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We are the Executive Search Firm of Choice.
William Spelman Executive Search (WSES) is a retained executive search firm specializing in identifying and recruiting highly qualified and diverse candidates for executive positions in higher education. Our searches are rooted in the close partnerships we form with our clients, with whom we share a commitment to finding the best and brightest to carry out the important work of educating the world’s future leaders.
WSES fills an important market niche in providing tailored, organized and efficient skills to the search process for institutions of higher learning...
Founded in 1873, TCU is ranked among the top 100 national universities by U.S. News & World Report, and its 9,700 undergraduates represent 76 countries and more than 60 faiths. Current enrollment stands at 11,379, with 717 full-time faculty members. TCU offers 116 areas of undergraduate, 72 master’s level, and 38 doctoral areas of study delivered in a friendly, mentoring culture.Continue reading
The Simon Business School at the University of Rochester invites inquiries, applications, and nominations for the position of Executive Director of Admissions. Reporting to the Senior Assistant Dean of Admissions and Programs, the Executive Director manages a team of 18 full-time staff, and 5-10 seasonal, time as reported/part-time staff who work together to meet the strategic goals and objectives of the department.Continue reading
Dartmouth seeks an experienced, committed, and collaborative professional to serve as the next Registrar. The Registrar maintains the highest standard of accuracy, security and privacy of student records, and keeps abreast of regulations and best practices in compliance with federal law, state law, and accreditation agencies.Continue reading
We truly Listen
We are your advocates and our top priority.
We spend time understanding and listening to the institution’s needs for each position, and are confident in finding the right applicants.
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Our Approach to the Search
We are your advocates and our top priority is providing you with the best possible candidates for your institution. We assess each candidate's strengths and weakness through in-depth interviews and reference checks, then develop realistic projections of their effectiveness and ideal positions.
Clients and candidates alike express a deep appreciation for our approach to the search. We've developed a strong sense of loyalty among our clients in appreciation of our thorough assessments, and our fair, respectful treatment of candidates has helped us forge strong relationships with them as well. These relationships significantly improve our ability to provide you with applicants that will make excellent additions to your institution.