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ScholarlyHires.com notes that increased state budgets as of the end of 2014 allow colleges to hire more diverse faculty and staff.

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We’re finding that states like Florida that took away from spending at colleges in the 2008-2011 time frame are now seeing increased spending, particularly at the community college level.

In the fourth quarter of 2014, ScholarlyHires.com has seen an increase in college hiring funds being freed up by mid-year legislative funding assessments. Due to increased state budgets and educational spending, more colleges are able to focus their attention on hiring quality faculty and staff. The company has seen an increase in website usage by colleges advertising jobs, especially those looking to hire more diverse faculty and staff.

Community colleges are seeing the most freedom to spend on new hires, especially in Ohio, Florida, and Alabama. States like California have developed plans for hiring more diverse faculty and staff, but must wait for the states to approve spending budgets before they can move forward. Even New York and surrounding states have plans for hiring, although they have a few political obstacles to overcome. As long as the economy continues to improve, states will continue to contribute to educational spending.

“We’re finding that states like Florida that took away from spending at colleges in the 2008-2011 time frame are now seeing increased spending, particularly at the community college level. They’re now able to fund projects that have had to be put on the back-burner, such as diversity recruiting of staff and faculty,” said Rick Friedman, president of ScholarlyHires.com. He went on to add that, “if a school has diversity initiatives in the planning stages, now might be a good time to start rolling them out."

By catering to women, veterans, people of color, people with disabilities, and others, ScholarlyHires.com has one of the strongest reaches of diversity in the industry. Colleges are comfortable going to ScholarlyHires.com with specific diversity initiatives, considering that they can get the best of both general and diversity recruiting in one place.

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ScholarlyHires.com uses a state-of-the-art search engine to connect hiring professionals to university employees. Search categories include leadership, faculty, post-docs, and administrative staff professionals. The ScholarlyHires.com team has years of experience in executive search and IT. To learn more, visit http://www.scholarlyhires.com

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