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

  • On October 2-3 in Reston, VA, attendees will have the opportunity to learn the latest developments affecting employer CD&I programs, including the impact of last year's Supreme Court rulings, the impact of new federal standards for race/ethnicity classification ...

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  • The Retention Resource Collection gives HERC members tools and insights to help institutions develop and sustain an inclusive workforce. With expert guidance and actionable tools, this collection addresses critical aspects of employee satisfaction ...

  • A job change can sometimes happen because of something you can't control. Foster a philosophy of readiness so that when it is time for you to make a move, you aren't scrambling to spruce up your resume, update your LinkedIn profile, and reconnect ...

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