President Search Timeline

Activity Proposed Date
1. Online President Search Survey posted on the Hawkeye website February 4–15
2. Open Forums to be held at Hawkeye Community College and the Van G. Miller Adult Learning Center February 12
3. Summary of online survey responses provided to Board February 19
4. Summary of online survey responses reviewed by Board February 26
5. Consultant attend Board Workshop to discuss the search process February 26
6. Advertisement to selected newspapers and education publications — Chronicle of Higher Education,, March 1
7. Vacancy notices to colleges/state education departments Ongoing
8. College assembles recruitment information - web based Ongoing
9. Closing date for applications (submitted electronically) March 22
10. Posting of applications on secure website for Search Committee review March 25
11. Search Committee reviews application files using the developed criteria March 25–April 2
12. Meeting of search committee to recommend 6-10 candidates for Zoom interviews April 2
13. Zoom interviews with search committee and candidates April 4 or 5
14. Board of Trustees Conference Call Dr. Ebbers and search committee to recommend (3-5) candidates to the Board April 4 or 5 (after Zoom interviews)
15. Board conducts candidate interviews Dates will depend upon Board and candidate availability April 8–18
16. Special Board Meeting TBA
17. Community visits (if necessary) TBA
18. Board meeting to select candidate (closed meeting)
Approval of contract offer (open meeting)
19. Announce selection As negotiated
20. Assume responsibilities As negotiated

President Search Consultant

Larry H. Ebbers
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