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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 member-governed consortium of over 700 colleges, universities, university affiliated hospitals, research entities, and like-minded employers.

HERC is the only non-profit organization devoted to connecting exceptional professionals with careers at higher education and affiliated employers. HERC and its member institutions are committed to advancing equity and inclusion, supporting dual-career couples and creating a future shaped by diversity of thought and perspectives.

What HERC Offers Member Institutions
Is your campus hiring the most outstanding and diverse faculty, staff, and executives? Do you have a successful strategy for assisting dual-career couples?

Find out how HERC member institutions work together to strategically address these recruitment priorities. HERC has developed leading regional & national higher education jobs websites, diverse job seeker pools & a network of colleagues at nearby campuses who collaborate on dual-career hiring issues and convene regularly for professional development opportunities. Members also receive special pricing from numerous higher education vendors, often saving more than the cost of membership.
> Learn how HERC membership can help your institution

> Take advantage of HERC member webinars to help your institution’s efforts to recruit and retain the most talented and diverse faculty, staff, and executives (Free to HACU members)

What HERC Offers Jobseekers
HERC is a gateway to more jobs in higher education and related fields than any other website. This means jobseekers have access to excellent faculty, research, staff and executive positions at employers around the country. If you’re part of a dual-career couple HERC has tools to help you and your partner find jobs within a commutable distance.
> Start your job search

> View member institutions posting jobs to HERC

> Stay current with the latest higher ed career tips and sign-up for HERC’s Career SmartBrief


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.