|August 29||Start-up Activities||Witt/Kieffer (W/K) meets leadership and constituents to build upon our understanding of Goldey-Beacom College (GBC) and the presidency to create the leadership profile.|
|September 10||Leadership Profile and Recruitment Strategy||
W/K submits draft leadership profile and suggested advertising options for input/approval.
GBC completes background portion of leadership profile.
|September 14||Leadership Profile Finalized||Revisions of the leadership profile due back to W/K.|
|Mid September until Mid December||Recruitment and Candidate Evaluation||
Aggressive national recruitment targets potential candidates.
W/K interviews of most qualified candidates.
|Week of December 3||Search Committee Meeting||Update search committee meeting.|
|Week of December 10||Candidate Materials||Post candidate materials to portal.|
|Week of December 17||Candidate Review||W/K meets with the search committee to review candidates and identify semi-finalists for interviews.|
|Mid-January||Semi-finalist Interviews||First round interviews and selection of finalist(s) for second round interviews; credentials verified.|
|Early February||Finalist Interviews||Finalist interviews; candidate of choice identified from this round of interviews and negotiations commence.|
|Late February||Finalist Selection and Negotiations||Final search committee meeting to share feedback.|
|Late February/Early March||Search Conclusion||
Hiring authority and/or W/K makes offer, contingent on financial and criminal background check
Final candidate accepts offer; appointment announced; W/K supports smooth transition.