Presidential Search

Search Process and Timeline



 

Process



The Board of Trustees has tasked the Search Committee with identifying a highly qualified and diverse candidate pool, doing so in a consultative and inclusive fashion, seeking input from the entire Utica College community. The Committee will screen, interview, and vet candidates to present a slate of candidates to the full Board of Trustees for final selection.

Timeline / Milestones



PHASE 1 - NEEDS ASSESSMENT AND MARKETING
May 7; July 15 & 16; late August (TBD) Search partner conducts a pre-search study, develops draft of the Executive Search Profile, advertisement, and advertising strategy.
Mid-August through early September Search team and search committee meet by conference call to edit and finalize profile, advertisement strategy, and timeline.
August 24 (online)
September 4 (print)
Advertisement online and in print; profile is posted to www.utica.edu and to rhperry.com.


August / September Search team implements general and targeted recruitment strategy, including nominations and diversity outreach.
PHASE 2 – RECRUITMENT STRATEGY AND CANDIDATE MANAGEMENT
September through October 12
Search team recruits qualified candidates.
October 5
Search committee receives access to Secure Client Suite; reviews candidate materials. [Application due date: October 12, 2015]
PHASE 3 – SELECTION AND EVALUATION
October 12 -25
Search team identifies, conducts interviews of, and reviews references for top candidates; candidate files are updated on Secure Client Suite.
October 28
Search team presents entire candidate pool to search committee; committee selects semi-finalists.
November 21-22 Search committee conducts semi-finalist interviews and selects finalists.
PHASE 4 – FINALIST DUE DILIGENCE
November 23 - January 8 (2016)
Search team conducts intensive due diligence; finalist files are updated on Secure Client Suite; optional Home Campus Visits

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PHASE 5 – FINALIST INTERVIEWS AND APPOINTMENT
January 26 -
February 2
Finalists interview on campus.
February 2016
Board of Trustees names new president.
July 1 The new President of Utica College will assume office as President-Elect during the transition period with President Hutton and will assume office as President on August 1.

Contact

Mark Salsbury '79
Chair, Presidential Search Committee
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502