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Kentucky State Fair Board Search Firm

Publication Date
03/05/2018 06:16 AM EST
Closing Date
03/12/2018 02:00 PM EDT
Issuing Organization
Commonwealth of Kentucky State Fair Board
Solicitation Number

Specifications include, but are not limited to: The firm (search firm) awarded a contract via this RFP will be required to conduct a national search to assist the Kentucky State Fair Board (KSFB) in selecting and hiring a new President and CEO that will be responsible for the day to day operations of the facilities that are operated and managed by the KSFB. These facilities include the Kentucky Exposition Center and the Kentucky International Convention Center. The Search Firm shall be required to conduct a thorough review and examination of the selected candidate’s background and credentials. Should the search firm fail to identify any issues with the selected candidate’s background or credentials that results in the resulting contract being cancelled, the Search Firm will conduct a follow-up nationwide search for a replacement at no cost to the Commonwealth. Once the contract award has been made, the Search Firm will be required to meet with the KSFB hiring committee which will be comprised of a predetermined number of members of the KSFB. This initial meeting shall take place within one week of the effective date of the award. The purpose of this initial meeting will be as follows: 1) Discuss and determine the requirements that the Search Firm will use to identify potential candidates for the position of President and CEO. 2) Identify and establish the reporting and communication structure through which Search Firm will work with the Committee. 3) Establish a timeline for conducting the search and identifying the new President and CEO.

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