Executive Search

We have experienced search professionals in the field of higher education who will insure that you’ll find candidates of diverse backgrounds, experience, and education to meet the specific needs of your campus. In today’s highly competitive higher education market, we understand that finding the right leaders in the field of higher education is imperative in order to realize institutional mission, goals and capability. Educational leaders cannot afford to invest time and resources in searches that do not produce talented and diverse candidates. We specialize in recruitment of academic and nonacademic leadership positions in the higher education environment including vice presidents, deans, department chairs, directors, and other administrator positions.

Our search consultants are experienced higher education leaders who understand the specific challenges and opportunities relating to location, institutional type and size, and governance requirements. We will provide you, as our client, with a customized and comprehensive search strategy tailored to your institution’s needs. As a national search firm, we maintain connections throughout the United States which will help locate and find the right candidates for your position.

We provide a portfolio of services including:

  • Development of a comprehensive, customized talent acquisition and search strategy
  • Communication and public relations
  • Position analysis and position description formulation
  • Tailored outreach and advertising to reflect client needs
  • Search Committee briefings
  • On and off-site interviewing
  • Use of state-of-the-art technology including password-protected websites for searches and web-based interviewing
  • Confidential reference checking
  • Development and coordination of interview schedules
  • Preparation of candidate portfolios
  • Development of candidate evaluation tools
  • Coordination and analysis of assessment results
  • Transition planning
  • Press releases