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About Mid-Atlantic HERC

Our Vision 

To promote equity and excellence in higher education recruitment throughout the region which encompasses Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

Our Mission

Mid-Atlantic HERC advances member institutions’ ability to recruit and retain the most diverse and talented workforce and to assist dual-career couples.

Goals

  • To share information and to assist in developing cooperative strategies and programs designed to strengthen the recruitment and retention efforts on our campuses, and to collaboratively work together to assist and support dual-career couples who seek employment within a commutable distance of one another;
  • To conduct and encourage research and evaluation in the field of talent management, diversity recruiting, and work/life balance;
  • To articulate the philosophy of HERC and to find ways to make both the philosophy and practice widely known;
  • To maintain a service and resource center for member institutions and jobseekers; and
  • To play an active role in broadening the number and diversity of the regional membership.

Who We Are

The Mid-Atlantic HERC is governed by an Advisory Committee drawn from its member institutions and administered by the Mid-Atlantic HERC Director.

 

Doug teDuits
"HERC is a critical aspect of our institution’s recruitment and retention strategy. With HERC membership, the University of Houston, Downtown is reaching a highly educated and diverse talent pool for our jobs and contributing to OFCCP compliance. We have also benefited from HERC partnerships with vendors that offer significant savings on products and services. Regional member meetings allow us to share ideas, trends, and best practices with colleagues at institutions in the region. HERC membership is a great investment that returns a high yield in dividends."

- Doug teDuits, Assistant Vice President for Talent Management and Affirmative Action Officer, University of Houston, Downtown

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