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Higher Education

Enrich student life, protect your brand and limit your risk by promoting safety within your educational institutions, campuses and communities.

Protect Your Brand

In education, a strong reputation can make all the difference in getting top teachers, resources and funding. Trust your brand to a higher-ed partner that 55% of the Fortune 100 rely on to protect their institutions through smarter hiring practices.

Promote Safer Communities

Educational institutions should be a safe haven for learning and growth. But safety concerns can irreparably damage reputations and make students, alumni and donors think twice about getting involved. Foster an environment that invites affiliation by thoroughly screening individuals working on and off campus.

Provide Simple Solutions

Higher education comes with unique challenges, and you may not have the time or resources to deal with additional administrative hassles. Our mobile-friendly candidate experience delivers quick and compliant background checks that allow your faculty, staff and volunteers get to work on what’s truly important—enriching students’ lives.

With comprehensive solutions that address every facet of higher-ed hiring, you can take steps to protect your organization at every level, through:

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Reporting and Analytics

Turn Data into Insight and Insight into Action

Candidate Experience

A Simpler, Effective Candidate Communication Process: Profile Advantage

Criminal Records Monitoring

Ensure Your Workforce is Work Ready

Extended Workforce Screening

Safeguard Against Extended Workforce Risks While Maintaining Regulatory


Employment Verification Made Easy

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Tell us about your business to help us identify the best screening solutions to meet your needs.

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Solutions to Exceed Your Standards

From criminal records checks to continuous monitoring, we’ve got you covered.

Background Check Resources

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About First Advantage

Along the applicant journey and beyond, leading HR teams around the globe rely on First Advantage for screening, verifications, safety, and compliance. Striking the balance between tech and people, our innovations help you Hire Smarter and Onboard Faster.
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