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Northwest HERC

The Northwest Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is dedicated to helping job seekers find faculty or staff positions with higher education employers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska that value diversity and inclusion. The Northwest HERC launched in 2013 through a joint effort by the University of Washington, the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Here, job seekers will find:

  • Job board with faculty, staff, and executive jobs regionally and from across the country in all functional areas, from accountant through zoology professor
  • Dual career search function — combine a search with a partner
  • Email alerts for jobs that meet your skill set and desired field
  • Webinars and expert career advice
  • Resume/CV database for employers to search

Our dual career search option allows partners to match with available job openings based on individual career goals, at neighboring member institutions. Visit the Dual Career Resources section to view webinars, case reports, and other resources on advancing dual careers.

As you search for a job via HERC, know that employers that have affiliated themselves with HERC value diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Our member employers include public and private higher education institutions, as well as related not-for-profit organizations, major foundations, and select corporations.

As you start your search for the next move in your higher ed career in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska, count on the Northwest HERC today.

Is your institution already a HERC member?

HERConnect LogoVisit the Northwest member portal on HERConnect and learn how HERC helps promote your higher ed careers in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Alaska.

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You're committed to fostering an equitable workplace, in higher education and beyond. We're committed to providing you with the resources to recruit and retain the most diverse and talented workforce and support dual career couples.