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Higher Education Recruitment Consortium

UAB is a proud member of the Southeastern Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC). The organization strives to diversify the pipeline of faculty, staff and executives in higher education. HERC offers job seekers free access to open positions at institutions across the country, sharing over 40,000 job opportunities and other resources and networks to boost equitable and inclusive recruitment and retention practices. 

In addition to free access to open positions, HERC offers job seekers career advice through webinars, diversity resources, relocation resources and career news. 

For additional information and questions about HERC, visit the HERC Southeastern Website.


  • HERC Membership

    HERC was created by members, for members - and we're invested in your success. We look toward the vision of a diverse, equitable workplace where people of all identities can thrive.

    UAB is a member of HERC, which means you get access to tools, networks, and professional development opportunities on the HERConnect membership portal.

  • HERC Member Resources

    The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) offers a range of resources to advance inclusive excellece in higher education recruitment and retention. These resources, networking opportunities, and outreach programs guide the hiring practices and promote the retention of a diverse and qualified workforce.

    • HERC Toolkits to enhance recruitment and selection policies, procedures, and practices.
    • Articles and Stories for recruitment, selection, and retention tips, best practices, and guides.
    • Access and register for upcoming events and professional development webinars.
    • Network, engage, and share with over 4,000 colleagues across the nation.
    • Find resources specific to your role: Human Resource Professionals; Deans, Provosts, and Department Chairs; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Professionals; Compliance Professionals; Recruiters/Talen Acquisition Professionals; and Work-Life/Dual Career Professionals
  • How to Activate Your UAB Sponsored Membership
    1. Go to the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium website.
    2. Select the HERCONNECT and choose "Register Here".
    3. Follow instructions to complete the registration form using your UAB email address (your blazerid @ UAB.edu ).
    4. Once you have submitted your registration information, your HERConnect account will be approved within one business day.

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