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Academic Head-Hunting Firm Locates Thousands of Jobs
Friday, January 15, 2010
Los Angeles, CA - As of January 1, 2010, there were over 60,000 employment vacancies in higher education. The Academic Network, Inc., an academic diversity recruitment firm specializing in employment opportunities within higher education, assists those interested in faculty, staff, and administrative placement.
“It’s no secret that there is a shortage of persons of color in faculty, staff, and administrative positions at 2-year and 4-year institutions. We have built one of the most extensive networks in the country with direct contacts at hiring institutions seeking a diverse applicant pool,” says Dr. Sonel Y. Shropshire, former University Dean and President of The Academic Network, Inc. “Our firm is approached by colleges and universities hundreds of times per week searching for candidates to fill their vacancies. Not only do these institutions have the jobs, the salary is very competitive in today’s market,” Shropshire continues.
The firm searches thousands of positions so you don't have to - only forwarding the positions for which you could be competitive.
How searches are done?
The firm goes through an intense analysis of your resume and/or curriculum vitae to match you with tens of employment opportunities. We use all of our extensive resources, including access to over 550 academic websites and professional contacts, and send you listings of academic opportunities and suggestions on where to apply. We also contact the hiring correspondent at the institution on your behalf in gaining more information about a particular position.
Search rate is $250.00 per week.
If you are interested in our Academic Head-Hunting Service, please complete the form on the “Matching Service (For Job Seekers)” page at www.theacademicnetwork.org. Once you submit the form, a representative will be contacting you soon to gather all relevant information (resume, professional and academic information, cv, etc.) in providing you with the best employment leads possible. Potential clients can also call 661.945.4522 or send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.