Higher Education

Higher Education

We partner with our clients to identify and attract talented leaders who are ready and able to help define and advance the mission and vision of the institutions they join.

A hallmark of our practice is the range of institutions with which we have partnered: private and public; selective liberal arts colleges, large research universities, and academic medical centers; mission-driven, faith-based; rising and established.

We conduct leadership searches at every level—presidents and provosts, senior vice presidents, deans, department chairs and directors. We have developed relationships with senior academic and administrative leaders, leading to a deep and extensive network of potential candidates and sources.

We are proud of our track record placing talented leaders from diverse backgrounds who bring new and innovative approaches to higher education as it evolves and transforms.

How Can We Help?

If we can be of assistance in helping your institution find its next team member, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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Selected Clients

We conduct leadership searches at every level—presidents and provosts, senior vice presidents, deans, department chairs and directors.


Selected Placed Leaders

We are proud to have placed hundreds of transformational leaders with clients across the country and around the world. We support and celebrate these leaders as they continue to create a deep and measurable impact on our world.

Current Opportunities

Director, Brown Center for Students of Color

For this critical leadership role, Brown University is seeking candidates who have demonstrated progressive leadership and management experience in related student affairs roles within an education setting or in a related field.

Chief Financial Officer

The Opportunity and Key Responsibilities The Minneapolis College of Art and Design (“MCAD”) seeks a collaborative, innovative, and strategic finance professional to serve as the new Chief Financial Officer (“CFO”). The CFO will join the College during a moment of transformation and opportunity. Working collaboratively with senior leadership and members of the board of trustees they will be pivotal in creating new systems, processes, and approaches for MCAD’s mission of educating the next generation of creative, cultural leaders. In partnership with the president, and as a member of the Executive Leadership Committee of MCAD, the CFO is a strategic colleague to the Vice Presidents (Enrollment Management, Institutional Advancement, Student Affairs, Academic Affairs, and Communication and Marketing Strategy) and to the broader College community. Additionally, the CFO serves as the treasurer of the Board and will provide reports and analysis to the Board of Trustees. MCAD has approximately 129 full time staff. This position will have supervisory oversight of four Assistant Vice Presidents (Finance, Human Resources, Technology, and Facilities). Leading with both accountability and empathy the CFO will establish objectives, and enhance policies, procedures, programs, and practices to assure MCAD has sound financial processes and structure, and develop a forward-looking financial…

Executive Director of Admissions and Scholarship

The Executive Director of Admissions and Scholarship provides comprehensive leadership and direction to a talented team that operationalizes strategic enrollment planning, engagement and recruiting, admissions decisions, enrollment and scholarship awards for the MBA (Master of Business Administration) and AMBA (Accelerated Master of Business Administration) programs at Johnson.

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