Recruiting rates for employers

Job Postings

Whether you need an economical posting or a high profile ad campaign to brand your institution, Inside Higher Ed’s got you covered.

  • 60-day posting – $275
  • Multipack of 10 60-day job posting credits – $2,100
  • Multipack of 5 60-day job posting credits – $1,100

AND REMEMBER – Unlike with traditional job boards, posting a job on Inside Higher Ed now fulfills Department of Labor requirements under 20 CFR 656.18, Optional Special Recruitment and Documentation Procedures for College and University Teachers. Click here to read more. 

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Enhancements to Your Postings
Job Results Page
Premium Postings – A Premium Posting is a job posting with a whole lot of extra oomph. For just $150 more we'll add your institution's logo to your posting (must be purchased with a job posting). In addition, we include a link to your posting in one day’s edition of our Daily News Update email – read by more than 103,000 opt-in subscribers each morning. Talk about extra exposure!  Click to post now.
Home Page
Spotlight Ads – High profile search? Add an eye-catching banner ad on the Inside Higher Ed home page plus a fully designed web page exclusively for your search and get maximum impact. Also includes the Premium Posting benefits listed above – all for just $995 (must be purchased with a job posting)


For more information about Spotlight Ads, click here.

Featured Employer
Featured Employer page – Put key information and multiple links to your own website – organized for the specific needs of job candidates – on a single page that’s linked to all your job postings – just $1,000 per year (free when you purchase an annual unlimited recruiting package). Click here to view our Featured Employers directory.


Diversity Profile Page
Diversity Profiles A compelling component of our popular Featured Employer pages, Diversity Profiles let great diversity candidates answer their most important question: Do I want to work at this institution? Presented as a well-crafted microsite, your Diversity Profile is linked to every job you post on Inside Higher Ed. An eye-catching logo alerts job seekers that your institution has provided in-depth information for diversity candidates. Click here for detailed information about Diversity Profiles.


Recruiting Packages
Prepaid multipacks of job postings
  • 10 60-day job posting credits - $2,100
  • 5 60-day job posting credits - $1,100

Credits may be used to post a job for 60 days (1 credit) or to upgrade to a Premium Posting (1 additional credit) or Spotlight Ad (4 additional credits). Larger prepaid posting packages are available; contact us at +1-202-659-9208 or [email protected] for more information.

Unlimited Recruiting Packages
Whether you're a large institution with hundreds of openings or a small school with just a few jobs to fill, Inside Higher Ed's got the unlimited recruiting plan that's right for you. Prices range from $2,100 to $9,300 depending on enrollment. Your package includes:

  • Unlimited job postings with no word or time limits (to the end of your contract period)
  • Your institution's logo featured in every posting
  • A Featured Employer page to act as your employment branding page, including our detailed Diversity Profile product
  • Free access to our growing credentials bank
  • Automated job postings (site scraping) for an additional $500 (if available with your site, call for details)

Department-level and system-wide unlimited recruiting packages are also available; contact us at +1-202-659-9208 or [email protected] for more information.

Click here to read our (very short and sweet) recruitment advertising contract terms and conditions.

And remember, community colleges receive a 30% discount on all Inside Higher Ed recruitment packages priced at $2,940 and above.

Banner and Email Advertising
Reach the more than 1.3 million highly engaged professionals who visit Inside Higher Ed each month as they’re reading the site, or place a banner ad in our Daily News Update email newsletter. Both advertising options can aid in driving traffic to your job postings, to your institutional website, or both.
  • Run-of-site banner ads – $45 CPM (cost per thousand impressions delivered)
  • Daily News Update email newsletter banner ads – $7,000 per week (positioning not guaranteed); $7,700 for guaranteed positioning (if available)

For more information about website and email advertising, contact Todd Thompson, Account Manager, Institutional Branding, at +1-202-448-6137 or [email protected]. For more information click here.


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