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Southern California HERC supports the efforts of each of its member institutions to recruit and retain outstanding faculty, administrators, and staff through the sharing of information and resources. Our institutions are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in the recruitment process and providing a work environment sensitive to work/life balance. We also understand that employment decisions often involve two careers and offer state of the art dual career search technology. 


Upcoming Events

SoCal HERC 2018-19 Renewal Season

Renewal Season is here! Thank you for your continued membership and collaboration with Southern California HERC . Together, we are changing how higher education institutions find, hire, advance, and retain a diverse and talented workforce. It is time to renew your HERC membership. Your continued investment in SoCal HERC helps you enrich your institution's workforce with highly diverse and educated applicants, assist dual-career couples to find jobs within a commutable distance, access a highly engaged professional network, participate in learning events, and benefit from HERC member discounts. SoCal HERC will be sending out renewal letters within the next couple of weeks, please make sure to fill out the forms and send to for renewal processing. We look forward to another great year of collaboration!

SoCal HERC/CUPA Joint Meeting

 SoCal HERC will be collaborating with CUPA in hosting a joint meeting this fall! The meeting will be on September 14, 2018 at the California State University Fullerton, more details will be disclosed as we get closer to the event date!


Past Events

CA HERC Leadership Conference

The CA-HERC Leadership Conference held this past April was productive, enjoyable, and established a foundation for continuing state-wide collaboration between NorCal and SoCal HERC. The contribution of information gathered during this meeting was extremely valuable for the maintenance and expansion of services provided by SoCal HERC to current and future members!                        


Member Newsletter Archive

Fall 2017


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Southern California HERC covers Central Coast, Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire, and San Diego.

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