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Recruiting Diverse Workforce: Resources

Ferris State University is committed to hiring talented people from diverse backgrounds.  Below are resources that may help. Utilizing associations, publications, and media outlets that are local, regional, and national can assist in attracting a diverse pool of candidates. Establishing connections with communities is an important aspect of creating a truly inclusive campus. 


Latinos in Higher Ed – Latino professional employment site.  Variable rates for job postings for 90 days.  

  • 90 day job postings $220 per posting
  • 90 day job pack starting at $850
  • Unlimited postings for one year starting at $825

Advertising banners starting at $300 month. Media kit

National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) – Job posting site for journalism related positions. Chicago nearest chapter. Conference information. Job postings $175 per job per 60 days.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) – Site dedicated to advancing the health in Hispanic communities. Resources include; Newsletters, scholarship information, social media, career center, and conference information. Job postings start at $250 per job per month.

National Society of Hispanic MBAs (NSHMBA) – Is now Prospanica the nationally recognized and premier nonprofit dedicated to developing Hispanic talent and growing the number of Hispanic professionals represented in industries of America to perpetuate economic growth and corporate competitiveness.

SACNAS – Society of Hispanic/Chicano and Native American scientists. Student and professional resources, conferences, research partnership, article submission, and career opportunities.

  • 30 Day Job posting starts at $309. Upgrades include highlighting, social media advertisements, and more
  • Web banner ads on their site for $200
  • Print advertising $1,000-$4,500.

Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting (ALPFA) - ALPFA is the premier business organization for expanding opportunities for Latino Leadership in the global market. Michigan chapter. Convention information, scholarship opportunities, publication, career opportunities.

  • 30 day job postings start at $299
  • 60 day job postings start at $449

Multiple print and web packages available.

The American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP) – Publisher of Hispania journal, ¡Albricias!, Enlace, and The Portuguese Newsletter. Conference information, classroom resources, career center, and professional development. Print advertising $825 - $1300. 30 day job postings start at $199 for members, and $299 for non-members

Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) – to Champion Hispanic success in higher education. Advocacy, conferences, newsletters, The Voice of Hispanic Higher Education magazine, research resources, scholarships, job opportunities. Four Michigan universities are members.  Ad rates $600 and up.

  • Job postings start at $100 for members and $150 for non-members per month
  • Logo option for a flat rate of $250 per month

Hispanic Today – Online magazine with job postings. Yearly Hispanic Today magazine. Postings $275 per job per month. Ad rates starting at $825.

Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education Magazine - Print and Digital magazine, weekly newsletter and Institutional profiles. Advertising and job postings starting at $335.

Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement- Resources for recruitment, retention, employment, and development of Latino professionals.

  • 30 day job postings starting at $199, packages/upgrades available
  • 60 day job posting is $299

MAES Latinos in Science and Engineering – Organization of the development of STEM leaders in the academic, executive, and technical communities. Scholarships, MAES Magazine, conference information, festivals, grant information, and career opportunities. Job postings 30 days $150. Ad rates $525 and up.

Latino Detroit – Largest Hispanic publication in SE Michigan based in Detroit. Online and print papers in Spanish language. Publications include De Mujer a Mujer, Latino Detroit. Contact [email protected] for advertising rates.

La Explosiva Radio 1480 am WSDS – Spanish language radio that covers Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw, and Livingston counties. Must contact for advertising rates.

La Poderosa 640 AM WMFN – West Michigan Spanish speaking radio. Must contact for advertising rates. page

New/Nueva Opinion – Headquartered in Battle Creek, Mi., bi-weekly news magazine distributed in Calhoun, Kalamazoo, van Buren, Berrien and southwestern Michigan counties. Editions

Nuestro Detroit – Weekly publication in Detroit area. Web site outdated but newspaper still being produced. rates start at $20. Media kit

The Community Voice/La Voz Magazine – Spanish language monthly magazine out of Grand Rapids Michigan with both local and national news. Must contact for advertising rates.

El Vocero – Grand Rapids area Hispanic newspaper circulated weekly. Editions rates start at $180 and up. Homepage

Hispanic Network Magazine – National online and print magazine. . Information about seminars, conferences, mentor programs and professional development, job opportunities. Best of the best rankings. 4 issues for on $10 subscription. Advertising for print, must contact. Job postings $125 per job per month. Can also nominate own institution form best of best lists and submit articles.

Lazo Cultural – Hispanic community news distributed monthly in Grand Rapids area. Print and online delivery. Ad prices start at $25.

La Prensa – Weekly “Spanglish” newspaper both in print and online distributed throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indianapolis, and St. Louis. Ad rate starts at $195 Media Kit.

La Mejor GR Radio – Grand Rapids radio station with various programming formats providing news, entertainment, and sports.

African American

National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) - National connection to conferences, webinars, careers, and leadership programs.

The Network Journal - Black professionals and small business news. Print and online editions, newsletters, conference information, black magazine and newspaper listings, scholarships, and career center. Must contact for advertising rates. $15 print subscription per year, 4 issues.

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (JBHE) - Site and newsletter, connects black professionals to higher education jobs, resources, statistics, articles, research data, and more. 60 day job posting $265. Various Web ads pricing per month.

Michigan Chronicle - Michigan African American newspaper, online and print. Must contact for advertising rates.

Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) - A non-profit organization of professionals working in or having an interest in the Computer Science and Information Technology fields. BDPA has a diverse representation of information technology professionals. National conference information and job board. $250 per job per month, jobs posted on ITDiversity Careers and on BDPA facebook career center.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Mission is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. National convention, internship, fellowship, scholarship, and advocacy opportunities.

The Black Perspective - Online magazine produced yearly in association with other Equity Magazines such as Hispanic-Today, Women in Business and Industry, and Veterans Enterprise. Magazine has articles on education, inclusion, business profiles, and news. Magazine also accepts article submissions. Website has career center as well. $275 per job per month.

Metro Times - Free Alternative, Arts, Culture, and Entertainment magazine out of Detroit, weekly print and online. Must contact for advertising prices.

The Grand Rapids Times - Weekly Grand Rapids area Newspaper both online and print. Serves, Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Muskegon, and Battle Creek. $25 yearly subscription. Must contact for advertising rates.

WUVS 103.7 The Beat - Muskegon area urban radio station. Must contact for advertising rates.

Black EOE Journal - Business and career magazine distributed 4 times a year, both online and print. Yearly subscription $16, Must contact for online and print Ad rates and job postings.

The Muskegon Tribune – Muskegon area newspaper online and print. Grand Valley advertises on main page. Must contact for Ad rates and distribution frequency.
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Inside Higher Ed – Daily News site for higher education. Information on admissions, technology, diversity, teaching & learning, and more. Must contact for advertising rates. Job postings start at $349 per job for 60-day posting. 
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Equal Opportunity Publications - Seven national career magazines, diversity website, job board, and career expos. Seasonal and yearly advertising packages available online and in print. Yearly subscription is $14.

Workplace Diversity - Job posting site focused on diversity and inclusion. News postings on wide range of diversity topics.

Diversity MBA Magazine - . Print and Online magazine. Site offers articles about diversity and inclusion and provides rankings to top diversity places to work. One year print subscription $27.97.  $5,500 per year web advertising. Print ads start at $5,500 based on 1.5 million subscribers.

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Profiles in Diversity Journal – Print and online Journal with connections to conferences and awards. Nominations accepted for yearly Diversity Leader Award, Women Worth Watching Award, CEO in Action Award, Innovation in Diversity Awards, Disability Award. Yearly subscription is $45. Print advertising starts at $3,200.

Diversity Inc. - Connection to national magazine, online news, newsletter, events, seminars, newsletters and jobs. Print subscription, 5 issues $80 per year. Advertising in magazine $12,000+. Advertising on web $4500 month. Job postings $249 per job per 30 days.

CORP! – Michigan Magazine print and online contains business features, profiles, and news. Must contact to obtain advertising rates. Media Kit. Subscription $30 a year.

Insight into Diversity – Ferris  was awarded a 2012 HEED Award. Print and web magazine.

  • Print ads range between $1,000 and $7,000
  • Web ads start at $499 a month
  • No E-newsletter ad option
  • 60 day job postings starting at $369
  • Print subscription is $16.95/year

Diverse Issues in Higher Education – Print and online magazine with news and information about diversity in higher education. 

  • Print ad rates are $170/inch for columns, or $1,000-$4,700
  • 30 day job posting $375

Magazine subscription $26 per year for 26 issues.

Diversity/Careers in Engineering & Information Technology –  Online and Print magazine with articles about diversity issues involving information technology and engineering. Print and online advertising opportunities, must contact for pricing.