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Survey Results - Adjunct Onboarding Issues

We surveyed 52 higher education chief human resource officers with one question, "In your experience, what is the biggest pain-point or issue you've experienced when it comes to onboarding part-time faculty?"
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Why hiring adjuncts is not producing the anticipated cost savings

Since the early 1990s, the number of part-time (adjunct) faculty began increasing. Higher Education institutions began replacing retiring tenured faculty with non-core adjunct faculty in an attempt to mitigate costs.Today, approximately 50% of faculty teaching in colleges and universities throughout the United States are adjunct.
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Remember the Adjuncts: Considerations of part-time faculty in academic and administrative decision-making

Part-time faculty are hired at a rate 10 times that of core, tenure, and tenure-track faculty. They account for the majority of hiring and onboarding taking place at most higher education institutions. Yet, when it comes to purchasing new software systems or designing processes for hiring, onboarding, accreditation planning, and assessment, most colleges and universities are still operating in a full-time faculty paradigm.
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ProfHire Recruitment Infographic

How are you recruiting the most qualified and vetted part-time faculty?
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eContract Case Study

Results of implementing eContract at a private non-profit university with on-campus core and adjunct faculty.
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Online Adjuncts: Employees or Independent Contractors?

If you wonder if you can hire your adjunct faculty as an independent contractor, this article will help clarify some of the mystery surrounding this growing faculty base.
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Faculty Credential Management - Five Essential Elements

Maintaining credentials on the academics in your institution is essential. We all know that during certain accreditation visits, accreditors will ask for them. Faculty credentials, however, are often needed multiple times a year by different departments. They are used for grant proposals, evaluation, promotion, recognition, sharing faculty expertise, publicity, student recruitment, and more. Having this documentation and information available when you need it is important; but what does it take to have a good academic credential management system?
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10 Things Colleges & Universities Can Do to Increase the Racial & Ethnic Diversity of Faculty

In this article, you will read ten practices you can implement to increase the diversity of your faculty.

Although colleges and universities have experienced growing racial and ethnic diversity among its student population, faculty remain majority white. At nearly 10%, Asian Americans make up the second largest demographic group...
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Best Practices for Recruiting Part-time Faculty

Adjunct/part-time faculty now make up more than 50% of the academic employees in higher education. With the increase in online courses, the percentage of part-time instructors is anticipated to continue to rise. Intermittent, part-time, and contingent faculty hires have a huge impact on the student learning experience. Whether your school hires many part-time faculty a year or just a few, there are some strategies and best practices for recruiting, hiring, onboarding, and engaging these contributors.
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How to Supplement Part-Time Income: Professor Edition

Ecommerce entrepreneur, Patrick Foster, provides tips and ideas for supplementing your income. If you have multiple part-time faculty positions and need extra income, read Patrick's insights. And check out his blog at Patrick's Blog
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Become a Known Expert

This article will help you make a name for yourself in your field. Being a known expert is one way to increase your opportunities for teaching assignments, speaking engagements, and consulting. In other words, increase your income by increasing your name recognition.
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How to Find a Part-time Faculty Position

This infographic compares the traditional way to find a part-time faculty position vs. the way you find a position through ProfHire.
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Part-time faculty pay demystified.

The pay for part-time faculty varies widely. Did you know that Former CIA Director, General Petraeus made $150,000 teaching a 3-unit course at CUNY ? Or maybe you have heard stories of adjuncts on food stamps , homeless , and dying in poverty . Maybe you teach part-time and wonder if you are being paid a fair salary. Or you are a program director at a university and wonder if you are paying your part-time faculty an amount comparable to other universities.
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Curriculum vitae template

This word document template will make creating your curriculum vitae easy. You won't forget key information.
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Resume vs. curriculum vitae

Is there a difference between a resume and a curriculum vitae? Is one better than the other when applying for a job in higher education?What information is required in each?
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Become a part-time professor

This ebook was published to help individuals interested in teaching part-time to learn the basics of how to secure an teaching position online or on a college campus.
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Names given to part-time faculty

Part-time faculty have many names at college and universities. Check out some of those names.
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Myths about teaching part-time

As you enter the field of adjunct faculty, you will hear both positive and negative things about how part-­‐time faculty are treated and respected. In this article, I will debunk the five most common myths.
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