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Upper Midwest HERC

The Upper Midwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (UMW HERC) provides the largest higher education job board in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Our job board lists open faculty, staff, and executive positions at over 50 colleges and universities. You can learn more about our higher education employers that value diversity and inclusion. UMW HERC member institutions prioritize inclusive hiring and promote workplace equity.
Use our fast and customizable job searches to narrow down your job search based on your field of interest, the type of job you are looking for, and location. We also offer free webinars and blog posts in our Career Advice center to help you find the ideal position. Beyond individual job searches, we offer dual career searches to assist couples in finding jobs within a commutable distance of each other.

The Upper Midwest HERC encompasses a diversity of people, landscapes, and lifestyles.  From towns in the pristine northern forests to international ports on Lake Superior, communities on the rolling Great Plains, river towns along the Mississippi, and to the vibrant twin cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, the homes of UMW HERC institutions offer an excellent quality of life. We hope UMW HERC’s career and community resources will help you conduct an informed and productive job search.

Here and Happy!
Explore our filmed testimonials to learn what those who accepted positions at UMW HERC institutions have to say about living and working in the region.
Job Seeker Reflections

Upper Midwest HERC Job Seeker Reflections – Iwalani Else

Upper Midwest HERC Job Seeker Testimonial – Dr. Daniel Muñoz-Hutchinson, Part 1

Upper Midwest HERC Job Seeker Testimonial – Dr. Daniel Muñoz-Hutchinson, Part 2

Why Work in Higher Education?

Jonathan Aurand, Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Dunwoody College

Phoebe Johnson, Senior Director, User Support, University of Minnesota

Is your institution already a HERC member?

Visit the Upper Midwest member portal on HERConnect and learn how HERC helps promote your higher ed careers in Minnesota, eastern North Dakota, eastern South Dakota, and western Wisconsin.

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