Higher Education Networking and Job Search Resources
For those interested in careers in legal academia, this site provides information about subscriptions to the AALS Placement Bulletin, a publication that lists available faculty and administrative positions, as well as positions related to legal education outside law schools. Subscription rates are $22 for a single issue or $85 for four issues.
For those interested in careers in academic administration, this site provides some general information, links to a number of job listings, including the Chronicle of Higher Education, and links to other higher education organizations.
The Chronicle of Higher Education is the premier site for article and information about the field of University Administration and Higher Education. They also have an extensive job postings section of their website. This site recently published a salary survey for various positions within university administration and the salaries correlate to the level of education the person has when they apply for the job.
Academic360.com is a meta-collection of Internet resources that have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to 3019 faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions. This site allows you to search Institutional HR job announcements.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education is one of the largest professional organizations for advancement and professionals at all levels who work in alumni relations, communications and development. This site provides links to resources, membership information and a career center.
This site has extensive information for student affairs professionals, including news, trends, conferences and it has a job bank.
This site is one of the largest job database focused exclusively on college and university positions.
The National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals is the only professional organizations devoted exclusively to the concerns of individuals working in the graduate admissions and recruitment environment. The site has good resources for people interested in learning about graduate admissions.
The Association of Fundraising Professionals is a professional association of individuals responsible for generating philanthropic support for a wide variety of nonprofit, charitable organizations. The website provides information about conferences, public policy issues, educations and career development and has a job bank.
The National Association of College and University Business Officers is a professional association for colleges and university business officers. It provides professional development programs, annual meetings, distance learning opportunities, as well as advocacy and lobbying support for member interests. The website has a lot of information including publications, events and a career headquarters section with job postings.
The Association for Communications Technology Professionals is an international non-profit educational association serving technology professionals at colleges and universities. The website provides information about educational opportunities and events as well as news updates on legislative and regulatory issues that pertain to this population.
The State University of New York College Admissions Professionals (SUNYCAP) is an independent, incorporated, professional organization for admissions and enrollment management professionals, school counselors and prospective students with the State University of New York System. The website provides information about professional development opportunities, grant and scholarship information and conferences and events.
The National Association of University and College Attorney’s (NACUA) is organized to assist higher education attorneys in representing and advising their client institutions. They provide members with professional development and CLE opportunities, resources and publications and links to university related court decisions. Information about how to join this association is on their website.