Advertising with the Chronicle and HigherEdJobs

MSU has signed contracts for unlimited electronic postings with The Chronicle of Higher Education and HigherEdJobs which will result in cost savings to your department.

To place an ad, please indicate on the Position Approval Request Form (PARF) that you want to post to The Chronicle of Higher Education or HigherEdJobs. You will be asked to provide your fund, organization, account, program and activity numbers.

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The expense charged to departments for a Basic Online Posting will be:

  • $270.00 per position for The Chronicle
  • $150.00 per position for HigherEdJobs
  • Jobs will remain active on the job boards until closed on the MSU Jobs website

How and when departments will be charged:

  • Departments will be charged one-time per position in the month following the original date the job is posted
  • HRM will prepare the Journal Voucher (JV) on the department’s behalf using the fund, organization, account, program and activity numbers provided on the PARF
  • HRM will provide a copy of the JV along with any supporting documentation to the hiring manager for the position

Enhancements to Basic Postings:

  • Both The Chronicle and HigherEdJobs offer options for enhancements to the basic online job posting
  • Departments may choose to add an enhancement at the time of the original posting or at a later date
  • Departments should email their HR Generalist regarding enhancements and HRM will notify The Chronicle and HigherEdJobs on behalf of the department
  • The following table shows the expense that will be charged to departments (via JV) for basic postings and enhancements
  • Each enhancement option is explained in greater detail below the table
  Additional Expense for Enhancement Total Expense
The Chronicle    
Basic Posting N/A 270.00
Diversity Boost 160.00 430.00
High Visibility 184.00 454.00
Premium Exposure 400.00 670.00
HigherEdJobs    
Basic Posting N/A 150.00
Diversity & Inclusion Email 125.00 275.00
Priority Job 180.00 330.00
Social Media Upgrade 315.00 465.00
Diversity & Inclusion Spotlight 320.00 470.00
VIP Position 995.00 1145.00

The Chronicle

  • Basic Online Posting – $270.00
    • Posted on The Chronicle job board on jobs.chronicle.com until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
  • Diversity Boost – $430.00
  • High Visibility – $454.00
    • Posted on The Chronicle job board on jobs.chronicle.com until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
    • One-time placement in Academe Today, The Chronicle’s daily newsletter with 205,000+ subscribers
    • Position will appear as one of the first three jobs seen on the job board search results
  • Premium Exposure – $670.00
    • Posted on The Chronicle job board on jobs.chronicle.com until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
    • Position will be re-posted to numerous diversity targeted job sites
    • One-time placement in Academe Today, The Chronicle’s daily newsletter with 205,000+ subscribers
    • Position will appear as one of the first three jobs seen on the job board search results
    • Position placement in a prominent section on Chronicle.com’s home page and on jobs.chronicle.com

HigherEdJobs

  • Basic Online Posting – $150.00
    • Posted on the HigherEdJobs.com job board until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
  • Diversity & Inclusion Emails – $275.00
    • Posted on the HigherEdJobs.com job board until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
    • Posting will be emailed to 340,000+ job candidates who have asked to receive job postings from colleges and universities that are actively recruiting candidates in accordance with diversity, inclusion, and equal opportunity policies
  • Priority Job – $330.00
    • Posted on the HigherEdJobs.com job board until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
    • Position will appear at the top of the list for 14 days
  • Social Media Upgrade – $465.00
    • Posted on the HigherEdJobs.com job board until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
    • Position will appear at the top of the list for 14 days
    • Position will appear on HigherEdJobs’ Twitter (21,000+ followers) and Facebook (9,000+ likes)
  • VIP Position – $1,145.00
    • Posted on the HigherEdJobs.com job board until position is closed on the MSU Jobs website
    • Position will receive prime exposure on HigherEdJobs.com home page
    • Includes a full-page customizable on-line ad including MSU’s logo, colors, and pictures
    • Includes targeted exposure on HigherEdJobs executive search page
    • Includes emailed report of the number of times the position is seen and clicked on