Models of Dual-Career Recruitment (pre-conference

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Sponsored by
Higher Education
Recruitment
Consortium (HERC)
and
Higher Education
Dual-Career Network
(HEDCN)
Models of DualCareer Support
in Academia
A Roundtable Discussion
Presenters
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Elizabeth Ancarana, Assistant Dean for
Faculty Development, Faculty of Arts and
Sciences, Harvard University
Lisa Bagnatori, Program Manager, CALcierge,
Office of the Vice Provost for the Faculty,
University of California, Berkeley
Joan Murrin, Director, Heidi McLaughlin,
Assistant Director, Dual Career Network, the
University of Iowa
FAS - Harvard
 Began
formal efforts in 1999
 Sits in Faculty Affairs for the Faculty of Arts
and Sciences
 Comprehensive recruitment services:
relocation, dependent care, dual-career,
and much more
 No time limits
 Began
in 2008
 Sits in Office of the Vice Provost for the
Faculty
 Comprehensive relocation support
 Dual-career services
 “Balancing Work/Life” booklet
University of Iowa
 Began
in 1994
 Sits in Provost’s Office
 Comprehensive job search services
 1 search per partner, w/in 2 years of
relocation
 Some alternative funding
Overview
Program
Harvard FAS
CALcierge
U of Iowa
Location
FAS Faculty
Development
Office
Office of the
Vice Provost for
the Faculty
Office of the
Provost
Clients
Ladder rank, senior Ladder rank
lecturer, and
faculty partners
endowed faculty
partners
Staff
2 FT staff
1 FT staff
2 FT staff
w/associate vice
provost
Services
Comprehensive,
customized
Relocation and
job search
Job search
Policy
In process
Formal policy
No policy
New,
permanent
faculty and staff
partners
Success!
Challenges
 Managing
expectations
 Managing case load
 Regional “mismatches”
 Couples in the same academic field
 Ongoing economic realities
 Managing risk and risk aversion
 Short time frames
 Jobseeker engagement level
Wish lists
 Assistance
for all partners and spouses
 Universal departmental process
 New revenue streams to support
expansion of service and resources
 More space, more events, more extensive
business networks and reach
Tips for getting started
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Determine need and prioritize
Determine budget and scope of services
Identify network partners and “champions”
Develop a plan to collect data
Communicate!
Be entrepreneurial
Don’t think placement; think assistance
Engage leadership
Resources
 Clayman
Institute
 UVA declination study
 AAUP guidelines
 HERC resource list
 HEDCN
 NSF ADVANCE program
 2012 International Higher Education DualCareer Network Conference
Questions?
 Elizabeth
Ancarana
[email protected]
 Lisa
Bagnatori
[email protected]
 Joan
Murrin
[email protected]
 Heidi
McLaughlin
[email protected]
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