Strategic Alliances

HACU strategic alliances are partnerships and programs that are developed with HACU partners to provide great benefits for our member colleges and universities and HACU. Please note that strategic alliances are limited and do go through a review process. If you would like to inquire about a possible strategic alliance with HACU, please contact the Office of Development, at (210) 692-3805, or e-mail  

Our strategic alliances include:



The Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) is a non-profit coalition of over 700 colleges, universities, hospitals, research labs, government agencies, and related non- and for-profit organizations, committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in the higher education workforce.

What HERC Offers Member Institutions  
Is your campus hiring the most outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and executives? HERC will help our institutions with:

Diversity Outreach

  • Reach talented and diverse candidates through HERC’s OFCCP-compliant outreach efforts
  • Assist dual career couples through HERC’s regional network of members and dual career job search tools on
  • Learn and share models, resources, innovations in diversity recruitment
  • Reduce the high cost of recruiting with unlimited job postings on, automatic cross-posting to other job sites, and negotiated savings on recruitment services from our partner

Inclusion in the Workplace

  • Connect with thousands of other higher education professionals through an online community of practice
  • Create inclusive workplaces through HERC’s Member Resources, including trainings and toolkits

Learn how HERC membership can help your institution

What HERC Offers Job Seekers
Are you a job seeker looking to start or advance your career in higher education? At, you can:

  • Search 40,000+ faculty, staff, and executive positions, including IT, engineering, logistics, mechanical, administrative, and health care jobs
  • Set up custom job alerts to learn more about the field or stay informed of new opportunities
  • Post your resume/CV for increased visibility to recruiters
  • Access free career resources, including eBooks

Check out HERC’s ebooks library
Create your free account and job seeker profile 

Legal Shield can provide HACU-member institution faculty and staff with protection of their legal rights, security for their families, and peace of mind, through access to an experienced law firm. In addition, your employees are protected from identity theft, the fastest growing crime in the U.S.