Proposed Timeline for selection of Dean of Music

The exact timing is directed by Florida State University. We will agree with Florida State University on a strict timeline and commit the full resources of our firm to aggressively conduct the search to meet and hopefully exceed FSU's expectations. Our firm has a reputation for successfully completing assignments on schedule. 

DATE/TIME OBJECTIVE RESPONSIBILITY
August 21, 2012   Meeting with Provost and EVP Garnett Stokes, Search Chair Billie Collier, and the Search Committee to discuss the search process, position requirements, timeline, and advertising. Provost and EVP Garnett Stokes, Search Chair Collier, Search Committee and Parker Executive Search (PES)
August 2012 – September 2012 Advertisements announcing the position will be posted in the following:
  • Chronicle of Higher Education
  • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
  • Women in Higher Education
  • Hispanic Outlook
  • The College Music Society
  • Florida State University website
  • Parker Executive Search website
Search Committee and PES
August 2012 – December 2012 Candidate identification will proceed through advertising, correspondence, and direct recruiting by the Search Committee and PES to identify qualified candidates interested in this position.  Search Committee and PES
September 5, 2012 11:00 a.m. | Conference Call with the Search Committee Continuation of Initial Meeting  
September 18, 2012   The first search update will be provided to the Search Committee. This is not a physical meeting. PES will send you an electronic update on the search progress via email. PES
October 16, 2012 3:15 p.m. | Conference Call with the Search Committee The second search update will be provided to Search Committee. Location: Room 242J Sandels Building Search Committee and PES
November 15, 2012 1:00 p.m.| Conference Call with the Search Committee The third search update will be provided to Search Committee. Location: Room 242J Sandels Building Search Committee and PES
November 27, 2012     The Search Committee will be provided access to a secure website where ALL resumes submitted for consideration will be posted.  In addition, the Search Chair and the Search Committee will receive Parker Executive Search's recommendation of 8 (more or less) candidates who have expressed an interest in the position and who meet the required job qualifications PES
December 4, 2012   3:30 p.m. | Search Committee Meeting   The Search Committee may identify 8 (more or less) candidates to be scheduled for initial interviews. 
  • Parker Executive Search shares all information with the appropriate representative(s) of Florida State University.
  • Parker Executive Search recommends candidates who are qualified and meet the specifications for the position, but the search firm does not have a vote in the final selection process. 
Search Committee and PES
December 13 and 14, (as needed), 2012 The Search Committee may conduct initial interviews of 8 (more or less) candidates.  Candidates will be scheduled by the search firm. (Location: Orlando Airport) Search Committee and PES
December 14, 2012   The Search Committee may select 4 (more or less) candidates for on-campus interviews. Search Committee and PES
 January 7, 2013 Spring Semester Begins  
Weeks of January 14 and 21, 2013 (as needed) The final 4 (more or less) candidates may be scheduled for on-campus interviews, to be arranged with the advice and assistance of PES.
  • PES will conduct extensive background checks on all final candidates, including credit, criminal and motor vehicle background checks; confirm degrees, conduct media reviews for potentially controversial areas of concern, obtain candidates' signed statement of resume accuracy, and reference checking.
  • It is the search firm's recommendation that the Search Committee may wish to conduct team referencing on the final candidates.
Provost and EVP Stokes, Search Committee, and Various Campus Constituency Groups  
Early Spring 2013 An offer may be extended to the selected candidate. The search firm will contact all candidates who are not selected for final consideration. Provost and Executive Vice President Stokes PES
To Be Determined The new Dean of Music may assume responsibilities at Florida State University.  

 

Parker Executive Search will work directly with Provost and EVP Garnett Stokes, the Search Committee, and Florida State University to arrange all schedules and assist in facilitating and expediting the process of candidate recommendation. The search firm will also work with the Search Committee to arrange final schedules and, when necessary, assist in the offer and negotiations. Background and reference checks will continue throughout the process to ensure that the all parties are satisfied with the information provided on each final candidate. All deliberations will be maintained in confidence by the search firm and its representatives.

Parker Executive Search accepts, without reservation, the principles of equal opportunity in employment.  Parker Executive Search does not discriminate on the basis of gender, disability, race, age, color, sexual orientation, political affiliation, marital status, national origin, or religion.