Information for Prospective Member Institutions
NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC welcomes new members!
To be a member, institutions must meet all of the following criteria:
- Accredited institution located in New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, or Delaware
- Payment of membership dues
- Maintain current and accurate listings of academic and staff positions on the NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC website
To learn about membership benefits and how to join:
When you join NJ/Eastern PA/DE HERC, you'll help your institution improve its recruitment and retention efforts through greater regional and national exposure for your open positions, access to a highly educated and unusually diverse pool of jobseekers, free professional development conferences and webinars that keep staff up to date on cutting edge recruitment and retention strategies and tools, the purchasing power that comes with pooled resources, and a rich network of peers at New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware institutions for support.
"Being a member of HERC expresses the institutional value of collaboration with other higher education institutions and shows candidates that we are willing to reach out to the whole person as a hire, not just for the position itself."Share Your HERC Story
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