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Regional HERCs

The regional HERCs are at the heart of HERC. Each HERC region facilitates collaboration among its member institutions in a specific geographic region and has a director that is there to help jobseekers and member institutions get the most out of HERC. Visit the regional sites to focus your search in a specific region, access regionally specific resources.

What Regional HERC's Offers Jobseekers

Each regional HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website in that region. If you're part of a dual-career couple HERC has tools to help you and your partner find jobs within a commutable distance. The regional HERCs also provide important information about the region to help if you plan to relocate.

What Regional HERC's Offers Member Institutions

Regional HERC member institutions work together to strategically address top 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.

Carolinas HERC logo

HERC of the Carolinas encompasses North Carolina and South Carolina.

Central Midwest HERC logo

Central Midwest HERC encompasses Iowa, eastern Nebraska, and western Illinois.

Greater Chicago Midwest HERC

Greater Chicago Midwest HERC encompasses northern and central Illinois, southeast Wisconsin, and northwest and central Indiana.

Greater Missouri HERC

The Greater Kentucky HERC encompasses all of the Commonwealth of Kentucky and southern portion of the State of Indiana.

Greater Missouri HERC

Greater Missouri HERC encompasses the state of Missouri and central Illinois.

Greater Oregon HERC

Greater Oregon HERC encompasses the state of Oregon and southern Washington.

Greater Tennessee HERC

Greater Tennessee HERC encompasses the state of Tennessee.

Greater Texas HERC

Greater Texas HERC encompasses the state of Texas.

Greater Washington State HERC

Greater Washington State HERC encompasses portions of Washington State, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

Metro New York and Southern Connecticut HERC

Metro New York and Southern Connecticut HERC encompasses New York City, southern Connecticut, Long Island, and Lower and Mid-Hudson Valley.

Michigan HERC

Michigan HERC encompasses the state of Michigan.

Mid-Atlantic HERC

Mid-Atlantic HERC encompasses Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.

New England HERC

New England HERC encompasses Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Rhode Island, and northern Connecticut.

New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware HERC

New Jersey/Eastern Pennsylvania/Delaware HERC encompasses New Jersey, northeastern Pennsylvania, central Pennsylvania, southeastern Pennsylvania, and Delaware.

Northern California HERC

Northern California HERC encompasses Shasta Cascade, Davis/Sacramento, Sierra Nevada Mountains, North Coast, San Francisco Bay, Silicon Valley, Monterey Bay and Central Valley.

Northern California HERC

Ohio, Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia HERC encompasses all of Ohio, Western Pennsylvania including the Pittsburgh region, and West Virginia.

Southern California HERC

Southern California HERC encompasses Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

Upper Midwest HERC

Upper Midwest HERC encompasses Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota and western Wisconsin.

Upstate New York HERC

Upstate New York HERC encompasses Capital Saritoga, Central Leatherstocking, Finger Lakes, Chautauqua-Allegheny, Niagara Frontier, the Adirondacks, and Thousand Islands.

                                           Map of HERC Regions

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Regional HERC map representation                                


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