||December 13, 2012
||Consultant makes site visit, meeting with constituencies and key administrators to learn about institution, perceived
||January 7, 2013
||First search committee meeting with consultant. Discuss the desired characteristics of next VP of Finance and Administration and search process, review search documents (ad and placement schedule, position description, search timetable), and plan recruitment strategies.
||Consultant builds candidate pool
||February 4, 2013
||Discuss the status of outreach efforts and review selected files; Discuss continued recruitment
||Discuss the status of outreach efforts; final review of candidate pool; focus on leading candidates for consideration; select 8 – 10 for preliminary interviews; discuss interview strategies.
||Interview 8 -10 prospects over two days and select 4- 6 semi-finalists for referencing; discuss referencing strategies.
|Week of April 8 - 15
||Candidates visit campus.