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The list of publications below is intended to be a sample of what is available.  Units are encouraged to utilize JobElephant services to develop a comprehensive advertising campaign designed to attract qualified, diverse applicants.  Where possible, the advertising campaign should be finalized and approved before the recruitment is posted.

Ad Cost:

Costs can vary widely depending upon the ad size, format, distribution, etc. Contact your SHR Recruitment Specialist for a price quote.

Request to Advertise: 

Units should communicate their request in one of two ways:

  1. Hiring Manager (HM):  submits one of the following RMS Recruitment Worksheets via e-mail to their HR Service Team Representative (HRSTR) 

    • Use the RMS Worksheet: Open/Campus-Only - Straight Replacement when the position has previously been recruited for in RMS and no changes were made to the job description.

    • Use the RMS Worksheet: Open/Campus-Only - all types except Straight Replacement.

  2. Certified Hiring Manager (CHM):  initiates a recruitment request in RMS.

Ad Copy Preparation:

SHR Recruitment Specialist will prepare ad copy using the Recruitment Ad Template unless otherwise requested.

Ad Placement:
  [Based upon payment method]

  • JobElephant Purchase Order (PO): all ads affiliated with the unit approved advertising campaign are placed by the advertising agency.   Ads will not be placed until the PO number is provided to the Recruitment Specialist.

  • Publication Specific Purchase Order (PO) or Blanket Order (BO):  Individual ads are placed by the Recruitment Specialist on a time available basis. Ads will not be placed until the PO number is provided to the Recruitment Specialist.

  • Pro-Card: Pro-card holders are prohibited from loaning their card or providing their card number to another UCSC employee.  Therefore the ad must be placed by the card holder utilizing the Recruitment Ad Template provided by the Recruitment Specialist.


  ●      Academic Position Network   ●      Los Angeles Times
  ●   ●
  ●   ● (National Assoc. of Student Affairs Professionals)
  ●      CASE (Council for Advancement & Support of Education)   ● (Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education)
  ●      Chronicle of Higher Education   ●      Oakland Tribune
  ●      Chronicle of Philanthropy   ●      Palo Alto Weekly
  ●      Contra Costa News Papers   ●      Register-Pajaronian
  ● (Monterey Region)   ●      SACNAS (Society For Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science)
  ●   ●      Salinas Californian
  ●      El Periodico (Weekly Spanish Publication)   ●      San Francisco Chronicle
  ● (Engineering Central)   ● (Sentinel web site)
  ●      Hire A Hero (Military Job Center)   ●
  ●      Hispanic Assoc. Of Colleges & Universities   ● (San Francisco Chronicle web site)
  ●      Hispanic Hotline/Black & Asian Careers Now   ●      San Jose Mercury
  ●      Hispanic Outlook   ●      Santa Cruz Sentinel
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  ●      Insight Into Diversity   ● (Transition assistance for military personel)
  ●      La Ganga (Weekly Spanish Publication)   ●      Women In Higher Education

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