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About HERC

HERC is a non-profit consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations. Consortium members share a commitment to hiring the most diverse and talented faculty, staff, and executives.

What HERC Offers Jobseekers

HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. This means you have access to excellent faculty, research, staff and executive positions at employers around the country. If you’re part of a dual-career couple HERC has tools to help you and your partner find jobs within a commutable distance.

What HERC Offers Member Institutions

Is your campus hiring the most outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and executives? Do you have a successful strategy for assisting dual-career couples? Interested in pooling resources to increase your campus' effectiveness in these areas?

Find out how HERC member institutions work together to strategically address these recruitment priorities. HERC has developed leading regional & national higher education jobs websites, diverse job seeker pools & a network of colleagues at nearby campuses who collaborate on dual-career hiring issues and convene regularly for professional development opportunities. Members also receive special pricing from numerous higher education vendors, often saving more than the cost of membership.

Learn how HERC membership can help your institution

What HERC Offers Corporate & Non-Profit Partners

HERC offers partners the opportunity to present business solutions and information about their organizations to higher education human resources, chief academic officer, and diversity leaders – the individuals responsible for purchasing decisions at their institutions.

Learn how partnering with HERC can help your organization

Eddie Freeman
“Outreach to diverse candidates during recruiting is essential. HERC has partnerships with organizations whose constituents are women, minorities, GLBT, and disabled. Our campus knows that by posting jobs on the HERC website we are reaching an extremely diverse talent pool.”

- Eddie Freeman, Executive Director, Employment & Equal Opportunity Services, The University of Texas at Arlington

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    College graduates with a lower grade point average should be ready to put that number in context during a job interview to show potential employers they are responsible problem-solvers who will work hard, Collegial Services founder Robin Reshwan advises in this blog post. "You are not being hired for your past, so make sure to show that your future is promising," she writes. U.S. News & World Report (4/26)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttp://money.usnews.com/money/blogs/outside-voices-careers/articles/2016-04-26/does-gpa-matter-when-applying-for-a-job
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    By working in different industries or getting into a career outside of what you majored in during college, you can ensure you have more options for the future. Diversity in experiences helps professionals connect with a variety of people, including potential investors, writes Terrence Norchi. Entrepreneur online (4/27)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttps://www.entrepreneur.com/article/271077
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  4. Report: Police, paralegals among highest-paid hourly college workers

    Electrical supervisors, police officers and paralegals are among the highest-paid hourly workers on college campuses, according to a report from the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources. The lowest-paid workers include food-preparation staff and clerical workers, the survey found. TheStreet.com (4/27)
    29 Apr 2016 12:09:48 CDThttp://www.thestreet.com/story/13546010/1/hourly-workers-on-campus-show-gains-in-most-areas.html
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