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Provide Assistance In National Search For The Selection of The Executive Vice President For Academic Affairs and Provost for The University of South Carolina


Location
South Carolina
Publication Date
09/09/2019 06:21 AM EDT
Closing Date
09/16/2019 11:00 AM EDT
Issuing Organization
University of South Carolina
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Description

Specifications include, but are not limited to: 1. Upon commencement of the contract between the Search Firm (Contractor) and USC, set meetings with the Search Committee and other stakeholders to ascertain required information regarding ideal candidates for the position. 2. From the existing position descriptions, develop a candidate profile, including the knowledge, skills and abilities required to become a successful candidate for the position(s). Coordinate with the Search Committee(s) to ensure the list meets its requirements/desires. 3. Assist the Search Committees in developing a strategy for carrying out the recruitment of the position, including outreach to encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. 4. Identify potential contacts and conduct personal outreach recruiting, including posting the position(s) through national channels. With Search Committee approval, prepare and place advertisements for the position(s) in appropriate journals and publications. 5. Provide an applicant portal for candidates to apply for the position which is available to the Search Committee after a screening for minimum qualifications. 6. Review the Curriculum Vitae (CV) of each applicant and determine those applicants meeting minimum requirements and preferred qualifications. 7. Assist the Search Committee in an evaluation process to identify a short list of promising candidates. The successful contractor must commit to providing an unranked list of a minimum of 3 qualified candidates no later than December 15, 2019 and must include generalized summaries of the candidates experience and qualifications. Blind resumes will also be accepted. 8. Schedule with the Search Committee a session to clarify the experience and qualifications of those candidates on the short list. 9. Evaluate candidates selected by the Search Committee for serious consideration (three to five candidates) by conducting in-depth reference checks with individuals who are or have been in a position to evaluate the candidates’ performance on the job. Through these reference checks, ascertain the strengths and personal dimensions that would qualify the candidate for the position. Include areas in which the Search Committee should delve deeper during its interview process.

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