Government Contract | Kansas
Executive Search Services - Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00001538432

Bid Title: Executive Search Services - Dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine

Agency Bid No. Title: 40624

Received Date: 11/15/2018

Close Date: 11/30/2018

Purchase Type: Date of Award through Completion of Project

Delivery Point: Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Delivery Date: Not Stated


Specifications include, but are not limited to: The company will provide servicesfrom the startup until candidate is hired, e.g. organize the search process, meet with stakeholders, analyzeneeds, recruit a candidate pool, and help evaluate, interview, & facilitate appointment.Kansas State University expects the awarded vendor to fulfill the following duties:A. Organize the Search Process:1. Assist in structuring the overall process2. Perform within the parameters of the charge to the search committee by the Provost and Executive VicePresident3. Develop web-based communication tools4. Draft correspondence as needed for all phases of the search5. Maintain and control search records, including candidate credentials, in compliance with State of Kansasrecords retention policiesB. Analyze Organizational Needs and Provide Assessment and Recommendations:Interview the Provost and search committee chair to understand the culture and position requirements, and theattributes of leadership that will be required of successful candidates.1. Review hiring institutions publications and reports used in recruitment process 2. Work with the search committee chair to finalize the position description and announcement3. Assist in developing a comprehensive website which will include an institutional profile and feature specificinformation about Kansas State University, the universitys governance structure, the College of VeterinaryMedicine and the Manhattan, KS community.C. Recruit a Strong and Inclusive Candidate Pool:Identify a broad and diverse group of candidates with the desired attributes and experience.1. Develop national advertising strategy2. Provide national nominations source list3. Follow up with nominated candidates4. Directly recruit highly qualified candidates, including non-conventional candidates5. Assist in meeting or exceeding affirmative action/equal opportunity expectationsD. Evaluate Candidate List:In conjunction with the search committee, the consultant will evaluate the pool and begin to narrow the focus ontothe strongest candidates.1. Identify the top candidates2. Begin reference checks at the appropriate timeE. Interview and Committee Recommendations:1. Conduct preliminary (confidential) interviews in conjunction with the search committee2. Interview one or more finalists3. Recommend process for gathering feedback from all who meet the on-campus interviewees4. Maintain contact with finalists to gauge and enhance their interest in the position5. Develop committee recommendations to the Provost and Executive Vice President according to initialcharge.

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Product Code: 96130

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Kansas State University

State: Kansas

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Cathy Oehm 2323 Anderson Ave., Suite 500, Manhattan, Kansas, 66502

Phone: 785-532-6214




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