Search Consultant for Spelman Johnson

Spelman Johnson’s mission is to provide exceptional service to our clients. We are recognized for our work in identifying and recruiting outstanding leaders in education, advocacy associations, and social impact organizations. Our success is strengthened by our deep and diverse relationships, as well as our continual investment in the research and development of a leadership pipeline. Since our founding in 1991, we have been nationally recognized for our commitment and thought leadership on issues of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the executive search process.

Spelman Johnson (SJ) is experiencing an exciting time of growth and would like to invite applications for the position of search consultant. We believe that our success lies in our personal experience with organizational culture, respect for the academy, and our understanding of key themes in education. We are seeking a new colleague with expertise and significant administrative leadership experience in higher education who will join us as we continue to contribute to the strength and diversity of education organizations.

A bachelor’s degree and ten years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience in planning, organizational development, and partnering within a higher education environment are required. A master’s degree, leadership at the executive director, assistant vice president/dean level or higher, and substantive work in higher education professional associations at the national or regional level are preferred. The successful candidate will have the ability to work independently; to focus intently on details, and to serve both clients and candidates with insight, professionalism, and confidentiality. In addition the ideal candidate will possess a track record of promoting diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace and a commitment to equal employment opportunity; an understanding of the critical issues which affect the search and hiring processes within educational organizations; and exceptional writing abilities, strong public speaking, and critical and creative thinking skills.

Read the full job description at the Spelman Johnson website. Review of applications began July 30, 2021, and continue until the position is filled.