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The central HERC office develops partnerships with corporate and non-profit organizations that have an affinity with our vision and mission and offer products, services, and resources HERC members will find valuable.

Many partners offer discounts to HERC members. Some members have reported saving more through these discounts than the cost of their HERC membership.  You can access our online Buyer's Guide to learn more about partner discounts.


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Academic Discipline Societies, Publications & Organizations


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The Black Doctoral Network (BDN) is an organization for individuals of African descent who are holders of, or scholars engaged in the pursuit of, undergraduate and advanced degrees from accredited institutions of higher learning worldwide. BDN provides opportunities for networking, support, and collaboration while answering the call for diversity in both academia and corporate institutions. BDN serves as a conduit between talented scholars, researchers, and practitioners and institutions that are serious about diversity and inclusion.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members receive $50 off institutional memberships. To become a University Partner member visit: Discount Code:4UHERC2

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The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE) is a Harvard-based research-practice partnership—a consortium of chief academic officers and faculty leaders using sound data to come together to improve outcomes in faculty recruitment, development, and retention. With COACHE’s surveys of faculty, more than 250 colleges, universities, community colleges and systems have strengthened their capacity to identify the drivers of faculty diversity and success and to implement informed changes.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members in COACHE may request up to five custom survey questions at no additional cost (value: $500). Discount Code: HERC 2018

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The Southern Regional Education Board’s (SREB) Doctoral Scholars Program seeks to produce more minority Ph.D. students who seek careers as faculty on college campuses. The Doctoral Scholars Program provides multiple layers of support including financial assistance, academic/research funding, career counseling and job postings, scholar counseling and advocacy, a scholar directory for networking and recruiting, invitation to the annual Institute on Teaching and Mentoring, and continued early career support. 

HERC Member Discount: SREB-State Doctoral Scholars Program manages a directory of more than 1,000 successful Ph.D. scholars and recipients who are committed to pursuing careers in the professoriate. HERC members can purchase a year-long subscription to this directory for $500. Discount Code: HERC

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Academic Publishers


Stylus Publishing is a publisher of books for higher education administrators. Stylus has authors who are leading thinkers, scholars, and practitioners in the areas of faculty and staff recruitment, faculty development, diversity & inclusion, the academic job search, and more. 

HERC Member Discount: HERC members receive a 15% off book titles. Visit the custom HERC webpage to purchase books and receive the HERC discount.

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Diversity Consulting & Conferences

The National Coalition Building Institute (NCBI) is an international leadership organization training teams on campuses across the US. Rooted in an understanding of individual and  community change, NCBI leaders work to further cultural competence, collaboration and partnerships, and effective relationships within and across group identities. NCBI has designed special diversity training programs that focus on recruitment and retention issues for college campuses.

HERC Member Discount: HERC Members receive a 15% discount at either of our 2018 4-day Leadership for Diversity Institute workshops, this year scheduled for April 25-28, August 1-4, and October 31-11.3, 2018 in Hunt Valley, Maryland. Contact our office at 240.638.2813 for Promo Code then register at

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Employment Websites & Publications


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ABILITY Magazine/ABILITY Jobs and now strive to affect change in the number of employed persons with disabilities. The Affirmative Disability Action™ (A-D-A) package includes career site, resume bank, branding, and awareness building. ABILITY Magazine is the premier publication, educating the public about health, disability and human potential. is the leading job board and resume bank dedicated to talented persons with disabilities. ABILITY is excited to introduce the first accessible live video career fairs sponsored by ABILITY Corps in partnership with abilityJOBS.

HERC Member Discount: Members receive exclusive 50% discount on Annual Package that includes unlimited job postings and resume access, linked logo on, banner ad on (1 month), digital ABILITY Magazine subscriptions and A-D-A™ branding logo use. 35% off print ads, print subscriptions and single job postings. Discount Code: HERC35ABILITY

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Academic Advertising is the trusted and proven website that specializes in job and career listings for higher education professionals. Academic Advertising showcases jobs for all higher ed professionals who work at all levels of employment, at all types of academic institutions, in all 50 states and worldwide. For employers, Academic Advertising is the targeted recruiting and hiring solution that helps colleges and universities recruit the best administrators, faculty, executives, and staff members to work at their institutions. Every job posted is placed on up to10 other leading higher ed job boards for no extra charge. Your job openings reach the right candidates on the right job boards every time.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members receive a wide range of discounts when advertising on Acadmic Advertising: 20%off all job postings, 20% off annual unlimited job posting plans, and 20% off all job packs.

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The American Psychological Association (APA) is the leading scientific and professional organization representing psychology in the United States. APA’s mission is to advance the creation
communication and application of psychological knowledge to benefit society and improve people’s lives. APA psycCareers connects employers with thousands of highly engaged psychologists, including member psychologists, psychology faculty, clinicians and nonmembers, and institutions.

HERC Member Discount:Recruit the best psychology faculty in the industry through print and online advertising with the American Psychological Association or join us for our annual APA psycCareers LIVE career fair. HERC members receive a 10% discount on recruitment advertising via Discount code: HERC10.

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community (CCJobs) was founded in 2009 and is the recognized leader in community college recruitment and hiring. CCJobs is the affordable, highly-effective recruitment solution that helps community colleges recruit and hire top professors, administrators, chancellors, presidents, adjunct instructors, financial aid officers, and other academic professionals. CCJobs was created to address a glaring need for a more effective and affordable platform for community colleges to recruit high-quality professionals to work on their campuses. Today, CCJobs has earned the reputation for being the “best place to advertise” for community colleges that need to fill job vacancies.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members receive a wide range of discounts when advertising on 20% off all job postings, 20% off annual unlimited job posting plans, and 20% off all job packs.

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Diverse stands alone as the only source of critical news, information and insightful commentary on the full range of issues concerning diversity and inclusion in higher education. Diverse offers unparalleled coverage of issues surrounding tenure, salary, faculty, recruitment, retention, and access. Since its founding in 1984, Black Issues In Higher Education (which is now Diverse) has been America’s premier news source for information concerning these vitally important issues. The awards and recognition Diverse has received attest to how well Diverse has carried out its mission of being the most reliable source of news on the spectrum of diversity in the academy.

HERC Member Discount: Diverse offers HERC members a 10% discount on new contracts for print and online advertising. This offer may not be combined with other discounts. Discount Code: HERC18

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The DiverseScholar non-profit specializes in diversity talent sourcing for junior faculty positions. DiverseScholar offers a number of services to diversify the doctoral workforce. is the premier website for diverse postdocs — candidates for faculty openings especially in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields. DiverseScholar’s Doctoral Directory is the nation’s largest CV database of minority postdocs. HERC members are invited to recruit diverse candidates at the new DiverseScholar Postdoctoral Conference. Conference exhibiting and marketing opportunities are incorporated into their Institutional Subscription options that combine online advertising with CV database access.

HERC Member Discount: 10% discount for new clients on all products and services. Discount Code “HERC2018” must be emailed to DiverseScholar along with the requested service. The code will not be recognized by the new online ordering system for advertisements and subscriptions.

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HBCU CONNECT is the largest organization of graduates from America’s proud Historically Black Colleges and Universities. With one million+ members, HBCU CONNECT was one of the first options online for employers to connect with a niche audience for diversity recruitment. Since 2002, HBCU students and graduates have taken advantage of career opportunities posted on’s online career center. HBCU CONNECT is a part of the Connect Platform Network with over 1,000,000 registered members, over 400,000 unique user  sessions per month and over 8.5 million page views per month.

HERC Member Discount: HBCU CONNECT offers career opportunities posted on’s online career center. Now HBCU CONNECT is offering 30% off to HERC members on annual diversity recruitment packages. Discount Code: HERC2018

back to top logo  As the leading International job board for careers in research, science and academia, can help you access, attract and engage with the best faculty talent from around the world, whilst providing a time- and cost-effective solution for optimising your institution’s recruitment.

HERC Member Discount: From simple text listings to feature-rich branded options, offers three different job advert styles to promote your vacancy and employer brand to our large worldwide
audience. HERC members receive an exclusive 10% discount on advertising so please contact us to discuss your next recruitment campaign. Discount Code: HERC



Latinos in Higher provides effective solutions for employers seeking qualified Latino professionals. The site is dedicated exclusively to higher education and specializes in matching Latino professionals with colleges and universities everyday. This site helps employers connect with the largest pool of Latino professionals in higher education in the United States, Puerto Rico and internationally by disseminating employment opportunities to registered candidates and a national network of Latino-serving organizations and listservs.

Media kit available here.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members are eligible for a 15% discount on all job posting options. Discount Code: herc15

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searchcommittees logo is an ever-growing repository of over 400 different resources to help you and your college or university conduct more rigorus, professional, and successful searches. The content includes checklists, templates, guides, samples, e-courses, videos, and other training materials. With the assistance of, you are virtually guaranteed the best possible hire for you college or university. With the assistance of, you are virtually guaranteed the best possible hire for you college or university. Save time, save money, and avoid the possibility of a failed search or bad hire by using this state-of-the-art website to assist you in hiring the best qualified and most diverse faculty and staff who fit the culture of your institution.

HERC Member Discount:25% discount off of membership to the Search Committees Resource Library. Discount Code: HERC4MEM25%#!


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Contact: Nick Davis,                  
Hiring Solutions Executive
+44 (0) 203 194 3325


THEunijobs has been at the heart of higher education for more than 40 years, connecting talented higher education professionals with the best career opportunities across six continents. As the leading provider of higher education jobs, THEunijobs career opportunities range from senior executive roles through to academic posts and support positions. THEunijobs offers a highly efficient and reliable service, attracting over 18 million world class candidates from around the globe and matching them to your jobs.

HERC Member Discount: As a HERC member institution you are entitled to a 12 Month Subscription Package for just $6,000; this offers unlimited premium online listings, a 30% discount on all print advertising and a 30% discount on all premium upgrades. Discount code: HERC18

workplacediversityNEW and its family of sites were developed to connect employers to diverse candidates nationwide., the source for diversity talent™, is an experienced job-board for corporate recruiters who are seeking experienced, diverse candidates. The company’s main focus is to help connect organizations that support and value diversity and inclusion within the workplace. presents organizations with a central location to accommodate any of their online recruiting needs. It was founded in 1999 and is a minority owned and operated company.                                      

HERC Member Discount: is offering HERC members 50% off all job posting products with any of our diversity sites. Discount Code: HERC16  

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Nonprofit Organizations
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The American Association of University Women (AAUW) is the nation’s leading voice for promoting equity and education for women and girls. Since its founding in 1881, AAUW members have examined and taken positions on the fundamental issues of the day — educational, social, economic, and political. AAUW has worked together as a national grassroots organization to improve the lives of millions of women and their families. 

HERC Member Discount Colleges and universities will gain access to more than 170,000 college-educated AAUW members. HERC member institutions receive a 15% discount on both online and print advertising opportunities.

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The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) is a membership organization that represents more than 470 colleges and universities in the U.S., Puerto Rico, Latin America and Spain. Founded in 1986, HACU represents existing and emerging Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs). Its mission to Champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education is fulfilled by promoting the development of its members; improving access to post-secondary educational opportunities for Hispanic students; and developing and sharing resources and expertise.

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HERC Member Discount: HACU offers a variety of resources including two on-line employment services:  the HACU ProTalento Résumé Database to search for diverse talent to fill job openings and Job Postings to list employment vacancies. HERC members that utilize these employment services receive a discounted rate.  Discount code:  HERC Member

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The PhD Project is a unique diversity initiative that encourages Afircan-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and Native Americans to pursue Ph.D.s in business to serve as role models and mentors for minority business students. Since its inception in 1994, the PhD Project has more than quadrupled the number of minority business professors from 294 to over 1,350 and there are over 300 minority doctoral students in the pipeline.  Visit to access an application for the annual conference.

HERC Member Discount The PhD Project hosts an invitation only conference for minority professionals considering doctoral studies. The PhD Project will cover all travel, hotel and conference expenses for those who are invited to attend. There is a nominal $200 registration fee. This fee is waived for current full time students.

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Women in Engineering ProActive Network (WEPAN) is a network dedicated to advancing cultures of inclusion and diversity in engineering higher education and workplaces. The WEPAN network includes leaders from universities, engineering colleges, corporations, and organizations. WEPAN connects people, research, and practice; and powers initiatives, projects and professional development that equip advocates with the knowledge and tools to propel sustainable, systems-level culture changes that allow women to thrive in engineering.

HERC Member Discount: HERC Members receive a 25% discount on all job posting options featured on WEPAN’s Career Center. Code: HERC Discount

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Outplacement Services


Recruitment Advertising Firms & Solutions

Talent Management Solutions

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The Devine Group was established in 1970 to help Higher Education institutions strengthen their organizations through talent management tools such as hiring, development and succession assessments or engagement, 360, and exit surveys. They apply innovative human resource technology, experience, and industry-leading predictive models to continually help schools reduce costs, increase revenues and optimize productivity.

HERC Member Discount: The Devine Group is pleased to offer all HERC members a 15% discount off the standard talent management solutions used for hiring, onboarding, development, team building, succession, and separation. New clients only. Discount Code: HERC Discount

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Hirezon and Interview Exchange specialize in HR software solutions, sales and service focused on the higher education industry. Highlights include web-based architecture (SaaS), shortest product implementation time in the industry and outstanding 24/7 customer support. Hirezon’s products include Interview Exchange Applicant Tracking System (ATS), Onboarding, Performance evaluation & management, HR forms tracking/approvals and HirezonJobs (Higher Education’s Job Aggregator). More information about our software solutions can be found on the Hirezon website and


HERC member discount: HERC members who would like to become NEW customers to Hirezon are eligible to receive 10% discount in Interview Exchange Applicant Tracking System (ATS) plus free HERC Job board integration for auto posting. Discount code: HERC member



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ModernThink is a strategic management consulting firm with particular expertise in workplace quality and employee engagement. In 2008, ModernThink co-founded the Great Colleges to Work For® program in partnership with The Chronicle of Higher Education. Now in its tenth year, the program is open to all colleges every spring. ModernThink’s expertise includes using diverse assessment tools to gather feedback and other relevant data from a variety of stakeholders, summarizing and synthesizing key findings and trends, and then equipping leaders with the information they need to drive strategic change.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members will receive a 10% discount on any custom survey administered by ModernThink. Simply mention you are a HERC member when you contact us for the discount to apply.

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PageUp helps drive employee engagement and workplace productivity with a cutting-edge SaaS-delivered talent management system. The seamless, mobile-optimized solution includes applicant tracking, onboarding, position management, performance management, succession planning, learning and development, and in-depth HR analytics. For over 16 years PageUp has been recognized as a visionary leader, cultivating a 100% client retention rate in Higher Education. Their user-friendly platform has an extremely configurable framework tailored to support unique processes at any institution.

HERC Member Discount: PageUp is pleased to extend a 10% discount on implementation fees for HERC members. Discount Code: HERC2018

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PeopleAdmin Building upon years of experience partnering with higher education institutions, PeopleAdmin delivers tailored talent management solutions that simplify people processes —
including recruitment, search committee management, hiring, position management, onboarding, recordkeeping, and performance management — and delivers powerful, insightdriven talent management analytics tools. PeopleAdmin solutions streamline talent management complexities and empower data-based decision making, so customers may focus on what they do best — empowering employees and inspiring a brighter future.

PeopleAdmin: A higher degree of talent management.

HERC Member Discount: PeopleAdmin is offering a 10% discount for new clients only. Additionally, PeopleAdmin will continue to donate a portion of this revenue to HERC in support of their mission.

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SkillSurvey helps institutions hire the right people for every role. Our cloud based reference checking solution makes hiring more efficient and effective while providing a new source of talent —
helping institutions save time and money, improve constituent relationships, and bring employees onboard faster.

HERC Member Discount: SkillSurvey will extend a 10% discount to HERC member campuses who are not yet utilizing their solutions.

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Training and Development


ask roxi Logo is laser focused on building strong leadership skills and results. Roxi Hewertson digitized her Leading With Impact course for accessibility to all, is the author of “Lead Like it Matters…Because it Does,” and is a featured leadership expert in publications such as Forbes, Chief Learning Officer, Entrepreneur Magazine, and hosts an international weekly radio program on leadership. Roxi also serves as a senior administrator and adjunct faculty at Cornell University.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members receive 40% OFF institutional purchases of the digital course. Individuals taking the online course receive a 50% discount when a HERC member. Discount Code: HCG-HERC



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The National Center for Faculty Development & Diversity (NCFDD) is the leading independent professional development, training, and mentoring platform for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students. The NCFDD is 100% dedicated to supporting universities and their faculty members make successful transitions throughout their careers. The NCFDD has three services for universities and their faculty: 1) Annual Membership, 2) Faculty Success Programs, and 3) On-Campus Workshops. Each are designed to provide specialized professional development through content, mentoring, and coaching.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members will receive a 10% discount on individual membership. Please visit us at to take advantage.


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SwissVBS is an award-winning full-service learning solution provider, focused on adding value at every step of the learning journey. With 16 years in the business and over 1.5 million learners, SwissVBS leverages their suite of offerings to create industry-leading learning solutions that drive meaningful change in behaviour and performance. SwissVBS specializes in mobile training reinforcement, microlearning and learning analytics solutions. SwissVBS clients are in sectors as diverse as health, retail, insurance, manufacturing and finance.

HERC Member Discount: HERC members have exclusive access to SwissVBS enterprise-level pricing structure. This discount represents anywhere between 15% to 35% on standard pricing, depending on services and number of users. Please contact for more info.

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Work/Life Solutions

Kiernan Mathews
“When COACHE delivers our faculty diagnostics, we also deliver advice—to engage in the full portfolio of HERC resources. They bring much-needed attention to dual-career needs and a sustained commitment to improve diversity in the academy. These are issues that, our data say, are important to faculty and at the top of presidents’ and provosts’ minds. With HERC, we see an alignment of mission and a fellow agent of change to strengthen the academic workforce.”

- Kiernan Mathews, Director & Principal Investigator, The Collaborative on Academic Careers in Higher Education (COACHE), Harvard Graduate School of Education

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