Mountain West HERC

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The Mountain West HERC is a collaborative response of our member institutions to the challenges of recruiting and retaining talented and diverse faculty and staff.  The Mountain West HERC was founded in 2023 and includes members from Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico and Arizona. Member representatives include faculty, staff, human resources professionals, institutional leaders, and faculty relations experts. 

Contact Mountain West HERC

Sandra Herranen
Membership Coordinator

Dual Career Network

The Mountain West HERC provides a dual career network of colleagues from member institutions to exchange CVs/resumes of partners and spouses to help them identify available positions and assist them during the job search process.

Mountain West HERC members can connect directly with colleagues from member institutions by using the member directory, as well as access resources and information in our dual career community

Membership Information

To learn more about HERC membership, click here.


Latest Discussion Posts

  • We are excited to announce the soft launch of the new Mountain West HERC, which includes members from Colorado, Utah, Wyoming, New Mexico, and Arizona. Help us recruit members by spreading the word and sharing this link with your colleagues and peers ...

  • Register for these upcoming events: • Cultivating Homegrown Leaders: Insights from WCU's Senior Leadership Fellows Program, September 27: Investing in the development of homegrown leaders allows institutions to tap into a wellspring of potential. ...

  • According to a recent survey of education hiring managers and HR professionals, the most in-demand skill from employers is listening. Follow these 7 tips to sharpen your listening skills. What are your strategies for being an active listener? ------------------------------ ...

  • Onboarding is not just about learning how things work at the company, it's also about setting a new employee up for success. To maximize this phase, proactive participation will be key. How do you make sure you get what you need from the onboarding ...

  • HERC's 2022-2023 Annual Report is now available! The report showcases resources and developments from the year and shines a spotlight on members driving change within their institutions. Please share our annual report with colleagues at your institution ...

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