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Celebrating 15 Years of Diverse & Inclusive RecruitmentWelcome to the Greater Oregon HERC

Greater Oregon HERC provides the most comprehensive higher education job search tools in the Northwest, listing hundreds of jobs from our member colleges and universities, community colleges, teaching hospitals, and research institutes.

Our members are committed to diversity hiring and dual-career couples, and our jobs cover the broadest spectrum of business functions, academic disciplines, and career stages. Our job search resources are free and open to the public. If your institution is interested in membership details, contact us.

Our website offers:

  • Simplified Job Searching – improved search filters, alerts, and a simplified user interface
  • Enhanced Dual-Career Options – easier ways to link your job search and your partner’s
  • CV / Resume Builder – convenient uploading, formatting, and saving functionality
  • A Searchable Job Portfolio – the ability to upload more materials for better exposure to employers
  • Google Maps – mapping integration allows quick assessments of potential commuting and relocation
  • Mobile Access – access to your account and search functionality while on the go.

If you have questions, concerns, suggestions, or observations about our site, please share them.

We're here to help – good luck in your search!


Upcoming Event

NEW: Winter Membership Meeting - January 29, 2018 - Save the Date!

Human Resource, Faculty Affairs, Student Affairs and Diversity & Inclusion leaders at member institutions will learn about two important and timely topics:

  • Oregon's Equal Pay Act: Legislation and Preparation for Implementation
  • Sexual Harassment and Discrimination: Trends and Issues -- Are You Prepared?

Meeting Agenda:

  • 8:30am: Check-In & Continental Breakfast
  • 9:00: Welcome
  • 9:30: Oregon's Equal Pay Act -- What Does This Mean to Higher Education?
  • 10:00: Break
  • 10:15: Preparation and Implementation of Oregon's Equal Pay Act
  • 11:30: GO HERC Updates / Lunch / Networking
  • 12:30pm: Sexual Harassment and Discrimination: Trends and Issues Spawning-- Are You Prepared?
  • 1:00: Discussion
  • 1:30: Break
  • 1:45: Evaluation / Closing
  • 2:00: Adjourn

Thank you to our meeting partners, Liani Reeves and Bullard Law, for presenting this valuable and timely information.

Meeting Materials: Coming Soon

Meeting Registration:


For more information, please contact Jenny Lee Berry at 503-494-3893 or  


GO HERC Updates

GO HERC at the Oregon Women in Higher Education Conference - January 25-26, 2018

GO HERC is a sponsor of the Oregon Women in Higher Education (OWHE) Conference in Sunriver, Oregon. We will have an informational exhibit during the conference. Come and visit with us to find out more about membership benefits to your college or university, jobseeker benefits, and diversity recruitment and retention in higher education. For more information about OWHE and to register for the conference, please check their website at: Registration closes on Jan 12, 2018.

2018-19 Membership and Renewal

Membership renewals for the 2018-2019 Academic Year will become available in May 2018.

GO HERC's New Home

Greater Oregon HERC officially moved to Oregon Health & Science University's Center for Diversity & Inclusion in the Fall of 2016. We thank Oregon State University's Office of Academic Affairs for managing GO HERC from 2012-2016.

For more information, please contact Jenny Lee Berry at 503-494-3893 or


Past Event

March 23, 2017: Spring Membership Meeting

Human Resource and Diversity & Inclusion leaders at Oregon higher education institutions and local organizations gathered and learned about:
  • How Oregon higher education institutions are responding to and addressing unconscious bias, racial tension, and immigration issues on their campuses during this political climate, and
  • Integrated HR and diversity practices can create a competitive talent strategy to transform the institution and organization to create an inclusive, high-performing workplace.

Meeting Materials:



For Member Institutions

In collaboration with Regional HERC offices and its member institutions, the National HERC plans and produces helpful webinars for all members. Various topics and speakers provide information that is intended to help its membership base further the HERC mission and goals. If you are a member of the Greater Oregon HERC, your institution employees are able participate in the webinars. Be sure to check out upcoming webinars for member institutions.

For Jobseekers

The National HERC office provides valuable webinars specifically to help jobseekers. Sign-up to become a Jobseeker


Founding Institutional Members

Birthway College of Midwifery (Portland, OR)

Blue Mountain Community College (Pendleton, OR)

Linfield College (McMinnville, OR)

Lower Columbia Community College (Longview, WA)

Marylhurst University (Marylhurst, OR)

Mt. Hood Community College (Gresham, OR)

Oregon Health & Science University (Portland, OR)

Oregon State University (Corvallis, OR)

Pacific University (Forest Grove, OR)

Portland Community College (Portland, OR)

Portland State University (Portland, OR)

Southern Oregon University (Ashland, OR)

University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)

Washington State University -- Vancouver Campus (Vancouver, WA)

Whitman College (Walla Walla, WA)

Willamette University (Salem, OR)

Western Oregon University (Monmouth, OR)

Geographic Region

Greater Oregon HERC includes Oregon and southern Washington.

Jobseeker News


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  1. What older applicants can do to get a job

    If you are over 50, emphasize your experience and accomplishments, Julie Halpert writes. Visit conferences and classes to stay informed about your industry and use LinkedIn to show engagement with modern hiring practices. CNBC (7/19)
    20 Jul 2018 12:25:39 CDT
  2. Consider company culture when job hunting

    A company's culture is a key factor to consider when looking for a job, David Jensen writes. You can assess the culture in a business by analyzing employees' expressions, available facilities and company policies. Science (free content) (7/18)
    20 Jul 2018 12:25:39 CDT
  3. Can volunteering lead to a new job?

    U.S. News & World Report (7/17)
    20 Jul 2018 12:25:39 CDT
  4. Study considers gender wage gap among graduates

    An analysis of federal data finds that women who graduated from 114 of the top 117 universities and colleges earn less than their male peers. The largest gender wage gaps -- of greater than 30% -- existed among graduates from top universities such as Harvard, Stanford and Duke, the data show. Campus Technology (7/18)
    20 Jul 2018 12:25:39 CDT
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