (USSA) The USSA "is committed to increasing access to higher education. As the country's oldest and largest national student organization we have been a continuous voice for students on Capitol Hill, in the White House, and in the Department of Education since 1947.
University and College Ombuds Association (UCOA) UCOA "is an international organization of persons who perform the ombuds function in universities and colleges and individuals affiliated with institutes of higher learning who are interested in ombuds practice." (see also, U.S. Ombudsman Association - for public sector offices)
University Continuing Education Association (UCEA) "As the principal organization for continuing higher education, the Association assists institutions of higher learning and affiliated nonprofit organizations to increase access through a wide array of educational programs and services."
Washington Higher Education Secretariat (WHES) The Secretariat "was formed on October 5, 1962 to serve as a forum for the chief executive officers in the higher education association community.... The American Council on Education is the coordinating and convening body for the Secretariat and provides a forum for discussion on education issues of national and local importance."
- Higher Education Administration ~ Professional Associations by Function Area
American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers Professional organization and job listings.
Association of College and University Housing Officers-Int (ACUHO-I) Extensive listing of job vacancies in housing and residence life.
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Job listings in academic advising that are categorized by region.
National Association for College Admissions Counseling (NACAC) Job opportunities in guidance and college admissions.
National Association of College and University Business Officers Organization of chief administrative and financial officers and job listings.
National Association of Student Financial Aid Administration (NASFAA) Job listings mainly at Assistant Director and Director level.
National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Job listings for high schools, colleges, universities, and athletic conferences.
National Orientation Directors Association (NODA) Some job postings with a more extensive list on NODAnet.
- Higher Education Administration ~ Search Firms
Academic Search Consultation Service Academic Search Consultation Service is a higher education executive search organization serving the needs of colleges and universities for nearly three decades.
Alden & Associates, Inc. Alden & Associates, Inc. is a consulting firm for intercollegiate athletics that provides a wide range of services including feasibility studies, Title IX reviews, program reviews, rules compliance, strategic planning, and executive search services for athletic administrators.
Association of Community College Trustees The ACCT mission is to promote effective board governance through advocacy and education.
A. T. Kearney, Inc. Executive search services.
Auerbach Associates Specializes in executive search for institutions that serve the public good and are essential to creating an educated citizenry.
Ayers & Associates Inc. Ayers & Associates, Inc. is a consulting firm that is committed to excellence in the provision of strategic and executive search services to higher education and philanthropic organizations.
Baker-Parker, Inc. Baker-Parker Inc is an executive search firm exclusively dedicated to providing service to domestic and global clients in identification and recruitment of outstanding professionals for senior executive positions.
Boyden Global Executive Search Boyden can be of assistance with worldwide offices linked by technology, experienced search professionals and a commitment to delivering value.
Coleman Lew & Associates, Inc. recruits board members and senior level executives for a wide range of public, private, and international companies; academic institutions; non-profit organizations; and government agencies.
Diversified Search Companies The Diversified Search Companies undertakes assignments for academic leaders through vice presidents and directors for private and public research universities, comprehensive universities, liberal arts colleges, and independent schools.
Heidrick and Struggles, Inc. specialized in chief executive, board member and senior-level management search assignments for a wide variety of clients, including multinational corporations, mid-cap and startup companies, nonprofit entities, educational institutions, foundations, associations and governmental units.
Institutional Advantage, LLC Institutional Advantage, LLC is a retained executive search firm specializing in higher education, with expertise in "difficult to fill" positions, particularly at the dean, department chair, and program director levels.
Integrity Search Associates, LLC Integrity Search Associates is a group of professionals who assist academic institutions by using the principle of networking to identify and recruit administrators who will lead their organizations to new levels of success.
Isaacson, Miller Isaacson, Miller is a national retained search firm serving mission-driven organizations, with a specialty in recruiting presidents, provosts, and deans for colleges and universities.
Janet Wright & Associates Inc. Janet Wright & Associates specializes in senior-level recruiting for mission-driven organizations in the public and not-for-profit sectors, primarily colleges and universities.
Jon McRae & Associates, Inc. Founded in 1968, Jon McRae & Associates provides seasoned executive search counsel to private educational institutions in search of presidents, vice presidents, deans, and directors.
Kaludis Consulting Strategic advisors higher education executives to provide analysis and perspective enabling institutions to identify and meet their strategic goals.
Morris & Berger Morris & Berger is a facilitates search and moves process forward while providing rich, diverse and qualified candidate pool from which the organization can make an informed hiring decision.
Registry for College and University Presidents The mission of the Registry for College and University Presidents is to place interim presidents and senior administrators in colleges and universities, with the goal of achieving solid leadership transitions.
R.H. Perry & Associates R.H. Perry & Associates, established in Washington , DC , in 1974, serves as search counsel to higher education. The 14-member firm specializes in presidential and senior-level administrative search.
RPA Inc. RPA Inc. specializes in providing institutionally tailored presidential, advancement, cabinet officer, and search and fund-raising consulting for public and private colleges and universities and education-related organizations.
Sage Search Partners, LLC Sage Search Partners specializes in search for higher education and related not-for-profits. The partners work across the spectrum of senior-level academic and administrative positions.
Spelman & Johnson Group Providing search consulting to more than 300 higher education institutions since 1991, the Spelman and Johnson Group focuses on administrative and academic search services, from ad hoc consultation to fully retained search.
Spencer Stuart Executive Search Consultants Spencer Stuart's education, nonprofit, and public policy practice recruits top-level academic, administrative, and advancement executives for leading institutions in sectors from academia to nongovernmental organizations.
Witt/Kieffer Witt/Kieffer, the nation's ninth-largest executive search firm, focuses on college, university and not-for-profit senior-level searches, including presidents, CEO, deans, and chief development officers.