Recruitment Resources

The following recruitment sources may be used as a guide in your recruitment planning.  This is not an inclusive list as there are many organizations/associations that have their own professional network by discipline. This list will continue to be developed as additional resources are identified.
  • Big Ten Academic Alliance (formerly known as The Committee on Institutional Cooperation) – This organization maintains a database of women in science and engineering. Women who have completed their Ph.D. degrees within the last two years, who expect to complete their Ph.D. degrees within the next year, or who are currently employed as postdoctoral fellows or researchers at one of the participating campuses are eligible to be included in the WISE Directory.

  • Diversity Nursing - Diversity Nursing is a leading online website for recruitment and career development for all nurses regardless of age, race, gender, religion, education, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or physical characteristics. Diversity Nursing provides top-quality recruitment services and networking opportunities while linking underrepresented nursing candidates to healthcare employers around the country.

  • Ford Foundation Fellows Directory - This directory contains information about Ford Foundation postdoctoral fellowship recipients awarded since 1980 and Ford Foundation pre-doctoral and dissertation fellowship recipients awarded since 1986. The directory was created to serve as a resource for university officials seeking to diversify their faculty, minority students looking for mentors, role models, and scholars interested in establishing collaborative projects.

  • MinorityPostdoc.org - MinorityPostdoc.org is a web portal on the minority postdoctoral experience especially in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) disciplines. The website provides the opportunity for job postings to reach a diverse audience.

  • Academic Search – Academic Search provides search services for colleges and universities looking to hire senior officers including presidents, provosts, academic vice presidents, and administrative vice presidents.

  • Academic 360 – Academic 360 is a meta-collection of Internet resources which have been gathered for the academic job hunter. It includes links to numerous faculty, staff, and administrative announcements and is not restricted to teaching positions.

  • Al.com (Alabama)  – Al.com is a news and job board site that partners with Alabama newspapers throughout the state.

  • Dice – Dice is a job board specific to careers in the field of information technology.

  • Employ Diversity – A job board that targets an audience of minorities for career opportunities in a variety of professions.

  • Higher Ed Jobs – HigherEdJobs is a leading source for jobs and career information in academia. During 2016, more than 5,400 institutions posted approximately 215,000 open positions to the company's website. 

  • Top Higher-Education Jobs – TedJob is a leading Internet higher education job marketplace which is carefully designed to meet the unique recruitment requirements for universities, colleges, and other academic organizations. 

  • CareerBuilder – CareerBuilder is a well-known job search engine that partners with several hundred newspapers and other career sites to expand the outreach in multiple outlets.

  • Monster – Monster is a global online employment site which partners with others sources to achieve a diverse network for opportunities of reaching multiple job seekers.

  • INSIGHT Into Diversity – INSIGHT Into Diversity (formerly Affirmative Action Register) is a national employment publication that is dedicated to all employee candidates regardless of ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or sexual orientation.

  • DiverseJobs – Also known as Diverse: Issues in Higher Education is a publication and job board that focuses on matters of access and opportunity for Asian Americans, Hispanics/Latinos, American Indians, people with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ, veterans and other underrepresented groups in higher education.

  • Asians In Higher Education

  • Blacks In Higher Education

  • Hispanics In Higher Education

  • Recruit Military – Recruit Military is a single-source veteran database with more than 840,000 registered veterans who are seeking opportunities.

  • Recruit Disability – Recruit Disability is a job board which serves job seekers, vocational rehabilitation professionals, and businesses.

  • Indeed – Indeed has more than 200 million unique visitors per month and is available in more than 60 countries and 28 languages, covering 94 percent of global GDP. Indeed drives millions of targeted applicants to jobs in every field.

  • StudentAffairs.com – A job board that includes opportunities for student affairs professionals.

  • Women Leaders in College Sports – A leadership organization dedicated to empowering, developing, and advancing the success of women specifically in college sports.

  • HVACAgent.com – A Career Network job board that includes opportunities for HVAC professionals.

  • ElectricalAgent.com – A Career Network job board that includes opportunities for electricians.

  • PlumbingAgent.com – A Career Network job board dedicated to plumbing professionals.

  • FacilityAgent.com – A Career Network job board dedicated to facilities and maintenance professionals

  • The Chronicle of Higher Education – The Chronicle is a top source of news, information, and jobs for college and university faculty members and administrators.

  • Diverse Issues – Diverse Issues is a leading resource site for careers in academia. 

  • Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc. (EOP) – Since 1968, EOP has published career magazines for women, members of minority groups, and people with disabilities. EOP has a successful record of helping job-seekers from underrepresented groups find employment and aiding companies and government agencies eager to recruit from this diversified workforce.

  • IEEE Job Site – IEEE Media Recruitment Services is a technical professional recruitment resource. Employers can gain immediate access to more than 2 million engineers, managers and business leaders in the technology marketplace by combining print and electronic advertising opportunities in IEEE Spectrum, IEEE Spectrum Online, and other IEEE publications and websites.

  • Science Magazine – A website designed to recruit researchers, educators, clinicians, manufacturers and more.

  • Theatre Communications Group – ARTSEARCH® is a source for a career in the arts.

  • University Counseling Jobs (formerly Positions in Counseling Centers – PICC) – A job board that has more than 7,000 unique site visitors monthly with 100+ professional association and career websites linked to this site for job seekers. Specific to jobs in student counseling services.

  • Academy of Management – The Academy of Management has recently partnered with Job Target to provide a new and full-featured placement service with a wide array of services and tools to assist applicants (job seekers) in finding employment opportunities and help academic and industry employers find qualified candidates to fill open positions.

  • American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc. (AIAA) – The AIAA Career Center is the most comprehensive career and recruiting site for the aerospace industry.

  • African-American Women in Technology (AAWIT) – AAWIT is an online resource for African-American women in the field of Information Technology and is dedicated to connecting strong diversity candidates with employers, recruiters and hiring managers.

  • American Accounting Association – The American Accounting Association Career Center provides a modern placement service which is dedicated to matching job seekers with accounting education and research jobs in the world.

  • American Anthropological Association (AAA) – AAA's Career Center is a clearing house for jobs of interest to anthropologists. 

  • American Indian Science and Engineering Society (AISES) – AISES’ membership is comprised of professionals, students, educators, and others in science, engineering and related technical fields. 

  • American Marketing Association – The American Marketing Association’s Career Network includes a database of more than 40,000 highly skilled marketing professionals and approximately 14,000 employers.

  • American Philosophical Association (APA) – "Jobs for Philosophers (JFP)", the APA’s employment bulletin, lists current academic and non-academic job openings of interest to philosophers. 

  • American Physical Society – The American Physical Society has an online career center aimed at helping physicists and scientists find physics employment opportunities.

  • American Political Science Association (APSA) – APSA’s eJobs is a year-round, online resource for political science employment opportunities and job candidates. It contains a comprehensive online listing of political science jobs, is updated daily with new job listings and candidate resumes and is fully searchable by field of interest, the name of the employer/candidate, region, keyword, position, salary, type of institutions, and most recent postings.

  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – ASCE’s Career Connections offers a pool of professional engineers.

  • American Society of Health-System Pharmacists – ASHP exclusively services the hospital and health-system markets and offers three ways for advertisers and job seekers to connect: online, in print in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy, and at the recruiting event, Personnel Placement Service.

  • American Sociological Association – America Sociological Association offers advertisers an opportunity to advertise directly to their specific audience: practicing sociologists, researchers, faculty, and students.

  • Association of American Geographers (AAG) – AAG’s Online Career Guide is a website for individuals seeking information about career opportunities in geography and closely related fields. AAG publishes “Jobs in Geography” online and in the monthly AAG newsletter.

  • Information Technology Crossing – Information Technology Crossing locates and classifies jobs on every source it can find and provides its highly specialized research to job seekers, recruiters and other job sites throughout North America.

  • Chemical & Engineering News (C&EN) – The American Chemical Society (ACS), the world’s largest scientific society, is also a leading employment source for recruiting scientific professionals. ACS Careers and C&EN Classifieds provide employers direct access to scientific talent both in print and online.

  • Computing Research Association (CRA) – CRA's jobs service is one of the premier places to read and post position openings for computer scientists, computer engineers, and computer researchers.

  • Decision Sciences Institute – The Decision Sciences Institute publishes two academic journals, Decision Sciences and Decision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education, as well as Decision Line, the Institute's official news publication. Both journals are subscribed to by more than 1,000 libraries and read by more than 4,000 faculty and students, as well as by corporate-related personnel and consultants.

  • Educause – Educause is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education through the use of information technology.  Its job board reaches information technology professionals seeking opportunities in higher education.

  • eNPnetwork.com – eNP network is a professional network connecting nurse practitioners through a job board consisting of more than 200 established nurse practitioner associations and more than 90,000 active members. 

  • Financial Management Association (FMA)  The FMA provides a comprehensive listing of doctoral candidates, degree holders, and their prospective employers in finance and its related disciplines in the finance market.

  • Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities – The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) was established in 1986 with a founding membership of 18 institutions and rapidly grew in numbers and national impact. The organization’s website allows for the posting of job opportunities that reach an audience focused on the Hispanic population.

  • Humanities & Social Science Online  The H-Net Job Guide posts academic position announcements in History and the Humanities, the Social Sciences, and Rhetoric and Composition, and serves a broad audience of administrators, faculty members, archivists, librarians, and other professionals in the humanities and social sciences. 

  • IIE Solutions  More than 15,000 industrial managers and engineers read Industrial Engineer magazine, turning to the Careers section to keep in touch with new opportunities. 

  • Modern Language Association (MLA) Job Information List (JIL)  Published by the MLA in both electronic and print versions, the JIL is a recognized professional source for announcements of full-time faculty positions available in the fields of English and Foreign languages in North American colleges and universities.

  • NACADA – NACADA is an association that promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of education to enhance the educational development of students.  The job board includes opportunities related to advising and student development.

  • National Association of College and University Business Officers – The National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO) is a membership organization representing more than 1,900 colleges and universities across the country.

  • National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA) – A job board that posts opportunities in the area of student financial aid in higher education.

  • National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) – The NAWIC Career Center helps connect its members with new employment opportunities. 

  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) – NCFR Career Center is a premier electronic recruitment resource for the industry where employers and recruiters can access the most qualified talent pool with relevant work experience to fulfill staffing needs.

  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) – The NCAA Market is used by top talent in intercollegiate athletics to discover a new career.  You can use The NCAA Market to post open positions or review resumes. Anybody can post a job or search for a career opportunity.  NCAA membership is not required.

  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) – The NSBE is a national non-profit society that has more than 30,000 members.  Their job board posts career opportunities to a targeted market audience with an interest in an engineering career.

  • Nursing Network – An active online community of well-established nursing association websites consisting of thousands of job seeking RNs and LPNs, with an opportunity to connect with more than 400 nursing associations.

  • Women in Higher Education (WIHE) – WIHE is a monthly news journal that reaches thousands of talented women leaders on campuses throughout the USA, Canada and worldwide.

Request for Internal Job Posting

In rare instances, departments may request to recruit for a vacant position internally. Please complete the Request for Internal Job Posting form and submit it to Human Resources, Employment Services, for consideration of approval.

All requests will be subject to review and approval by Human Resources and the Office of Affirmative Action & Equal Employment Opportunity. Circumstances that warrant an internal search include: 1) knowledge/skills/abilities specific to Auburn University, and 2) availability of a sufficiently qualified internal talent pool including consideration of the University’s Affirmative Action obligations and specific goals.

Last updated: 04/29/2022