Founded in 1976, Academic Search is one of higher education’s first search firms. The company provides search services for colleges and universities looking to hire senior officers including presidents, provosts, academic vice presidents, and administrative vice presidents.
Advocate Staffing provides executive search, direct placement, temp-to-hire, temporary staffing, and outsourcing services for colleges and universities. According to their website, they have experience with private colleges, career colleges, and online education companies.
AGB Search assists colleges, universities, systems, coordinating boards, and institutionally related foundations in planning for, recruiting, selecting, and transitioning new executive leaders. AGB Search is an affiliate of the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges.
Another Source has served the higher education community since 1991 by developing pools of candidates to fill mid-level to director-level staff positions. Their program is built on a 30 day engagement, with fees ranging from $3,000-$6,500.
Aspen Leadership Group is an executive search and consulting firm that places, coaches, and trains leaders in advancement. Led by former fundraising executives, ALG has helped hundreds of colleges, universities, arts organizations, and other non-profits fill senior and mid-level development positions.
C. V. O'Boyle, LLC has specialized in recruiting senior scholars and administrators for colleges and universities since 2005. Their list of former and current clients includes over 20 colleges and universities.
CarterBaldwin provides executive search services for a variety of industries, including higher education and non-profit organizations. According to their website, they focus primarily on presidential and senior cabinet level positions.
Ed-Exec, Inc. specializes in executive search for education institutions. They have experience filling dean and vice president level positions, both administrative and academic, for non-profit and for-profit colleges and universities.
An executive search firm with over 40 years of experience, EFL Associates finds professional, qualified and highly motivated candidates who align precisely with the needs and requirements of their client colleges and universities.
Founded in 1976, Emerson Professionals has managed searches for higher education positions since 2010. They focus on nursing leadership positions in academia, as well as campus presidents and academic deans.
Excelon Associates is an executive search firm specializing in staffing and recruiting needs in education, financial services, and healthcare industries. Excelon offers placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary, and interim roles.
Fisher Leadership is an Australian-owned executive search and leadership advisory firm. The firm and its consultants have experience conducting searches for high level positions at a variety of non-profit organizations, including colleges and universities, primarily in Australia and New Zealand.
Conducts national searches for client institutions for leadership positions in higher education, specializing in Enrollment Management, Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, and Student Financial Services.
Consulting firm specializing in executive searches, capital campaign services, major gift programs, organizational development, and strategic planning for non-profit organizations. Past experience with higher education searches has primarily been for development and fund raising positions.
Haley Associates is a boutique retained higher education consulting and executive search firm. They specialize in presidential, vice presidential and dean searches, both permanent and interim placements.
An executive search and board advisory consulting firm with experience in a variety of industries, including higher education. Has conducted over 875 higher education assignments for positions such as CEO, COO, CFO, provost, dean, vice president, and other high level administrators.
Heidrick & Struggles specializes in senior-level executive search and leadership consulting. They have over 50 years of experience helping a wide variety of clients including multinational corporations, non-profit entities, educational institutions, foundations, associations, and governmental units.
Founded in 1989, The Hudson Group provides executive search and related services to colleges and universities. According to the firm's website, they work with a network of venture capital/private equity groups, colleges and universities, and publicly-traded education corporations.
JDRQUEST&CO is an executive search firm dedicated to recruiting talent in the higher education and hospitality industries. They have more than 20 years experience placing talent in hospitality companies and colleges and universities.
Koya Leadership Partners is a national executive search firm dedicated to placing leaders at non-profit organizations. The company expanded its higher education practice in 2017 by merging with Neumann Executive Search Partners.
A retained search firm with experience conducting high level assignments for senior executives and administrators. Experience in many industries including manufacturing, financial services, consumer products, and higher education/not for profit.
Executive search firm solely dedicated to the recruitment of development and institutional advancement professionals. Client roster encompasses leading colleges, universities, medical centers, social services, and arts institutions.
Morris & Berger is a generalist executive search firm that specializes in serving the non-profit sector, including institutions of higher education, independent schools, and foundations. They have recruited presidents and other officers, board members, directors, and other professional staff.
Since 1984, Myers McRae has provided executive search services to higher education institutions and not-for-profit organizations across the nation. The firm has recruited chancellors, presidents, provosts, vice presidents, deans, endowed chairs, executive directors, and specialized faculty.
Odgers Berndtson is a global executive search and leadership advisory firm. Their Leadership Practice helps organizations strategically manage executive selection, succession and development. Services include executive and leadership team assessment, coaching and onboarding.
According to the firm's web site, Parker Executive Search has conducted more than 400 successful higher education searches for chancellor, president, vice president, provost, dean, chair, director, and collegiate athletic positions.
Paschal Murray, Inc. has experience handling executive level searches for fundraising, non-profit management, and other organizational advancement positions. Operating since 1978, the firm's roster of current and previous searches includes several universities, research institutions, and hospitals.
This generalist firm is national in scope and has worked with colleges, universities, and other non-profit organizations. They have experience conducting management level searches in finance, communications/marketing, human resources, student affairs, and academic administration.
Founded in 1991, the Spelman and Johnson Group provides executive search services for colleges and universities. Experience helping higher education institutions hire candidates for a variety of administrative positions including admissions, counseling, financial aid, financial administration, student affairs, and residential life.
Summit Search Solutions is a boutique firm that has specialized in higher education and non-profit search since 2001. Summit offers tiered service options that allow for client customization and flexibility in selecting services. They offer a comprehensive model as well as two sourcing-based models.
Founded in 2000, The Human Capital Group provides a variety of human capital needs for its clients, roughly 6% of which are related to higher education, with leadership consulting and executive search solutions.
Founded in 1998, Vortechs Group specializes in searches for technology transfer, sponsored research, commercialization, and technology based economic development. Past clients include a wide variety of prominent academic institutions and national laboratories.