A diverse, equitable, and inclusive higher education workplace where people from all backgrounds and perspectives can thrive.
HERC is a nonprofit consortium of colleges, universities, and related groups committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education workforce.
The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is a non-profit consortium of colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations, committed to diversifying the pipeline of faculty, staff, and executives in academia. HERC supports our member institutions in recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse employees.
HERC Member Demographics
Over 700 colleges, universities, and other institutions of higher education are members of 19 HERC regions. These institutions are public and private, educate at all levels, and have budgets of varying sizes.
Together, HERC member institutions represent more than:
· 5.3 million students
· 1.1 million employees (faculty and staff)
· $177 billion in annual revenue
· $249 billion in endowment
Source: Data on institutions registered on hercjobs.org, Integrated Post Secondary Education System (FY 2012), http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/datacenter/, March 2017
What HERC Offers Job Seekers
HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. HERC provides job seekers with comprehensive and transparent access to job opportunities, daily job alerts, career advice news and webinars, dual career support, and regional multicultural resources to help with relocating to a new community.
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?
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 officers, and diversity leaders—the individuals responsible for purchasing decisions at their institutions.