TPE OnsiteEmployers

  • Katy Pelton | Employer

    We are able to meet a diverse group of potential new employees who are just as excited to explore their employment opportunities.

    The positive atmosphere of TPE Onsite gives energy to everyone on both sides of the hiring process.

  • Tomas Jimenez | Employer

    Connecting with professionals in person and telling our story was very important to the search.

    I was blown away with the quality of professionals I met at TPE Onsite.

TPE Onsite Event

The Top Placement Event in the Country

Each year, we are excited to welcome back the hundreds of institutions who have been with TPE Onsite since 2008 and we extend our hardiest “welcome aboard” to first-time attendees! With the careful planning of our event team, innovative technology, unmatched customer service, and 1,000 candidates in attendance, TPE Onsite is a proven choice for securing first-rate candidates for your positions, teams, and institutions. 

Whether you need assistance with position marketing, interview scheduling, receptions, candidate connections, or help navigating the beautiful city of Philadelphia, we aim to be your go-to crew. It is no accident that 99% of employers recommend TPE Onsite to their colleagues. We look forward to keeping our record strong and partnering with you to make this your best placement experience ever.

TPE Onsite is the premiere job placement event. The 2020 event will be held from March 25 - March 28 in Austin, Texas at the Austin Convention Center.  Averaging 900 candidates, this comprehensive placement event is the #1 cost-effective opportunity to screen and interview the top Student Affairs candidates in person.

For the past ten years, The Placement Exchange has focused on providing a high-quality, comprehensive job search experience which prepares candidates for every aspect of the search process. This effort is led by a team of professionals who are experts in our field and represent the numerous functional areas in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Through our commitment to excellence, strong customer service, professional development, and education, we devote our energy to building a positive, synergistic, innovative, and educational career placement experience for all TPE stakeholders.


TPE Virtual 2020 Event Registration and Pricing

Registration Now Closed. We will see you next Spring!


(1)  standard event job post credit visible to TPE Virtual 2020 Registered Candidates through April 30, 2020
(1) Vitual Interview Schedule

For an additional cost, upgrade your post from standard to premium.
Premium Event Job Post Credit      $160

For an additional cost, add more items to your registration package.
Event Job Post Credit
   Standard Job Post                    $175
   Premium Job Post                    $300

Virtual Interview Schedule         
    Additional virtual interview schedules can be added at no cost


TPE Onsite 2020 Virtual Registration and Pricing

This option is for employers from California institutions that restrict funds to travel to Texas but would like to still recruit through TPE and take advantage of connecting with onsite candidates.  
Virtual Registration Deadlines                                                                                                                         Early Bird (1/10)                Regular (2/14)                 Late (3/11)                                                                                                      
Virtual Registration:                                                                                                                                                         $585                                       $655                                    $755
Premium Post Upgrade:                                                                                                                                               +$160                                     +$160                                   +$160
Event Post Add-On Standard:                                                                                                                                     +$175                                    +$195                                   +$215
Event Job Post Add-On - Premium:                                                                                                                          +$300                                    +$325                                   +$350
The Virtual Registration Package includes: 
  • (1) virtual, private interview table in the Onsite "Virtual Interview Room"  [similar to a Premium Booth}
  • (1) standard event job post credit
  • (1) designated virtual video conference / interview line to interview onsite candidates who are at the TPE Spring Onsite event in Austin.
  • Access to all registered TPE Spring Onsite Candidates
  • Additional necessary technology in the designated Austin space for virtual interviews: Onsite hard-wired internet access, computer for candidates, headphones for candidates, etc.

*Virtual Employer Registration for eligible institutions is now open*

Onsite Job Post

Though our Spring event has ended and we will not be hosting an onsite event this summer, you still have the opportunity to recruit utilizing our online job board!

What's a Job Post Credit?

A job post credit is payment of a purchased job posting. You can purchase one or more job credits via credit card or purchase order. When you're ready to post your position to the TPE job board, you apply one of your purchased job credits to the job posting.

Do Job Post Credits Expire?

Unused job post credits expire 365 days after the date of purchase. (Unused TPE Onsite event job post credits expire on June 1 of the event year.)

Job Post Packs

Job posts on the Placement Exchange are broken into 30-day, 60-day and 90-day posts. These job post credits can be purchased as single posts or as a pack of 3, 5, and 10. Online job credits expire one year after date of purchase.



Cancellation and Refund Policy



3-PACK Save 20%

5-PACK Save 25%

10-PACK Save 25%


30-Day Posts: Purchase credits to post on the TPE Online Job for 30 consecutive days.

*$175.00... SINGLE POST

*385.00... 3-PACK: SAVE 20%

*$605.00... 5-PACK: SAVE 25%

*$1150.00... 10-PACK: SAVE 25%


60-Day Posts: Purchase credits to post on the TPE Online Job Board for 60 consecutive days.

*$225.00... SINGLE POST

*$475.00... 3-PACK: SAVE 20%

*775.00... 5-PACK: SAVE 25%

*1,525.00... 10-PACK: SAVE 25%


90-Day Posts: Purchase credits to post your job on the TPE Online Job Board for 90 consecutive days

*$275.00... SINGLE POST




Cancellation and Refund Policy


Standard Onsite Job Post Credit

A standard onsite job post credit is applied to a position that is open for applications submitted by registered TPE Onsite candidates only. The position is not viewable by candidates who are not registered to attend the TPE Onsite event.

Premium Onsite Job Post Credit

A premium onsite job post credit is applied to a position that is open for applications submitted by all candidates to apply. For some positions, employers are accepting applications from all job seekers, including both registered and non-registered TPE Onsite candidates. If the position is viewable from a candidate’s TPE account, he/she is eligible to apply.

Recruitment Reception

Private Networking / Reception Space (Cancelled due to TPE Virtual)

Employers can reserve private space to invite and network with TPE Onsite candidates in a private room in the Austin Convention Center. The capacity of each reception space is approximately 70 people (approximation does not include food and beverage or audiovisual needs). Receptions will take place on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday of TPE. 

For Spring 2020, ALL receptions will take place in the Austin Convention Center, conveniently located in close proximity to one another. 

Reservations are confirmed on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Workroom & Resources

Employer Orientation 

Join the TPE Employer Development Team to get an overview of the event from the employer's point of view!

Employer Workroom (Closed due to Virtual TPE)

In the employer workroom you will find all the supplies you need--from staples to shredders--to make your recruitment a success. This area is staffed with TPE Onsite committee members to assist with your questions and needs. 

Mail System

Please communicate with candidates via the TPE Online Messaging System or via e-mail.

Quick Stats

  • 96%

    The percentage of candidates who recommend TPE Onsite
    to fellow candidates

  • 13,084

    The record-breaking number of onsite interviews conducted during TPE Onsite

  • 99%

    The percentage of employers who recommend TPE Onsite
    to their colleagues

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